People often think I live a rather glamorous life, with my penchant for high heels, flippy skirts and pretty dresses.  The reality couldn’t be further from this image. I live in a sleepy, picture post-card kind of village in Oxfordshire in a 600 year old cottage with doors so low I need to duck to get through them (even without…

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A curvy girl’s Christmas wish list …

Are you starting to feel festive yet? I was late to the festive game this year, something to do with a busy work schedule interrupted by a fortnight in a tropical location has meant that I’ve found it difficult to over indulge in mince pies without any feelings of guilt! However, on Sunday, the husband and I hit Winchester for…
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Masquerade! The Grand Reveal …

A few weeks ago I shared my magical experience of dress shopping for my works do – a spectacular masquerade! I spent hours searching for a dress worthy of the occasion and ordered what I thought would be a wonderful dress, made-to-measure from Etsy.  It was a full-length, black extravaganza with a low back, a v-neck and a golden chain…
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Tis the season for amazing boots …

Boots are amazing!  They can be leather or suede, clumpy or sleek, patent or matt, embellished or simple but they are all amazing.  I should also add that they are all high – at least in my wardrobe where you’ll be hard-pushed to find a flat shoe, let alone a flat boot. Now that autumn is here and winter is…
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A jean day …

I rarely wear jeans for anything other than walking the dog. The truth is, I’m not a huge fan of them.  I don’t find them the comfiest of trousers (especially since leggings made a come back), they don’t seem to be that practical (they’re continually wearing out between the thighs), and they rarely come long enough for me to wear…
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