Skimming through my wardrobe, I'm left with a big fat feeling of dissatisfaction at the moment. How did I end up with a few over-done, immensely over-worn pieces bought many moons ago, aka back when my mum bought most of my clothes, and a smattering of quickly regretted and meaningless garments from the following couple of… Continue reading investing in the ‘forever’.
FINALLY CHRISTMAS. It’s good to be home, smell the Christmas tree, and have some fine weather. Currently preparing my body for some eating overdoses which are inevitable in my family, and catching up on very old recorded TV shows. Leaving work yesterday, with the coming 3 week break, was a wonderful feeling. All the stress… Continue reading want list :: appliqué.
Black Friday almost pulled through for me, or got close to dragging me into it’s bottomless pit of debt, whichever way you choose to look at it. My first purchase from The Outnet nearly came to be, until it just didn’t (boo shipping costs to Australia), which was definitely an appreciated decision for my bank… Continue reading want list :: it.
So far I’ve been pretty good at avoiding the trendy-designer gym wear, and have stuck to my ugly old thangs. The tops that used to be wearable and are now holey and thin - therefore perfect for a workout. Mismatched socks and almost-vintage leggings. Only once have I outlaid some money for Lorna Jane, and… Continue reading want list :: athletica.
One of the things I have always wanted to learn is to crochet. My great-grandma had this amazing talent for crocheting squares which then became the warmest little blankets ever, perfect for sisterly huddles and Mary Poppins viewing. The skill has been passed on to my grandma, and I should be next. Keep that old… Continue reading want list :: lock up your nanna.
I'm sure I'm not the only person who will occasionally have a sob day - you get home from work and at some point between then and sleep you manage to burst into tears, without even a specific cause. Actually I KNOW I'm not the only one, that's something that all girls schools are very… Continue reading want list :: karen walker as always.
If I had only one wish from a genie I would ask for the endless summer, so my fingers and toes would never know the cold - be protected from it forever. Because I don't like my chances of finding an antique genie bottle, I have a slightly more feasible plan. Time to invest in… Continue reading want list :: some warmth.