Me & My Designer Dress

‘Any opportunity to get into fashion and find a beautiful dress, I'm very definitely excited about that’ - Emilia Clarke In the grand scheme of things, I spend very little money on clothes. If my husband reads this he will undoubtedly call me a steaming hotpot of lies, however what I mean by that is, … Continue reading Me & My Designer Dress

Totally awesome tote bags

'Everybody, when you go through the checkout line after you get your groceries and they say, 'Paper or plastic?' We should be saying, 'Neither one.' We should have our own cloth bags' - Woody Harrelson Can you believe it's been a year now since the carrier bag charge was introduced in shops and supermarkets across … Continue reading Totally awesome tote bags

Primark Haul – July 2016

'Never use the word “cheap”. Today everybody can look chic in inexpensive clothes' - Karl Largerfeld Since i changed jobs in 2012 and no longer work in the centre of town, I rarely get the opportunity to browse around the sales - much to the delight of my bank balance I must admit. Go are … Continue reading Primark Haul – July 2016

Two weeks away with JUST hand luggage?

'I get ideas about what's essential when packing my suitcase' - Diane von Furstenberg I've learnt through being with the same man for over 12 years that there are many differences between men and women. The toilet seat argument (which I'm pretty much dates back to biblical times when Joseph wouldn't close the lid on … Continue reading Two weeks away with JUST hand luggage?

New Activewear for 2016

'The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them' - Lee Haney So I know social media has been awash with the whole 'new year, new me' stuff that get's rehashed every year but the truth is, starting a new year is a good time to make … Continue reading New Activewear for 2016

My Fantasy Workout Outfit*

'I'm 33 now and I seem to have hit a fitness plane. Shifting the wobbly bits isn't as easy as it used to be' - Matthew Rhys As Nigel Lythgoe once famously said 'Christmas is over and the goose has gotten fat'. Whilst I try and still hit the gym over the festive period, it's more … Continue reading My Fantasy Workout Outfit*

Why I’m in a huff with Primark

'One of my biggest concerns is just how cheap we expect everything to be' - Lily Cole I remember when Primark first appeared on Northumberland street in 2001 and it almost had a Bon Marche feel to it, it was all very basic and dowdy and all I ever bought form there was a few  basic … Continue reading Why I’m in a huff with Primark