An essential item, I wear everyday is my glasses. Some people get the delights of wearing them for effect, but for me, my delight is not having the embarrassment of walking past someone I know. When I first headed into the world of vintage, I did try contact lenses, but sadly my eyes dry out... Continue Reading →
If you're up in the North, and thinking about a trip out this weekend, then Haweswater might be just the ticket for a once in a generation chance to see Mardale Green. Living in what normally seems to be the rainiest county in England, it might come as a surprise that we should have a... Continue Reading →
Thanks to my wee cousins big day, I found the perfect excuse this weekend to escape dissertation writing and explore Dublin. In recent years I've noticed that even when abroad the high street has become to look remarkably similar where ever you go. So I now make a point to have a quick google of... Continue Reading →
I was talking to a friend about writing my dissertation and they mentioned that their house had never been so clean when they were studying, as it provided that excuse to get up from the computer. Well, my house is a bit of a mess, but I found my excuse to escape into the garage... Continue Reading →
Well its that time of year, the sun is shining and like generations before us, the beach is calling. There is something quite quintessentially British about the seaside. It has a timeless quality which makes it perfect for a vintage day out and choose your location right, you can avoid the modern annoyance of arcades... Continue Reading →
I've been feeling a little guilty as work on my dissertation has taken over my writing of late, but this morning I gave myself a spray of my Estee Lauder Youth Dew and couldn't resist writing a few words that were nothing to do with work or study. Our sense of smell holds powerful memories... Continue Reading →
Today in this lovely weather I took a drive out to explore the area, heading east along the North Lakes to the Rheged Centre for #KnitstitchShow2018. Its still on tomorrow (15th Apr 2018), so if you missed it you still have a chance to see it. This was my first time to the Rheged Centre... Continue Reading →
Book review on the classic Goodnight Mister Tom, about a boy evacuee sent to live with an bachelor set in his ways.