London | Shoreditch Street Art

Last weekend my boyfriend and I ventured down to London in a very anti-tourist day out. We spared the Palace and London Eye bullshit and opted for independent galleries and cafes. Like I discovered in Amsterdam, East London is renowned for its beautiful street art, a lot of which I was lucky enough to witness…

The Victorian Woman: Tess

‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’. A rush of thoughts about my A-Level experience come flooding back. Terrifying how one book can captivate emotions from your entire life huh? Last week, I decided to reread possibly the most controversial novel ever written. Tess of the D’Urbervilles explores sex, love and passion, in a constricted manner. This post…

Misconseptions of the Art Student

Evening y’all! I guess this post is more of a rant, no… a drafted piece thrown together to express my anger at what society perceives an ‘art student’ to be. And honestly, you’d be surprised how much stick we get: anyone from your grandparents to complete strangers, there seems to be zero appreciation for the ‘soft…

A-Z of Blogging

  Evening my dears! This week I thought I would write a post slightly different to the norm, I was inspired by a post I saw recently on instagram: An A-Z of Indie, and basically how to spot ‘them indie kids’. So I figured, why the heck not do one for blogging? I’ve been in…

Hang The DJ: A Compilation

So, as a confessed music obsessor, this week I thought I would share one of my favourite playlists at the moment. I’m a 90s kid, but by no means did I grow up with this music- it was all McFly and Britney for me! Coming back to legends like The Smiths and The Who has…

New Year Resolutions?

Yeah, it’s that time of the year again. The gyms are full, sales of cigarettes and alcohol plummet….but for exactly how long? We all start the New Year with aspirations for it to be ‘the best year ever’,  and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. Don’t get me wrong, and I truly commend those that…

Blogging for Happiness

Evening everyone, I’m incredibly excited to be typing out this post, at 3:28am. After spending the entire night redesigning my blog, I’m happy to say that Sophia Lauren is back. And this time, there won’t be any interruptions, any disappearances and most importantly, no awful, pointless posts. Firstly, I owe you all a massive, massive…

Photography: Travel to Maderia

Here are a snippet of photos from my latest holiday to Madeira to keep y’all entertained whilst I setting back into the whole ‘back into education’ thing. So far it’s been pretty daunting but I’m hoping that soon everything will fall into place? Sophia x

The Summer That Was 2015…

So this is it. #WeBlogSummer is finally at an end, and summer has turned to a drizzly Autumn. I knew Summer had ended when I was packing up from Leeds festival and offered my ‘seasonal temp’ job yesterday. sigh Thankyou to everyone that has participated in #WeBlogSummer, it’s been so much fun and I’m glad…

What Do The Stars Think Of Your Hair?

 Afternoon lovelies! Today I’m sharing something new with you all, whichI’m  pretty damn excited about. I’ve always been an avid horoscope reader, and I’m always checking t of information out when some more ‘good luck’ is due, but I never considered how it could affect the little things in our lives, like our hair, for…

Summer Favourites in Photographs

I can’t believe we are coming to a close of #WeBlogSummer, last week will be my last post about it! So this week’s topic is ‘favourites’ so I decided to tie it into a recent tag from Time With Yana. So I am combining both the ‘8 Photos of Happiness’ Tag and ‘#WeBlogSummer’ to give…

Life and other important things

Today, I wanted to share a more personal post, I’m trying really hard to be positive at the moment; well, to at least write positive things down, I’m hoping it’ll bring me to be more positive too. Anyways, I thought I would give you a little update into my life. So, earlier this month I…