Black & White

A dinner date with my husband, John, to our favourite special occasion restaurant and a sudden drop in temperatures made me rethink my original choice of outfit. After a quick wardrobe check, I settled on this black and white jacket , bustier and long flowing skirt. The last time I wore this outfit was to my nephews wedding some time…
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That Time Again

It is that time of the year again, tomorrow marks another year older for me. I have no fear  of ageing , I plan to embrace the wisdom that comes with the passage of time. Part of the wisdom is to accept the  passage that life takes us on, even if the road is never as smooth as we hope.…
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Roses and Shoes

Two very different passions, a love of roses and also a love of shoes. My roses are now in full bloom filling the air with their intoxicating scent. Most of my roses are heritage roses. Not only do I love their beauty and perfume,  the history behind each one is for me fascinating. Taking in the fragrance of one  of…
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One Year On

This post for me is a bit of a milestone, I have now been  blogging for one year. The blog started as a prelude to my 60th. birthday. A challenge for this extremely technically challenged soul, to learn something new and if I am honest to prove to my family that I could. Sometimes , as on occasion was evident…
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Halloween, Not Really

Halloween is not really enjoyed here. When I was growing up we only ever saw images of Halloween through American TV series. Somehow Halloween doesn`t seem right in Spring, maybe  that`s why it hasn`t really caught on here. We now see supermarkets trying to promote it,  with related products, not big sellers I`m sure. So no wonderful costume ideas from…
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