You can’t possibly take your handbag to the beach, so thank goodness for all the basket bags, string bags and beaded bags doing the rounds this season. I’ve selected a few favourites in my Basket Case Edit. Beach setting not compulsory, but they’d definitely enjoy a sandy outing.
Hurrah, I am finally going on holiday. I usually make a yearly pilgrimage to my aunt and uncle’s home in Southern Spain, and to keep costs low I travel with hand luggage only. But this does tend to thwart a gal’s beauty kit, especially if you’re a product junkie like I am. I have thrown […]
This week’s WordPress Photography challenge is to capture the extra(ordinary). This little guy’s sole purpose in life is to tell us sun-basking humans how tepid the water is within which he bobs. He does an ordinary job. He floats in an ordinary way. He even retains his air of ordinary when the waves of a belly […]
Baked. The sun crackled, singeing her skin. She drank in the heat, letting it hit the depths of her lungs as it enveloped her, invading her body with its stifling smother. She opened one eye and saw her feathery lashes in the reflection of her sunglasses. They were curved, covered in a thick black […]
Tumble. Every week he would arm me with the same headphones and a new track of calming. The voice would resonate within my ear, encasing all air beneath the padded earpiece as it commanded, twisting feathery wisps along my ear canal, shuddering the eardrum, dispatching its schemes right into my inner ear. His legs […]
Day 7 of Photography101 and the theme is ‘Landmark’. Memento. I bent down and picked up a handful of sand. His stone eyes watched me as I let the grains fall through my fingers and into the black cylinder that had contained a fresh 35mm film cassette just seconds ago. I snapped the grey lid […]
The first writing challenge of this week has asked me to describe someone that has entered my life in the last year. I didn’t even have to ever interact with this little gem for him to set up camp in the back of my head, he was waiting to be released… I was dunking […]