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Feeling a Bohemian vibe wearing this new Zara dress

Feeling a Bohemian vibe wearing this new Zara dress. 
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I could be pregnant with twins under it - but that would be a miracle -  -  or hiding any number of things under its volumes of fabric.
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It's not a sexy dress or a flattering dress for anyone with boobs as it hangs straight from them - but it's cool and airy with a fun print and vibrant colours that bring joy to the wearer. 
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Is it too young a dress to wear at the age of 66?  Who cares - I am enjoying wearing it.
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When we enjoy and feel good wearing a particular item of clothing - we as women - feel confident, positive and empowered.
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This is a happy dress. 
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I could be pregnant with twins under it – but that would be a miracle – – or hiding any number of things under its volumes of fabric.
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It’s not a sexy dress or a flattering dress for anyone with boobs as it hangs straight from them – but it’s cool and airy with a fun print and vibrant colours that bring joy to the wearer.
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Is it too young a dress to wear at the age of 66? Who cares – I am enjoying wearing it.
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When we enjoy and feel good wearing a particular item of clothing – we as women – feel confident, positive and empowered.
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This is a happy dress.
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#tbt to #lockdown1 in the Summer when I was sitting in my sunny garden finishing the final edit of my

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in the Summer when I was sitting in my sunny garden finishing the final edit of my debut novel :
Secrets in the Dark - now available on Amazon on kindle and paperback.
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If you fancy an escapist read then you may enjoy my book which will transport you back to the Chelsea in - then the epicentre for and unlikely friendships. Where it's now cool for posh privileged girls to mix outside their social circles. 
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When two such teenagers meet and form a close and sisterly bond, their worlds are unexpectedly and suddenly torn apart  as they each suffer personal traumas. Needing to escape London to hide their shameful secrets, they embark upon individual rollercoaster journeys of extreme highs and lows that take them to and the - where are sex is a commodity drugs are a way of life and a life optional.
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"Would you tell your best friend your darkest secret of it could change your life?"
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If you enjoy it - please do let me know and I would be even more thrilled if you can also then spread the word.

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If you fancy an escapist read then you may enjoy my book which will transport you back to the Chelsea in – then the epicentre for and unlikely friendships. Where it’s now cool for posh privileged girls to mix outside their social circles.
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When two such teenagers meet and form a close and sisterly bond, their worlds are unexpectedly and suddenly torn apart as they each suffer personal traumas. Needing to escape London to hide their shameful secrets, they embark upon individual rollercoaster journeys of extreme highs and lows that take them to and the – where are sex is a commodity drugs are a way of life and a life optional.
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“Would you tell your best friend your darkest secret of it could change your life?”
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If you enjoy it – please do let me know and I would be even more thrilled if you can also then spread the word.

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Sometimes it’s a specs day

If you wear contact lenses it’s good to give your eyes a rest some days. Especially if you get dry eyes as you get older.

I’ve worn contacts since the age of 12. Until recently no one ever saw me in specs. The contacts were straight in first thing in the morning and removed last thing at night.
I felt ‘less than’ in my specs- not confident, not sexy – not me. Now I feel I can embrace wearing glasses and have all sorts of styles, shapes and colours.
My specs have become an additional fashion accessory- to embrace wearing- not an embarrassing encumbrance.

The blue jacket is a vintage 1980’s Jasper Conran

#recyclingclothes.

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Happy Chinese New Year The Year of the Rat

“Gong hei fat choy” in Chinese translates to:
“Wishing you great happiness and prosperity.”

Wearing the colour red symbolises luck, joy, vitality, celebration and good fortune in Chinese culture.

May all your wishes, hopes and dreams come true for you this new year.

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RIP Terry O'Neill CBE One of my favourite past photo shoots I art drected and styled with the wonderful photographer

RIP Terry O'Neill CBE
One of my favourite past photo shoots I art drected and styled with the wonderful photographer the late Terry O'Neill and the fabulous Darcey Bussell DBE.
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Another iconic talent who will be sadly missed.
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RIP Terry O’Neill CBE
One of my favourite past photo shoots I art drected and styled with the wonderful photographer the late Terry O’Neill and the fabulous Darcey Bussell DBE.
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Another iconic talent who will be sadly missed.
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When you want to blend into the scenery…..

When you want to blend into the scenery.....
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What you wear should bring you joy and make you feel good.
Wearing colour does for me..
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Wearing skirt from @hm
Tshirt from @marksandspencer
Denim jacket vintage
Gold sequin shoes @tkmaxxuk 
Bag @goyardofficial
Sunglasses @tkmaxxuk Maxx.
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@ivychelsgarden
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When you want to blend into the scenery…..
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What you wear should bring you joy and make you feel good.
Wearing colour does for me..
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Wearing skirt from @hm
Tshirt from @marksandspencer
Denim jacket vintage
Gold sequin shoes @tkmaxxuk
Bag @goyardofficial
Sunglasses @tkmaxxuk Maxx.
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@ivychelsgarden
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