NEW MEXICO: Bandelier National Monument


NEW MEXICO: Bandelier National Monument

NEW MEXICO: Bandelier National Monument
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Travel and explore this beautiful world we live in 💯❤️

Bringing some Moroccan chic into your garden


Good morning folks

It’s a grey Monday morning in London but we won’t let that damned out spirits. I’m thinking gardening today on my day off work. I’ve been transported to somewhere exotic with a flavour of Morocco and these imagines just invoked some romantic gestures into my heart.

Dinner should never be boring

Outdoor dining should be enchanting. Lighting, cushions and flowers everywhere. Fine dining at its best with touches of home comforts. Sometimes we don’t appreciate the spaces we are fortunate to have in London. Having a garden is such a privilege in the urban jungle of concrete. Let your garden become your Santuary. Your place away from the hustle and bustle where you can be truly relaxed and enclosed in peace.

Lay down darling….Rest your head, put your feet up with a good read and a glass of Chardnay and enjoy some peace.

I love having some outdoor space it’s my place to run away from the world and the place the kids stay away from as I will ask them to do some gardening and they usually run a mile. So it’s mainly mine shared with two dogs and a couple squirrels. It’s my peace.

The ultimate outdoor waterfall shower

Now I don’t have one of these but it hit the spot! I think this is divine and bringing the indoors, outdoor is just such a wonderful idea if you have the weather for it. Bathing amongst Mother Nature can get better than this in the city. I think this is a wonderfully simple idea but one that can bring such peace and tranquillity to one outdoor space. This is definitely one to explore further.

Whatever you do today make it worthwhile, don’t waste this day, you won’t get another like it again. Do something your future self will thank you for .

Have a great week xoxo

Self Love isn’t Selfish


If you don’t take control over your time and your life, other people with hire you to take care of theirs.

Now let that just resonate in your mind for a moment. Think about that quote and read again if needed. It’s simply talking about ‘Self Love’ and filling your happiness cup.

I’m sure you are totally aware of how essential it is to take care of your mind body and spirit. I won’t lecture you on the pros and cons , but I will say this, work productively and efficiently; look after your well-being, your health is what holds things together. Your mental health being the most important as it shapes everything you think and do.

Stress and overwork will kill you eventually, this is the honest truth.Nothing like a breakdown to show you how strong you need to be to hold things together. But without good mental health that hold can easily slip. Practice self care, take a break from everything once in a while and re-focus. The mind is only as good as its holder. You can’t be successful without a good knowledge of self.

Develop techniques that will bring balance to to hectic days. Pause and take a deep breath before making hasty decisions; write stuff down and tick them off when accomplished and develop a good bedtime routine. Early nights does wonders for the skin, energy levels and focus.

Keep moving. Literally pick yourself up go outside and breathe. Moving around does wonders for focusing the mind whilst inducing endorphins into the body. Exercise to stretch muscles and gain more energy. Don’t stay stagnant all the time get the blood pumping and watch how much better you feel in minutes.

Just remember to take time out for you. You don’t need to explain it; you don’t need to make excuses for doing it but you need your own space in order to keep living a fulfilling and successful life.

Fill your soul with happiness, love and great friendships 🥰

I am really busy…


Well, it’s a lazy Sunday for me and the family. Everyone has isolated themselves into their corners. My son is arguing with fortnite with friends; the daughter is cooped up like a bird in her room and the dogs are snoring after a long walk in one of #londons enchanting woods.

Days really can’t get any better. Sometimes we need days of absolute nothing, ones that happen organically and have no really purpose other than to exist. Some days need to be spent in pure relaxation mode with spontaneous burst of excitement.

I hope you are using this day to re-charge those batteries; let the mind wonder on things at have no financial rewards but spiritual purpose. Be in the company of joyous souls, eat a good meal with loved ones or even alone, enjoy your time. Life shouldn’t always be chaos and hustle, sometimes we just need slippers and a good read.

A Sunday well spent brings a week of contentment

Continue this day in good form, prepare for the week ahead, pack your work bag, sort that killer outfit then sit back and watch an afternoon movie. Use the rest of today to fill your happiness and appreciate every moment.

