Hello 2018! // Editorial

With the end of one year and the arrival of a new one, usually comes a time of reflection. Looking back at 2017, I feel like it has just passed me by. I originally wanted to write a 17 highlights of 2017 post, but before I knew it, 2018 had arrived already and it just…

My Instagram 2017 Best Nine

Ah, December… this month is great for a lot of things, like an abundance of snacks, burning scented candles 24/7, playing Christmas music on repeat, making gift guides and listing round-ups of the past year in music, films, books, moments and Instagram posts.  Much like the Spotify Wrapped feature, Instagram Best Nine rounds up your most…

My Winter Reading List

Sometimes you stumble upon a book and it awakens your inner book wurm. When I was younger, I was obsessed with books. Wherever I was, I would have a book with me and whenever I had only a split second to spare, I would be with my nose in the book. I loved to dive…

Christmas Shopping: The Basics

Some people absolutely hate it, and other people absolutely love it. I’m writing about the ultimate basics of Christmas shopping today, with just a couple of tried and tested tips to get you started.  1. Who are you buying for? Before you do anything related to buying Christmas presents, make a list of who you’re…

My 5 Favourite Blogs

It will come as no surprise that I love to read blogs. After all, one of the reasons why I started Almost Famous Writer was because I love to read blogs (that and boredom and a need to dump my creativity and my love for pink somewhere). It’s hard to pinpoint where this love started; I…

What To Wear // Winter 2017

With the arrival of every new season comes my traditional browse through Pinterest looking for the hottest trends and the coolest inspiration. Today I listed 10 fashion trends for this Winter, from faux fur coats to straight leg denim.  // Corduroy I’m a big fan of everything corduroy – and who wouldn’t? It’s super soft,…

Meet Ziggy!

A couple of months ago we decided we wanted to adopt a cat. We both missed having a pet in the house and we really wanted to adopt a cat, to give one a good home. When I was growing up, there was always a dog around and although I definitely want to get a…

Hello December! // Editorial

Hello everyone! Welcome to the new and improved Almost Famous Writer! While I’m writing this, I really do feel like this is the beginning of something new and fresh and exciting. Even though I’ve been writing and publishing articles on Almost Famous Writer for a few years now, only a couple of weeks ago I…

My 5 Favourite Podcasts

Every once in a while I stumble upon a new obsession. In the past, these included endless re-runs of┬áRiverdale, crocheting Christmas present all day every day, or listening to the latest Oscar & The Wolf album on repeat. My current obsession, however, is something I’ve discovered only recently and haven’t been able to let go:…

The Capsule Wardrobe Revisited

With the arrival of a new season usually came a new capsule wardrobe for me. For the past couple of seasons, I really stuck to the original capsule wardrobe idea of a certain amount of pieces divided into different subsections. As super academically this may sound, it was actually very easy and also very enjoyable…