...(so far in 2018) I know I’m a bit of an odd ball for loving January. Tomorrow is Blue Monday which is statistically the most depressing day of the year. But I LOVE January and think you should all try to give this much maligned month a bit of love and attention. 1. The diary… Continue reading Why January is the best month there is
Hello chaps, how’s week one of 2018 been for you? I’m still slightly overwhelmed by the amount of views Mr H had- for my own sanity I’m viewing it as a well chosen topic published on a night when you lovely lot were probably scrolling with a slightly sore head, and not an indication of… Continue reading 2018: Let’s Savour It
Cordelia has asked me to guest write a post for her blog for several weeks now. (Un)fortunately I have been variously busy, hideously hungover or at another social function so haven’t been able to. Until now. Apparently I am not allowed to write about one of the more detailed points of Inheritance Tax law so… Continue reading Guest Post! Mr H Does Dinner Party Etiquette
It’s Christmas Eve. I woke up absolutely convinced it was Christmas Day. See below my round up of the best and the worst bits of Christmas. 1. The Family get together: it wouldn’t be Christmas without it. This is the crown of the best and worst in one- yes getting together with your oldest, nearest… Continue reading The Best and Worst Bits of Christmas
I am not very good at reading in December. Following the flurry of literary excitement in October with the Man Booker shortlist, by December I've gone into new book hibernation. Amidst the darkness, Christmas card writing, present shopping, wrapping, festive celebrating and the fact I fall asleep on any flat surface means I can never… Continue reading The Joy of a Christmas Ghost Story
My Mum has the most beautiful Christmas tree. Over the years she has slowly shed the slightly dodgy Brownie and school makes, focussing on rich tones of red, gold and warm wood decorations. Whilst we were allocated a string of tinsel for our rooms, Mum remained the Queen of Christmas decorating in our house. Here… Continue reading Christmas at SE6: This year I’m thinking tinsel.
Happy weekend chaps. It's December and London is in the grip of a big freeze. Mr H has actually let me put the heating on. As a wannabe maximalist of course I'm going to be a big advocate of any clothes that are on the edge of ridiculous. Sequin trousers, head to toe colour, ear… Continue reading Why you need at least one ridiculous coat.
Right guys. Level up. Sub £50 ideas for those besties, lovers and mothers. Remember the disclaimer if you are any of those people to me! I'm a day late for Black Friday but have collated a mixture of semi-independent choices for your perusal. This is just a selection but all of the below have gorgeous… Continue reading The Cordelia Christmas 2017 Gift Guide: £50
So it's another Sunday post and NOT because I was too hungover or semi forgot and wasn't prepared, but because there's been another happy day. That's right folks- yesterday the freaking fabulous Clio and Euan got married- hooray! And hooray for another wedding outfit guide, see my August one here. (Fun fact- that post is still… Continue reading Winter Wedding: Get the look
It's the second week of November, Pret are selling festive sandwiches and the Christmas ad battle has begun. (M&S PADDINGTON is the best). So this is the 1st in a series of gift guides in the big run up to Christmas, starting with those tricksy- I love you, I want to buy you something, but… Continue reading The Cordelia Christmas 2017 Gift Guide: £20