Spooky season

Spooky season

As soon as I was old enough to grasp the concept of Halloween I was hooked. Most likely initially by the sweets and fancy dress, but in a more substantial sense the mysterious temptations of the supernatural tickled my curious nature and lured me in. Disney Channel would fuel my obsession with seasonal films like [...]

Tweed dreams

Tweed dreams

The year I turned seventeen the only thing occupying my mind was being able to drive. Living 2 miles out of a small town in an even smaller village threw up a lot of frustrating barriers to navigating teenage life. I yearned for a car for a sense of independence: freedom from begrudging parent lifts [...]

Lust List: September

Lust List: September

Anyone else feeling like we've skipped autumn altogether and jumped straight to winter? It's bloody freezing! I thought I was prepared for the introduction of layers and darker evenings and looking ahead to Christmas, but after this past week of gloominess I've decided I'd be more than happy for summer to continue. Forever. But alas, [...]

Dotty

Dotty

I am the worst person for saving money. EVER. Ask anyone close to me and they'll confirm that my best intentions of putting money aside are unintentionally but inevitably swayed by McDonalds, trips to the pub, last minute nights out and, of course, a good old shopping spree. I've tried so many tactics that I've [...]

Lust List: November

Lust List: November

Now the depths of autumn have set in, it's time to get serious about winter style (and Christmas preparations). For me, once Halloween and bonfire night are over, the countdown has officially begun and the magic of shopping, decorating and traditions hang in the air. The dark nights signify cosy, festive evenings and as long [...]