3 tips to relax & unwind

On the week that saw the celebration of Mental Health Day, I’m sharing my top ways to relax and unwind – because self care is also important!

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Three Little Things #4

Happy Saturday everyone! I’ve never been more excited for a weekend to come around – it was a hectic week at work and all I want is to sit around and do nothing for a little bit…But it has also been a good week and I’m excited to share the highlights with you all! Here we go: Bom dia e bom sábado! Nunca estive tão entusiasmada pela chegada de um fim-de-semana – foi uma semana agitada no trabalho e tudo o que eu quero é ficar sentada sem fazer nada por um bocado…Mas também foi uma boa semana e quero…

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Alfacinha Reads #2 – Le Livre des Baltimore, Joel Dicker

Le Livre des Baltimore is the latest book by Joël Dicker, who has officially become my current favourite author – this is the third of his books that I’ve read and absolutely loved. In this novel we meet up with Marcus Goldman, the narrator and author of The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, who takes us through the story of his family with all the usual ups and downs families go through, while always alluding to a mysterious (and tragic) event which deeply marked his life/their lives. Marcus tells us of his feelings towards the more successful, seemingly luckier side…

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Alfacinha Reads #1 – Les Derniers Jours de Nos Pères, Joël Dicker

‘Les Derniers Jours de Nos Pères’ by Joël Dicker is the most recent book I have finished reading, and the second in a row by the same author (the first was ‘La Vérité sur l’Affaire Harry Quebert’, in English ‘The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair’). The story of the book revolves around World War II, but while it tells us the story of the Resistance in France, and the part played by the British in it, it also takes us through the emotional journey of those who had an active role in the war. ‘Les Derniers Jours de Nos…

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February Favourites

Does anyone else find that although February is the shortest month of the year, it always seem to take longer to end? Anyway, this month was pretty eventful and I have a lot of favourites to share with you, so here we go. Makeup // Maquilhagem Base This month has been particularly cold in London and so I’ve been trying to amp up the glow and warmth factors in the base products I’ve been using. Rosie for Autograph’s moisturiser is great because it makes your skin really soft and gives it a subtle glow. I use this on days when…

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