Writer at work

Writer at work

I feel I should explain why my blogging has been so infrequent over the last couple of weeks. I’m in the final stages of a writing project that I’ve been working on for the last year or so. I can’t reveal what it is just yet, but I’m very...
Imagine

Imagine

I’ve been listening to John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ over the past few days. Written during the Cold War, Lennon’s message is as pertinent now as it was 45 years ago. The senseless acts of terror in Paris last Friday night are tragic and...

Brownstone

There are certain items that make up the bed rock of a wardrobe, for most women the key pieces are jeans. For me, it’s pleated-skirts and chunky-heeled boots. Every season for the past four or five years, the midi pleated-skirt has been my go to item. This...

The Party Line

With the party season on the horizon, the shops are filled with sparkly frocks and glittery shoes. Although I love a bit of shimmer, the sequin embellished Christmas-party look is so ubiquitous, it’s easy to end up dressed like everyone else. To avoid this I...
Death by finance

Death by finance

I often marvel at how multi-talented emerging designers have to be to break through and make it. It’s not enough to make beautiful, interesting clothes – financial and commercial concerns lie in a delicate balance with creativity. In the last 10 years, two...

Pin It on Pinterest