Monthly Archives: September 2011

Comedy in a Camper Van

Fi has written a review of her friend (and one time roommate) Laura Mugridge’s one-woman comedy show. Each show only has an audience of five people, because it happens in a camper van! How cool? And Fi was lucky enough to get a spot when the … Continue reading

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The Handmade Market

We’re so excited to announce that we’re going to be attending our first official event as Fi & Me this Sunday at The Handmade Market. It’s in an old Victorian market hall in our home town, which makes it extra special. … Continue reading

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Oaty Apple Muffins

Hello. I hope that everyone is having a lovely Sunday. I’ve been enjoying the unexpected sun, watching Ponyo (SO cute!) and doing a bit of baking. Yes, with more apples (see my last baking endeavour here). Cause my mum seems to think you can never … Continue reading

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What I Wore: Colour Pop

Welcome to my first outfit post. It’s pretty scary, cause it’s like – hey, there’s a picture of me. On the internet. Yikes! But I’m not professing to be any kind of model, it’s all about sharing my love of handmade/vintage … Continue reading

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5 things to be happy about today

Crisp sunny autumn weather Lunch time walks in the park With hot chocolate And fungi foraging And random sheep

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Dressmaking 101

One of the things on my list of 27 things to do at 27 (which I really should post here) is to make my own clothing from scratch – at least one piece. I’m thinking a dress, cause I totally don’t have … Continue reading

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100 Years of Style

I can’t stop watcing this video! The outfits are so well researched, the choreography is brilliant and the editing is slick (I can’t even imagine how hard that was to do). I especially love the 40s/50s bits, for the clothes … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Freddie

Today would have been Freddie Mercury’s 65th birthday and, to celebrate, today’s Google Doodle is all about the great man, check it out… There’s also a great article on the Guardian website about what he’d be doing if he were still alive today. … Continue reading

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Vintage Finds: Make Do and Mend Fair

This Saturday saw the second ‘Make Do and Mend Vintage Fair’ hit Macclesfield. For what is quite a small town, Macclesfield has a few really good retro, vintage and antique shops, plus the monthly Treacle Market – which is always good for scouting out vintage treats. It was great … Continue reading

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