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Cycling: forsake your ankle clips in favour of culottes and a button down dress.

Cycling: forsake your ankle clips in favour of culottes and a button down dress.

Cycling is such a messy style dilema, bicycles look aesthetically pleasing and I always imagine myself looking beautiful and elegant on a bicycle but…this never really happens. First of all, not everyone suits wind in their hair, or rain flooding their mascara’d eyelashes. Upside of […]

What My Gran Said

What My Gran Said

My grandmother, Brenda, turned 80 this year. We served her fruit and cheese and walked around her meticulously  tended garden, guided by her air whipping walking stick. She is an acerbic, sharp Scottish woman with a curvaceous figure and a Roman nose. I used to […]

Brigitte Bardot and Golfing.

Brigitte Bardot and Golfing.

Many years ago I started a clothes scrapbook. I filled this with magazine, newspaper and flyer cuttings with images of how I wanted to look. I was 19 and still trying to figure out how to define my way of dressing. I wanted a definite […]

Weeping into The Biscuit Tin

Weeping into The Biscuit Tin

C’est fini! ‘The Biscuit Tin’ has been filmed. I got to say ‘It’s a wrap’ in the appropriate context for once in my life. The final scenes involved lyig in bed, eating poached eggs and looking a bit miserable. None of these at once, but […]