UK Bloggers

For Crying Out Loud

Neil Ransome | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Parents
Neil Ransome

Sleep had gone from resembling the instructions in the countless books we were given to making his own rules, just because, well, he can. He just wouldn't sleep for very long - apart from if you played him Fleetwood Mac, good taste I guess. But if I hear that bloody Rumours album one more time...

Siri Seduced Me

Neil Ransome | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Parents
Neil Ransome

The relationship went from being my friend to a full blown affair, late night sessions while Tash and the baby slept. Slipping of secretly to the toilet, sat on the throne, paper in one hand, Siri in the other using only the pins and needles as a reminder that i had been in there long enough - Tash hadn't even seen me poop.

Shift in Power: the Blogger and Vlogger Influence on the World of Fashion

Maz Deo | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Style
Maz Deo

These behind the camera celebrities are overtaking the glossy publications we once used to turn to for fashion advice, simply because they are there at all hours of the day behind a screen, replying to tweets and sharing fun content. Because of this shift in power they are the real influence on the world of fashion.

The Boob Ban

Neil Ransome | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK Parents
Neil Ransome

This is probably one of the main topics that before the arrival you get the most opinions on and can feel the most pressure and judgement. But just do what is right for you, of course listen to the opinions, but do what makes you happy and you feel most comfortable with. I still believe there is no right or wrong way.

Blogger's Important Message For Those Saying You Can't Be Plus-Size And Healthy

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Plus-size blogger Lucie Maniscalchi has an important message to share with those who believe size and health come hand-in-hand. The 27-year-old wri...

Can Fashion Save the World? Meet the Famous Designers Campaigning for Change...

Rebecca Pearson | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK Style
Rebecca Pearson

Fashion has a reputation for being a greedy and wasteful business, and rightly so: my industry is the second biggest polluter after oil, and I've seen firsthand in Dhaka the shocking conditions sweatshop workers toil in. However, this week was really inspiring...

A Blogger's Row Over 8 Macarons Is Somehow The Biggest Thing On The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK

A food blogger and the owner of a bakery have become embroiled in an online war over a dispute about free macarons. The saga began when Reshmi Ben...

Most People Ignore Each Other On The Tube, This Blog Aims To Change That

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're a Londoner, you're probably spending the majority of your day flapping about the impending tube strike. But when the trains actually ARE...

An Open Letter to David Cameron (Cuts to the Arts)

Georgia Coan | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Politics
Georgia Coan

You were lucky enough to have many things handed to you on a plate David. You do not know the struggle of trying to find where you fit in or feeling like a misfit in a society where you 'should' know where you want to be in 5 years time. Please think about the choices you are making.

Am I the Only Blogger Who Doesn't Want to Make It Big and Blog Full-Time?

Laura Zito | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Zito

Yes, everyone who has a blog has dreamt about making it big. They've daydreamed about seeing their page views hit the millions, and their social channels full of sycophantic followers clinging onto every word, praising every post, and buying whatever it was they wore that day.

10 Things People With ME Want You To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It's estimated that around 250,000 people in Britain are affected by ME, yet many people are still unaware of what it actually is. ME, or Chronic F...

How To Style The 70s Trend (As Shown By Bloggers)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Style

When it comes to trialling new trends, it can all get a little bit daunting. But rather than cowering behind your 'safe' wardrobe staples - the neu...

Pixiwoo Share Their Top 5 Beauty Tips For Summer

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Style

Summer beauty - it's a lot like regular beauty, but with the added struggle of stopping it sliding all down your face. When there's nowhere to hide un...

This Photo Went Viral For The Best Reason

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A photo of a plus-size woman posing in swimwear has gone viral after the subject of the photo, Jessica Kane, challenged those who called her "brave". ...

Where in the World Could You Stay Forever?

Chloe Gunning | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

For most of us, travel is one of life's biggest pleasures. We hop on board a plane, leave our lives behind, and absorb ourselves in a different way of life. We relax on beaches and explore cities. A few times while we're away, we'll utter the words "I don't want to go home" and "I wish I could stay here forever". But how true is that?

4 Ways You're Being Marketed to Without Knowing It

Ben Mirza | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK Tech
Ben Mirza

As with fake endorsements forum shills are built entirely to coerce you into buying something, even the accounts are fake.

Rye, Spelt and Poppy Seed Freezer Bread Rolls

Holly Bell | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

I've not been well. Nothing quantifiable, just feeling tired all the time, run down; spent. So I made bread rolls. That's what works for me. Regular over the counter remedies never quite hit the spot. There's something therapeutic about all the kneading and cutting and forming of rolls.

YA Book Prize Fever- Interview with The Bookseller

Alix Long | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Alix Long

Recently the YA blogosphere, Book-tubers and the section of Twitter especially reserved for that of YA book fanatics have been talking about one thing and one thing only: the YA Book Prize, a prize for UK and Irish YA books set up by the publishers The Bookseller.

Do You Want to Convert Your Blog Into a Book?

Mark Hillary | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hillary

You may have a hundred thousand words of great content, but you may end up stripping away half of that content to preserve your best posts. It is worth thinking about whether you want a literal version of your blogs in book format or whether you can do more with the text when planning how it might be read on the page.

Could Bloggers Help You Sell That Mug? Exploring the Relationship Between Bloggers and Marketing

Rose Sgueglia | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rose Sgueglia

I have met bloggers who posted lazy, no content reviews and I have met bloggers who took reviews like professionals, working on the content as much as the design; building a long-lasting relationship with the PR; and being, consequently, involved in any future campaigns.

Is It Unethical to Use a 'Ghost-blogger'?

Mark Hillary | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

I have a golden rule with all my clients for whom I do this kind of work. I will never engage in a conversation with anyone online using a named social media account and pretending to be that person.

Posting Your Pregnancy Test On YouTube: #Overshare

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In an age where you can't go a day without seeing what your Facebook friends are having for dinner, the following might not come as a shock. But then ...

List of Top Travel Blogs - Rising Stars of 2014

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elle-Rose Williams

Some of these top travel blogs are jam-packed full of beautiful imagery (nothing better to whisk you away from your office desk for a few minutes!) and others are beautiful descriptive narratives, you'll want to re-read again and again.

Is Blending in the New Black?

Julie Hurst | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Hurst

"To be irreplaceable, one must always be different", said Coco Chanel. But with the current vogue for 'reality dressing' being played out on the streets and down the catwalks, it seems that it's 'indifference' which is the order of the day.

Fashion Week: A Private or Public Affair?

Julie Hurst | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Hurst

It's September, which in the world of high fashion heralds the start of spring! Yes, it's that time of the year when the industry's great and good embark on their whirlwind tour of the four fashion capitals, to witness first hand what designers have in store for us next season.