Why I’m Loving Instagram

Why I’m Loving Instagram

Hello My Friends…hope Lockdown has been treating y’all kindly.

So far 2020 hasn’t quite gone to plan!  It’s certainly given me more free time (and less income…but that’s another story) than I was expecting. After a few days of Netflix bingeing I decided to use Lockdown Time more productively – and started baking banana bread (didn’t we all), dusting my ornaments, tidying my sock drawer, and…

Playing on Instagram

…I knew you’d be proud of me!

I’d always thought Instagram was full of pout-y shine-y people posing in bikinis whilst flogging bad jewellery…and it is. But it’s also fun, and a pretty amazing  place where gazillions of people are taking control of their lives by carving out careers – life coaching, making jewellery, skincare, makeup, selling crystals, wellness, fitness, diets, beauty, fashion, cooking, being a celebrity dog, cats or a Kardashian…you name it – someone somewhere is on Instagram doing it.

So I’ve joined the Instagram gang (follow me by clicking HERE) – for fun and for work (in the real word I work in PR) and have been polishing up on how to take better photographs (I still regularly cut off my head in selfies), making videos, creating graphics and what the hell #hashtags are all about.

Over the last few weeks I’ve been posting on the Instagram Grid (see I’ve got all the jargon!) using the hashtag #shopmywardrobe – which basically consists of a selfie of me (obvs!) wearing my old clothes, with the odd wry comment or two.

Now, I realise that you are kicking yourself having missed all that excitement…so just for you, here are some..

Instagram Highlights

Me Wearing Old Clothes…

2 full length mirror selfies of an attractive woman

Me Pretending to be The Man Who Fixes Your Boiler and Miss Marple…

2 fun selfies from Instagram of a midlife woman

Hair –  Before and After Lockdown…

2 head and shoulder photographs of an attractive midlife woman

Weather Forecasts…

A flat lay of summer clothes

Hair Advice!!!

Before and after hair

And there’ even Inspirational Quotes and Wisdom!

An inspirational quote

An inspirational quote from Instagram


So, if you’re on Instagram you can follow me @MidlifeSmarts HERE and if you’re not, and fed up making banana bread, come on over…it’s fun.  I’d love to see you there.

Much Love

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