What They Don't Tell You About Graduation


I have officially graduated with a BA Hons degree in History from Nottingham Trent University. Can I get a woop woop (ew). Graduation isn't quite what I personally expected. I guess I expected the end of Legally Blonde where we're all dead cute and throw our hats into the air, but no. I didn't throw my hat. It didn't move off of my head all day. There was a sea of grads throwing their hats outside trying to get the perfect boomerang for insta. But me being a scrooge just didn't wanna. So here is a few things that you don't realise about graduation until you're actually there.

1. You spend most of the day away from friends/family
You arrive with your guests you chose to bring with you, have photos with your friends and then BAM. You're sat in the hall for almost two hours in alphabetical order. Probably sat in between two people on your course who won't recognise you cause ya know....you didn't turn up to your seminars for half the year. 

2. The cap and gown is heavier than it looks
I was not prepared for the weight of that hat. Wow. The only way I can explain it is that it is like walking with a pile of 5 books on the top of your head. Like in Princess Diaries, which is fabulous when its a warm sunny day and your foundation is smearing all over it. I will say, you spend the day gliding round feeling like Voldemort in that gown. Which I personally enjoyed.

3. A stranger dresses you in your cap and gown
As I was queuing for my gown, I soon realised that there is people who actually dress you. Me being the awkward human I am immediately panicked and wanted to snatch my gown and run. It wasn't THAT bad but having some random chap adjusting your gown around ya booblies is a tad awks.

4. It's kinda stressful finding what to wear, which actually just gets covered my your gown
Formal is the only dress code you're given. Which is super easy if you're planning on wearing a suit. (I nearly did, a baby pink one) But anything else its a struggle. I stressed for so long over what to wear and then I put my gown on. MY WHOLE OUTFIT WAS COVERED I DIDN'T NEED TO STRESS AT ALL.

5. Its actually not as scary as you think
You spend weeks, even possibly years if you're like me and over plan everything, worrying about this day. Fretting that you might do a Lizzie McGuire and trip over on stage wrecking the backdrop. But chill, its fine. Yeah it's a little freaky waiting to walk across the stage but its fine, and I DIDN'T FALL. 

P.S my dress is this one, the bag is old H&M and my shoes are old Public Desire ones.


OOTD: Green


Top - No Fun Press
Trousers - ASOS
Shoes -Converse
Coat - Missguided
Tote - Lush

I'd been eyeing these trousers up for a while on ASOS, and when they did 20% this past weekend I couldn't resist. I wasn't sure on the colour, what do you think? I'm still figuring out how to style them but I think this works! They're a little big too big but I already have them in the smallest size which is crazy, why do trousers never fit me?
Also, why are Converse so cold....my toes are permanently frozen in them but I just like wearing them so I try not to care. Maybe it's just because I'm stupidly nesh. (Derbyshire word lol)

Frankee x


OOTD: Leeds


Top - ASOS
Culottes - ASOS
Shoes - Vegan Dr Martens
Fishnets - Depop
Coat - Missguided
Tote - Etsy

Here I am, just verging out of the depths of 3rd year. Dissertation has been handed in, HURRAAAAAHHH. I'm not entirely sure how I did it, but I did. I never thought I'd be able to write 15,000 words of my own research but I did, yay me. One more essay and two exams to go and then I'll be free. Until September when I'll (hopefully) be starting a MSc in Journalism in Leeds. These photos were taken the other day before a gig in Leeds and having a nosy around getting my bearings. I'm excited to move to a new city, I'm tired of Nottingham I must say. These trousers are probably my best purchase of last year, I'm so in love with them. I wear them way too much but its fine, who cares. I also cannot wait until it finally gets warmer so I don't have to wear a coat with EVERY SINGLE OUTFIT.

Frankee x

czech republic

What I Ate In Prague (VEGAN)


I recently went to Prague with my boyfriend to celebrate his birthday earlier this month. I can honestly say it is one of the best cities I've been to, especially for vegan food. We are both vegan so I did some research before on where to eat and there are SO MANY places. I think we managed to get to every one apart from one, which isn't bad as we were only there for 3 days.
Instead of going through what I ate each day I'll just tell you about each place we went to and what we ordered, as you'll notice we went back to one particular cafe every single day haaaa.

Moment Cafe

 "Scrambled Eggs" & Bagel Seitan and Cheese
 Waffles & yes, another seitan bagel....they were so good
Cheesecake(Can't remember the flavour, sorry!) & Strawberry Cake

We came here every single day around breakfast/early lunch time we loved it that much. I could not stop dreaming of the seitan bagel. It was honestly incredible. The best meal we had their I think we can safely agree on was the pancakes. I felt kinda sick afterwards, I was bloated, but who cares. BEST PANCAKES EVER. They are also dog friendly in Moment so you get to look at cute puppers whilst eating your food, what more could you want? I also recommend trying their smoothie, so delicious.  

