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Outfits from my 20s

I’ve always blogged in some capacity of another.  First there was livejournal – oh, livejournal – and then throughout my 20s a blog called From Wonderland with Love. (It’s long gone now, but there are still a few posts out there on the wayback machine, for those of you curious enough to look.) I didn’t have much

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#HurrayForPlay

If you listened to my recent podcast episode with Xanthe Berkeley you might already have been bitten by the project bug. She spoke about it so inspiringly that I immediately felt like I needed to embrace something new, and from the emails and messages I’ve been receiving, I know lots of you did too. So we

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Instagram Mentoring & e-course Giveaway

A little giveaway… Need some help with your Insta-game? Working on your blog or creative business and need some help moving to the next level? I know there’s lots of you out there who are struggling with these things and don’t have the budget right now to get extra help. & I’ll always keep the

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notes for my daughter: skincare (sponsored)

In my early teens I read a lot of glossy magazines. To say I read them, in fact, implies a passivity that was never quite present; I inhaled them. I devoured them like forgotten religious texts; committed them, noun, verb and predicate, to memory and heart. So it was that by age 16 I was

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before & after: living room and bedroom makeover

(if you don’t see the image sliders here, give it a moment to load 🙂 ) Living room. I feel like the images speak for themselves here – less is more, white makes spaces bigger and brighter, burgundy… doesn’t really.  The handrail by the stairs at the back needs to go next, and the awful ceiling

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be a blossom tree

What if I’m a blossom tree? That’s the thought that keeps returning to me lately, as the roadsides light up like impossible pastel fireworks on the way down into the village; as Rory works out his notice and our entire financial future rests in my sleepy, distractible hands. Destined to bloom brightly then fade in a flurry of

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Start right now, ready or not

Do you ever find the universe keeps throwing the same message into your path? Maybe it’s Big Magic at play, or something simpler relating to the way we notice things once they’re on our mind, but right now it feels like everyone I talk to is stalling at the idea of ‘readiness’. The students on my course

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