This song is my complete and utter obsession right now. I first heard it sun by an auditionee on America’s Got Talent (watch it here), I then looked up the lyrics to find out who actually sang it.

Turns out the song is Grammy nominated (and I can see why!) and is sung by Andra Day. The accompanying music video is beautiful, believably touching. The song is an anthem, a fighter’s anthem that focuses on the struggle to keep going, to keep rising.

Have a watch and let me know what you think!


Here’s to the power of sport and self-belief. To those who get up in the morning to go running. To those who take on new challenges, fight prejudice or conquer their fears. This is for every victory.

I’m a little bit obsessed with H&M’s new sports campaign with Caitlyn Jenner, so I wanted to share it with you all.

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When in Rome – a three day guide

This year I decided I wanted to try and see more of Europe, opting for long weekends away in lieu of long-haul holidays. I kicked off this new adventure with a weekend in Rome. As an ex classical civilizations student, it’s been a dream place to visit since I was a teen. It was my first weekend trip and we aimed to visit the city in three days.

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Introduce yourself to The Glenlivet Cipher, the world’s most mysterious whisky.

A jet-black bottle. No cask information. No tasting notes. The Glenlivet Cipher is a limited edition single malt released by Master Distiller Alan Winchester. Are up to the task of solving it’s riddle?

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On Friday 1 July 2016, in London, I witnessed and was part of one of the most incredible events I have ever seen.

The day marked 100 years since the start of the Battle of the Somme – the bloodiest battle in British military history with 19,240 men dying on the first day alone.

To mark the Somme centenary, 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary, commissioned Turner-prize winning artist Jeremy Deller to create a modern memorial to commemorate the occasion. In collaboration with the National Theatre’s director, Rufus Norris, some 1400 volunteers (men aged 16-52) took part in the UK-wide ‘we’re here because we’re here’ event. They volunteers marched across the UK dressed as WWI soldiers in historically accurate uniforms. They represented the 15 regiments that saw loss of life that day.

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Easily Suede

God I love a pun, and I love suede.

Suede offers a smart-casual alternative to off-duty looks. I’ve always had one or two pairs of suede boots in my wardrobe. Whether Chelsea, zipped or desert, they’re great paired with your everyday denim, though is the first time I’ve ever owned a suede jacket though.

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