Category Archives: 2013

So long 2013

2013 was a year of change for me. I think I thought this about 2012, but that was change that I chose. To be honest, 2013 has been a year in which much has happened that completely blindsided me; some … Continue reading

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Long weekends are for…

Well, blogging every day in November hasn’t gone so well. Unfortunately I just haven’t had the time between the day job and working on a commission. I might try to catch, but I might not… we’ll see how things go. … Continue reading

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Light

Happy Diwali! Today’s Blog Every Day In November topic is light, to celebrate the Hindu festival. My name, Lucy, actually means light, which is worth remembering on dark days. This topic got me thinking about how much we take light … Continue reading

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Autumn Baking: Beetroot Brownies

Putting vegetables in cake is really nothing new (carrot cake anyone?) but I’d never tried putting beetroot and chocolate together, despite it being a pretty popular combination now. However I’d always wanted to give it a go, so I thought … Continue reading

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Blogging Every Day In November (plus an introduction)

Don’t you just love it when you set yourself a challenge and then almost fall at the first hurdle? A week or so ago I signed up to Blogging Every Day in November, but the first day of November has … Continue reading

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My First Vintage Kilo Sale

It’s no secret that I loves me some vintage. I’ve been buying it since I was 16 from boutiques and charity shops, but in all this time I’d never ventured to a kilo sale (you buy clothing by weight rather … Continue reading

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Meet Bonham

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you may have spotted a furry little addition to my household. Introducing Bonham (named after the Led Zeppelin drummer John, shortenable to Bon after AC/DC’s Bon Scott, previously named Elvis. Yeah, he’s … Continue reading

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Screen Stockport: A Night at The Plaza

I’ve lived in or near Stockport for most of my life, but until just over a week ago I’d never made it into the town’s historic Plaza theatre and cinema. Originally opened in 1932, the theatre was turned into a … Continue reading

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Fashion’s Night Out: Vintage Pop Up

Last week, Vogue’s Fashion’s Night Out event came to my home city of Manchester for the first time… well, we do like to shop up here! There were fashion talks, catwalks (and cultural walks), band performances, DJ sets, makeovers and … Continue reading

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Fruit and Seed Flapjacks

Another baking post! Something about the colder weather turns me into a baking fiend. And this one is about one of my favourite autumn/winter ingredients… oats. Oats with everything, I say. The other day I got a craving to make … Continue reading

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