September 2015 archive

WHAT THE PHO :: ANOTHER NEW BEGINNING

It doesn’t feel like two minutes since I was typing my last post about new beginnings. Since leaving teaching full time, I’ve enjoyed a glorious summer working in Manchester city centre in the field of social media. Now that this chapter has reached its natural end, it’s time for another new start… only this time, […] Read more…

THE COMFORT ZONE :: 70s PRINTS

The comfort zone: that wonderful feeling of confidence, security and general well-being. Oh, it’s a splendid place! It takes a while for me to feel truly comfortable; I may fake it by plastering on a smile, or tackling things head on, but inside the shy, coy girl I once was, is screaming to be a […] Read more…

WELCOME TO DISMALAND

  This post has taken days to escape my drafts, huge chunks of text have been deleted, rewritten, then reworded. Please note, these thoughts are just my opinions. I’m not intending to be an authority on Dismaland, I’m just writing from a lifestyle blogger’s point of view. Be warned, you’re in for a truly dismal […] Read more…

GEORGEOUS DRESSES :: MONOCHROME LOVIN’

When George at Asda got in touch with a fashion challenge involving dresses, I didn’t hesitate to get involved. As you know, pretty dresses are the foundations of Polkadot Pink. As part of their Georgeous dresses campaign, they challenged me to choose just one dress and show how versatile it could be. Easy, I thought. Until, […] Read more…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MUM :: BLOSSOMING GIFTS

  If you follow me on Instagram, you might have spotted small parcels wrapped in monochrome stripes, multi-coloured chevrons and tied together with pink, velvet ribbon. The effort taken to wrap these presents can mean one thing and one thing only, it’s my mum’s birthday.    Each year, it gets progressively harder to impress my […] Read more…

IRISH WEDDING- LAST OF THE SUMMER DRESSES

IRISH WEDDING- LAST OF THE SUMMER DRESSES Usually, I’m not a fan of summer. There, I said it (like it was a dirty secret). It feels as though you’re expected to love summer, but fair skin and an unshakable dislike of heat have me counting down the days until the first of September. You see, I’m far more […] Read more…