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40% off Glossybox Subscriptions + September Unboxing

It’s landed! The special edition Glossybox that’s in collaboration with Red magazine, the contents of which are all hand picked by Annabel Meggeson, beauty director at Red. Meggeson advocates a new skincare routine for September, as well as a heavier (smokey) eye-make-up-look after the relaxation of summer and that’s reflected in this month’s box. Keep… Read More 40% off Glossybox Subscriptions + September Unboxing

Family

Planning a Safe Journey

Despite having had my license almost seven years, I’m a somewhat nervous driver. I’m not sure exactly why this is, I’ve never been involved in a serious accident or anything, but I imagine it’s partly because I live in an area which is full of red routes, and partly because I now have two children to… Read More Planning a Safe Journey

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Should Thinner Spectacle Lenses be Covered on the NHS for Those Registered as Sight Impaired?

Contrary to popular belief, my time spent working as a dispensing optician wasn’t just spent fitting children’s specs and reassuring every patient over 40 that literally everybody feels weird when they first try varifocals. A good portion of my career was spent advising, reassuring and doing lots of lens thickness calculations for those who were sight… Read More Should Thinner Spectacle Lenses be Covered on the NHS for Those Registered as Sight Impaired?

Money

Bridging The Gap

Summer is the most expensive time of year for most people I know. Being at the tail end of my twenties means half of my friends are trying to entertain a house full of school-age kids, while the other half are buying 20 bikinis to wear on their ‘grown up’ holidays abroad (where they ditch… Read More Bridging The Gap