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Why Did Blogging Become So Serious?

Why Did Blogging Become So Serious?

It was 8pm on a Monday evening (well, yesterday, in fact), and I was trawling through my blog archives, going back to my first year of blogging in 2011. Gosh, it was embarrassing to look at; my posts were filled with emojis, with cringey language like "lawls" instead of lol, ...

Hello, Lizzie Bee

Hello, Lizzie Bee

Hey honey bunny, it's me, your gal Lizzie. It's been a while since I first made my introduction post - over 8 years, I think - so an update has been waaaaay overdue. I mean, sure, I blog a lot and talk about myself quite a bit (especially about my ...

All Things Gyaru Blogging: Questions & Answers

All Things Gyaru Blogging: Questions & Answers

It hit me the other day that in March 2011, I was sat in front of my laptop and writing up my first ever blog post on this blog. Yep, March 2011. These past 8 years have just flown by and gone are the days where I took crap selfies ...

Did you just say… The Botanist? In Coventry?

Did you just say… The Botanist? In Coventry?

"I should do this more often," I think to myself as I chug down a rum and coke, it's warmth adding a pinch of red to my cheeks as I felt the alcohol sink into my bloodstream. Whelp, here comes Lightweight Lizzie again, but this time I didn't care. I ...

60 Gyaru Blog Post Ideas

60 Gyaru Blog Post Ideas

I miss gyaru blogging. Back when I first started in 2010 the blogging scene was booming; almost every gyaru out there had a blog, but then instagram/tumblr/twitter/fb rolled around and people found it easier to upload pictures than to write posts about them. But I still have hope that some ...

Maybe You’re Just Not Good Enough (But That’s Okay)

Maybe You’re Just Not Good Enough (But That’s Okay)

It was the late summer of 2016 when I discovered that there was a thriving blogging community on twitter. I had been blogging for around 6 years by then but yet I felt like such a newbie when I began to have a good look at other blogs outside the ...