Body image and our feelings of inadequacy.

Today I want to talk about inadequacies. More specifically our feelings of inadequacy and where they come from. For me, my feelings of being inadequate  arose from my negative body image and the way that most people in my life regarded me as somewhat a failure because of my size. Whether it is conscious or…

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#Curves don’t mean can’t!!

I have been thinking a lot lately about what exactly changed about my life when I lost a huge amount of weight? What did I do differently? It is definitely true that I found it easier to walk, to dance, to make love but looking back I never let my weight or what I looked…

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Who says you can’t wear that?!?!

I bought this beautiful vintage, bright yellow dress yesterday. I couldn’t resist wearing it straight away so I changed in my local Sainsbury toilet. As soon as I walked into my local, family run coffee shop, two women commented on how lovely my dress was. One of them turned to me and said that she…

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How do you remember your Mother?

It’s a very perculiar thing to think about while your mother is still alive: How do you remember her? But an even stranger thing is to look at the person who is in fact your mother and not recognise her. What I see now is not how I align myself with the picture I have…

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Cloches et Bain

I can hear the bells from the nearby church glide on the evening air and trickle in through the open window. I like a hot bath when I first get in but it soon starts to make me sick. I like then to run the cold tap and feel the cool, silky water caress my…

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This week’s Fashion Inspiration.

Tuesday’s Look! Tuesday’s are for making a statement! You have rolled out of bed on Monday looking like The old guy from Steptoe and Son but by Tuesday I find I can relax into my weekly wardrobe and be a bit more creative, don’t you? Tuesday’s look therefore was shocking pink and black! Love this…

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Retro Style Ideas.

One of my favourite and easiest looks! Summery pastel shades. Simply team a pastel skirt…in this case I am wearing a baby pink, pleated one with a white vest. I like to team baby pink with pastel green/turquoise or yellow. You could wear a yellow cardigan with this outfit as I sometimes do. Whatever pastel…

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Retro Up Your Home on a Budget!

Now, most of you can empathise with this situation I am sure… You want a lovely home, you want to decorate it and add little flourishes here and there BUT you have little or no money. Well here are some tips to add a sprinkle of Retro sparkle to your home without breaking the bank!…

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