Category Archives: Scenery

VegFest and a Body Bag

Our city hosted its first VegFest on the weekend. I wore my body bag. Did you know that’s what they call fanny packs in Germany? They use the English wordsย body bag! Apparently, fanny packs are back in style. I bought … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Travelling Top

Once upon a time there was a fashionable blogger named Jodie who had a lovely mesh top.ย Carmen enjoyed reading Jodie’s Touch of Style blog and one day commented on the pretty top. Carmen had seen a lot of Giveaways offered … Continue reading

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Animal Print and Faux Leather Pants

There was a time I thought animal prints were tacky, but I changed my mind many years ago and now I own dozens of animal print items from clothes to shoes, including accessories like scarves and even jewellery. What I … Continue reading

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Dressing Up Jeans

Everyone wears jeans and they are easy to dress up. Velvet makes any outfit look regal. My black velvet blazer and white lace peplum top adds a feminine contrast to rugged denim fabric. (My blazer is another great find in … Continue reading

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Dear Summer, I miss you!

You are my favourite season and I hope to see you soon. Your warm breezes caress me. I love your long days and pleasant evenings. As soon as you return, we shall once again dance in the moonlight and enjoy … Continue reading

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Backdrops for Photo Shoots

Part of the fun of blogging is finding interesting backdrops. I’m always on the lookout and I can’t help seeing a spot and thinking, “That would make a fantastic background!” There are great places to discover without going far. We … Continue reading

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Houses in Seattle

No, I’m not in Seattle, but I’ll do the next best thing … reminisce … I love spending time looking through photos and today is a good day for remembering adventurous days in Seattle, my second home because Jean lives … Continue reading

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Autumn Lament

The sunlight is flickering through the leaves as some are dancing to the ground. I watch from my window as the beauty of the glorious colours start to disappear, leaving the barren trees looking naked like skeletons. As night falls, … Continue reading

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Twice as Nice: ecru and blue skirts

Blue and White Here’s the skirt I showed in my previous post but this time in blue. I love pairing it with a white lace top. I often buy two of a kind–even shoes–I have these shoes in blue and … Continue reading

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Green Tee

Is the other manโ€™s grass greener? Well, this one is pretty green. We spent a lovely Saturday afternoon checking out an Open House in Cambridge this summer. The beautiful grounds back onto a little creek. The property is meticulously kept, … Continue reading

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