Monthly Archives: April 2013

Blog Every Day in May

I love a good challenge, especially one that kicks my creative arse into gear. That’s why I’ve signed up to Rosalilium’s month-long challenge to Blog Every Day in May. I feel like I’ve kind of lost my blogging rhythm recently … Continue reading

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Getting ready for my first 10k

If you’ve been hanging around this blog for a year, you may have seen that last year I did my first 5k, a Race for Life event to raise money for Cancer Research. I loved it and the plan was … Continue reading

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Etsy Love: Rose and Water Vintage

There are so many vintage shops on Etsy that it can be hard to stand out, but when I stumbled across Rose and Water Vintage, run by fellow Manchester gal Natalie, her beautifully styled photos and unique collection of carefully … Continue reading

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Long Live the Record Store

Today is Record Store Day, a day that independently owned record stores come together with artists to celebrate the art of music with special events and CD or vinyl releases – nope, no iTunes here! I feel fortunate that I … Continue reading

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The Great British Seaside

I can’t complain too much about the weather on my recent family holiday to dorset; the sun shone and it didn’t rain. But it was the first Easter I’d been down there where we didn’t get to sit on the … Continue reading

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Monkey Tour: Dorset

When Fi and I went on a family holiday to Dorset last month, of course we took our monkey toys (made by Fi) to take part it in the monkey tour. We love taking pictures of them in different surroundings. … Continue reading

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What I Wore: First Day of Spring

Okay, okay, it’s not the first day of spring today, but it was the first day it honestly felt like spring. There’s nothing better than waking up on the first day of the weekend to blue skies and sunshine. I … Continue reading

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Your New Favourite Shop: Peggy Mae Vintage

I’m from a town in the north west of Engand called Stockport. It’s often not much to shout about (though it has just been voted the second happiest place to live in Britain!) but there is a nice little creative … Continue reading

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Weekly Round Up

Hello, I hope you’ve had a good week. I spent most of mine on holiday in Dorset, which was lovely and a very much needed break; life has been pretty full on since Christmas. Since I got back up north, … Continue reading

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Hello, Spring?

So, my brief sojourn away from blogging saw me miss the spring equinox, Easter AND the first day of British summertime. But, you know what, it still doesn’t feel anything like spring, what with this never-ending winter we’ve been experiencing … Continue reading

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