I’m quite renowned for my handbag obsession – not designer ones, although if I could afford them I probably would partake in those as well! No, just your everyday, High Street ‘budget’ bags. When I used to work in an office, I had a ‘handbag cupboard’ with over 40 of…

View Post

I’m a big lover of art and photography, but apart from when I sat in front of the historic Water Lilies paintings by Monet in Paris, I have never experienced the level of feelings invoked by pieces of work more, than when I discovered the talent of this incredible young…

View Post

I love doing my nails and usually have a different colour on them every few days – but i’ve been wearing a particular colour non-stop recently, which I’ve had lots of compliments on – and it has a very timely, Halloween appropriate name 😉  It’s a handmade polish from an indie…

View Post

  I’m sitting here at my desk writing this blog with candles burning all around the room … I’ve had a very long and healthy obsession with them – and the main reason is because I find the light they create extremely calming and soothing.    I find this boosts…

View Post

A Volcanic Island in the Atlantic …. Forget any preconceived ideas of package holidays to the Canary Islands i.e socks & sandals or nightclubs and a fry up in the morning… I’m on one of the smallest islands that’s full of art, award winning wine grown at the foot of…

View Post

It’s that weird time of year when the shops are in the process of restocking for Autumn/Winter and I’m feeling like an Olympic runner poised and ready to burst into shopping action as the spending race begins – meanwhile as I wait at the starting line, I’m salivating all over…

View Post

I live in an area of the UK called The Cotswolds, which is full of pretty little countryside villages and the main Spa town of Cheltenham which is a  buzzing place full of independent boutiques and pretty gardens – but about 20 minutes away are the historic docks of Gloucester,…

View Post