Netflix Review: Mowgli | Legend of the Jungle

It’s very rare I manage to pin Steff down to watch a movie, never mind pinning him down to watch a movie without his phone but on this night I was determined to have a no-phone night where we could sink our teeth into the new Mowgli | Legend of the Jungle film that we had both spotted on  Netflix…

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How to conduct a life audit

If you follow me on Instagram at The Essence of Red then you will have seen my recent Instagram story on the Life Audit I conducted in preparation for the new year. I conduct a review pretty much every year in some shape or form to help me prepare for a better year to come, I look at my achievements,…

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Fast and Furiously into the Future

Tonight I’m coming to you from the bath, you might think this is a very strange place to be writing a blog post but I’m beginning to learn that when the inspiration strikes I need to pick up and run with it. It was earlier today when I was on the phone to my mum that the first spark hit…

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Women competing against women

I’m on my third post of today and honestly I am feeling liberated, hopefully, the other two made it past the drafts folder? Yes, find them here Am I doomed as a blogger? and Are you a force for good? I’m still sitting in the same coffee shop writing my final post of today before my best friend and maid…

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Are you a force of good?

After my last incredibly liberating blog post about my struggles as a blogger, I decided to stay at the coffee shop and write some more. Honestly, I’d like to be clear that although everyone rants and raves about coffee shops being great for working, the one I’m currently sitting in is most definitely not the quiet haven I expected, however, it…

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