1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 Y'know, it has rained every day this week and not even reached 20C here in Glasgow? I'm Surviving Summer easily! Anyway, after everything we have been through this month it’s time for my Surviving Summer series to come… Continue reading Weave Your Way to the Beach (bag)
My closest friends know that summer-me is grumpy-me: I can’t tolerate the heat, I withdraw into myself, and grow grumpy and irritable as well as starting to doubt not only myself, but everything around me. However, the moment it rains my mood brightens almost instantly. Come winter I have energy to spare, and a bright… Continue reading What is Summertime SADness?
Last but not least in this years Surviving Summer Series, is everything Yellow! Yellow is on everyone's radars this year, and it's one of my favourite colours to wear in summer (we all know how much I love my lemon tulle skirt, and yellow rose earrings!).
By the time I finished writing these ideas, I kid you not, I had semantic satiation of the word “cool”. That just goes to show just how great these ideas and life hacks are for uh, cooling you down. Growing up in Sydney, I’ve experienced my fair share of hot summers, and learned from a… Continue reading Surviving Summer: 35 Ways to keep cool!
My love of cat-eye shades is on record going back many many years, and I’m constantly falling in love with new styles each and every season. If you’ve seen this post, then you’ll be familiar with my two favourite pairs by Ralph by Ralph Lauren.
Part of my morning commute to work involves a 20 minute walk from Glasgow Central, and a few Fridays ago, despite it only being 20C at the time (8:30am) by the time I reached the office, I collapsed into my chair and declared myself the worst Australian ever. I was clearly born in the wrong… Continue reading Using Essential Oils to Repel Insects
We may not get much sun here in Scotland so in Summer we tend to jump on a flight and take holidays wherever the sun is shining, and the cocktails are icy-cold! This season, sun hats are big and bold and have a lot to say for themselves. Style these hats with a classic, retro swimsuit for a day on the beach, or with a maxi dress with some oversized shades if you’re in the mood for a picnic instead.
Summer has struck Glasgow, so it’s time for the dresses to come out of hibernation, the tights to be packed away, and my opalescent legs to reflect the sunlight, blinding passer-by’s with the glare. However, as wonderful as that sounds it also means the one summer curse we don’t like talking about: Chaffing. Any person… Continue reading One Quick Trick to Prevent Chaffing
As part of my Surviving Summer series, I’ll be posting some amazing summer recipes over the next month and given my absolute love of salads, I thought I’d start with this absolutely gorgeous salad for one. This has been my go-to favourite salad for years, in fact, the photo below is from the first time… Continue reading Cucumber & Feta Salad
If the heat and humidity is getting you down, then it's time to step up and make a statement, and what better way to make a statement this summer than with some bright prints and funky florals!