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I am uninspired! I think we can blame the weather.  The endless grey days have just dragged, leaving me feeling drained and lethargic. It is supposed to be Spring; there should be sunshine, lambs frolicking and tulips galore.   Sadly, the only tulips I’ve seen have been from Tesco’s cut flowers section. I think the snow killed off all the…

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It is beachwear week here at CurvyGirlThin. I can’t help it – heading off to Sardinia next month means that swimwear is at the forefront of my mind! I’ve wanted to go to Sardinia for a long time now but it wasn’t on my travel plans for this year – the focus was more on travelling to places where friends are;…

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They call millennial’s the snowflake generation. They say we take offence easily, we’re less resilient.  That we are vulnerable. Yet you only need to see the chaos the snow has caused the past months to realise that Snowflake isn’t such an antagonistic term.   I prefer to see it as being more ethically minded, more creative, more motivated by life satisfaction…

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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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