Category Archives: Handbags

Wardrobe planning #12: Preparing for warmer weather

As yesterday was when the clocks changed – Spring Forward, Fall Back – it seems fitting to think about planning my clothes and accessories for warmer weather. Mind you, here in the UK we can still expect to have snow, … Continue reading

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Outfit of the day 15/02/17

Brr! It is still so cold and wet, so I wrapped myself up warmly today in this thick navy wool jumper and a really old, over 30 years, but well-loved silk scarf. This outfit breaks all of my colour rules … Continue reading

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Outfit of the day 07/02/17

Whoop! I managed to go out today! Lovely Husband took us both to the garden centre where we had tea and a short walk. Not very exciting for most people, but an achievement for me. We couldn’t stay very long … Continue reading

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Wardrobe planning #05 – organisation

Dilemma: how to change a wardrobe that suited my working life to fit with retirement? In 2014, I officially retired from my position as a school librarian. As I had been off work for some time with illness, this was … Continue reading

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Museum shopping #01: Victoria and Albert 02/02/17

Yesterday’s post about Egyptian motifs led me to think about other ways of shopping for styles from the ancient world. And that took me to thoughts about museum shops. For those of us who cannot get to see wonderful exhibitions … Continue reading

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Outfit of the day 26/01/17

This afternoon, I went to the local cinema with Younger Son to see Rogue One – all good fun science fiction with loads of action, the usual daft plot holes and an intriguing CGI version of Peter Cushing. We really … Continue reading

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Outfit of the day 11/01/17

Well, I am feeling really poorly today, so will probably end up in bed for the duration! Never mind, I have still put on something quite nice on the top half, even though I have my pyjama bottoms on the lower half. If I do manage to go out, I will change into jeans and […]

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