New York through 35mm

There has always been something about disposable cameras I have loved. From the ability to chuck in your pocket/bag without worrying about them breaking to the excitement of when they arrive back in Snappy Snaps and are ready for pick up. In the queue at Boots I spotted a disposable…

Five Tips for Charity Shopping: Part II

The lovely Louise from Pauper to Princess  recently wrote an article for the Mirror Online on how to bag a charity shop bargain. Having been a while since I spoke about all things thrift/second-hand I thought it was about time I added a few more of my top tips – mainly so…

Joules X Design A Welly Competition

As soon the word ‘charity’ is mentioned in a sentence I start to listen. Throw in the words ‘design’ and ‘competition’ and I am all ears – well, hearing aids as my ears ain’t so good. Joules have recently launched a competition in which you can win a luxury break…

Insta-Update #3

My Instagram Account After a posting a few Insta-Updates a while ago (here & here) I felt that it was time for another one. I am a big Instagram fan as it’s the easiest way to whip my charity shop purchases out the bag as soon as I get home…

Sri Lanka: A Photo Diary

As I’ve mentioned many (possibly too many) times on my blog I have recently returned from Sri Lanka. I have never been anywhere other than Europe, America and Australia – all of which are culturally similar (ish) so Sri Lanka was a real eye-opener for me. Shortly after landing, before…

Insta-Update #2

My Instagram Account A while ago I posted my first Insta-Update. I am a big Instagram fan as it’s so easy to snap and upload those little moments in life which could be easily overlooked on this blog. This year I have completed the first year of my Theatrical Costume course…

Join the Fashion Revolution

Today is Fashion Revolution Day. A day on which Fashion Revolution is hoping to use the ‘power of fashion to inspire change and reconnect the broken links in the supply chain’. Two years ago to the day the Rana Plaza, a garment factory in Bangladesh which supplied western brands, collapsed.…