Osprey London, a very British brand

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Last week I was invited to visit the Osprey London flagship store on Regent Street, just by Piccadilly station. I was treated to a personal tour of the store, followed by tea and cake served on vintage china. Osprey is a brand I knew nothing … [read more]

Review of Arbonne’s makeup primer

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I love my makeup primer and it’s become part of my morning routine. I once heard it described as ‘underwear for the face’! Just as underwear smooths and flattens, providing the canvass over which your clothes go, so a makeup primer creates a smooth and … [read more]

Christmas gift ideas – women’s accessories

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I’ve been trawling the internet again for Christmas gifts for women and have found some great shoes, boots, bags and jeweller to suit all budgets. I’ve covered beauty and unusual gifts in my previous posts and there are more gift suggestions to come. I’ve included links to the … [read more]

Musings of a 40-something

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Following on from my earlier blog about the Fabulous 40s, here are some more musings. I think this may become a series… I’m a child trapped in a woman’s body My husband and I often muse that we still feel like children. We believe there … [read more]

Christmas Beauty Picks

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Over the course of the next few weeks I’m going to publish my recommendations for Christmas gifts. I’ve done loads of research and have hunted down a selection of good bargains, mid-priced presents and luxury items. Basically, I’ve done the window shopping so you don’t … [read more]

Aubaine Restaurant, Marylebone

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Why is Oxford Street such a popular shopping destination? Shopping for clothes with my better half on Monday, as a treat for his birthday (the haul, not the act of shopping itself) we headed straight for John Lewis and then hot-footed it out of Oxford … [read more]

Bloglovin’

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Bloglovin’ I have an admission to make: I’m learning about this blogging malarkey as I go along. I haven’t been an avid reader of blogs myself, having never found one that appealed to me. Blogs for professional women of my age group seem impossibly, unattainably … [read more]