Saturday, 21 May 2016
Friday, 13 May 2016
When it comes to packing for a trip, I've found the best way to edit and choose what clothing to take is to base it around a colour scheme. Doing so gives you the flexibility to mix 'n' match pieces once you've reached your destination, plus it makes deciding on nail/lipstick shades somewhat less overwhelming (the woes of the world, I know). For Bologna, I went for neutral/black base colours accented with blue, gold & red accessories.
There's actually a 4th look that I didn't include here, however it was from the day we visited Florence, which incidentally was Easter Sunday. Turns out the city of Florence is far too crowded on Easter Sunday to so much as hope to get a decent outfit photo, so this one from my Instagram will have to suffice!
Friday, 6 May 2016
Right around this time of year, an email drops into my inbox with the subject line 'A Letter From Your Past Self', and every time it catches me by surprise. No, I don't have a time machine - just the magic of technology! Basically I write a letter to my future self using FutureMe.org. I've been doing it for a few years now & would urge you to do the same. It's so amusing to track your thought processes, hopes and dreams over 12 months.
As unrelated as that was to this post, I wanted to share it anyway. Somehow I managed to resist the overwhelming temptation to rename the 'listen' segment of this post 'LEMONADE', but only just.
Saturday, 30 April 2016
There have been some vague attempts at the season known as 'spring' here in the UK, but to be quite honest they've been less than impressive. For those of you who may be unaware, in the past 7 days alone we've experienced hail, sleet, sunshine, rain & icy winds. Regardless, I'm determined to plough on with my spring dressing, even if it means layering up. So here's to lighter fabrics, brighter colours and bolder prints. When you're ready, sunshine...