When it’s a pink day

When it's a pink day.

Pink hair spray TK MAXX
Tshirt H&M
Denim jacket Primark
Jeans Zara
Trainers F&Fclothing
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Pink hair spray TK MAXX
Tshirt H&M
Denim jacket Primark
Jeans Zara
Trainers F&Fclothing
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Morning PT HIIT workout

Morning PT HIIT workout. 
Monday morning training with a mix of boxing, agility and core exercises.

As you can see from the video clip I'm not the best in fast side to side movements due to past injury restrictions and an element of caution!
(hip resurface and torn glute med 3 years ago,  and injured knee ligaments this March) 
However at 63 I am grateful to be fit and able to do everything I want to do from pilates and dance classes to horse riding,and paddleboarding. .
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Monday morning training with a mix of boxing, agility and core exercises.

As you can see from the video clip I’m not the best in fast side to side movements due to past injury restrictions and an element of caution!
(hip resurface and torn glute med 3 years ago, and injured knee ligaments this March)
However at 63 I am grateful to be fit and able to do everything I want to do from pilates and dance classes to horse riding,and paddleboarding. .
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Early morning beach walk and swim with @misslucy_lou

Early morning beach walk and swim with @misslucy_lou .

Bembridge, Isle of Wight but it could be anywhere in the Mediterranean today. .
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Bembridge, Isle of Wight but it could be anywhere in the Mediterranean today. .
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Sweaty and definitely no filters

Sweaty and definitely no filters.

Thank you @jamiebuckley5234 for the best dance fitness class ever with the funniest running commentary.
Laughter and dance are the best feelgood combination even in tropical temperatures and no aircon as the class is in the local community centre.
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Thank you @jamiebuckley5234 for the best dance fitness class ever with the funniest running commentary.
Laughter and dance are the best feelgood combination even in tropical temperatures and no aircon as the class is in the local community centre.
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Harder than it looks! Early morning boxing training and HIIT workout

Harder than it looks! 
Early morning boxing training and HIIT workout.

Much easier to box with a trainer and pads than it is with this boxing practice machine that swings right back at you.
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Much easier to box with a trainer and pads than it is with this boxing practice machine that swings right back at you.
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A selection of my favourite makeup brushes and products from @primark

A selection of my favourite makeup brushes and products from @primark.beauty .

I was browsing in Primark Oxford st and checked out their new beauty products which apparently have had a recent significent financial investment. 
I was really impressed with their makeup brushes which I then bought for a transgender MTF client so she could experiment with her newly learnt makeup application techiques, taught by me, with these brilliant inexpensive makeup tools.

The brush prices ranged from £1-£2.50 and were excellent in both texture and balance between softness and firmness for application and blending away.

The key to a good make application is blending and blending away. 
Its not all about countouring as seen in so many airbrushed insta MUA posts. 
It's so important to be able to blend away,  especially for a trans girl who may still be covering her remaining beard growth during her laser/electrolysis/hormone treatments with layers of concealer products,  foundation and powdering to set.

However blending away is important for all girls whether it's eyeshadow, foundation, concealer or blusher.
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The brushes shown here include double ended brushes:
Angled eyebrow brush
Eyeshadow and concealer brush
Apply and blend brush 
Foundation and concealer brush
Powder and finish brush 
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Blender sponge
Mattifying powder
And an artist palette of eyeshadows.

Great makeup tools for starting out.
Total £29! ( i doubled up on some of the brushes for my client)
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beauty .

I was browsing in Primark Oxford st and checked out their new beauty products which apparently have had a recent significent financial investment.
I was really impressed with their makeup brushes which I then bought for a transgender MTF client so she could experiment with her newly learnt makeup application techiques, taught by me, with these brilliant inexpensive makeup tools.

The brush prices ranged from £1-£2.50 and were excellent in both texture and balance between softness and firmness for application and blending away.

