The Big Smoke

The Big Smoke

When I become fixated on something I find it hard to shift. For example, my current preoccupation with a 70’s inspired bohemia has set in and I’m unlikely to move onto something else for ages. A soft, free-floating look calls for something tough to ground...
Beyond the Fringe

Beyond the Fringe

During my gap year – longer ago than I care to remember – I went to Thailand. Needless to say, I hung out on the pristine white beaches, swam in the aquamarine ocean and drank cocktails served in small plastic buckets. Before heading home I scoured the...
Modern Marilyn

Modern Marilyn

Marilyn Monroe has been appointed the new global ambassador for Max Factor. I’m not sure what I think about Marilyn’s posthumous new job – particularly as the brand is taking credit for the iconic Marilyn ‘look’. This is a dubious claim...
Smoke House

Smoke House

Over the last couple of years I have become obsessed with makeup, in fact a friend of a friend who has been following my blog asked if I had indulged in a little plastic surgery. This isn’t true, I haven’t gone under the knife or had botox. I think the...
Walk like an Egyptian

Walk like an Egyptian

We got a kitten! I wasn’t going to write about her  but it occurred to me that the internet is made of cats so I might as well throw my hat into the ring. Her name is Cleopatra, Cleo for short, she’s a cross between an Egyptian Mau and a Bengal. We named...

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