Category Archives: Stratford

Pattern Mixing: leopard and polkadots

All the fashionistas are doing it: mixing patterns and prints. When I was young, I followed the rule not to mix patterns; when you wear a blouse with a print, you wear a solid colour skirt or pants. There is … Continue reading

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Magenta and Capris

 May is one of my favourite months because lilacs, magnolias and apple blossoms are in their glory. There are lilacs in various colours: white, ivory, pink, mauve, pale violet and magenta. With lilacs blooming everywhere, they make a lovely backdrop … Continue reading

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Celebration of the Swans

The Parade of the Swans is the official sign of spring in Canada. It takes place in the charming city of Stratford on the Avon River. I wore white for the occasion, with a pop of red: sunglasses and sandals … Continue reading

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Day Trippin’ – Stratford, Ontario

This post begins a series of fabulous places in Southern Ontario for taking day trips. There’s something fun about taking off in the morning, enjoying an adventure within driving distance and back in my own cozy bed at nightfall. Stratford, … Continue reading

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Leopard and Lace

I love lace and I love leopard. Animal prints inspired by nature and the delicacy of lace makes an intriguing contrast; I love pairing them because it expresses the romantic side of me and the wild side of me. I … Continue reading

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A Cold Winter’s Day

What to do on a cold day in January? Reminisce of summer days and dream of warm, sunny days ahead! Through the years I have enjoyed winter sports; skating, tobogganing and cross-country skiing, but when temperatures drop way below freezing … Continue reading

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