When I was younger I didn’t seek out charity shops – did they even exist in the 60s? If they did I never went into one. But I did wear second-hand clothing because I did frequent, what we call in the UK, jumble sales, which were run by charities. I’ve
Another month, another post on hats for Judith Boyd’s monthly Hat Attack. Hello again to everyone in the hat loving community! This post, however, shows a hat that I wouldn’t wear around town, lovely as it is with its tulle covering and navy feather. Instead this post is a homage to my mother.
I was in London last week. It’s 50 years since I started nursing (yes, I am that old) and I was meeting up with around 30 of the April 1965 set. Gosh, I was young then in more ways than one. But it was great fun living in a nurses’
Every now and then I go out shopping for something that’s not second-hand. I’ve had quite an expensive month, what with going to a physio (my back is improving but it’s all about the morning exercises because I missed a couple of days and felt the consequences) and then my
Hello again to the hat loving community across the world! I’m joining in with another of Judith Boyd’s wonderful Hat Attack sessions – hi everyone! Anyway, here’s a beauty I picked up in my local charity shop for a fiver – that’s £5 or just over 7 US dollars. I love this
There are times, you know, when I do more exercise in my head than in actuality. If you asked me a couple of weeks ago how much exercise I did, I’d be saying ‘oh, I go to seniors gym and do a yoga session once a week’. But do I?
While I was away I wrote a guest blog for the wonderful Tricia of LookFabulousForever makeup –do have a look. Through this post I got several new followers, so a big welcome to you and thank you for the follow – I appreciate my readers immensely. Anyway a few of days
Greetings to everyone in the hat loving community. Here’s a hat with attitude to join Judith Boyd’s monthly Hat Attack! And while it’s not exactly an Easter bonnet – the colour is near enough to that daffodil yellow that signifies the coming of Spring. I bought the hat in Brighton
Hi everyone The Hillcrest Film Society hosted another film last Saturday (Nebraska) and this is what I wore; a lovely double layered Per Una M&S skirt, bought recently for £4.50, which I wore with a short sleeved top I’ve had for years, plus a silver Per Una cardi I’ve had
I’ve just written a guest blog (not published yet – you’ll hear more about it when it’s posted). I wrote about some of my ideas and it seemed to me that it would be good to revisit some of the reasons and rationale for this blog. I write from the