Category: Trends

A Child of The Seventies (Poem)

A Child of The Seventies   Sherbet dib dabs, platforms, flares Name That Tune, Celebrity Squares Doing handstands against the wall Pop to the phone box to make a call Friday at five, its Crackerjack! Knock next door for my shuttlecock back    Startrite sandals and ankle socks Measles, Mumps, and Chickenpox Taping songs from…

Just Rude !

This started out as a book review, but it really got me thinking about how rude people affect our lives. Also, a little courtesy doesn’t cost anything does it? They say that smiling is infectious but rudeness is too. A harsh comment can ruin someones day and they then go on to be rude to…

Beautiful Bohemian Fashion Trends

I love the Bohemian style of clothes and home interiors but where does it originate from and what does it mean? Bohemian “A socially unconventional person, especially one who is involved in the arts” is the meaning according to the Oxford dictionary. Or a person originating from Bohemia which is in the Czech Republic. How…

Afternoon Tea.

My friend retired recently and I wanted to do something a little different, so as a surprise we went for afternoon tea in a posh hotel. It was a beautiful Autumnal day and the colour of the trees was stunning, the photos don’t do it justice, and the sun was shining which made it extra…

Like a Flamingo

Like A Flamingo       (Wild flamingos photographed in the Dominican Republic) I’ve been scouring Pinterest for pictures of flamingos.  It has become a bit of an obsession which started with a set of glasses from Ikea and from then on I have looked everywhere for tall, pink, odd-looking birds, that stand on one…

Instant Gentle Declutter Part 2

  Instant Gentle Declutter Part 2 A few weeks ago I wrote a post about decluttering our living spaces without too much emotional upheaval. For those who missed it here’s the link, it’s a very quick read which will help you get started on the road to a clutter-free life. Instant Gentle Declutter Part 1…

12 Small Things That REALLY annoy me!

I’ve been thinking lately about all the little things we hate and I mean really hate. I’m not talking about World politics, religion or anything that is greatly important. These are little tiny niggles, that get right under your skin and make you want to explode! I will make a list of mine but I really want to know yours…