On Final Things

From The Book of Life: Every age should be in search of effective ways to keep death in mind.  Once we would look at skulls or at martyrs, hourglasses or withered flowers.  … Continue reading


As an irregular meditator, I’ve always struggled with the difference between meditation and mindfulness.      Recently I found the following advice about mindfulness, which I want to capture here, as I think it… Continue reading

Work Wear Inspiration

I’m going back to work soon, and my next job is in a banking environment, so I have been researching more formal office attire. There’s a few problems I’m trying to solve: Firstly,… Continue reading

Body Image

I don’t think I’ve ever loved my body as much as when I had my daughter. I was just so astounded at the whole craziness of creating another human being, that I forgot… Continue reading

Where’s my head at?

One of my rules for my collection of Over 40 Style blogs is that the person has to post relatively frequently. However recently I have been questioning the value of posting frequently, over… Continue reading

The Book of Life

I love reading articles about neuro science and life advice.  I have spent most of today reading through The Book of Life.  This site has lots and lots of articles on topics such as:… Continue reading

River Island for grown ups

River Island is aimed at a younger market than me. This season though they have a cracker collection. They have interpreted the tricky trends of the season into a lot of wearable pieces.… Continue reading

Style Crush: JHud

So here’s something that is not news. Jennifer Hudson is gorgeous. I think she actually looks her best with short hair.     I have a style crush on her because I think she… Continue reading

Window Shopping

Sometimes I love to “window shop” online. This is where I look for clothes with no intention of buying. Kind of like fantasy football. I also like to work out how much it… Continue reading