The Rehabilitated Fashion Victim

The Rehabilitated Fashion Victim

In my last few posts, I have almost exclusively written about mental health. I loved blogging about Heidi Herkes and how her life-changing accident not only affected her state of mind but also her personal style. She found a way to be helpful to others and build a new...
Let Go

Let Go

I’ve always has an addictive, obsessive personality which has sometimes manifested in the way I dress. Looking  back through my blog, I can see the various periods when I would become preoccupied with one particular thing, but this behaviour predates blogging by...
How to Shop Now

How to Shop Now

I have been thinking about my problematic relationship with the fashion industry recently. I used to live and breathe fashion, when I was a personal stylist and then an editor at an online magazine, I was thrilled to go to the shows at London Fashion Week. I was eager...
Addictions Unlimited

Addictions Unlimited

I’m currently suffering brutal withdrawal symptoms from a 10-a-day coffee habit. I saw my doctor the other week, who asked how much coffee I drank. When I admitted my dirty secret, he was aghast. I hadn’t realised how bad it was until I thought about it...
Multitasking

Multitasking

The week before last I wrote about how I have given up alcohol for good, I had a lot of lovely and supportive messages and I appreciated all of them. Thank you to everyone who got in touch. January was a tough month, what with one thing and another. I always find the...
The loves and loathes of Fashion

The loves and loathes of Fashion

I have a complicated relationship with fashion. In many ways, I love it. I’m fascinated by the relentless creativity of the designers who produce new work, season after season. They have an uncanny synchronism with the zeitgeist and independently sense that...

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