fybs #1: how to look after yourself;

The first episode of my new podcast, From Your Big Sister, is now live! This short introductory episode is just me solo, sharing what you…

2019: the year of living intentionally;

So, what do you want to be when you grow up? The thing that sets Last Year’s Girl apart from any and all other creative…

culture consumption: september 2018;

In many ways, I am my own worst enemy. Towards the end of August, I saw a link circulating on social media about the Feather…

why i talk about my mental health at work;

I’m Lisa-Marie Ferla, and this is me. I’ve been pretty open about my mental health to my colleagues for a couple of years now, but…

culture consumption: august 2018;

So the last of these posts was in… April? Oops. These posts are among my absolute favourites to write, because short-form raves about the books,…

a love letter to memoir;

(It’s also a love letter to journalling, and to new stationery…) Among the books I read while on holiday was a recent memoir by a…

last year’s postbox: blue coffee box;

There’s nothing like starting to properly drill down into your spending to really help you get to know the real you, and your vices. And…