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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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Change is good.   Change is great.   Change keeps us alive; keeps us striving. Life would be very boring without change. As regular readers are aware, I’m at a cross roads in my life right now.    It is both an exciting time and a terrifying time.   And, of course, my way of dealing with this is to…

Instigating Change in Your Life; simplicity and a capsule wardrobe

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In September 2017, my blog turned three.   It is strange, to look back on those early posts of badly-lit mirror selfies.   My style wasn’t exactly … there.   My house and photography skills certainly weren’t. Curvy Girl Thin was started naively.   I didn’t read other blogs at the time.   I was simply bored; I’d just got…

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  2017 has been a great year for travel taking me to both foreign isles and the peaks of home. There is something about exploring new places; it both relaxes and invigorates, inspires and challenges.  You don’t need to be a seasoned adventurer to experience this; simply getting away from the pressures and stresses of home-life can change your perspective,…

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