The Weekend Update #4

I’m Kirsty, a lifestyle blogger, freelance copywriter, university student & daydreamer. I like Pinterest, podcasts and plants. When I’m not worrying about the future, I can be found at themondayproject.co.uk writing about life, interiors, travel & more!

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WHERE TO START WITH CONSUMING ONLINE CONTENT THIS WEEK? 

The online world is a treasure trove of content for us all to dip in and out of as we please, we’ve put together a list of five posts you most definitely need to acquaint yourself with this week, with some posts to make you think and a couple to help you in the blogging world. Happy reading! 

READ: THINKRS + SHAKERS

AMA: We’re Not Seeing Other People But He Won’t Call Me His Girlfriend | The Little Plum 

Chloe is an incredible writer and storyteller and her newest series on her blog, Ask Me Anything, is incredible, as always. Readers writing in to ask her anything has developed into its first instalment: we’re not seeing other people but he won’t call me his girlfriend and Chloe’s response and advice. Even if this scenario doesn’t apply to you in the slightest, Chloe’s writing is a joy and it is such an insightful response. It invoked memories of the agony aunt column in a magazine! 

Green Your Routine This Christmas | The Sustainable Edit 

Ethical + green blogger Jen shares a beautiful advent calendar to add to your wishlist this Christmas if you are interested in going more green and making small changes. She talks you through the products, her favourites and the pricing with beautiful products. The perfect gift for someone (or yourself!) who wants to make more ethical changes this festive season.  

Eight Things I’m Shopping And Wearing For AW18 | Hannah Gale 

Hannah has been a style inspiration for me for the longest time – and she’s back with some styling tips for AW18. This can be a difficult time of year thanks to the fluctuating weather every five minutes and it can be such a waste of beautiful autumnal styles if you fall into a style rut. Here Hannah shares eight items she has been looking towards for the season, hopefully to provide you with a little inspiration. 

READ: BLOGGING, SOCIAL + INDUSTRY 

Behind The Instagram | Natalie Leanne 

Instagram is being used at the moment is so many different ways which is so inspiring to see all the different and varied streams of creativity. Natalie, of Natalie Leanne, shares a look behind her Instagram to how she creates her stunning and inspiring shots – the inspiration behind them, how they came together, the props used etc. Definitely makes me want to pick up my camera and get snapping some ideas! 

 How To Shoot Great Photos On Your Phone | Media Marmalade 

Blogging can be expensive and with more and more emphasis being placed on visuals, a camera can be an additional expense many of us can’t fathom, especially if you are a newbie blogger. Melissa of Media Marmalade shares her tips for shooting blog-worthy images on your iPhone and most importantly, how to have fun with it.