Spot the difference

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That’s right, you got it, no Pat Butcher earrings on the left. You wouldn’t catch me wearing earrings like that (…any more¬†ūüėČ). And my right shoulder is down instead of up, I blame my sister, she was directing the shot. I certainly need more practice at this modelling malarky.¬† Continue reading

Is copying really the highest form of flattery?

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I have a friend who copies me even to the point of ordering the same food at a restaurant. Every. Single. Time. I find myself purposely not showing her things or telling her where I get things from for fear that moments later she’ll be Googling¬†and adding to basket.¬†I don’t feel flattered, I¬†feel irritated. She’s a chronic copy cat, infringing on my self expression,¬†it’s a form of¬†identity theft but without the¬†consequences.


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A few of my favourite things


I was asked by Project Run & Play to write about a few of my favourite things. And of course Julie Andrews immediately popped into my head. I bet she popped into your head too, so come on press PLAY and sing along folks.

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I love it when someone tells me they like what my kids are wearing

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I feel proud¬†and smug at the same time if¬†it’s¬†something I’ve made. It’s much more of a compliment than “Did you make that?”.

Last week whilst out with my girls a lady stopped us,¬†“They look lovely, in their matching outfits” she said nodding towards my girls.

“Thank you” I replied, resisting the urge to splurt out ‘I made their clothes’.

I’m not¬†like my mum,¬†my mum looks about 20 years younger than she actually¬†is. She always has done, well not before she was 40, that would be weird. But at¬†any opportunity (or even when there isn’t an opportunity) she mentions her age. If¬†fishing for compliments were an¬†Olympic¬†event, she’d¬†win the gold medal. Continue reading