Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Brown and Creme with Love heart detail

Originally this outfit had a war time feel, coupled with my block heel brogues and mustard knit. However, when Pookie and I went out for a walk for photos, the heavens opened, we ran amongst the hard drops , jumping the puddles sporadically, sometimes accidently landing into the next, suffice to say we were both more than a little soggy, but the photo shoot must go on! So off with my shoes and cardi , and off with Pookies lead and into a towel.
My "Granny brogues" pre opened heavens...
Its not normal for me to wear such neutral shades, I have a black uniform to wear at work (Bork) so it normally leads me to over colour to make up for the 5 day a week drearyness...this outfit soon lost its wartime feel and took on a high fashion feel (high fashion for my style , anyway)
No outfit post is complete without shoes however, so out came my Miss Kurt Geiger Heeled chelsea boots. I love platform heeled shoes. I cannot run at the gym to save my life, pop me in a pair of heels however, and I can run a marathon. They're ever so comfy for me <3
Special Guest appearance from Princess Monkey Tallulah Ginger Baby cat the II, Shes started going out this week and is having none of it.It would appear shes destined to be a kitchen cat.

Horse belt and shorts from Bershka
Brown and creme kitten sold seperately.
its so disapointing , not that its raining, as us Brits are used to that, but because we were promised a heat wave! eeesh! Hope wherever you are you are coping with the weather in style xxx

Sunday, 5 June 2011

Sunday Rambles...

I'm Still trying to find my groove from moving, thank you for all your lovely comments . I even got a mention from Betty Buttons Blog, this makes my heart very glad to think that anyones even looking at my ramblings, let alone enjoying them, thank you so much!
I do have some fabulous posts lined up but its when the internet/ time / being able to use my own laptop stars are lined up for me. Im currently living in a town, commuting to the city and in the countryside at weekends, which is A very lovely contrast and soothes my itchy feet, however it takes an organised person, which I am still practicing...
Practice makes perfect, eh.

Anyway, im mighty excited about this event coming up ...
Which is very current affair in my world, since moving always leads to a clear out, and boy, do I need it. Also Vintage Vixens recent post has had me inspired to spend less. Its not about being ethical for me, I already am. I hardly ever buy first hand ,Recycling is my religion, I will reuse and recycle EVERYTHING till its screaming to go in the bin/ compost heap and , among other things, have been known to wash out an old jar to drink out of when the council are doing nothing about our recycling.
However, I do need to get rid of some things, so a bit of an Etsy + Car Boot = Charity shop equation is in order. I do need to reign in the retail therapy thing a bit myself. Im worried i'll turn into a hording old lady.
So it started this weekend, I spent yesterday in the gorgeous sunshine sorting, sorting, sorting. Today has been about sewing: some seeds and some missing buttons. This evening Im making a flower headband for myself as i refuse to pay £10 for the miss selfridge one that fits my noggin perfectly(shouldnt have been messing around, trying it on ''for a laff'' I fell in love, the little bugger). Pictures of which will of course follow if it goes to plan!
Tomorrow (as I have a week off) will be about sorting (hopefully the last of it!) and making a Bee Hotel. I cant wait till I have my own place, I have a garden full of flowers and keep Lovely little Fluffy bumbles... Anyway, Pookie is looking at me for a W.A.L.K so I better end this bumbling post here.
Hope your all having a smashing one and I look forward to all the wonderful suggestions your guys will have for me on where im going wrong with all this over consumption!!

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Nunhead Cemetry :Taking My Camera For a Walk

I am currently in the middle of moving, so sorry for the lack of movement over these parts, I have had some lovely comments and emails and even a wee mention over on another blog, which I will respond to once I have found the carpet under the boxes... I couldnt keep away for too long though, so here are a little feast of pictures from Nunhead Cemetery open day
It wasnt as morbid as it sounds, really. There were local charity stalls aswell as allotment clubs selling plants and bee keepers selling honey, it was very community like and perfect for taking the camera for a walk.

St Pauls, in the distance.
Tattoo Idea?
Such beautiful headstones, that have aged and become more beautiful still

Strange little faces that were once quite angelic i'd imagine....

You could stroll for hours, discovering gravestones grown over and reading the beautiful names in times now past.
Any way, I hope you enjoyed this little pictorial interlude and hope you may even be a little inspired. Till next time x