Category Archives: My musings

To Satchel or Zatchel….

…that is the question! Mothers Day is a mere two weeks away and in an attempt to make it a little more bearable than last year I’m planning my present to myself. I’ve been fancying a satchel from the Cambridge … Continue reading

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Two down….thirty four to go

In my The Gift of Giving post before Christmas I shared with you one of four Hermès Scarves I inherited from my Mum. I also promised to show you thirty six ways to tie a scarf, as detailed in the lovely … Continue reading

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A vintage haul

Yesterday I had a lovely time meeting up with friends and perusing the wares at Stockport’s Vintage Village. I can’t believe it’s been nearly a year since I last went, but even though it had been so long they hadn’t … Continue reading

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National Libraries Day

I’ve just found out it’s National Library’s Day today and I couldn’t let it go unmarked. Both my Mum and Dad were librarians, in fact they met on their library course in their late teens/early twenties. Mum went back to … Continue reading

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Make a splash…vintage style

Looking for a good swimming costume is a little bit like the search for the perfect pair of jeans; much sought after but not often found. That was until a couple of years ago when I stumbled across For Luna … Continue reading

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The Gift of Giving

With Christmas on its way I’ve been giving gifts a lot of thought, picking some up for friends, family and of course a few for me Today I’ve been thinking about gifts in their widest sense and that what you … Continue reading

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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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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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My story….

This is my new Story Bracelet by Kranz and Ziegler, just like other charm bracelets you can buy a variety of different charms but I love the fact that it is on this lovely leather plait. You can get all … Continue reading

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