Date 2 – Museum, munchies and mooching

If I had a pound for everytime I said ‘we should go to London more’, I’d be at least £50 up. We’ve got the enviable boast of having the best of both worlds. Countryside living less than 45 minutes from London. So, with a firm date in the diary, Mr J & I headed off […]

The Oscars 2013

Apparently at the Oscars last night they gave out some awards. Honestly, I don’t know who won what award. I just want to look at the frocks. So here is my personal round-up of the fash-pack winners. Amy Adams in Oscar de la Renta. There are dresses. And then there are Oscars dresses. This is […]

Trinkets and treasures – Gap tote bag

I don’t tend to buy high-street bags. Don’t judge, it’s just my thing. I’m more of an investment kinda gal. I maybe buy one classic every other year as part of my ‘keep-forever’ strategy. I’m hoping my kids are anti handbags as I really won’t ever be able to share my Louis Vuitton. Blood or not! But […]

Love is…

… different things for different people. But for me, today, love is Mr J buying me some builder gloves. What an angel. Although not traditionally romantic, they may be one of my favourite gifts from him – so thoughtful and guaranteed to make me laugh. We were clearing some of the garden ready for the […]