Winter Night Time Routine of Dreams

I feel the ritual of going to bed is not taken seriously enough as an adult, and I don’t mean, just brushing my teeth and throwing on pjs and jumping into bed, I mean the slowing down of an evening and preparing for the night. When my niece came home from hospital all brand new, […]

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The Satin Circle

The last time I wore this exact outfit, a couple of weeks ago, my sister said to me, “You look like Year 11 Laura, you know when you tried to get into Shades, ( the local night club) and didn’t get in?”  As you do , I took this backhanded compliment and mustered it into […]

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January Joys.

I wanted to call this post January Blues, but seeing it’s not only my first post since November, it is also my first post of 2019 and I didn’t want to start the year on a low, so I thought best to change it up a bit….Stay with me! I suppose my thoughts on New […]

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USA Road Trip on Film

We took a good old fashioned film camera with us on our road trip across the MidWest America back in April.  Well I say I, Wes did, but in typical us style,  we didn’t  get round to developing the film until about  4 months later. There is something quite lovely, exciting and quite worrying about […]

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Beaverbrook Country House

A couple of weeks ago on a warm, sunny blue sky October Sunday, we headed for the Surrey Hills for twenty-four luxurious hours in the English Countryside.  How every Sunday should be….. if I had my own way. Quintessentially English,  Beaverbrook Country House is nestled in the hills, surrounded by stunning gardens that go and […]

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Summer to Winter Transition with BIODERMA

I think every year at this point I have a mini meltdown (dramatic of course) over how tired, grey and old I look. The sun tan has well and truly washed off and has been replaced with dry, dehydrated, scaly skin, bin bags under the eyes and skin a shade of grey that does say […]

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An Ode to Corduroy

So do you remember the episode of Sex And The City, when Miranda told Steve he needed a posh suit for a work event of hers? “Whats wrong with corduroy?” ” I don’t have enough time to tell you what’s wrong with corduroy!” Well unlike Miranda I am a HUGE fan of the corduroy, whether […]

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