Originality has never really been my thing.   I’m like a sponge; forever inspired by those around me and my style icons are legion! As a teenager my fashion inspiration came from my favourite indie rock bands – all military jackets and 70s dresses with a box cut fringe and chin-length bob.  In fact, I think I’m reverting back to…

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Amazon.co.uk Widgets “Books are a uniquely portable magic.” Stephen King, On Writing a Memoir of the Craft.  I spend a lot of my free time reading. For me, curling up on the sofa with a good book is the ultimate in self care.  It ranks above beauty and pampering, exercising and writing.   Reading even ranks above dog walks, although only…

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It may be hard to believe, but I haven’t always been confident posing before a photographer’s lens; let alone the lens of a glamour photographer. In a recent lingerie post of mine, beautiful woman after beautiful woman said the words ‘I wish I had your confidence‘. You see, on the outside, a glamour photoshoot can be daunting.   The very…

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It’s been a while since since I’ve done a little dog update and my social media has been swamped with people asking how my dear pooch is doing. For those unaware, Fergus was diagnosed with a rare nasal tumour in October last year.  The tumour was eating away his nasal cartilage and threatening to push into his eye and/or brain.…

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  Denim is a new love affair for me. As a plus size woman, I have bought into an idea that denim isn’t really something I can wear.  That it is a tricky item that will never fit me well.   That denim is little more than a convenience piece; a pair of skinny jeans thrown on to walk the…

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