Burnt Orange In The Park

Out and about, visiting one of our local parks, named Princess Square, which has been a public garden since the 1850’s.  The  imposing fountain has been in its pride of place since 1857 and the fish  in the outside ponds have provided much entertainment for generations of children, including my sister and I and then our children. A duster coat…
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THE LITTLE TOUCHES

Autumn has finally arrived in my part of the world, bringing some much needed rain and cooler temperatures. I love Autumn it is my favourite time of year,  not just in the garden but in my clothes as well. I love the little touches on this sweater, the cutout on the shoulder, the bow on the neck and the contrast…
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ANIMAL PRINT AND VINTAGE

Standing next to my husband’s pride and joy, an MG TD 1953. This car and I were both born in the same year. The car is now classified as vintage for registration purposes, so I’m not sure if that makes me vintage too. Adding a red sash, from another dress, changes the look of a coat that I have owned…
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CHARTREUSE AND SOLIDAGO

Enjoying early Autumn sun in the garden with a plant known as Solidago or Golden Rod behind me. The top I’m wearing has come out a paler yellow but is really much brighter, a true bright chartreuse.  Note to self must remember not to wear voluminous tops . (specially when its breezy, looking pregnant, impossible at 60). Put this in…
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A CHANGE IS IN THE AIR

Wearing black and white, a summer staple of mine. This shirt by Nicola Waite from several seasons ago  still continues to be a favourite. My black straw jockey style cap purchased  this year has fast become a go to. I have been making the most of our early Autumn  weather, spending much time in my garden, it is in need…
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