Blog eats blog?


What is a blogger? A YouTuber? An influencer?

“Someone who loves themselves and takes a lot of photos of themselves

Accurate? Maybe 🤷🏻‍♀️

 for me it’s a lot more…

Along with reality stars the above are probably the most followed and talked about now a days.

In a good way? More times than enough the answer is probably no. 

Why is this? Why are we all obsessed? I’m counting myself in the “we” party as I too spend my day scrolling down instagram looking at pictures of amazing looking girls with fantastic outfits. That perfectly poached egg on the side of a cocktail that’s been made by angels. We are all guilty to become attracted to pretty people with pretty things.

For me as a blogger, I definitely look at all the “big bloggers” I follow for inspiration but more times than enough I’m looking at my own circle of bloggers around me. 

When I started my blog, I knew zero others.  I went to events alone, I was taking all my outfit pics of myself in the mirror (my favourite thing to do still 🤷🏻‍♀️) and you just had to put yourself out there and hope people wanted to read your current brain waves that week. 

Nearly three years on ( not s drastic amount has changed) I have met some amazing friends from the NI blogging community, I love going to events to catch up with them all and I have the best photos cos we all know our shit  & I too can make the perfect poached egg…. 😏

All these things come with time and dedication. We get a hard time; as you do get an eye roll and a sarccy comment for every event you say you are attending, or for wanting an outfit pic in the middle of the street with all the spectators. You just gotta learn to blank that shit out. 

Galsgoss began as a hobby for me and has now became a part of my everyday life. Which I am so grateful for. People will be reading this going “yeah must be hard going to events and getting free shit” it ain’t all about the “free shit” people – and with that, is anything really free? 

Writing the blog posts, keeping my social media up to date and actually being able to attend everything you’re invited too costs time. Working a normal 40 hour week alongside this, you have to decline some invites and with that comes the anxiety..:

What if such and such is there and I miss meeting them? What if that company just thinks I’m rude? What if I don’t get invited to anything else?”

Fomo is a serious thing in the blogging community but something you just gotta learn to deal with. So from this the real main point of my title, do bloggers hate other bloggers?

Controversially and honestly my answer would be that jealousy has definitely stricken me throughout the years of blogging. I would say anyone else is lying if they haven’t felt it at least once. It’s like saying you haven’t been jealous of your exs new girlfriend (for no longer than three seconds of course 🤦🏻‍♀️) you do question all of your blogging ability when you havent been invited to that one event everyone else seemed to be at. In reality though and most importantly we are all striving for the same things. We all get the importance of content, the right pics, writing what we are passionate about and that’s what makes every blogger unique. There is room for everyone and each blogger around me that I know and follow inspires me in different areas. Why should we kick each other down when we are so much better at helping each other up?

Comparassion never leads to creativity. 


Speak soon,

Lotsa love

AG xxo

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Gal at the galgorm 🙋🏻


I don’t quite know how I hadn’t visited the galgorm before Tuesday evening. Everyone has heard/seen the amazing things about one of the worlds leading spas….and now I can say I have too!
Kindly invited down to hear all about the new spa partner BIOEFFECT we were treated to a full background on the products and shown a demo of the EGF treatment.

Galgorm is the only spa in Ireland to use the BIOEFFECT treatment. The EGF facial combines natural elements of basalt and marble stones and metamorphic crystals to deliver the ultimate relaxing facial along with results of younger fresher skin. EGF is found naturally in the skin and stimulates skin cells to repair, renew and rejuvenate.

We were kindly gifted some of the products so I will be using these ASAP. This 25 year old skin of mine is where it all starts to go downhill….



After this we were brought to the amazing new elements dome which isn’t quite finished yet but is set to be unreal! This building is one of 5 in the world and is the perfect little hut to take time out from your pampering to sip over one of the infamous strawberry daiquiri and nibble on a divine handmade pastry.

The map we were given at the start of the evening was surely needed (for me anyway) as the amount of choice in the thermal village was all too much for me.

The riverside house, celtic suite, indoor pool, hot tub and fire, saunas to name a few were all to die for! Oh and they have a snow room?! im sorry but christmas came early for me right here!


I can only imagine what the rooms and restaurants are like from the sneak peek of everything we got combined with the amazing service from the staff! I will definitely be back to experience it all and more again!

To check out all that’s available and the going rates please visit galgorm.


For anyone who wants to treat themselves when you book any 90 minute signature treatment you can enjoy a free glass of bubbles and a gift from the spa to take home by quoting “Spa September Bloggers” throughout monday-thursday in October and November.

to avail this, email Louise at lnicholl@galgorm.com

speak soon,

lotsa love

AG xxo