The key to a good make application is blending and blending away.
Its not all about countouring as seen in so many airbrushed insta MUA posts.
It’s so important to be able to blend away, especially for a trans girl who may still be covering her remaining beard growth during her laser/electrolysis/hormone treatments with layers of concealer products, foundation and powdering to set.

However blending away is important for all girls whether it’s eyeshadow, foundation, concealer or blusher.
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The brushes shown here include double ended brushes:
Angled eyebrow brush
Eyeshadow and concealer brush
Apply and blend brush
Foundation and concealer brush
Powder and finish brush
And
Blender sponge
Mattifying powder
And an artist palette of eyeshadows.

Great makeup tools for starting out.
Total £29! ( i doubled up on some of the brushes for my client)
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What was my mother thinking? As we are having a heatwave I thought I’d post a childhood seaside photo of me Tb to Summer maybe 1960

What was my mother thinking? 
As we are having a heatwave I thought I'd post a childhood seaside photo of me Tb to Summer maybe 1960. 
This is me on the beach in the Isle of Wight (Sandown I think) . 
Not convinced about my mother's choice of my swimwear outfit! Sharks fin swim cap and an interesting style bikini bottom. .
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This is me on the beach in the Isle of Wight (Sandown I think) .
Not convinced about my mother’s choice of my swimwear outfit! Sharks fin swim cap and an interesting style bikini bottom. .
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On the hottest night of the year in Soho, London at the FDA Summer film quiz night

On the hottest night of the year in Soho, London at the FDA Summer film quiz night. 
Hosted by the very good looking and very funny Alex Zane  @alexzane as seen in the selfie with me (I"m now looking like a hot and sweaty melted mess since my earlier posted pic in the hairdressers)

Alex did a Q&A with the hilarious stand up comedian Dominic Holland @dommoholland who just happens to be the dad of Spiderman Tom Holland @tomholland2013 
Dominic is soon to be performing at the Edinburgh Festival.
Such a fun evening. However it was just like sitting in a sauna fully clothed. .
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Hosted by the very good looking and very funny Alex Zane @alexzane as seen in the selfie with me (I”m now looking like a hot and sweaty melted mess since my earlier posted pic in the hairdressers)

Alex did a Q&A with the hilarious stand up comedian Dominic Holland @dommoholland who just happens to be the dad of Spiderman Tom Holland @tomholland2013
Dominic is soon to be performing at the Edinburgh Festival.
Such a fun evening. However it was just like sitting in a sauna fully clothed. .
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Loving my July haircut with @andyatagency Thank you xx

Loving my July haircut with @andyatagency Thank you xx.

My last haircut till September. My hairdresser Andy's client sitting next to me at the salon said she had dress envy. So sharing with you that my white lace dress came from Zara last summer and was on sale too. 
Btw I've always found that for both myself and often for my lady clients age 60plus shorter haircuts that frame the face, often at jawline length, can act as an instant facelift helping us look 10 years younger.
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My last haircut till September. My hairdresser Andy’s client sitting next to me at the salon said she had dress envy. So sharing with you that my white lace dress came from Zara last summer and was on sale too.
Btw I’ve always found that for both myself and often for my lady clients age 60plus shorter haircuts that frame the face, often at jawline length, can act as an instant facelift helping us look 10 years younger.
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At Isle of Wight UK Pride 2018

At Isle of Wight UK Pride 2018.

What a brilliant fun and happy day for everyone there and especially the organisers to have made such a big event (15k people) to have run so smoothly and successfully.
The photos include me with @allanjay101
@jamiebuckley5234 Miss Transgender2018 @thedannybeard .
Loved the day. It was such fun.
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What a brilliant fun and happy day for everyone there and especially the organisers to have made such a big event (15k people) to have run so smoothly and successfully.
The photos include me with @allanjay101
@jamiebuckley5234 Miss Transgender2018 @thedannybeard .
Loved the day. It was such fun.
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