Travelling Memoirs with Smythson

Everyone knows the best things come in blue boxes, but my favourite shade of blue is that of Smythson. The exquisite luxury goods label has been mentioned more than a few times on my blog, and I’ve been lusting after one of their iconic notebooks for quite some time now! So when the postman stood at my door, holding a…
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A trip to see the Moscow City Ballet perform Swan Lake at …

Recently the ladies in my family were treated to the most unforgettable day by my Grandma. My mum, Auntie Jane, sister Zoe, Grandma and myself headed to the beautiful city of Bath to watch the Moscow City Ballet perform Swan Lake at the Theatre Royal. I’ve always dreamt of seeing Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. Everything from the haunting violins and songbird notes of the…
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AUTUMN ESSENTIALS

Blackberry Picking Amongst the Brambles

 Every year, when Autumn arrives, it is tradition to hunt down jewelled brambles and pluck lustrous blackberries from their thorny entanglements. In Somerset, my family and I head to familiar countryside spots where, like every year, blackberries can be found in abundance. Wrapped up warm with a bag in hand, we forage enough blackberries to make a years supply of…
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A tribute to a fashion icon: Oscar de la Renta

Yesterday the world lost one of fashions most iconic and loveable designers of the last century. Oscar de la Renta passed away aged 82 leaving a vibrant and fairy-tale legacy behind him. Known for his classic, feminine and All-American gowns that governed all eyes at fashion week, his bridal collections soon became just as popular, with many brides-to-be dreaming of…
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