Vintage Frills Jane Austen Season
I’m feeling in the mood for a little Jane Austen at the moment. So I’m going to be writing about anything Austen related be it books, films, biographies of her and even a little Austen… View Full Post View Post

My Picks from ASOS Marketplace
I usually prefer to buy vintage clothes in person. It’s nice to be able to feel and have a good look before buying. Having said that nothing can beat the convenience of shopping online. Traditionally the… View Full Post View Post

Get Your House In Order
This week I watched a new programme on Channel 4 called Get Your House in Order. The programme is basically about hoarders, whose lives have been taken over by all their belongings. Everything that is cluttering… View Full Post View Post

Frocks and Frills – My First Vintage Fair
I have been hard at work for the last few months planning my first vintage fair. Frocks and Frills will be Wimbledon’s first ever vintage fair. It’s being held on 14th April. It’s been so… View Full Post View Post

Vintage Inspiration – My Great Grandmother
As a child I spent many an hour sitting in my Grandmother’s shop in Pimlico. The shop sold all sorts of curiosities, antiques, bric-a-brac and lots of Victorian lace items and clothes. The shop had… View Full Post View Post

84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff
I just finished this lovely book. I haven’t loved a book this much in ages! 84 Charing Cross Road is a series of letters between Helene a New York writer and Frank who works at… View Full Post View Post

Clandon Park
Last weekend we went to visit Clandon Park in Surrey. Clandon park is an eighteenth century Palladian mansion by the architect Giacomo Leoni, set in beautiful gardens and owned by the National Trust. The house… View Full Post View Post

Instagram Inspirations
At the moment I am absolutely loving Instagram. Instagram in a photo sharing app for I phone. You can use it to add nostalgic effects to your photos, creating something really beautiful. What I particularly… View Full Post View Post

Samuel Pepys the Unequaled Self by Claire Tomalin
I have just finished this incredible book. Its one I have always wanted to read. The book tells the story of Samuel Pepys who is famous for writing a detailed diary of his life and the events that… View Full Post View Post

Charlotte The Forgotten Princess
Anyone who knows me well will know about my huge interest in princess Charlotte of Wales, the daughter of The Prince Regent (later George IV) who died in childbirth in 1816. Detail of Princess Charlotte… View Full Post View Post