Category Archives: style

How To Get The Most Out of Your Maxi

Maxi dresses have come in for a bit of flack over the last few years. Some of it is justified and for that I blame the empire line cheese cloth look (I’m trying really hard not to use the word … Continue reading

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When Did You Last See Red?

It was the unlikely event of a random Next Directory being left on my mum’s doorstep which started all this. She and I were having cheese on toast at the kitchen table, wondering when the weather would lift and pondering … Continue reading

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What We Really Want For Christmas

Every year on Christmas Eve my darling brother takes himself off to Westfield in Shepherds Bush to do his Christmas shopping. Now to any sane and breathing human being, this sounds like the worst idea since those heat reactive t-shirts … Continue reading

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The Way We Wear

I’ve been thinking about when I went from junior to senior school. I don’t recall if my parents took a photograph but after all it was the eighties, so by the time it was developed we had moved on to … Continue reading

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How To Handle Your Baggage

With just over a week until we leave for our holiday in the sun, I read that only 16% of people use everything they take away on holiday with them. With a third of women packing for their husbands allegedly, … Continue reading

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How To Feel Great on The Beach

Is there anyone out there who considers themselves beach ready? I still have two weeks until we set off on our summer holiday and so in theory I could make a good start with one of those magazine articles that … Continue reading

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School’s Out – How Did You Do?

This time last year I came over all emotional having reached the end of my small son’s first year at school. It may not surprise you to hear then that it is now the end of his second year. I … Continue reading

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All The Pretty Things

The sun unexpectedly came out and as usual it took us by surprise. There is inevitably a knee jerk reaction here in the UK – just in case we never see the sun ever again. The menfolk immediately put their … Continue reading

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The Long and The Short Of It

Follow my blog with Bloglovin It’s been all about skirts for several seasons, and if the midi isn’t your thing then I have good news for you, this year trousersΒ are back. And I’m not talking about jeans here,Β this is the … Continue reading

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Oscars 2016: Style Winners and Losers

If you’re reading this on Monday morning on your way to work and you’re hoping to discover the winners and losers at this year’s Oscar ceremony, then I’m afraid you might be disappointed. While this blog is hot off the … Continue reading

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