Life & Style Icon: Lyn Slater

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Having see Lyn Slater in the latest Mango advert, I was fascinated to know more about her. A professor of social studies at Fordham University in New York, she also writes the Accidental Icon blog and describes her style as,… Read More

Couple Goals from Bonpon511

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A  Japanese couple who have been married for 37 years and wear matching outfits every single day, have become social media stars. The couple go by the name of Bonpon511 on Instagram which rumoured to be a fusion of their… Read More

See this: Enter the Dragons

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The menopause isn’t usually the subject of comedy in fact type the word into your search engine and you’ll get a barrage of remorselessly bleak advice about incontinence, lack of libido, depression and HRT, couched in florid, scare-mongering language.  It’s… Read More

Blogging: What’s the Future?

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Reading Navaz from Disney Roller Girl’s post last week looking back at her 10 years of blogging, really struck a chord with me. Like her we have been blogging for nearly 10 years and consider ourselves to be among the… Read More

The Women’s March: What next?

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Many of you will have been on Women’s Marches around the world this weekend and I’m sure like us, you will had an amazingly uplifting and positive experience. The sun shone as we stood in Grovesnor Square among the banners… Read More

Trend Alert: Shoulder Pads

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Back in the 80s no outfit was complete without a huge pair of shoulder pads, in fact my flat mate was so obsessed with them, she even added them to her dressing gown. Double sided tape or velcro ensured that… Read More

Merry Christmas

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The fire’s lit, candles are burning and the Hygge playlist is on. Christmas is here and predictably Amanda and I have been ill in the insanely busy run up to Christmas. Whenever I plan to spend the holidays at home… Read More

All I want for Christmas

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This weekend we will reach ‘peak Christmas’ – as we start to panic ever so slightly that it’s actually only two weeks until we have to have all presents bought, supermarket shopping done and the house looking like something out… Read More

Have we reached Peak Hygge?

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So it seems Hygge is the word of the winter, as numerous books, homeware ranges and lifestyle brands tap into the idea of getting cosy with friends at home. The London Evening Standard even suggested a few weeks ago that… Read More