Take 12 Trips


Dundalk, Ireland

Last September my friend Clare from Need Another Holiday set herself a challenge to Take 12 Trips in a year. These could be anything from a day trip to a short break to a long vacation. Thinking what a fabulous idea this was I decided to join her to see if I too could discover […]

Follies at Packwood


Packwood, Warwickshire

I’m glad to say, even though autumn has taken it’s grip, I’m still remembering summer days out. I love spending time with my nephews and late in the summer we spent the afternoon exploring the Follies at Packwood in Warwickshire. The Follies were produced by Hilary Jack, who had been commissioned by Packwood, creating the mystical, […]

All Wrapped Up


Sequinned scarves

The mornings and evenings have definitely started to have that cool crisp autumn feel.  The leaves are changing colour with glimmers of gold and red glistening in the sunshine. The onset of autumnal weather means I get to wear one of my favourite accessories. Scarves. For at least six months of the year I will […]

As American as Cherry Pie


Le Keux Milk Shake Bar and Soda Shop

Since visiting an all American diner on Route 66 during my first visit, many years ago, to America I’ve had a thing for this traditionally American eatery.  There’s something about the style, of them, that gets me excited as I was that first time.  I’ve recently discovered a vintage American diner a little closer to […]

Neutral Tones


Wallis Style Adviser

My city chic style includes a number of neutral tones as the building blocks for my capsule wardrobe. A colour that seems to be appearing more and more is stone. I’ve always liked camel as it is a classic with black, navy and red. But I’m finding stone is a a great alternative and a […]

Exclusive Blogger for Grand Central Birmingham


Exclusive Blogger for Grand Central

I’m extremely excited to have been chosen as an exclusive blogger for Grand Central Birmingham. If you’ve not heard, Grand Central is the exciting new retail development that will see Birmingham’s dynamic cityscape expand to create a dynamic environment in which to shop and dine.  When Grand Central opens its doors, in September 2015, there […]