THE SOUVENIR PRINT SHIRT DRESS

The Souvenir Print Shirt Dress Over the past few months, my charity shop finds have dwindled in number and you’ve seen very few purchases here on the blog. I can’t complain because in July, the charity shop Gods bestowed some amazing thrift luck upon me when I found some key, quality pieces for my autumn […] Read more…

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KENDAL CALLING 2016 :: #MAKEITAYAYDAY

Kendal Calling 2016 :: #MakeItAYayDay You know how I pledged to make 2016 a year of action, a year where I’d make some positive changes in my life? Do more, work less, see more, worry less? Well, last weekend, I was able to add a little more action to my 2016 list of adventures when […] Read more…

I LOVE CAROUSEL :: BY THE SEA

I Love Carousel – By the Sea Summer weather in England: sporadic, humid and sometimes hot, but always welcome. Although it doesn’t happen often, news that a heatwave is making its way to our shores brings summertime plans, because inevitably it won’t last long. With a spell of unusually warm weather forecast, and a Carousel […] Read more…

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TOP 3 BERLIN BREAKFASTS :: INSTA’ WORTHY

Top 3 Berlin Breakfasts It’s almost a month since I returned from Berlin, but it feels like so much longer. For me, Berlin is a city that feels homely. I love roaming its familiar streets, in each of its iconic areas, and it’s no surprise that it’s one of my favourite place to write about! […] Read more…

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ENGLISH SUMMER RAIN

“Always stays the same, nothing ever changes, English summer rain, seems to last for ages.” English Summer Rain, Placebo We’re tricked into the illusion of an English summer when the calendar reads July and we awaken to find rooms bathed in sunlight. Inevitably though, the dark clouds roll in and our illusions are shattered. Torrential rain, roads flooding. […] Read more…

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AN EMILY & FIN SUMMER! WIMBLEDON IS HERE!

 Emily & Fin Summer! Wimbledon is here! For me, it truly feels like summer’s arrived when Wimbledon begins, even though it usually rains! Did you know it’s the oldest tennis tournament in the world and the only major one played on grass? It’s not surprising that a tournament started in 1877 is steeped in tradition: players […] Read more…

THE POWER OF SAYING YES at MOTTRAM HALL

THE POWER OF SAYING YES at MOTTRAM HALL As a blogger, different offers and opportunities will occasionally land in my inbox- usually during the day when I’m hurrying between appointments. Being honest, I decline most event invitations (when I’m lucky enough to receive them) because they’re usually in London, with short notice or aren’t relevant to the fashion and lifestyle […] Read more…

FOR THE LOVE OF THRIFT

FOR THE LOVE OF THRIFT As I write this post, I’m taking refuge from the rain which is hammering against my window against a thundery soundtrack. It seems there’s no better time to write this post, not only because it will let me reminisce about brighter days in Berlin (predictable), but because I’ve been meaning […] Read more…

BERLIN SUMMER

Berlin summer Packing for a city break in Berlin never gets any easier, especially when you’re packing for a Berlin summer. First of all, there’s the climate to consider: temperamental, humid and prone to sudden downpours.  Secondly, when the citizens of the city of cool take to wearing h2t black as their armour, what’s a colour loving girl to […] Read more…

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…

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