Where did the Summer Go?

Apparently, I blinked and it’s now October! And not even just October, a good week into it. How did that happen? One minute, I was dreading the summer (okay, maybe dread is a bit too strong a sentiment, but I was definitely apprehensive about it); the next, the summer has flown past in a Sardinian…

Summer, coming right up… 

We’re very nearly at our first official summer holidays… We just about managed half terms, muddled our way through half term and now it’s time for the biggie: six weeks of me and the kids. All the time. No afternoons of napping toddler while Corliss is at pre-school. That’s usually when I get my jobs…

“Have You a Dress Sense?”

1952 is one of my very favourite years. Admittedly, I’m somewhat biased by the forty five editions of Woman’s Own from that year which are in my proud possession. June 5th, 1952 I really like the model on this front cover. She looks, dare I say it, a bit fuller in the face than the majority of…