Live, Love, Life xoxo

The countdown to .. London Fashion Week Fall/Autumn 2015/16


Ladies and Gents

It’s two days before the start of what will be London Fashion Week. So to ensure you have everything you need i have put together some of the highlights to watch out for, alongside the full schedule for shows. Now if you are fortunate enough to have front row seats, ‘darling enjoy’ but for the rest of us mere mortals I have every link and schedule to ensure I’m up to date on the trends for next season.

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THE ABOVE IMAGES ARE FROM THE HOUSE OF HOLLAND COLLECTION FALL 2015)

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(THE ABOVE IMAGES ARE FROM THE VIVIENNE WESTWOOD RED LABEL COLLECTION FALL 2015)

LONDON FASHION WEEK SCHEDULE

(Click the Link to full schedule)

London Fashion week kicks off with the following:

THURSDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER
18:00 – 21:00    Maya Magal x Amber Anderson Launch Party Event
19:00 – 21:00   Galeria Melissa & Rollacoaster invite you to celebrate London Fashion Week Event

FRIDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER
10:00              London Fashion Week Official Launch See invitation Event
10:30 – 12:30  Zandra Rhodes W1 Presentation
11:00 – 19:00  NEWGEN Pop-Up Showroom: Sadie Williams Designer Showrooms: NEWGEN Event
11:00              J. JS Lee BFC Show Space Show
12:00              FELDER FELDER See Invitation Show
13:00              Bora Aksu BFC Show Space Show

The above are some of the highlights at the beginning of London Fashion week, visit the site http://www.londonfashionweek.co.uk for more information and full listings.
Happy Fashion week folks xoxo

“Florals for Spring, Groundbreaking”. – Spring/Summer 2015 inspiration


With the smell of freshly cut flowers and candles burning, this is my weekend to relax and unwind. I’m Chilling after a hectic week of teaching, drama and football transportation duties. This is now my time to relax and take in the aura my home is oozing. I’m thinking florals, colour, flowers, butterflies and full hippie chic life.

I have sourced some wonderful colour and floral inspiration to spice up your weekend, I’m loving the floral fabrics and interior design using Flores,stripes and crazy patterns. Spring is definitely a time to try out a new theme or idea or add a splash of colour into your wardrobe. So I hope you enjoy my little display and think flowers, think Love. Xoxo

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They call it ‘Mellow Yellow’ or ‘Mustard’. Fashion Trend Alert


Beauties, it’s the Easter holidays. I’m dancing in my onesie, fluffy slippers and watching Endless Judge Judy; I’m taking my holidays very seriously. I’m enjoying the downtime and soaking up reality TV by the bucketload! RHOA, Hoarders, Cops, I’ve scheduled the lot for some TV catch up.  But don’t worry I have also scheduled some fabulous blog post to keep you going whilst I take some much needed rest.

This post is all about brightening up those days when all is gloom and thing . It’s a cold, grey, day in London. So we need so colour and with that please take note of one of this Springs a Fashion trend, Mustard. A colour that immediately evokes cheers and gladness, a ray of sunshine and a heart-lifter. I have an array of mustard/yellow hues floating through my wardrobe, from scarves, to heels to vest tops, it’s a shade I have always injected into my stlying.

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So whilst out shopping, don’t think bumble bee think Caribbean sunshine, Miami beaches and pick up a mustard piece to brighten your wardrobe.

Enjoy xoxo

Futuristic Fashion.


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The future of fashion never looked sharper..Literally. Cutting Edge designs that are on their way to a high street near you. I don’t think my boyish hips would fit into any but the ideas and concepts I can adapt. It’s about Textures, mixing prints and having a great imagination,with practicality!!

Let’s face it some of these could cause serious injury both to the wearer and recipient of any affection you wanted to share. Please take Note: These are NOT ‘Date Night’ outfits😩😩.

Enjoy all the same and get creative. 😘😘😘

Art is Fashion, Fashion is Art


The Futuristic Art movement. The future of fashion, much of which in my opinion is unwearable but the details, textures and form inspires the imagination. Fashion of the future will move to more minimalism,More about structure with less flamboyance. I don’t think I will fit the mould but I can be inspired by the textures and create a unique style. So embrace what’s coming our way and make your own mark.

In the meantime, enjoy the madness. 😩😍👍

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