The rather lovely and wonderful Annie Bean is currently running a pretty amazing Changing Rooms type competition with Laura Ashley at the moment. (Random fact; whenever I type my name into a text message on my phone auto correct always wants me to follow it up with Ashley.)
The competition is for the bloody brilliant prize of £1,000 to spend on Refreshing Your Room at Laura Ashley. As I’m sure you already know, I’m totally obsessed with homeware and I feel like I have to blog about these things to stop me spending thousands of pounds on them on a pretty regular basis.
There are a couple of big events happening in my life over the next year or so. Events that are going to be captured on film (well, digitally probably but you know what I mean.) I don’t think I’ve seen a photograph of myself that I’ve been happy with for about 10 years and I don’t want to look back at these images and hate them and myself. I wish I could contribute my weight to some sort of extenuating factor but I can’t. I was never a fat kid and there was no significant event in my life that made me start obsessing about my weight but I have been yo-yo dieting since I was a teenager.
Source – Motivation Blog
So, no more fad diets, no more Weight Watchers, no more Slimming World… I’ve tried them all. Now, it has to be down to me making the right choices. Mentally, if nothing else, I can’t hack another diet. As good as they mat be in the short-term in always end up falling off the wagon in a fairly dramatic fashion and putting on even more weight than I lost in the first place.
They say a picture speaks a thousand words but how many words does it speak when the picture is made of words?
I spend an inordinate amount of time looking at home stuff on the internet and admiring other people’s living spaces on one of the many blogs I pour over on a daily basis. The thing I always find myself lusting after the most is all the little touches people add to their homes. The art the hang on the walls, the knickknacks they choose to display, the things that make that space specifically “theirs”. When I’m looking for things for our flat I keep finding myself draw to typography, text and anything to do with letters.
Poster from davegamache.com
I’m obsessed with typography and I want to cover everything in our flat with it. If I actually bought everything I saw that I fell in love with, not only would I be completely skint we also wouldn’t have any wall space left either. (more…)
Well, bronzed goddess may be a bit of an exaggeration, *cough*alotofanexaggeration*cough*, ahem… anyway. As the summer come creeping towards us the idea of having to bare my legs is forever lurking in the back of my mind. Unleashing these pasty bad boys on to the unsuspecting population of London seems a little daunting for me and scary for the rest of the city!
Please note: These legs may not be mine…
There’s a whole deal of preparation that goes into making our bodies summer ready, right girls? It’s hard work but definitely makes me feel a little better about myself when showing some skin.