Month: May 2016

Identity: 1 of 2

I have been thinking about identity, I can’t remember why, I think I had written the word in some notes and on rereading the notes it got me thinking. Identity: one size fits all? Identity, it sounds so concrete, it sounds like there should be a one word answer to what our identity is.  If I asked […]

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Spring – Items you can safely leave behind

Talking about the weather, again. Here in the UK our weather is so variable that we almost never leave our non-seasonal clothes behind entirely.  At any moment the temperature may veer 15 degrees north or south.  Even though the sun is shining and it’s beautifully warm now there will come a day in June when […]

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3 Steps to knock the socks off your Lingerie Drawer

Order or otherwise? How does your underwear drawer look?  Neatly folded, colour coordinated, can see everything at a glance?  Or everything shoved in as you were having a dash round putting everyone’s clothes, if not in the right drawers, at least in the right room? This has to be the one, of all your drawers, […]

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Budgeting

The shops are full of summer clothes as if they will never go out of season, the magazines are full of summer style, fashion ideas, the sun is shining, ice creams are being eaten, and it seems like summer is here to stay. Well, firstly, it’s still spring and secondly summer in the Northern Hemisphere […]

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Does anyone else love wellies as much as we do? – Weekend Thoughts #3

Freedom in rubber I have just spent the last couple of days in an out of my wellies, regardless of how I was dressed.  Today I sat in a beautiful rural pub, all velvet sofas and art on the wall, in my wellies.  I love being in my wellies.   They are a sign, to me, […]

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Ne’er cast a clout, before May is out – Weekend Thoughts #2

What? I love this phrase.  If you don’t know what it means, let me enlighten you. Basically it’s this: Don’t throw away, ie take off or remove any clothes (clout) before the end of May.  Or alternatively until the may (hawthorn) has blossomed (is out), which is in May. So basically, ladies, don’t start thinking […]

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Blue and Green – Weekend thoughts #1

Blue and Green should never be seen, except as a contrast or with something inbetween I’ve often wondered about this rhyme, as I love blue and green together and think they look great.  Having made a brief online search as to the origins of the rhyme and its meaning I am none the wiser.  There does […]

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