Wasn’t she a Betty?

I was doing some backing up on my computer (aren't I conscientious? Or maybe just really bored...) and came across some old photos of my maternal grandmother, Clara Josephine a.k.a. Nano. She was supremely lovely, wasn't she? Just full of old world charm, where the head tilt in a photograph didn't look ludicrous and you …

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You don’t have to prove to me that you’re beautiful to strangers.

I spent my Sunday evening, mellowing out (in anticipation of Monday), listening to Carly Simon and realised how wonderful her album artwork is - primarily because of her stellar fashion style. I especially love the non-staged albums - it looks almost although she was snapped having a leisure moment. So, I dug mildly deeper and …

Of all the Chihuahuas in the world…

... I had to get this one. Before I got Dolce, I was certain that I wanted a chihuahua. I liked their snobbish nature, closeness to their owners and no-one else and of course, their little faces. I remember Jamie and myself doing weekend runs to pet stores but my heart never seemed to catch …