Judgement in the Online Creative World

Charlotte Steggz

I went on a date on Saturday night. We were talking about this and that, but then he said –

“Pfft, no one reads blogs anymore!”


I’ve written about it before, but I’ve recently changed the blogs that I read, as I’ve found what I want to read has changed. There are certain types of posts that I feel have been overdone, and I just don’t want to read them anymore. [Read more…]

On Influencing People

Charlotte Blogger

Something amazing happened this weekend. As I was saying goodbye to my buddy Alice after some cheeky weekend hot chocolate, a mum and her daughter caught my attention as I was walking away. They stood in front of me and stopped me – “you’re Charlotte, aren’t you?” the daughter asked me. [Read more…]

When Mothers’ Day Hurts

Mothers’ Day is today, and for most, this is a really happy time where you can celebrate your mums. For me, though, it’s quite painful.

Without going into too much detail, because I do love my mum, my sisters and I aren’t able to have a relationship with our mum due to mental health issues. Living separate lives is the best thing for all of us, but it still hurts. [Read more…]

Is Expat Still My Identity?

That Facebook memory thing is a pain. I joined Facebook in 2005, my first year of uni (back when you needed a university email). That’s a lot of years of memories to show me, and while it’s nice looking back on times gone by, boy do I feel old.

Memories informs me that it’s been around 8 years since I lived in Japan, and 5 years since I was in Germany. I’ve been in the UK 3 1/2 years and I can’t believe it. I came back to settle down, career up and live a more fulfilling life, and really it’s taken me 3 1/2 years to get somewhere near that. [Read more…]

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