Posts Tagged "Shoes"

Black Flats for Autumn

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Fashion & Beauty | 0 comments

When it comes to shoes, I like to wear heels, but after a day hobbling round Plymouth’s cobbled streets yesterday I thought maybe I should embrace flats! On my lunch break I popped into New Look to see what black ballet flats they had in store, that would be suitable for work. I love that the shoe section had its own separate area with a big ‘Shoe Heaven’ sign above it, and lo and behold, what a choice of shoes! From their huge selection, these are my four top black flats for this autumn:     1. Black Patent Low Heel Ballet Pumps These, for me, are the perfect...

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Winner of Aspire Style Giveaway

Posted by on Dec 10, 2011 in Giveaways | 0 comments

It’s more exciting than the XFactor Final, it’s the winner of my amazing Aspire Style Giveaway!     You showed a lot of love for Aspire, and picked some wonderful items from their store that caught your fancy. Unfortunately there can only be one winner of the fantastic bundle of goodies worth £50 from Aspire, and to choose I turned to help from Random.Org:     The number picked was 14, which was that given to the comment by … Michelle Campbell. Congratulations Michelle! I will be in touch to arrange delivery of your fabulous prize. Commiserations to...

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Costume and Cake: Mother’s Day at Killerton House

Posted by on Apr 4, 2011 in Travel & Leisure | 7 comments

I had the most perfect Mother’s Day yesterday, beginning with my teenage son bringing me a cup of tea in bed – bliss! My daughter and her boyfriend then visited for the day and took me to Killerton House, a National Trust property, for a four-course Mother’s Day lunch. They stayed overnight so we had a fun-filled evening at home afterwards, and I went to bed a very happy (and over-stuffed, plus slightly tipsy) Mum.   Killerton House, Devon, Photograph © Copyright Derek Harper and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence   Killerton was built in...

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Back on track(s)

Posted by on Mar 30, 2011 in Fashion & Beauty, Travel & Leisure | 4 comments

Forgive me readers for I have neglected you – it’s been nearly a week since my last blog post … My only excuse is that I have been so busy, and travelling a lot on trains. I arrived home from London at around 2am this morning, and woke to this sight beside my bed this morning:   I think this says it all – a change of shoes, washbag, notebook and train tickets seem to have been my constant companions the last couple of weeks, that and train food/snacks:   Thankfully, I will now be staying put for the next couple of weeks, so am looking forward to keeping more...

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