Top 5 things to do on a wet UK Bank Holiday Monday

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Bank Holiday Mondays are those days when the weekend is magically extended by a day. One whole day earmarked for lie-ins, explorations and plans to embrace the great outdoors (sometimes at vintage fairs). Inevitably said plans go awire when it Continue reading

At the (blog) hop! Find out what makes me, and other bloggers, tick

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As I’m hopping about from house to house, and job to job, it seems fitting that I was invited to take part in a blog hop! The uber lovely Amy from Almond Rock is incredibly nifty with a needle and thread Continue reading

Coming out of the (vintage) closet: Oxfam and Channel 4’s This Old Thing team up to get Britain loving second-hand fashion

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I’ve just finished catching up with the final episode of This Old Thing where that 1950’s three-piece beach outfit (with matching shorts!) was unearthed *hubba hubba*. It seems fitting that today is also the day when Oxfam and presenter and Continue reading

Knickers, pints and cobbles: The one where I go all northern at Coronation Street: The Tour before my southern migration

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As the headline suggests I’m flying my northern bird nest and heading down to the warmer climes of the big smoke. After a difficult couple of months personally I’ve decided to bid adieu to my lovely work colleagues and friends (pictured Continue reading