My Beautiful New Ring from Gemporia
I absolutely adore big sparkly jewellery, ever since I was little and used to play with the costume jewellery in my Grandmas antique shop. I’ve always loved big antique rings with a big sparkly stone… View Full Post View Post

Hatched, Matched, Dispatched – and Patched! At The American Museum in Britain
A few days ago I popped to Bath for the press view of a fantastic new exhibition at The American Museum in Britain. The museum is housed in the beautiful Claverton Manor a stately home… View Full Post View Post

Pretty Pink Pinwheel Biscuit Recipe
Most of my recent baking has been of the traditional British variety and this week I felt like trying something new and having a little fun. I’ve seen pinwheel biscuits a few times on Pinterest… View Full Post View Post

Fashion on the Ration at The Imperial War Museum
I’ve been excitedly anticipating the new exhibition on 1940s fashion which launched last week at The Imperial War Museum. Fashion on the Ration explores clothing worn during the Second World War and the social background… View Full Post View Post

A Walk Along Bankside
Over the last few weeks I’ve been trying to make an effort to spend more quality time with my daughters. We’ve always been quite good at getting out and about, however I’ve also been really… View Full Post View Post

Almond Cake From A 1930s Recipe
I’ve had a really busy few weeks, and sadly haven’t had much time for baking. I have however managed to amass quite a large collection of new recipes I’d like to try. I’ve been trawling… View Full Post View Post

Swingamajig Festival
To me Birmingham has one of the best vintage scenes in the country, when I visited last year I was blown away by some of the wonderful retro businesses in the city. The majority are… View Full Post View Post

Fashion on The Ration Book Review and Giveaway
Tomorrow sees the launch of an exciting new exhibition at The Imperial War Museum in London. Fashion on the Ration explores the issues faced by both men and women during the period of clothes rationing… View Full Post View Post

A Visit to Kew Gardens
Last Monday was the girls last day off school and we decided to make the most of it with a trip to Kew Gardens. We’s wanted to go for ages and hadn’t been since Jess… View Full Post View Post