SUMMER SALES ‘Twas sunny and the catalogues Did flop and flutter through the door All tempting were the offerings To get you spending more and more Beware the Summer Sales, my friend. The cuts that tempt, the prices slashed Beware the date the sale MUST END To get you through the door in a… Read More Lose Your Heart But Not Your Head
An Essential Exercise After Shopping! Honesty time? I hate shopping. Any kind of shopping really. I manage the weekly grocery shop by going at a time when Tesco’s is almost empty, when the lovely staff have time to chat and I have the most organised list you will ever meet, with my requirements noted in… Read More Which Goes With What – Or the Other Way Round…
What Should You Be Doing Instead? I bought a jacket this week. A lovely geranium pink jacket in a slubby cotton. Nothing strange in that, you might think, but actually yes. You see, I’ve been putting off buying clothes because I really didn’t want to buy clothes in size 16. Which resulted in having no… Read More If you’re sorting your knickers there’s something you’re not doing!
The Body Shaming Issue Just a laugh? I don’t usually do “serious on Facebook. My philosophy is generally one of Some of you who have befriended me on that platform will know that. In fact, I rather pride myself on my ironic and acerbically witty tones But something a friend posted the other day… Read More Body Shaming
Happy Days – Those (Golden) Wonder Years The ever lovely Audrey Hepburn in her iconic role as Holly Golightly “Just at that moment another beastly car came twisting down, and a woman got out of it dressed in the brightest chintz frock I have ever seen, scarlet poinsettias, I think they were, and she had… Read More These (Golden) Wonder Years
What’s Romantic About Uniform? The Spitfire. And to someone who grew up with Biggles, the very name conjures magic… “The shabby little hall, with a dusty dais at the end, had perhaps fifty people in it. About half were young men in uniform, rather outshining the youthful farm workers and shop boys in civvies.… Read More Oh, I love a man in Uniform…. Sadly this is for the girls
The sexy Cadbury’s Flake Girl – was it a phallic symbol – or just chocolate? To answer that question for yourself, just click on the link. “She was tall. Her long hair fell to her waist, framing in gold her pale and lovely face. Her eyes were blue. She wore a loose gown of white cambric,… Read More The Wanderer – Wandering off – Somewhere…