Selling Some Stuff

Before anyone asks: no, I’ve not lost my mind and yes, I’m feeling fine… I’ve actually listed some things on eBay. There are quite a few banana boxes of stuff lurking around the garage, attic and most likely my rather large built in cupboard; things that have been bought in the past to purposefully sell,…

Pretty Pink Dress from Woman’s Own

This time it appears to be me that inspired a dress from Woman’s Own: This is a picture from last year when my school won a big party from Vodafone. It wasn’t actually at Granada Studios, it was at some boutique hotel (the name of which escapes me now) in Manchester. Fabulous night and I…

Mad Men Inspiration from Woman’s Own

I watched the season 3¬†finale of Mad Men on Thursday night while Aidan was out playing squash for Glossop. Actually, I watched two episodes. In ‘The Grown-ups’ (the penultimate episode), I spotted Jane Siegel wearing this outfit: My eyes immediately turned to the stack of old Woman’s Own magazines by my bed. This magazine was…

Vintage Woman’s Own: Winter Wonders

Today was the first day that I really had that Christmassy feeling. This is particularly amazing for me as I often don’t get into the mood until a couple of days before; perhaps it’s all the frost and talk of snow around the North of England. Whatever the reason, it has inspired me to write…