Monthly Archives: February 2013

Ask Barbara – Headscarves

Image credit Helen asked on Twitter, “Headscarves. A bit too ‘old lady’ to be ‘young lady’ or acceptable for biking?” What an excellent question Helen, I’m so pleased you asked. As you can see, I am a fan of the old headscarf and I’ll tell you a few reasons why. On hairdressing day, which in […]

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Gin and Frolic

¬†Image by my favourite food blogger Drizzle & Dip Malapropism (noun) The mistaken use of a word in place of a similar sounding one, often with an amusing effect. Another one from my Grandma.¬†Maybe this was the voice of experience speaking, after one too many? If you have any of these stored up, let me […]

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Songs for my baby – Que Sera Sera

I was going to post this yesterday before we left for a much anticipated day trip to London. This is one of my favourite songs in the world, from the Hitchcock film The Man Who Knew Too Much. As an aside, I was delighted to spot that the dress which Doris wears in this film […]

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