The sad truth about blogging…

Lots of things about blogging are wonderful - the invites, the freebies, the people you meet, for example. The image of the typical blogger is a cliché nowadays. Apparently we're all blonde, thin, young and live in lofts with bare or bright white walls that are full of furniture from a Scandinavian modern design classic … Continue reading The sad truth about blogging…

Dear summer, you can piss off now – you’ve been lukewarm at best…

This week began with the aftermath of Charlotteville - Trump's tacit approval of neo-Nazis and ensuing polarised chaos in every form of media. Most of us try to do our best in life. Most of us cock it up sometimes. Most of us learn from our mistakes. Most of us grow as people. Most of … Continue reading Dear summer, you can piss off now – you’ve been lukewarm at best…

Monday morning tutorial #2: pick your clothes carefully…

The best way to spend Monday is in bed - obviously. However, the need to eat and pay rent is pressing for most of us. Some of us are lucky enough to be able to work from home - often I can - but most people have to drag themselves out of bed, stumble into … Continue reading Monday morning tutorial #2: pick your clothes carefully…

Sophie’s Voice super simple style: my basics…

It's Fashion Friday, I have a sickly child off school, precisely no post written and very little in the way of enthusiasm...that is a recipe for a helping of a side dish of my life. I was going to be ambitious today but I have had to pare it down for us all. I'm doing … Continue reading Sophie’s Voice super simple style: my basics…

Throwback Thursday: Day 6 of the Blogtober Challenge 2015 – share your outfit of the day

After my post on day 3 of the Blogtober Challenge - My Everyday Essentials - I realised that I'm in danger of wearing a uniform. That's okay, per se - but I want more. I don't want to part crowds because of my sartorial choices...I just wouldn't mind getting a few admiring comments about my … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Day 6 of the Blogtober Challenge 2015 – share your outfit of the day

Why I love being ‘low maintenance’…

This morning I got a little inspiration from the archives in the form of an article about Anna Karina. She was held up as an icon of New Wave style and I love the simplicity of her look. Less is more, everybody... well, less effort is more suitable for my lifestyle. In fact, that's probably … Continue reading Why I love being ‘low maintenance’…