Film & TV, Lifestyle

    Realisations Whilst Binging Friends on Netflix

    Friends was a huge part of my childhood. Watching endless repeats on E4 was pretty much how I spent every evening after school. With Friends hitting Netflix last month, everyone was pumped to relive that portion of their childhood, and I was definitely excited to be part of it. Since rewatching Friends (which I have just finished), I realised a few things. Some are lessons, some are fun realisations and some are just points I’d never put down on paper before.

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    Interview, Theatre

    An Interview with John Ward | Electra, The Bunker

    Electra | Essential Twenty

    My first theatre interview of 2018 is here! Despite not including it in my 2018 goals, I would really like to expand what I blog about when it comes to the theatre and interviewing the cast and creative teams behind productions is a wonderful way for me to do this. And a fantastic way for you to get to know more about the shows currently playing all over the country. Electra is playing in The Bunker from 27th February, and I’ve had the fabulous opportunity to chat with DumbWise Production’s artistic director about the show, as well as learning more about the theatre company itself.

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    What’s Going On In My Life?

    Life Update February 2018 | Essential Twenty

    I’ve got a little bit of a life update for you today. I fancied a chatty post (mainly because I have no desire to take beautiful photos right now as I’m in the midst of blog prop shopping), so that’s what you shall receive. Essential Twenty behind the scenes, if you please.

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    Beauty, Makeup

    New In My Makeup Stash, February 2018

    New In My Makeup Stash, February 2018 | Essential Twenty

    Whilst I’ve not been buying a whole lot of makeup recently (let’s be honest, all my money is going on theatre tickets), in December I did treat myself to some new bits in the Boxing Day sales – and the pre-Christmas sales – as well as getting a couple of products for Christmas. I’m  finally getting around to sharing these goodies so that I can finally review them for you in the coming weeks. This is also my last new in my makeup stash type post that will include non-cruelty free products that I’ll have bought for myself as I went CF with my beauty buys this year.

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    Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty For Unfollowing On Social Media

    Why You Shouldn't Feel Guilty For Unfollowing On Social Media | Essential Twenty

    Every few months I have a cull of who I’m following on social media. I know this is a little suspect of late as people think that it’s playing the follow/unfollow game. Or making it look like we’re boosting our follower count in comparison to who we follow (it’s much impressive to see someone follow 500 people with 5000 followers as opposed to following 4000 people with 5000 followers). But there’s a reason that I no longer feel guilty for unfollowing people.
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    Beauty, Makeup

    My Work Week in Lipstick

    My Work Week In Lipstick | Essential Twenty

    I allocate 10 minutes each morning to do my makeup for work, and I have got it down to a pretty speedy 7. But this doesn’t allow much opportunity to play around with  makeup in the morning. I’m obviously not going to rock up in the highest coverage foundation, double wings and bright blue lipstick, but I’m making it my aim to switch up the my lips but better shades I wear on a daily basis.

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