Yearly Archive: 2015

I only wanted to buy some loungewear

Posted on November 24, 2015

I’m into the Danish concept of hygge (pronounced hoo-ga, the word translates into English as cosiness). For me it’s about lighting candles, snuggling up to my husband in front of the fire, sipping good red wine. Of course you can’t experience the.. >>> more

Dressing to dig dirt

Posted on October 28, 2015

Rustic style: casual shapes, old materials, rough around the edges  Are we talking about my garden or my clothes? I, along with a group of neighbours, recently acquired a strip of land (the happy outcome of a miserable two-year boundary dispute with.. >>> more

Cold weather style

Posted on February 24, 2015

Winds from the Urals will sweep across Europe this week bringing with them an icy blast. Very Dr Zhivago.  An image of a glamorous Julie Christie (she plays Lara in the iconic film) springs to mind. Swathed in sable fur, with her diamond bright.. >>> more

Equal pay? Time to call it a wrap

Posted on February 23, 2015

I woke this morning to Radio 4 announcing the Oscar winners. Best actor: Eddie Redmayne. Best film: Birdman. My ears pricked up as I listened for the best actress category. Nothing! The announcer had already skipped on to the next news item. I.. >>> more

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That's too kind of you, Lorraine

Posted on March 27, 2019

Lorraine Kelly received a special award from the Television and Radio.. >>> more

Dodging Divorce Monday

Posted on January 07, 2019

Today is Divorce Monday I tell my husband.

“What does that mean?” he.. >>> more

The five star rating that left me cold

Posted on December 30, 2018

Do you give your departing house guests a rating on a scale of one to five? I.. >>> more