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Things I've Loved This Summer

Oh my!!!! It seems like an age since I last wrote a blog post.No excuses. Life just got in the way.But I am back. OK so during one of the hottest Summers in history (yesit reached 40+ºC here in the UK!!)  here are some things that have made life more bearable during the heat. So this is my new fave podcast. I listen to a lot of podcast when workingetc. This one is by Sheri Salata (Oprah fans will...

Things I've Loved This Summer

Oh my!!!! It seems like an age since I last wrote a blog post.No excuses. Life just got in the way.But I am back. OK so during one of the hottest Summers in history (yesit reached 40+ºC here in the UK!!)  here are some things that have made life more bearable during...

I'm Back

OMG!!! It's been a LONG time.I'm not even sure what happened.I think after Christmas I just felt a little burntout with nothing to say.Normally I am "spewing" from all directions and suddenlyI was as dry as the desert.So I decided to take a break.But here's the thing.I missed the connection...

What I Wish For You This Christmas

Well how quick has this Christmas come around, or is it just me? I can't believe it's nearly time for the BIG MAN to arrive. So before we all get sucked into food comas and wrapping paper,   here's what I wish for you: *the joy of finally "getting there" and...

Dress Code: Statement Earrings

Yesterday all the Royals were off to celebrate Prince Charles'70th birthday and it seems everyone got the same memo-go BIG!!!Oversized bling was the way to go.Meghan went for some "borrowed" chandelier diamond drop-earrings which she also wore recently in Fiji. (I'm not sure why I placed Meghan first as I am...

Why Did Meghan Reach For Onyx?

The world has gone Onyx crazy since Meghan was seen wearingan Onyx necklace this week whilst on her and Harry's Australian tour.I've known the powers of Onyx for a long time and it is one of thereasons I sell Onyx pieces and they are some of my best-selling pieces.Here's why:*...

The Woman Who Started This Trend

Well I don't know about you, but it seems you can't open a magazine or turn on the TV without seeing ANIMAL PRINT EVERYWHERE!!!! Did you know this woman started the craze that seems to come back round every year?Jackie Kennedy wearing an Oleg Cassini leopard print coat and hat in...

This Autumn I Wish For You.................

Autumn is one of my favourite seasons-something that  never seemed to exist when I lived in Spain. So it's something I really appreciate now-even more so after the heatwaves of  the past 2.5 months It's a season that always makes me think of new beginnings (perhaps that goes back to...

Mama Mia Mania

Hi there lovely lady! It seems like the whole world has gone Mama Mia mad.  Have you seen the new film yet? One thing is apparent whilst watching either the new film or the first film is how colourful the sets are. But one colour features heavily and that is turquoise; turquoise,...

My Love List

So it's been a while since I posted a Love List, but this monthso many new things have come onto my radar, a couple ofwhich are skin care related.I am always being asked what I use on my skin. I am 50+ I would say 85%of it is genetic.  However I...

5 Spanish Brands To Keep You Cool During The Heatwave

When I lived in Spain I could never get over how cool and freshSpanish women looked even in 45ºc heat.One thing I learned was they have some fab Spanish designers.Spain has always been behind France and Italy (very much the poor relation)when it came to fashion.However with the surge of...

SUMMER EVENTS INSPIRATION (Part 2):

OK, so in my last post I gave some inspiration forattending a formal summer wedding abroad.This week I thought I would give some ideas fora more relaxed, boho-country wedding.These types of weddings call for that illusive casual/smartbalance that is not always easy.So my choice of dress is this gorgeous colourful...

SUMMER EVENTS INSPIRATION-Part 1 (+ a tip you may never have heard of!)

Has Spring arrived where you are?It was here for about 3 days last week and has vanished again. But whilst it was around it made me think of some of the events we have to dress for in the heat. Having lived in Spanish heat for 15 years I became a "comfort...

Flower Power

Has Spring arrived where you are?It hasn't where I am and there doesn't look like much sign of it next week either!So to help us imagine Spring is on its way, I wanted to talk about flower-power.Floral designs are everywhere in the fashion world.MulberryHowever, I'm not sure about you but I tend to keepaway from florals....

Pink Has Become Powerful.

OK, maybe the word "powerful" is too strong.But pink is certainly no longer deemed too girly for seriouswomen.There was a time when pinks were justnot for the serious woman. But with the help ofwomen like Amal Clooney, Victoria Beckham and The Duchess of Cambridge that is no longer the case.The Queen is...

Where's Spring?

Mother Nature is really having fun with us as I write this blog post.It is March and as I look out of my cottage home office windowthe snowing is coming down heavily.WHHHAAAATTT! Never have I known it to snow around the time of my birthday. This is a quick video I shot...

Your Biz. Your Way.

OK, this is a much longer post than I usually do. But I think it will be worth it. You see I recently read a book by Judith Morgan; a book about doing business in a way that suits you. I knew this was my kind of book. So I bought it. Read it...