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The Town Hall Hotel

I could live in a hotel. Some people hate them, I know, but not me – I see hotels like giant dollhouses laid open to explore. If I ever become an eccentric millionairess widow, (& let’s hope I don’t) I am absolutely living out my dotage in a boutique hotel somewhere glamourous. It’d probably be

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‘my month of Sundays’ favourites : May

It’s been so difficult to choose a favourite from all the beautiful, poignant & happy moments being shared for the first month of our #mymonthofSundays competition on Instagram. We’ve shared ten favourites, and the overall winner (who receives the Axel & Ash journal set )below. I’d love it if you’d click through and show some

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Giveaway: Object Style

Femininity & minimalism. Why does it feel so refreshing to hear those two words together? Perhaps because as women, we’re so often encouraged to be frivolous consumers – shopping for fun, buying fast fashion, the latest shampoo or lipstick, always required to stay pretty & neat. In fact somehow, the more feminine you aspire to

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a month of Sundays

Oh Sunday – day of crumpled sheets, pastries & jam, coffee & sunshine and white floaty dresses. That’s my take on it, anyway – yours might be entirely different. & so I’ve teamed up with Kate from Netherleighblog to find out! We’ve started a hashtag over on Instagram called #mymonthofsundays and we want you to

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Instagram tips: how to be a suggested user

Last Saturday, rising at dawn to head to Sisterhood, I was greeted by the most coveted of all Instagram messages. The suggested user email. Squee! If you can remember back to when you first signed up, Instagram made a few suggestions of accounts to follow to get you started. Most new users click a few

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a little bit of Sisterhood

I’m not really one for group stuff. It’s not that I’m antisocial; with the right people I’m totally chat-happy, but it’s so difficult to locate those key people, and I get so anxious, and then I need a nap. Overall it’s juat easier to skip right to the end & stay home in bed. It’s

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show & tell: a catch-up in iPhone pictures

A belated update, because my MacBook is out of action again. Sigh! I got my hair chopped last week at a salon I’d previously loved. This time my stylist spent my appt rushing between me and another customer sat in the back. After drying my hair she pronounced me ‘done’ – despite having completely forgotten

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sunshine & roses

I found the post below in my drafts folder earlier this week. My own words surprised me, because right now it’s all so different – Orla is in a ‘sunshine child’ phase, & we’re skipping along pretty happily in one other’s rhythm. It’s joyful, & all too easy to forget the days when it isn’t

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