Josephine A Boyce
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Josephine Boyce is an aspiring novelist and screenwriter. She gave up working full time two years ago to focus on her writing and now works part-time in London. She's currently working on a YA novel and is developing her first stage play.

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Fed Up With Fad Diets

(0) Comments | Posted 17 September 2013 | (14:25)

My best friend once wisely said to me that it is a celebrity's job to look good and if they get caught looking awful then it's the equivalent to one of us normal folk having a bad day in the office. Now, her point that it's their job to look...

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Boarding School Isn't as Awful as Hollywood Would Have You Believe

(1) Comments | Posted 7 August 2013 | (16:00)

Often, you'll see evil parents in films threatening their naughty children with boarding school, like it's the ultimate punishment. Well, that's just a load of nonsense.

When I was eight years old I went to boarding school. A lot of people will automatically think 'how awful' - it wasn't....

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The Truth About Being a Writer

(0) Comments | Posted 6 August 2013 | (17:25)

Coming out as a writer can be one of the most terrifying confessions you will ever have to make. And, when I say writer, I mean a novelist, of course. If you are lucky, as I was, you will have supportive family and friends who will encourage your endeavours, up...

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Sensitive Skin Solutions

(0) Comments | Posted 31 May 2013 | (13:36)

What do you do when you have the skin of someone who was lost in the Sahara for a week without shelter or water? Well, you have to trial new products but when your toiletries budget is small you can't go around experimenting with different brands. Dear, delicate skinned lovelies,...

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Having Fun on the Cheap

(0) Comments | Posted 22 May 2013 | (12:29)

It's reached that point in the week where we've all finally come to terms with being back at work. Tonight, instead of crawling home towards our sofas, the comfort of TV and endless calories, the hankering for alcohol begins. Unfortunately for those of us with limited funds it means that...

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Bye Bye Gym Membership

(0) Comments | Posted 16 May 2013 | (12:26)

As I am about to dive back into the world of adulthood (there was a time, long ago, when I was in full time employment and paid rent) I have realised it's time I started budgeting. First thing to go - gym membership.

Who were my thighs kidding? I...

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Living in London on a Budget

(0) Comments | Posted 14 May 2013 | (16:56)

It's difficult enough to manipulate your other half into wanting to live with you but discovering you can barely afford to move in together makes it nearly impossible. When I say 'barely afford' I mean our combined income is pretty close to that of a graduates. Not one to be...

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