Hi everyone As you know, I’m moving to a much smaller place and, therefore, de-cluttering and downsizing big-time. I’ve been so good. Loads of clothes, ornaments and kitchen crockery, plus other things, have gone to charity shops to be recycled and loved by someone else. However, some stuff (coughs nervously
Gosh, I’ve been feeling a bit stressed. I’ve been sleeping badly and my IBS has returned. It’s the move, which is going a bit wobbly. It could get resolved fairly soon, but at the moment I don’t know where we’ll be living, and we could cancel the whole thing.
Hello everyone It’s March and there’s a definite feel of Spring in the air in the UK. The days are getting lighter and the sun is reaching more and more of the garden. I won’t have a garden in my new abode. Well, there’s a communal one that I can
For those of you who are new to my blog this is the post where I feature a hat and then share with the wonderful Judith Boyd, who has the most amazing way with hats and, I should think, a vast collection in her home. Only a few months ago
As most of you know I’m down-sizing big-time to a flat (or apartment, as they say over the pond). It will have 2-bedrooms, a living area and a small kitchen and bathroom. And no garden. I’m ready for this. I wasn’t at 60 or 65, or even, 68, but at
I don’t know if you remember my jackets and jeans post last year but if you look here, you can see I tend to wear short, not-quite-cropped jackets, that, to be honest, often leave me feeling a bit chilly (because I travel about mainly on the bus rather than by
Thank you so much for all those lovely comments wishing me well going on the cruise and then saying you were pleased I was back. You’re all lovely and I appreciate you lots. In that first post written after I got back I kind of hinted that I‘d brought the
Hello everyone, and a warm welcome to all, and especially those of you who dropped by and signed up after a mention on Tricia Cusden’s recent blog post on street style and her new hat. Yes, I do love hats and no need to spend gazillions on them! It’s great
Down south where I live in the UK, today’s a proper frosty winter day with cold weather forecast for the rest of the week. So I should be talking about keeping warm and wearing winter woollies. Instead, I’m writing about short sleeved party dresses as it’s nearly that time again.
Hello everyone! Last Saturday we showed Brooklyn – what a lovely, nostalgic almost elegiac film. Mark Kermode called it a fairytale of New York and you couldn’t have had a more exquisite actor in Saoirse Ronan who is the sweet centre of this story of love, longing and identity. The