Instagram in 2018

When it comes to social media, I love it. I always have and believe that I always will. It is of our generation. Since the good old days of MySpace I have had some form of social media, I use…

It’s OK To Walk Away

Back in November I sat down and wrote somewhat a brief life update. It somehow seems a very, very long time ago since then. Things have changed, and I am happy to report that they have changed for the better.…

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I'm Amy, 28 and living in beautiful England. I enjoy writing about beauty and lifestyle and sharing little snippets of my life. I ask that you sit back, preferably with a cup of tea and share with me your beauty secrets and life stories.

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5 Ways To Spend Your Saturday Morning

The working week goes by so fast that I barely have any time to do anything aside from work and sleep. Come Friday I am just itching to get home and relax before it all starts again Monday morning. It…

My Blogging Space

If there is one thing which I would love to write about and to get into more, then it is interiors. However, the stumbling block of sharing a bedroom with your sister and not having your own place puts a…

Hello 2018

Hello 2018. I thought it would be nice to see you, however for some reason, me and you just aren’t quite getting along. We are currently 18 days into the New Year and I have been poorly for 11 of…

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The Real Story Behind the Photo

Despite the beautiful picture and my post earlier on today featuring Lou, this post is not the most cheerful. Behind the photo is my latest post, in which over the last few days I would say that those days have…

Meet Lou!

Meet Lou! As some of you may know, back in September I lost my beloved Ollie. He had been with us since he was a kitten and was seventeen years old when he passed away. His loss hit our whole…

The July Rose | A New Look and Blog Re-brand

In 2012, I started off my very own beauty blog. I was 23 years old and was studying a degree in Geography whilst working part time for a high street retailer. Five years later, as a person I am very…

Life Lately #7

Life lately. This is a topic which I have not sat down and wrote about for a while. Beauty is the main feature of my site and whilst I adore it, it is not the be all and end all.…

Remember, remember the fifth of November

Bonfire night is widely celebrated in the UK and overseas each year, why do we celebrate it? Where did the tradition stem from? In 1605, a plot to assassinate King James 1 was foiled underneath the House of Lords. Guy…

I remember When…The Blogging Edition

I remember When…The Blogging Edition. Back in 2012 A Little Boat Sailing was born. One evening after work I sat down and opened up Blogger,  five years later I am still here, writing and taking pictures. In that time the…