Ugh. My heart aches to be wearing shoes like this right now! They literally just scream 'holiday', don't they? It's still a fair while to go till my holidays unfortunately, so I'll have to console myself with fantasising about it being warm enough to wear these instead. Pretty little floral prints seem to be all … Continue reading Fantasy Friday – Alexandre Birman Clarita Knotted Sandal
March - the beginning of Spring. The time of year we all rejoice at the end of a long dark Winter and start looking forward to warmer days, longer evenings and maybe even a little bit of sunshine, right? Wrong. Not this year. If you live in the UK you'll be well aware that Mother … Continue reading Outfit: Planning For Snow
Monday brought us the sad news that iconic designer, Hubert De Givenchy, had passed away, aged 91. First reaching fame in the 1950's - the same era that brought the likes of Balmain and Dior to the spotlight - Givenchy had many accolades to his name. He is credited with introducing the concept of 'separates' … Continue reading Inspired by Givenchy
For a long time now I've convinced myself that it isn't possible for me to look smart while wearing a jumper. Not that it isn't possible for anyone, you understand, specifically me. Jumpers have long been lumped into that dreaded category of 'casual-wear' which I've deemed eternally unflattering when worn on my frame, so are … Continue reading Outfit: Dressing Up A Jumper
Guys.... I have a hot tub! I's official! There is a hot tub in my garden, and it's MINE!! Dan finished the work on the base last week so they came by on Friday to fit it, and 12 hours and 1500l of water later (not looking forward to the next water bill...!) it was … Continue reading Reasons to be Cheerful – THE TUB IS IN!!!
So, Mother's Day is upon us again in the UK and as always it's a poignant day for me. As you'll know if you're a regular reader I've done an awful lot of wittering since turning 35 about my fear of the now loudly ticking biological clock and my currently childless existence. Today's post was … Continue reading Mother’s Day as a Non-Mother