The Wind in the Willows :: The Lowry, Salford

The Wind in the Willows at The Lowry, Salford Poop Poop! Who remembers Kenneth Grahame’s classic tale, The Wind in the Willows, from their childhood days? I’ve no doubt many primary teachers tried to introduce me to this classic text, but somehow, it passed me by. Arriving to see The Wind in the Willows at […] Read more…

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN! HELL BUNNY MISS MUFFET BLOUSE

  Happy Halloween! Hell Bunny Miss Muffet Blouse Whether you celebrate Halloween or not, you have to agree that, aesthetically, this time of year is pretty pleasing. Throughout the month of October, I  have taken pleasure in seeing things slowly transform ready for the season: driving under the boughs of autumnal trees and watching the leaves gracefully […] Read more…

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JOANIE CLOTHING :: ZOOEY DRESS

“This is Manchester. We do things differently, here…” Anthony H Wilson.  Within these eight, infamous words lies the true spirit of Manchester. So, it shouldn’t surprise you that exciting new fashion brand, Joanie Clothing, hails from Manchester. Claiming to provide the perfect antidote to run-of-the-mill fashion, their first collection, La Rosa, promises to do just that. Read more…

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48 HOURS IN THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS :: LOCH LOMOND

48 HOURS IN THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS As a perfectionist, I can sometimes find it hard to be spontaneous especially when it comes to travelling. So when John suggested we spend 48 hours in the Scottish Highlands with less than 48 notice, I really took a leap of faith and said YES. (Wild. I know.) Whilst the thought of packing […] Read more…

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RUSH HAIR BLOGGER EVENT AT DEANSGATE, MANCHESTER

Rush Hair Manchester Blogger Event It seems that last Thursday was the night to be seen in Manchester as a whole host of events were taking place in the city centre: fashion bloggers, lifestyle bloggers, fitness bloggers, beauty bloggers, no matter your field, there was a Manchester blogger event for you. I could tell you […] Read more…

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MANCHESTER FASHION

MANCHESTER FASHION As a Manchester fashion blogger, the bohemian, hip Northern Quarter of the city has been my playground for many years: notably, for its photogenic urban backdrops and abundance of street art. With paste ups proudly sat aside hand-finished stencils, it’s an area that’s flourished alongside its creative counterpart: music. In fact, it was […] Read more…

SEPTEMBER FASHION EMILY AND FIN NANCY DRESS

September fashion Emily and Fin Nancy Dress September, you remind me of a teenager- one minute you’re laying it on thick with lashings of sunshine, the next you’re scolding me with a tantrum of rain. And, you expect me to put up with this behaviour? Well, I do because I love the way you bring […] Read more…

LEAVING TEACHING ONE YEAR ON :: MY STORY

LEAVING TEACHING ONE YEAR ON :: MY STORY

    LEAVING TEACHING :: ONE YEAR ON Who could deny that autumn is on its way? Darker nights are drawing in, mornings are laced with dew and there’s a cooler nip in the evening air. I’ve said it before but, to me, the change between August and September always feels greater than any other seasonal […] Read more…

FESTIVAL WEAR FOR THE INTROVERT

FESTIVAL WEAR FOR THE INTROVERT

FESTIVAL WEAR FOR THE INTROVERT Festival dressing: the mere thought of it brings me out in a cold, cold sweat. Get it right and you’re the belle of the festival arena stomping until the early hours of the morning, get it wrong and you’re doomed to chafing, blistering and sunburn and an early night under the stars. Some […] Read more…

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