October 12, 2015 - Written by: Yazmin Joy
Meryl Streep, Marion Cotillard and Sarah Jessica Parker are just some of the high profile names who have recently rejected the word ‘feminism’ in favour of the term ‘humanism’. Why? Is political correctness on crack now? Hillary Clinton recently confessed in an interview with Lena Dunham that she was a little bit puzzled by women who believe in equal rights but don’t... Read the rest of this post...
March 2, 2014 - Written by: Lauren Williams
I’m currently sat with a raging hangover, still in my pyjamas and covered in bruises from last night’s birthday celebrations at the local roller disco (who’d have thought we’d be saying that in 2014?) In two days I’m 25. TWENTY FIVE. Quarter of a century, half way to fifty. A milestone I’ve been dreading for a long time. I’m one... Read the rest of this post...
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February 23, 2014 - Written by: Lauren Williams
The other day I was at the swimming pool. Up down, up down. 64 lengths. One mile. I do this four times a week to keep fit whilst the weather is too vile to go running or cycling or to tramp across the coast path. There were two girls leaning against the wall at the shallow end. Every time I... Read the rest of this post...
Categories: Lauren Williams Uncategorized Wise up!
July 17, 2013 - Written by: Yazmin Joy
Hey peeps, I am heading to Latitude Festival this weekend (it’s my first time!) and so will not have access to a computer for the next few days. NOOOOOOO!! But good news is I’m sure I’ll come back with a tale or two… (in a good way hope). Looking forward for some creative inspiration! Next blog will be up Wednesday... Read the rest of this post...
May 29, 2013 - Written by: Yazmin Joy
Wosson peeps! Exciting news! aliljoy.com is going to be re-launching this summer as a collective blog woohoo! And I would love to invite you (yes I mean YOU) to get involved and help me pick a design that you feel best fits the site. Just follow the link below and have your say! Click here to take survey Your in-put... Read the rest of this post...
May 23, 2013 - Written by: Yazmin Joy
Hey peeps, Because of work commitments, which unfortunately does not grant me internet access for the next few days (NOOOOOOOOOOOO!), the next blog will be up on Tuesday 28th May. In the meantime hope y’all have a great weekend. Catch ya soon! x
April 18, 2013 - Written by: Yazmin Joy
Hey peeps, A few of you were asking for my summer quiche recipe in my easter post. Well here it is. Happy cooking! (And don’t forget your pinny.) x
January 3, 2013 - Written by: Yazmin Joy
Hey Peeps, Hope you’ve all had a FANTABULOUS CHRISTMAS and ZAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Unfortunately I am in the depths of India at the moment (all shall be explained) and have no phone and a very small dongle (no… that’s not a euphemism). Alas my internet usage is very limited. In the meantime please do check out my brand spanking new... Read the rest of this post...
September 17, 2012 - Written by: Yazmin Joy
So every summer, there is roughly three to four weeks I spend in isolation in this tiny little shed with no electricity sitting like a forlorn shetland pony peering out of the stable-like split doors at the pitiful British summer rain, squinting desperately in my shadowy cockpit, clinging to my copy of Grazia for dear life as the wind rattles... Read the rest of this post...
Categories: Adventureland Cringe Factor Uncategorized
March 26, 2012 - Written by: Yazmin Joy
So it occurred to me while watching New Girl the other day that I have a serious lack of Straight Guy Friends (SGFs) in my life. And I have to be honest at first I was rather offended at this sudden revelation. Why wouldn’t a straight guy want to be friends with me? I thought as I sat in my... Read the rest of this post...
Categories: Animal Planet Fire me up baby! Rant Uncategorized