Sunday, 7 January 2018

The growth of a potato!



Hello there!

Well, this is all a bit different isn’t it! I should say hello and welcome to the rebrand, the birth if you will of “The Hairy Potato!” I see you, sitting there scratching your head thinking...girl what? Well, take a seat, have a cuppa and allow me to explain.

When I started this blog back in June, Ms Belle BonBon was a pseudonym I had adopted online to a) hide my real name and thus post all the burlesque photos, and b) it fitted what I wanted to write about. However, this past month has been odd to say the least; I touched upon in my last post that I had finally got help for my anxiety and depression and this rebrand has grown out of that. To have a more authentic sense of self.

So onto the name; it has probably confused a hell of a lot of people and understandably so. I have always described myself as a potato, bad day: potato, ugly day: potato, fat day: potato. A recurring theme whenever I felt meh with myself, I thought of myself as a potato and I suddenly had the realisation that 2018 was the year of utterly loving myself. Hence the reclaiming of my thought of potato; as for the hairy...well, being Cypriot, “every last inch of me's covered in haaaair!” I did do a  quick urban dictionary search of hairy potato to check it wasn’t some vomit-inducing sex act and thankfully, it is not. It does however, mean a girl who sleeps around a lot...which is hilariously ironic but apt. A blog to represent the modern woman. Thus “the Hairy Potato” was born! A lifestyle blog of this twenty something attempting to navigate adulthood. I am also aware that the hairy potato sounds like a euphemism for vagina and honestly...I’m not mad at that, so here we are: Welcome to The Hairy Potato.

I have so many ideas written down, as if the spark for blogging has been reignited; I will be discussing feminism, growing up, book reviews, makeup reviews and of course the odd gift list! I have a post next week all planned but for now make sure to follow me over on my new handles @thehairypotato_ on instagram and twitter. Worry not, I am not abandoning my pinup style, and when I can rope in a parent or friend to take pictures, I will thrust outfit posts upon you.

Until next time

xxx

4 comments:

  1. Bring it on, my little sassy hairy potato! I am ready.

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    1. I am ready to see yo face!! Also thanks :) xxx

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  2. I was so confused with your old blog being deleted and everything but I finally found your new blog! I can't wait to see your journey to unabashed self-love (maybe we'll meet, I'm on that trail, too). HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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    1. Awesome, well welcome!! And yes that would be totally awesome, self love is the best, self love club for life!

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