Pretty dresses and straw baskets

  Summer is made for pretty dresses and straw baskets, wouldn’t you agree? This dress was in my shopping bag before I could say, “I’m dotty for you!” (Sorry.) Bad puns aside, it really did catch my eye as soon as I saw it. And, at just £35 it was… View Post

Wardrobe dilemmas

I had major wardrobe dilemmas about what to wear to a hen party in the Oxfordshire countryside earlier this month. I mean, sure, I had a plan – I had packed a pair of jeans, a pair of informal heels, and an amazing black top I found in Zara last… View Post

Wear the dress

This avenue of Cherry Blossom trees has become a bit of a Dundee tourist attraction over the past few years. In fact, even the locals flock to Dawson Park mid-May just to catch a glimpse of the path lined with pink, for family photos and pure enjoyment. I’m one of… View Post

Waiting for summer

I’m tired of waiting for summer, are you? Most mornings this past week or so I’ve woken up to bright blue skies, but when I step outdoors I dash back in for my black winter coat (it’s times like these that I wish I had a spring coat in eggshell… View Post

Denim: a new shape

I wrote a blog post a couple of weeks ago about being over skinny jeans. I guess, like most people, skinny jeans will always be in my wardrobe – they do tend to go with everything and provide a bit of warmth, like a second skin – but recently I’ve… View Post