Monthly Archives: September 2013

Fashion Meets Music


There is a new trend taking over our London towns.

It’s the rise of of the ‘pop up’! From bars to shops these temporary venues are appearing all over the capital. The trend involves “popping-up” one day, then disappearing after anywhere from one day to several weeks, or even months later. Popular by marketers for seasonal  items such as Halloween and Christmas items, it’s a great way to showcase products.. but last week seasonal items were far from my mind!

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Topsy’s (class ACT) Testimonial


When people ask me what my husband does for a living, I usually mumble incoherently  about ‘charity’ and ‘marketing’ before  raving about CityHill because although we talk  about his work tasks and projects, I shamefully don’t know too much about the charity.

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Literally, Baking Mad



The girl who tried cakes from over 20 cake companies before finding my wedding cake – that’s me! The girl who when working from home often bakes and eats cakes for lunch, – guilty, that’s also me (admittedly some are extremely healthy) and that girl who squealed at finding one of the few places in the UK that serves a wonderfully moist trés leches cake (native to Mexico)- yep sorry for those burst eardrums, that was also me!

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London Fashion Week S/S 14


My hearty chuckles at the prospect of an Indian Summer this September were justified as the heavens open and an Indian monsoon  reared it’s ugly head over the opening of London Fashion Week, Spring/Summer 2014.

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Ebony and Ivory III

September 11th 2010

In case you haven’t noticed me harping on about it on various social media, today is my 3rd (Leather)  wedding anniversary, and I’ve been what some people might think is over the top about it because in my eyes marriage these days is either a total flash in the pan or like dog years. In our society  people give up way too easily, but I’m also aware that one year can feel like 7 (or maybe 10) and, the fact I’ve spent the last two years of marriage residing with my in -laws, definitely means in my reality I’m celebrating my diamond wedding anniversary!

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Hello, September!


I absolutely adore the month of September- it’s my favourite month of the entire year, and not just because it happens to be both my birthday and wedding anniversary month, and as much as I adore all that is sartorial, it’s not even because it is THE fashion month of the universe…

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