If we take away sun, ice cream, picnics, beach days, long country dog walks, BBQs and boat trips, my favourite thing about summer is that it allows for such a minimalistic skincare and make up regime. I have, and always will be, minimal with my skincare and makeup. But there is something about the summer that allows me to strip…

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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’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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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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It seems customary, at the turn of a year, to reflect back on the past twelve months, to revel on the highs and lament on the lows.   Yet for me, looking back on the previous months, has never felt quite right – especially so with 2017 which has felt a little … well, a little none. You see, there…

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