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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 ┬átended 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 […]