Author Archives: Vicky

Stir Up Sunday

It was Stir Up Sunday yesterday, the last Sunday before Advent and traditionally the day people make their Christmas Puddings. Many’s the year that I’ve helped Mum make the Christmas Pudding, in fact Mum and Dad always said I was … Continue reading

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Happy Fathers’ Day

It’s been a while since I posted but today seems a good day to start again. Today is the first Fathers’ Day without Dad but I’m not writing this with a heavy heart. I could bemoan that he was taken … Continue reading

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Dressed for threes

So, three days in work this week and three weeks till I jet off to the sunshine for my Birthday. I can’t blooming wait to feel the sun on my skin and sit and read books while enjoying a cocktail … Continue reading

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Dressed for a tea party

On Saturday Isla and I went to Olive&Em’s first tea party and had a lovely time, check out my blog on our afternoon here For the tea party I wore River Island trousers, Mum’s kimono blouse from M&S and cardigan … Continue reading

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Introducing….Olive&Em

On Saturday Isla and I attended a lovely tea party held by Emily from Olive&Em. Olive&Em is a vintage crockery hire business run by my lovely friend Emily Bowyer, named after her Grandmother Olive. On her website she shares her … Continue reading

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Spread the Grumbi love….

I think you all know by now that Isla and I are a little bit addicted to Grumbi Dolls. Just take a look at our collection…. Mr and Mrs Grumbi Isla with Fairy, Vintage and Rudolph Grumbi My Grumbi badge … Continue reading

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Dressed for A Little Bird Told Me Sew

Here I am at Woodchip Boutique’s new home…A Little Birdie Told Me Sew. I’ve been a big fan of Donna and Kim’s creativity and talent since seeing them at Vintage Village and was lucky enough to have them at our … Continue reading

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Dressed for probate

Every day brings us another day closer to having dealt with the practical side of Mum and Dad’s death. Al and I met in Manchester today to complete probate, so that’s a big part of the administration over. It’s a … Continue reading

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Dressed for Martin Mere

Today I spent the day at Martin Mere with Lyndon and Isla, I’ve not been there since I was young when I went with Mum and Dad. We had a good walk and were shown round by a tour guide … Continue reading

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The journey back home…

So last week I made the journey up to Scotland to take Dad back to his final resting place, not a bad spot is it? This is the river Clyde, opposite Dad’s childhood home and also where my Aunt Isla … Continue reading

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