The perfect pair of trousers

The perfect trousers

I’ve always been a trouser person, my parents recently brought back all the photographs from my aunts home, and within them we found a few of when I was a young teen and I was reminded about just how much of a tom boy I once was. While I have moved on from the plaid shirts and baggy jeans, I still yearn after the perfect pair of trousers. Nowadays though I like to go for clothing that is a bit more feminine and this year for me has definitely been the year of the printed trousers. Of course everyone’s likes […]

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This week

This week..

Do you ever feel like you are suddenly getting things sorted then everything crashes down around you again? I sometimes think that is the story of my life. This week was meant to be good – it was my birthday Sunday, we were went to relax Monday and then out for a meal on Tuesday, did it happen. Of course not. I was just heading out of the front door when I heard water from the bathroom – my first thought was it was raining, but no it was too loud, secondly I thought I must have left the tap […]

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Playmobil Christmas Competition

Playmobil Christmas Competition

Christmas cheer is starting to creep in from all around us, from the fact that, that coca cola ad has been on the TV, to the shelves of shops being taken over by food, gifts and ornaments to suit everyone. But I am here today to take you back to your childhood – those days when you couldn’t wait to unwrap the toys that were waiting for you under the tree. Back to the days of Playmobil. This Christmas as like any other, Playmobil are offering a whole host of different ideas for the young, including advent calendars to help the […]

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Are glasses fashionable again

Are glasses fashionable again?

A combination of trends is bringing glasses back into fashion in a big way. As the likes of Google glass increasingly have futurephiles adopting interesting eyewear, the craze for retro styles in high fashion means striking older looks are coming back, with models sporting frames that dominate their features.  If you’re shy about wearing glasses in public, now’s the time to reconsider—they could make you look impressively chic. Celebrity eyewear Interstellar star Anne Hathaway may not wear them onscreen but she’s been rocking tortoiseshell-effect frames at press conferences and parties in the past few months, as have models Eva Longoria […]

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Cotswold Frock Shop

Christmas at The Cotswold Frock Shop + Competition

Christmas is just around the corner and while we think about what presents to get for others, why don’t we all think about spoiling ourselves a little as well. After all Christmas is the party season and invitations might just start appearing in your mail soon, so why not think about getting yourself a new dress and make sure you are the belle of the ball. The Cotswold Frock Shop specialize in occasion wear, from wedding dresses, to the grooms suit, mother of the bride outfits and some beautiful prom dresses. Established back in 1988 this wonderful store, which as […]

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coffee

How to enjoy luxury coffee at home this winter

You have no doubt noticed that winter is closing in – the signs are all around us, and they are difficult to ignore. That extra nip in the air, the gradually increasing desire to turn up the heat, and making a mental note to buy a new pair of gloves are all sure-fire signs that it is about to get a lot colder, and we are all about to need a whole lot more comfort food – and drink. For many of us, good coffee is a must-have all year round, but it is particularly important during the winter months. […]

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