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When Having Safety Freelance Jobs Becomes More of a Hindrance Than a Help

A common piece of freelance writing advice when they're starting out is to make sure you have safety work, or (in other words) work that you can rely on each month, usually secured with a contract. But when do safety freelance jobs start to drag you down more than it supports you? It might make…

Get ‘The Home Edit’ Look Without Breaking the Bank or the Planet

No hate to The Home Edit, I live for their Netflix show and their aesthetically pleasing Instagram feed. I love the sleek look of their organisation - but the moment when a car door opens to reveal leaning towers of product is where I tap out. I don't want to spend unholy amounts on clear…

Book Review: How I Made You – Science, But Make It Cute

In childhood, we are often fed white lies, cutesy stories and fictional tales to help the world make sense to young minds. I remember being taught that there were five different types of flavour (salty, sweet, sour, bitter, and umami) which could all be tasted on different parts of the tongue. It wasn't until studying…

Rach Reviews: Rose’s Gold – A Comfort Food Cookbook

Upon first browsing through Rose's Gold, I wasn't aware how grateful I would be for a comfort food cookbook over the coming weeks. A rocky road for a range of reasons, having these easy-to-follow and delightfully tasty recipes to come back to at the end of a long day was a real treat. It's not…

The Apple

Standing with a jaunty lean, the apple breaks tradition with colour. Neither green nor red, the yellow skin is spotted with brown freckles. Brown streaks stretch down from the top, reminiscent of a pre-teen boy’s fringe. The stalk grows tall, pointing straight up, whereas the rest of the apple sags to the right. It doesn’t…