Monthly Archives: November 2013

Well, that was rubbish.

I’m referring to my ridiculous NaBloPoMo attempt. I lasted 10 days. 10 days. Ruh-bbish. Kudos to all you guys that kept it up so far! The finishing line is in sight and you’ll probably feel like champions by 30th. I’ll … Continue reading

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Sundry Sunday

My new thing is raw sauerkraut (I’ve just about learnt how to eat it with my eyes open. This stuff is tart) and fresh miso paste. It’s all about those enzymes and probiotics, people. Having just run out of my … Continue reading

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d.j.v. Beautenizer Volume Lash

OMG, YOU GUYS! Or should that be: My goodness, everyone! Whichever you prefer, stop what you are doing right now and listen up. You absolutely, positively need to make space for this mascara in your makeup bag. I should warn … Continue reading

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Sorry, Mabel is currently out of service*…..

Apologies for any inconvenience caused. *i.e about to pass out.

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NaBloPoMo Day 7

I’ll be honest, this post is a sop to the NaBloPoMo machine. I’ve had a horribly long day at work and will have to stay up all night preparing for an even longer day tomorrow. Arme ik (‘poor me‘ in … Continue reading

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Drizzle and Kneipp

It feels as though I’ve spent most of my day walking up and down hilly streets, trying to balance cups of coffee and multiple lever arch files in various strategic points in my arms. And, wouldn’t you know, on the … Continue reading

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Winter Saviours

Guy Fawkes Night, or Bonfire Night as it’s more commonly referred to, is one of my favourite times of year. Fireworks, sparklers, hot chocolate and toffee apples all make standing outdoors on a freezing November night worthwhile. At this time … Continue reading

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Ren Glycolactic Radiance Renewal Mask

I pretty much feel like the last person in the world to have tried this but it. is. amazing. It’s a super exfoliating face mask with a look, smell and texture that sits somewhere between lemon curd and smooth marmalade. … Continue reading

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Getting My Fill*

I completely overdid it on the Halloween sugary treats this year and my skin absolutely hates me for it. From Monday I plan to adopt a ‘nil-by-mouth’ approach to sugar for the next week or so to compensate, but until … Continue reading

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Revlon, Double Dutch and Horrible Hounds

Day 2 of NaBloPoMo and my life has already been greatly enriched. I watched a video this morning posted by fellow blogger and NaBloPoMo-er Charlene and, after being blown away by her Oscar worthy performance and the fact she had already got her day 2 … Continue reading

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