Beauty Favourites

In the past few years I’ve been trying to make more of an effort with my skin care, moving away from the soap-water-moisturiser routine or face wipes *hangs head in shame* I used to use. As I approach *whispers* 35, I’ve noticed a few lines appearing and my skin misbehaving more than usual (with a spell… Continue reading Beauty Favourites

Big fig love

If you’ve read my previous post on jams here then you may already know how much I love figs. No, seriously I really, really love them.       And what’s not to love? Succulent, rich parcels of sweet and juicy flesh, figs symbolise the excesses, headiness and pleasures of summer.  I especially associate them with my… Continue reading Big fig love

Curiosity killed… in Paris! Part deux

If you’re reading this before reading part one, do that and then settle yourself in. I left our little tale at the Musee D’Orsay, the stunning museum of art and sculpture on the Left Bank of the Seine and headed off to another pantheon of culture, the Opera Garnier.   I’ve photographed and walked past this… Continue reading Curiosity killed… in Paris! Part deux