VOLKANO Splash Series Bluetooth Speaker – TECHUFOREVER (Review and giveaway)

One lucky winner who takes part in the TECHUFOREVER / MOONSOMNIA giveaway will walk away with one of these speakers for themselves!

*I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample for review purposes. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience.*

Early last month, I brought you a piece on WEARUFOREVER, the new face of online shopping and a new approach at being an online retailer with the guidance and direction from its customers. (If you haven’t, go and check out the site asap, they have some great stock online including an epic UNICORN range!). Not to be limited to fashion and women’s clothing, wearuforever.com has branched out into the technology market and will be providing, direct to the consumer, the latest in technology and tech accessories. The name behind this technological brain child? TECHUFOREVER.COM

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Trauma – The writings of a child abuse survivor.

I am who I am not because of him but in spite of him.

“I am not an alcoholic!” he exclaims loudly as he slurps back the last of a 70cl whiskey bottle. The alcohol doesn’t scare me, it never has. What scares me is the angry result of a bottle down, which would generally lead to me taking the brunt of a father’s frustration after a long day. “I am not an alcoholic!” he shouts again as I wonder which of us he is trying to convince: himself or the 13-year-old girl before him.

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WEARUFOREVER: The new face of online shopping (And discount code!)

In partnership with Moonsomnia, WEARUFOREVER is offering an exclusive 48 hour launch discount code which will give you 10% off your entire order! 

Disclosure: “This is a sponsored post for WEARUFOREVER.COM which I have been compensated for. All opinions remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company.”

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There’s a new player in town and Moonsomnia got an exclusive preview of what is to come! If you love clothing and accessories with an edgy twist, online shopping and delivery to your door then WEARUFOREVER.COM is for you. WEARUFOREVER is a brand that is looking to put you in your own style of clothes, showcasing the real you and allowing yourself to dress this way for life.

STOP doubting. START pouting. STAY real.

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No longer a serial subconscious conformist.

I keep my circle small. I trust few and befriend fewer.

Breaking the ties that bind.

Serial

adjective
  1. repeatedly committing the same offence and typically following a characteristic, predictable behaviour pattern.
    “a serial killer”

Subconscious

adjective
  1. of or concerning the part of the mind of which one is not fully aware but which influences one’s actions and feelings.
    “my subconscious fear”

Conformist

noun
  1. a person who conforms to accepted behaviour or established practices.
    “organisations where employees are loyal without being unthinking conformists”

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A letter to a young Shevy…

So many good things that will outweigh the bad, you will endure, of this I am certain.

Dearest Vaun,

In a few short years, you will learn the difficulties that life presents to it’s less fortunate participants. Despite your best efforts, you’ll be hard pressed to avoid drawing the short straw as you navigate adolescence, puberty, teenage life and young adulthood.

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Being a bigger woman and owning it.

I can assure you, it is not easy to love yourself when you look in the mirror and see only ways you would like to change or improve how you look.

“You are a big girl, you could lose some fat…”

Ever the encouraging words that someone who struggles with weight and body image would LOVE to hear when they are mid conversation. I deflect, I pretend not to be frustrated and annoyed at the absurd notion that a human being feels they have the right to tell another human being how they should and shouldn’t look. That one person would have the audacity to tell another person what they should be doing with their body, let alone a blood relative and supposed family cheerleader. Pot. Kettle. Enough said.

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My first experience with a SPIRITUAL MEDIUM.

I loved that the medium let me do very little talking, all she asked for was my confirmation of the evidence she received and provided from the spirit world.

I’ve always believed in the esoteric, the supernatural and the extraordinary. I am extremely interested in many forms of divination including tarot and pendulums alike and an opportunity presented itself to attend the ‘Psychic fayre’ held in Reading on the 28th of January.

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Illamasqua – Gel Sculpt

I must admit, initially I was intimidated by a ‘liquid’ contour product as I had been steering clear of these in favour of the powder alternatives but I dare say my powder palette’s are going to take a backseat to this easy to use product!

The art of contouring is something I myself have not yet mastered. I have watched the likes of Kim K, Kristen Leanne and Jeffree Star show me what I am supposed to be doing that I have struggled endlessly to get it right. I have always ended up with unblended, dark lines across my face where the shadows are meant to fall instead of perfectly chiselled features like the faces of my makeup idols. I have used various different blending products and techniques but it has taken me a long time to find a product that I love and can use! This is where the Illamasqua Gel Sculptcomes in!

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Inside an anxious mind at 3am.

I am not weak.

It’s 3:01am and we are awake. I say ‘we’ because it’s as if my body is in one state of consciousness and my mind is in another. The body feels rested, lazy and comfortable; the perfect recipe for a sound night’s reset. The mind, on the other hand, races at the speed of sound, no rest for the wicked or tainted.

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