Second Hand Shopping in NYC

After spending a fair amount of time scouting out the best second-hand shops in New York prior to my holiday last month, I thought I would do a little round-up of a few of the thrift and vintage haunts I loved the most. Whilst New York is renowned for pavements…

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…