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On being thankful
Ponte Vecchio Florence

Yesterday marked ten years since the dreadful bombings that devastated our capital city and changed our nation forever. It was the day after London was told it had been successful in its bid to host the 2012 Olympics. After a hard fought campaign, scenes of jubilation and tears of joy filled our screens. Little did […]

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Window shopping
boohoo shopping wishlist

I am a chronic internet window shopper. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve filled my virtual shopping basket only to hit ‘close’ on the window, never to return. I’ve no idea why I do this. As bad habits go, it’s fairly harmless and it certainly keeps the bank manager at bay. It also saves […]

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Monday Madness #2
Jennifer Hudson James Corden

Monday Madness – a bit of light relief to combat the Monday blues I know this video has done the rounds, but I just love it. If you’re on the train to work, sit back and enjoy. (ps. I will not be held responsible for the looks strangers will give you when you laugh out […]

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staying hydrated
staying hydrated

It is said that the British have an obsession with the weather and I am no exception. Weeks of furtive glances at the weather app on my phone finally paid off and we’ve been rewarded with lots of summer sun… for now, anyway. As well as the usual, ‘I have nothing to wear’ complaint that […]

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Vintage caravan update
vintage caravan hire - eden celebration

It’s almost a year ago now since we completed the renovation of our Vintage Carlight Caravan, which we named Matilda. Although she was in great condition for her age, her interior and exterior needed a bit of a spruce up, so out went the grubby carpet and gas powered light fittings and in went a […]

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Monday Madness #1

Welcome to this new feature on my blog. If your Monday mornings have you facing a frustrating commute or a stressed out school-run, then these posts are for you. I mean, who doesn’t need a little bit of crazy to brighten up their day? Let’s kick this off with a lil’ touch of nostalgia. Broom […]

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A big announcement

Before you ask, the answer is no, I am not pregnant. I do however, have, a new baby. This month has seen the launch of Eden Celebration – an event hire and supplies company conceived and owned by yours truly. It’s a one stop shop for all you party and event needs First of all we provide […]

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Black dungarees and a vintage shirt
black dungarees vintage shirt

Remember a few posts ago that I mentioned I wanted a pair of black dungarees? Well, I eventually managed to nab myself a pair. I’m definitely a jeans and t-shirt kind of gal, so any denim that I can dress up or down gets a tick in my book.Dungarees, H&M/White blouse, vintage. Similar here A […]

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One dress, 3 outfits
one dress 3 outfits

So here in the UK spring arrived and we all got a little excited. We shaved our legs (past our knees) and hastily got ourselves beach ready. Unfortunately, just as suddenly as spring came, it soon went away again and we were all left a little disappointed, disgruntled, and cold. Until the warm weather makes […]

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Why I fell out of love with women’s magazines
women's magazines

(….but we still remain friends) I’ve had a long and meaningful relationship with women’s magazines over the years. Our relationship began when I was around 12 when my friends and I moved on from Smash Hits magazine onto the heady heights of Just Seventeen. We would all sit huddled around the same copy in the playground […]

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