Today I received the most touching and beautiful Christmas card from Mr.B. Every year he forgets to buy one, panics, and on Christmas Eve commissions Miss S to make one. This year was no different, and now that the girls are older and more business savvy, he had to pay hard cash to get one. … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Last weekend, on a splendid sunny day, we were invited to a lunchtime BBQ at our next-door neighbour’s place. It was lovely to catch up with them and their new baby boy, relaxing on a rug on their lawn with a drink in hand, and admiring their tiny, but very productive veggie patch. A perfect day. They put on … Continue reading The Perfect Combination of Salad and Dessert.
I have been living in Australia for 16 years, and I still cannot get used to Christmas in summer. I saw a notice in our local paper for kids to join Santa at a pool party. It’s not right. Snow capped fir trees and jolly, fat men in warm, red jackets have no place in … Continue reading It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas . . . Or is it?
Originally posted 12/12/2013
Today I’m going to share with you how I have learned to refresh my life with ‘vintage’ finds. I was starting to feel that all my clothes were boring – that’s always dangerous. Don’t get me wrong, I have loads of fantastic clothes I’ve collected over years in the fashion industry, but there’s no place for silk … Continue reading A Spring Tan
Originally published 9/12/2013