Earn your stripes

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Normally, at about this time of the year, I am starting to look at the new season. The weather has usually turned (it always seems to at the start of the school holidays) and summer has faded…. But not this year. Oh no. The long, hot, summer continues and two showers a day minimum are de rigueur. So I find …

Let’s talk linen

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There is a running joke among my school friends about me and linen, when on a post-A-level girls’ holiday to Portugal, a rather drunk me was wandering around obsessing about the lack of sheets on our arrival. I can’t deny I am a bit of a square and generally a clean and tidy soul (for that read neat freak). Luckily it all …

Playing around

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I have clearly reached an age whereby I am trying to cling on to the vestiges of youth and that means for the first time in a long while, actively seeking out ‘girly’ clothing. I’m not quite reaching for the teeny tiny skirts yet and if I do, then please stop me. But I am pretty keen on a playsuit …

Taking a short cut

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So when I said last week that a sundress was the only thing you needed in this heat, that was obviously poetic license because clearly a pair of shorts is also ideal. But city shorts aren’t quite the same thing as beach shorts and if you get it right a pair of posh shorts might even work for the office. …