Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fast Fashion.

Fashion designers used to produce two collections a year. Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter. Plus sometimes a Cruise collection to appeal to those lucky folk who were escaping to the Caribbean during the European winter. These days, we have mainline collections, pre-collections, … Read More

An apple a day…

The apple might not be the most exciting fruit on the supermarket shelf, but there’s a reason for that. Of all the varieties of apple that are still available today, the supermarkets only sell a handful. So, if you only … Read More

Sharing the Challenge

At a recent family gathering, I did such a good job of selling my 35:35 Challenge, that I now have a companion on the journey. My sister in law has decided to undertake a challenge of her own, to try … Read More

Fragrance: Part Three

These days I don’t have a signature scent. I prefer to wear a different fragrance depending on my mood. During the day, I might wear something lighter and greener, unless I need to feel grown up, then I’ll head for … Read More

Autumn: A new start

I love the changing of the seasons. One of the best things of living in Britain is that we still have distinct seasons, bringing different foods, activities, and changes to our natural environment.¬†Autumn is one of my favourite times of … Read More

Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge for Bliss

As part of my 35:35 Challenge and to raise some money for a special charity I climbed the Yorkshire 3 Peaks this weekend, with my lovely husband and my sister-and-brother in law. 26 miles of walking and climbing, with a … Read More

Fragrance: part two

Fragrance is an emotional subject, although when you enter a department store to be assaulted on all sides by the latest offerings, it is easy to forget to really take your time and make sure that you love a perfume … Read More

My Daily Uniform.

I’ve never posted an outfit photograph before, but this photo taken by David at Sandsend on our camping weekend pretty much sums up my daily wardrobe. I tend to wear a uniform of sorts. I try to shop so that … Read More

Cycletta training

On Sunday, I went out on the bike for a 15 mile ride as part of my training for Cycletta, a 40km women only bike ride. I’ve written before about my fear of riding a bike, and it’s only because … Read More

Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair in Leeds

This weekend Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair came to Leeds. As well as curating the vintage event of the year – Vintage at Southbank, Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fairs have heaps of events across the country. Join their mailing list or ‘like’ … Read More

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