General musing

What I’m listening to right now

  ...well, not literally right now. But here are some of the things I've been listening to over the last few months. I find listening to the radio comforting; I like having noise around the place, and it's like a stress-free conversation, as there's absolutely no pressure for me to hold up one end of… Continue reading What I’m listening to right now

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A-Z of a vintage girl · General musing · Most marvellous meet ups

H is for Hair Flowers & Happy Times: The A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

I am properly obsessed with hair flowers. I love them - they're a mega-easy way to accessorise an outfit, and can even bring a bit of summer sunshine to a dreary, drizzly November morning. Such is my obsession that when I went for my first job interview at where I now work, a friend whose… Continue reading H is for Hair Flowers & Happy Times: The A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

A-Z of a vintage girl · General musing · Uncategorized

G is for Golly, Gosh: the A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

First things first, dear readers - there are only a couple of weeks left in the Miss Vintage UK 2016 public vote, and, having entered, I would dearly love to get in front of the judges. To do that, I need votes, by which I mean likes on my Facebook entry. If you have a… Continue reading G is for Golly, Gosh: the A-Z of a Vintage Girl in a Modern World

A-Z of a vintage girl · General musing · Most marvellous meet ups

F is for Friends: A-Z of a vintage girl in a modern world

I would like to start this post with a heartfelt apology. I work with lots of lovely people, who are wonderfully supportive of this blog, and the things I do in my spare time. One of them even helpfully brainstormed potential topics for the letter 'E' last week, including elegance. While it wasn't my intention,… Continue reading F is for Friends: A-Z of a vintage girl in a modern world

1940s · 1950s · General musing · Most marvellous meet ups · Uncategorized · vintage fashion

C is for Cahoots and Car Boots – the A to Z of a vintage girl in a modern world

This weekend, several rather exciting things have happened. On Friday, I saw some lovely chums who I haven't seen since I left my job, and had the most amazing ribs (if you're near to Hitchin, I'd definitely recommend them, and the restaurant they come from, Hermitage Road). As I left, one of the waitresses told… Continue reading C is for Cahoots and Car Boots – the A to Z of a vintage girl in a modern world

General musing · Guest post · vintage fashion · Wedding stress

Talking body positivity with Miss Evelyn-Jo – 6 weeks to go

Happy New Year everyone! Now that the festive season is well and truly over, it’s time for the annual onslaught of ads telling us that it’s time to lose weight, which will automatically solve all our problems and make us better people. It’s even worse if you’re getting married. I follow a few different wedding… Continue reading Talking body positivity with Miss Evelyn-Jo – 6 weeks to go