Back in the middle of September, I was invited to my very first brand launch! It was a bit of a surprise actually, but I jumped at the chance to get the proverbial ball rolling and getting involved with events. It was the first time I've ever really represented myself at an event of any… Continue reading Cherish Skincare Launch – September 2017
Here we are at last - September. The kids are back at school, the longer nights are beginning to draw in, there is the tiniest hint of a chill in the air and I’m starting to crave various flavours of soup of an evening. I realise that we still have a few remnants of what… Continue reading Look at this happy kidney, and other Uncommon Goods
I have been very stressed about Walker’s most recent advertising campaign. For those who haven’t seen it, the basic principle is that they are pitting two different flavours of crisps against each other - a new one and a “best of British” one. The one that sells the most out of each pairing will be… Continue reading I Will Die If They Discontinue Salt & Vinegar Walkers.
The other day, This Morning ran a feature about "furjazzling", which is a made up term for something that is already a thing. It refers to "creative grooming," which involves sculpting and colouring the coat of certain breeds (usually poodles or poodle crosses) into weird and wonderful shapes that are a long way away from… Continue reading Creative Grooming – Cool or Cruel?
I don’t know anything about coffee. I know how to boil a kettle, and how to pour water into a cup, but I don't know anything about dialling in, roasting, cupping, Aeropress, V60s, Chemex, tasting notes or any of the technical jargon. In fact, I actually had to google “coffee language” to be able to… Continue reading 6 Things Dating A Barista Has Taught Me.
Up until 5th April 2017, I was a distinctly average 23 year old. Average height, average weight, slightly below average shoe size and generally nothing to write home about. I was two months into the Salon Manager promotion that I’d been pursuing for the past two years, was working full time as a dog groomer… Continue reading The Trials and Tribulations of Being Diagnosed With an Incurable Illness
Good evening ladies and gentlemen and welcome back to Morganifesto. It's been nearly three months since the last time I posted, which is frankly, an absolutely abysmal effort. Bear with me though, for I have plenty of excuses lined up and ready to go and, in my defence, these last three months have been a… Continue reading Not Worth Reading Vol. 2