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Rana Plaza….a year on

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in #AllAboutYou, Snazzy Style | 0 comments

Tomorrow, 24h April 2014 is the first anniversary of the horrific Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh where 1130 factory workers tragically lost their lives. For what?    To put the shirts on your back. Since I wrote my first blog about the fate of the garment workers I have been showcasing small  ethical brands and in doing so have changed my own shopping habits. However, despite the loss of lives and global publicity surrounding the disaster business is booming for the fast fashion...

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Belfast Rocks: What’s On This Summer

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Music ❤ | 0 comments

Ever considered getting away from it all with a break in Northern Ireland? With great deals on flights and hotels in Belfast, this summer is a great time to make Belfast the destination for your next city break, especially if you’re a music fan. Belfast’s fantastic live, centrally located music venue, the Odyssey Arena, has a great line-up this June, with something to please everyone – young and old. Cliff Richard The Peter Pan of Pop is proving that he’s still got what it takes by...

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#AllAboutYou Link & Pin Party Week 12

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in #AllAboutYou | 0 comments

      …. YAY…. This weekend I’m going to get stuck into the garden so next weeks post will hopefully be all about my planting and seed sowing! As for this week looks like the burst of warm weather has come to an abrupt end…I’m bloody freezing today! So here we are for week 12 of #ALLABOUTYOU. A polite reminder that this linky is a little space on the web for you. All about YOU..the clue is in the name. Please leave the kids stuff for another time...

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Strike A Pose

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Snazzy Style | 3 comments

VOGUE I buy a newspaper most weekends and I read the odd book. I never buy magazines. I have started downloading a few on my iPad, mainly for work purposes but its not the same as the real thing. Leafing through the pages of a beautiful issue of Vogue last week in the Doctors surgery made me realise how charming this magazine is. The iconic, sometimes controversial,  front covers are works of art. I’ve starting a Magazines Pinterest board  different magazine covers but most of them are...

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My favourite words by Shakespeare

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in #AllAboutYou | 8 comments

During Shakespeare Week  I thought I’d share with you why the Scottish play is my favourite of Shakespeare’s timeless works.     Thirty odd years ago I was staying at my Nan and Grandad’s house and couldn’t get to sleep. My Grandad sat down and wrote this beautiful passage from Macbeth. Sleep that knits up the ravell’d sleave of care, The death of each day’s life, sore labour’s bath, Balm of hurt minds, great nature’s second course, Chief nourisher...

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#AllAboutYou Link & Pin Party Week 11

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014 in #AllAboutYou | 2 comments

                                          What a beautiful weekend. Spring has most definitely SPRUNG! Sunshine is my favourite kind of medicine! Sorry I was absent for the #AllAboutYou party last week. Co hosts mother.wife.me & Mama – and More! showcased some fab posts. Looking forward to catching up with them all this week. Joining in with #AllAboutYou For those visiting for...

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How to spend Easter weekend in London

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014 in Random | 0 comments

If you are thinking of spending your Easter break in London, then you will find that there is no shortage of things going on to entertain you. Easter is a time when many visitors flock to the capital from all over the UK and overseas to enjoy the best of what the city has to offer. Fun for the kids If you are visiting London with your family and looking for some family fun, you will finds many Easter festivities all over town. Easter egg hunts and trails are very popular and you will find them...

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Dream Living Space

Posted by on Mar 8, 2014 in Snazzy Style | 0 comments

Spring has sprung this week with a burst of colour. Forget greys and neutrals. Brighton up your interiors with COLOUR. BIG, BOLD BRIGHT COLOURS!! My colourful  dream living space would look something like...

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