My Sunday Photo 26th April 2015 – Fashion


At the risk of seeming self involved, my Sunday Photo is yet another one of me.  An occupational hazard for any blogger who covers fashion and beauty, a slew of selfies can me a little monotonous for blog readers.  Like the large majority of my posts, this pic embodies so much for me. 1.  You can be a wheelchair and still look and feel fabulous 2.  You can be plus size and still look and feel fabulous 3.  If there’s something you think you can’t do because society says you can’t, stick two fingers up to convention and do it […]

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Getting your feet summer ready


Although the sun has only made an appearance in the last few weeks, it’s coming time to get our feet and legs out for summer skirts and shorts.  Leaving aside for one moment the issue of winter hair removal, this is the time when our feet come out of nice thick socks and tights, full shoes and ankle boots to face the world.  I had occasion to wear sandles recently, and when I took stock of my poor neglected feet I knew something had to be done. After a winter hiding away, my feet had gone very very dry, not […]

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Quick easy and cheap home teeth whitening

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That’s what we all want isn’t it?  A nice white smile without to much cost or bother.  I have to say that although I’ve never paid to have my teeth professionally whitened, I have purchased the gum guards and peroxide gel to try and whiten my teeth.  The basics of this method is that you mold the gum trays to your teeth using hot water, and then you fill the trays with the teeth whitening gel and wear for however long the instructions tell you to.  It does work, if you stick with it over a period of time and […]

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3 degrees of eyebrow: How to tap into the Big Brow Trend


Unless you’ve been holed up on a remote island for the last few years, you’ll have noticed that brows are back and brows are big.  Big brows are back.  Far removed from the 1990’s trend of a teeny thin arch of eyebrows, a full and natural, yet groomed brow is where it’s at right now.  Think Cara Delevingne are you’re there. I myself have very light and sparse brows.  Not from overplucking, I just happen to have very light body hair.  This is great when you want to go another day without attending to your leg hair, but not so […]

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Bloggers Guide: The Blog/Life Balance

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The blog/life balance is something every blogger will be familiar with.  Whether your life is full of toddlers and potty training or spouses that are sick of talking to you from behind a laptop, there will have been a point where the two collide.  A blogger can spend so much time blogging they have nothing to blog about (and a grumpy spouse) or so much time dealing with life issues (good, bad or indifferent) that you neglect your blog. As someone who also struggles to maintain a healthy life/blog balance, here is a basic bloggers guide to trying to get (and […]

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Natwest & RBS launch first ever accessible credit card: sight loss

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As a wheelchair user, I face access problems every day.  Because I am used to my situation, I work around it and find ways to do things a little differently.  Although I have many blind friends and fellow fashionistas, especially users of the Fashionability audioboo channel that I contribute to, I can’t fathom how they get around many things, because I’ve not had to live with sight loss. My friends astound me with their independence and the way they firmly embrace life.  For me, a shopping trip is not complete without my plastic friend in my purse, and even then […]

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Confidence the secret with Katie Piper

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Though I feel I should start with my usual plea for leniency about not posting sooner, I won’t.  A twitter chat with a new friend has prompted me to get my butt off social media (where I can usually be found) and get over here and post.  I have so much to tell you again!  I haven’t even posted about my wedding, which was in August of last year!  Nevertheless, as my last post suggests, I am involved in some really amazing stuff at the moment so I will start there, and then start to wedge in a few things […]

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