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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A PEPLUM BY THE RIVER

A glorious late summer day was a good  excuse for a drive and an opportunity to spend time by the Tamar River in my OBI watermelon jacket. My cream, grey and white  fedora was a must.  As was my favourite bag,  by Spencer & Rutherford ,purchased many moons ago. A bracelet and  fake pearls also enjoyed the view. We discovered…
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