May 2016 archive

MONOCHROME BRIGHTS :: REMIXING AN OLD FAVOURITE

MONOCHROME BRIGHTS :: REMIXING AN OLD FAVOURITE First blossom, now rapeseed; are you tired of these spring cliches yet? I’m sure many spring seasons have passed that have been equally as scenic and picturesque, but I’ve yet to recall them. Suddenly the fields in our local area are awash with colour and colourful wildflowers are […] Read more…

HOW TO MAKE A SLOGAN STRAW HAT

HOW TO MAKE A SLOGAN STRAW HAT If, like me, you love whimsical fashion then a slogan straw hat must be one of your summer fashion staples. Recently, I considered buying an £18 straw hat stitched with the slogan, ‘I’m Busy’. It quickly sold out. Disappointed, I decided to make my own when I found this […] Read more…

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH

If you’re as old as me, you’ll remember neighbourhood watch- a scheme that saw neighbours hold regular meetings and work in partnership with the police to make communities safer. The scheme is still going today, but it’s not what I’m referring to in my blog title. No, I’m talking about how it always catches me […] Read more…

PORT SUNLIGHT :: WES ANDERSON STYLE

Port Sunlight. With a name so optimistically cheery, you’d be forgiven for expecting spring weather to match, however, mother nature has a great sense of humour. By Sunday, last week’s glimpse of summer had faded to wind and rain. Summer dresses back in hiding, it was time to appease my disappointment by bringing out the red, […] Read more…