Silent Sunday 21st December 2014 #mysundayphoto #silentsunday


Our gorgeous nephews who turned 1 on the 12th December

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Christmas gift guide: Some Suggestions for the Hard to Buy For

Drummond Grey Tartan Scarf – Cashmere – The Tartan Blanket Co. Personalised Beer Keg No family is complete without those who have everything and want nothing, the ubiquitous ‘impossible to buy for’ friend or family member.  I know I said in my beauty gift guide that I am keeping things close to my chest, but these two gems are for loved ones who I know will not read my blog.  Yes, that is sometimes a good thing.  If the beautiful cashmere scarf or beer keg have ticked one of your Christmas boxes, please please could you help me […]

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Christmas gift guide: beauty favourites

Makeup brush Complete 100% Natural Skincare Gift Set for Body & Face | Lyonsleaf Meaningful Beauty Wrinkle Smoothing Capsules MARINE BOOST SUPER SERUM – The Laser Treatment Clinic I’m going to keep my gift guides short and sweet this year.  So many of my favourites are winging their way to loved ones in Santas sack, so I’d prefer to keep them to myself just now.  But for those of you who are still searching for the perfect gift, here are some of my beauty favourites from the last 6 months that would make perfect gifts.  I […]

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British Fashion Awards 2014: My View As Sole Wheelchair Fashionista

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I was one of the lucky few to be in attendance at the 2014 British Fashion Awards this time last week.  It feels like only yesterday, but at the same time it has taken me to long to take it all in.  Glamour on glamour, fame on fame, layers and layers of everybodies favourite indulgences with a cherry on top.  It was truly heavenly. As the only wheelchair user in attendance, I felt I had a truly unique perspective on the evening, if only at the before and after parties where I gently tapped curvaceous bottoms swathed on couture, and […]

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Jeggings: Love Them or Hate them, How to Style them, How to Wear Them

I recently had the chance to chat with Fashion World about my favourite trousers.  My go to outfit is leggings and a skater dress, so jeggings got my vote.  I have some tips on how to style and wear them well, and here is a fabulous infographic explaining it all.

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Staying In is the new Going Out: How to Save Money and Have a Great Night Out


When you leave your 20’s behind (which I did some time ago), you have more responsibilities, less money, but still an innate desire to socialise.  To spend time with friends and unwind from a busy week.  To celebrate, to commiserate, just to be together.  Even for a non-drinker, a night out at the pub can really hurt the purse strings.  It was that, in part, that prompted myself and J to host Halloween at home.  We had a houseful of friends who were thoroughly fed, watered and entertained.  Here’s a glimpse of how our Halloween bash played out. We went […]

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A Far Away Festive Season: Dream Destination Dream Outfit – Travel


I love Christmas time in England.  We have so many traditions and so many things to look forward to.  That being said, there are times when I just crave the escape of planning a holiday I won’t take, a day I won’t have, and an outfit I could only dream of in the depths of winter.  Dreaming gives variety and escapism, and a good reason to spend hours window shopping online. So for this seasons ‘dream holiday’ I’ve decided to go to the Canary Islands.  Still close enough to home, but far enough away for the temperatures to be warm […]

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