What I wore – March 2018

'Everywhere I go, I buy something. I probably have an issue with shopping' - Jonathan Anderson After the beast from the east made an unwelcome visit at the end of February it looked for a moment there that spring may finally be springing. I was all set to get my flip flops and cropped jeans … Continue reading What I wore – March 2018

What I wore – February 2018

'Once winter sets in I must have the sun and warmth. I need to be in the sun' - Narciso Rodriguez Quick side boob by way of scene setting. Davy suffers really badly from SAD syndrome (seasonal affective disorder) which means as soon as Christmas is over he's as miserable Jordan in a polo neck. … Continue reading What I wore – February 2018

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

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

If Carlsberg did Wedding Dress Shops….

'Try everything on, even gowns that you don't think you'll love. You might be surprised and fall in love with a gown that you weren't drawn to at first' - Reem Acra I reckon, even the girls who say they're not bothered about getting ,married have once in their life given a passing thought to what … Continue reading If Carlsberg did Wedding Dress Shops….

Review: Buy The Bag for St Oswalds Hospice – Newcastle upon Tyne

'Any charity that aids or supports trying to find a cure for cancer is very close to my heart' - Jennette McCurdy My name's Helen and I have an addiction to buying clothes. One thing my mum always used to say to me even as a teenager and way before social media was 'you're allowed to … Continue reading Review: Buy The Bag for St Oswalds Hospice – Newcastle upon Tyne