Checked Coats {And what to wear with!}

    October is the month of the coat, isn’t it?  I feel like, living where we do, you get all the value out of a nice coat, pretty much all year round.  This season there have been checks everywhere and, you know me –  I’m never one to miss out on a passing trend. […]


Autumn Wish-Listing {Some things I’m lusting after!}

Of all the seasons, Autumn is my absolute favourite for style.  I’m not sure if it’s a ‘back to school’ thing, or just a complete and utter addiction to everything cosy, but at this time of year I just love shopping that little bit extra.  It’s also my birthday in September too, so I always feel […]


Back to School this Autumn with Next

Can you believe we’re thinking of school again already? Where has the Summer gone?! We always love September over here though, and there’s a real sense of promise and a fresh start that the new term brings. I think it’s a lay-over from my teaching days, but there’s something about shiny shoes and new pencils […]

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Little Thoughts {And a favourite skirt too!}

I’ve been working a lot lately on trying to ride the ups and downs that life brings a little more gracefully. I mean, I’m really excellent at the ups (pro-upper, me 😉 ) but I do struggle a lot with placing meaning on the down days. Life is good, and full, and wonderful of course, […]


Five Things {Wearing, Seeing, Doing}

What a week to be alive! I’m writing this on a damp Friday morning, and thinking that it’s probably just as well it’s raining really because a) The under-water/ over-water plant stress has been real and b) I’ve managed to read a whole book whilst sitting in the sun this past week.  This is, of course, […]


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