Here is a link to the menu (x)

Vegan's Prague

 Hot Chocolate
 Again, can't remember what this cake was but it was a cheesecake!
Coconut Curry with Jasmine Rice

I believe this place was previously called a different name. It is near Prague Castle so after the trek up there it was good to know there was somewhere we could eat. I think this was probably the best meal we had whilst we were in Prague. The curry was amazing, one of the nicest vegan curries and I wish I could have bought some home with me. The hot chocolate was basically melted chocolate as well, perfect.

Here is a link to the menu (x)


BBQ Burger

This restaurant happened to be over the road from our hotel. It is a Vegetarian/Vegan restaurant. We turned up a little too late in the evening so we could only have one option off of the vegan menu, but it turned out to be really good. The "burger" was actually a giant mushroom smothered in BBQ sauce which was amazing. Also, ice tea with cinnamon is a 10/10.

Here is a link to the menu (x)

We also went to Loving Hut, which is a vegan all you can eat Vietnamese buffet. I didn't get chance to take a photo as I pretty much inhaled the food....soz.

Hope this helps anyone who is off traveling to Prague this year!


OOTD: Baggy


Jumpsuit - ASOS
Top - Monki
Scarf - Primark
Coat - Missguided
Tote - Forever 21
Shoes - Vegan Docs

I'm just slightly obsessed with oversized minimal jumpsuits at the moment. I think this is my 5th? I don't know....I lost count. They just look SO good and make me feel a tiny bit cool even though I'm extremely lame. This one is from ASOS and is in the most perfect charcoal grey colour that I pretty much wear everyday along with black. I also feel kind of like a giant baby in a onesie, but its fine, I'm warm and cosy. Soz for the odd background, it's hard to find interesting places where I live because it's dire.

Can we just appreciate how much 3rd year of uni sucks as well? The word dissertation is giving me mental scarring right now. WE CAN DO IT! (I think)

Frankee x


Art: Morbid Chalk


Drawing is probably one of my favourite things to do and it always has been. I always regretted not doing art at uni a little bit so kept up art as my main hobby. Within my job I've been able to create the chalkboard art for them and this has inspired what I'd like to share with you which is, Morbid Chalk. Kawaii and Creepy chalk pen illustrations.

Morbid Chalk is my new Etsy store! I have always struggled to find wall art for my favourite tv shows/films/characters etc that:
1. I actually like
2. Is sold in the UK
3.That exists

Morbid Chalk aims to combine my love for drawing with my favourite things, which hopefully other people like too. There will be a lot of anime, horror, kawaii and creepy goodness. If you're a fan of The Simpsons, The Office US, Louis Theroux, Horror Films or just cute characters hopefully you will see something you like. I am also doing commissions so if there is something you would like, or perhaps you would like a portrait of your pet, just message me on any of the social media linked below!

Facebook: Morbid Chalk
Instagram: @morbidchalk
E-mail: morbidchalk@outlook.com




FarFetch asked me to put together my perfect "Activewear" look. As somebody who doesn't participate in anything remotely sporty I decided to put together an outfit I'd wear for a day exploring a city. This is what activewear is to me. Something comfortable, warm but also stylish. An outfit I would have to be comfortable in all day with layers I can switch around depending on the weather. 

I've put together a few essential activewear pieces from Farfetch to inspire your city exploring activewear look:

Frankee x


OOTD: Docs


Dungarees - ASOS
Turtle Neck - Primark
Hat - ASOS
Coat - Missguided

Happy New Year! 
I hope you all had a good Christmas etc etc. Here is an outfit I've had in my brain for ages and is now complete thanks to my amazing boyfriend who bought me some vegan docs for Christmas, YEAAAH. I'm in love with these dungarees and I bought them to go with some docs hoping one day I would actually own some. The hat was an accidental buy, I bought one for one of my besties (Hey Amb) and couldn't resist buying one for myself, so now we're dead cute and have matching hats. I also finally found a new coat, thanks to Missguided. This beaut was only £30 and WOOL FREE, so hard to find a coat that doesn't contain wool. 
2017 is going to be a good year (fingers crossed), January has lots of exciting things happening for me (i.e lots of tattoos) I have a shit ton of deadlines but thats fine....3rd year is fine..... :))))

Items linked if available as usual.
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