Picking Blackberries

I will never get over the pure magic of having sweet treats growing naturally in the hedgerows. Reaching the end of September and finding little black gemstones glistening in the undergrowth always signals the true start of autumn for me, and the season doesn’t feel like it has begun until you’ve rummaged through a hedge, staining your fingers and coming

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Planning a Simple Autumn Wardrobe

It’s that time of year again to change up my wardrobe, so I thought I’d share a little peek into the process of how I do it. One immediate change is that this year I’m dropping the ‘capsule’ side of things, although I love the idea, in practise, just a straightfoward, minimal and simple wardrobe works better for me, fewer

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Things Making Me Smile #5

Starting the week with a few things that have made me smile lately, including… 1, this cheery tote bag, and 2, the temperature dropping low enough to bring out my favourite boots. 3, A cute little tshirt for a good cause – this gorgeous rainbow tee from Sugarhill Boutique in Brighton is raising money for a local children’s charity, with

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Hello Autumn

Today marks the Equinox and with it comes the official first day of Autumn – we’ve officially made it to my favourite time of year! It’s been creeping up for a little while, the changing seasons always seem to start earlier than I expect, but there is still plenty to come. The colours on the trees have started to change

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A September Playlist

With the end of September rapidly approaching, I thought I’d share some of the things I’ve been listening to this month before we run out of time! It’s is such a wonderfully seasonal month, we’re right on the cusp of the weather and world changing around us, and just days away from the equinox, bringing along magical changes in light,

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Engaged!

I promise I had great intentions of getting back into my regular publishing schedule as I mentioned last time I posted on here, but something came up. Something exciting, magical, overwhelming and generally life changing came up, in fact. If you follow me on instagram, you may have noticed that last weekend, my partner-in-crime of many years asked me to

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Things Making Me Smile #4

Hello Sunday, and hello September! We’re entering my favourite time of year, and the first of September arriving feels as though I’m finally allowed to start getting excited. I’m picking up an old post series so that I can share a few more things that have been making me smile. Here’s a little rundown of some lovely things from the

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A Little Life Update

Hey! Remember me? It’s been quite some time since my last post, over a month to be exact. If you’re a long time reader, you may have read that in recent months I’ve been trying to focus on myself and my health a little more, and as a part of that I took a little bit of time offline to

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A Wander in the Garden

I don’t have a lot to say at the moment, which is unusual for me. I’m not feeling my best, and if I’m honest, things are rather challenging at the moment. I do feel though that I’m heading in the right direction. Although I may not be in the best frame of mind for writing, there are always photos to

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Minimal Waste in the Kitchen

As well as decluttering and simplifying my life and home, I’ve been making a conscious effort to reduce waste. There is a lot of information available about this online – many admirable bloggers write of their zero-waste lifestyles, producing only a small jar a year of items that cannot be recycled. Sadly that’s not all that possible for the majority

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