L I F E – does everything have to be shiny and new to be relevant?

I think its terribly important that we don’t make it so that everything feels like it has to be shiny & new on instagram for it to be relevant. In my humble opinion there’s far too much emphasis on what you/we have materially & not enough of the feel good, spiritual stuff.

If you notice I don’t actually post much fashion at the moment. I am not buying much. Moreover I’m not exactly doing much to warrant it ? I have 3 virgin party dresses sat in my wardrobe waiting to go party. I feel like I’m boring you all to death with my repeat outfits … so I bore you with my #grwm instead [ I’ll say it before anyone else]

Yesterday however I found myself thinking; I had a word with myself . My conclusion – the reality is that the majority of us are not gifted outfits to enable us to wear new clothes everyday.

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M U S I N G S – life as we enter lockdown … again

Before my mum died we had the chance to do lots of talking. We were advised she only had 10 to 14 days ,at the most, to live. The cancer had took hold and the doctors could do no more.

That period in time still leaves me cold, makes me feel sick to the pit of my stomach. It was awful. Waiting for the person you love the most in the world to die is soul destroying and extremely hard on your mind and body.

It is without a doubt the hardest thing I have ever had to do . BUT I will always be grateful I got that time and as heart breaking as some of those conversations were, I got my chance to say goodbye to mum properly. I got to tell my mum everything; no stone was left un turned.

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S T Y L E | M&Co

When M&Co recently got in touch to see whether I would like to work with them I have to admit I did a happy little ‘yay’ dance. I never take anything for granted and it’s a great feeling that a high street brand reached out to me.

I was asked to select some pieces that I was then gifted . A very big kid in a candy shop springs to mind !

So here’s what I choose …

Grey Coat with detachable collar – £74.99 with 25% discount £56.25
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W A L K S | Sheffield Part 2 – Wyming Brook & The Enchanted Dell

Good evening, how are you ? It is our last evening of freedom here in Sheffield for the foreseeable as we go onto tier 3 [very high] regulations as of 12 midnight tonight

It feels as though we are back in limbo land . I understand the importance of getting the virus in hand BUT if I’m honest with you I am a little fed up of it all . We can’t make plans and therefore we have nothing to look forward to. I can only see my friends in a public park [ it’s bloody October FFS ! ] and all the pubs are shut again !

Luckily I love my walks with Mollie dog and envisage lots more as I try to keep myself preoccupied, keep myself fit AND I honestly think I have watched everything worth watching on Netflix.

Last week I walked A LOT …I discovered a new walk and revisited an old one. I thought I’d share them with you tonight as they are both beautiful.

* The post is very picture heavy.

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B E A U T Y | masking

Good afternoon, how are we all today?

I’m sat here patiently waiting for Boris to advise whether Sheffield is one of the cities about to go into further lockdown . I’ve so far sat through a press conference where some medical guys who blew my mind with science. I found myself drifting … mid 6th graph I started to ponder just how many masks I’d be able to do if we are! It’s not much … but it’s a little positive and I guess we have to take them when and where we can.

I do LOVE a pamper in the form of a long bubble bath and a good face mask, especially as the nights turn colder and we are under darkness at 4pm. Masking by a candle lit bath – bliss. Baby it might be cold outside but I’m just dandy thankyou

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L I F E | the dog walk

At this time of year I could happily snuggle up on the settee with my frothy coffee and not venture outside for ‘ walkies’ until springtime. It tends to be dark, drizzling, pouring down, blowing a gale, icy, snowing …. or all of them! I begrudingly get ready, muttering swear words under my breath as I do.

Mollie follows my every step , looks at me with those big brown eyes and gives me ‘that‘ look. I melt. I get my boots and coat on and fit her harness . Off we toddle together armed with a bag full of poo bags , treats, hand sanitizer and lipgloss

Just Mollie and I.

Our Mollie .How could you say no to that face

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