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Nat’s Week, The True Cost, Studying, Elephants and Orangutans

Happy August!

I’m going to overlook and forget that in just under 2 months Summer slowly makes way Autumn Fall. Already in a few shops are winter jumpers and light padded duvet jackets. It’s July, it’s 30C outside and the shops are making me think of winter. So I’m avoiding them. That and after watching The True Cost a documentary about the fast fashion’s social, environmental and human cost, this girl is consciously moving away from fast fashion. Just as the reason why I became a vegetarian then vegan, after watching The True Cost, I don’t want some one or something to suffer for my enjoyment. I know realistically this will be tricky, but I can try.Cheeky parakeet, Barcelona Zoo

I was in the mood for a fashion documentary last Thursday and came across The True Cost on Netflix. If you love clothes, fashion and even if you don’t, I highly recommend watching it. (more…)

Spring Dilemmas and Pug Dogs

This isn’t meant to be a whinge, more how I feel when the heat starts to kick in and I’m that no mans land transition between season how do I dress, so it could be perceived as one. Plus some other random thoughts and observations of the past few weeks. 

Now the heat’s just beginning to start, 22-25C during the day, which means that as soon as you get your legs out they’re meant to be tan already. (more…)

Colour Magic

When I was about 16-17 my Mum took me to have my colours done by Color Me Beautiful. She’d had them done, loved the results and got my sister and I booked in. Based on the principle of seasonal colours matching your skin tone, hair colour etc, Summer and Winter are cool tones, Spring and Autumn warm tones. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

My Mum’s one flamboyant lady, both in personality and style. She loves monochrome outfits, (more…)

Last July Weekend

Happy August!OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

I got a little sad shopping this weekend. I was looking for some white summer tops and shorts in probably the least appropriate time to be looking for them. (more…)