A relaxing country week-end in the Cotswolds

A relaxing country week-end in …

I have returned to London feeling relaxed and refreshed. We spent a wonderful week-end in the beautiful Cotswold village of Chipping Camden. We went for long walks over the gently rolling hills attempting to make the best of the “now…

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Out of date make-up and health hazards

Out of date make-up and …

I must confess that I am very bad about throwing out my old make up. Probably for four reasons:- It may have cost quite a lot to purchase in the first place It may have become an old friend and…

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Easter in the South of France

Easter in the South of …

The “météo” report. At last a few rays of sunshine interspersed with showers.  The wind is still a little chilly but a million times warmer that Paris or London. The Easter holidays are not as long here as in the…

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A good clear out or a "vide-grenier"

A good clear out or …

There is a vague stirring of Spring here in London after a long cold winter. Now seemed the ideal moment for a good clear out. It is amazing how much “stuff” we seem to acquire over the years that remains…

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Effortless sophisticated clothes

Effortless sophisticated clothes

One of my intentions for this year is to buy fewer clothes and to concentrate on better quality fabrics. While having an annual wardrobe cull and at the same time analysing the garments that have lasted the course of time…

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