How to become a journalist: 8 tips for aspiring journos

As you’ve probably already gathered, this is a bit of a departure from my usual blog posts here on Ashleigh Online, but I’ve had lots of people asking me how I got into journalism lately and I know that lots of you guys are interested in potentially becoming a journalist,…

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Bride to B Wedding To Do’s review: A list-loving wedding-planner’s dream

As you may know, I’m in the early stages of planning my wedding, and as you may also know if you’ve been in the same boat, it can be really quite daunting and stressful. I’ve found myself feeling quite disorganised, which is where the Bride to B Wedding To Do’s…

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6 reasons why you should have an engagement party

What our engagement party taught me about what to expect at our wedding. When I found out that my mum and fiancé had been planning an engagement party since before I even knew I was engaged I was super-excited. I couldn’t wait to boogie the night away surrounded by all…

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Interracial relationships & why colour doesn’t matter

This is me: I’m approaching 25 years old. I’m in love. My fiancé and I have been together for nearly nine years. Close your eyes and picture him for a moment. This is Ryan: He’s approaching 25 years old. He’s my fiancé. And here we are together, feeling a little…

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Wedding Fairs: Local vs National

Last weekend, two weeks into my engagement and still ringless, I bravely ventured to two wedding fairs. Thankfully I had my practiced bride-to-be bestie Zara with me to help prevent me from becoming totally overwhelmed, because blimey was it a lot to take in. It was brilliant fun, though, and…

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