New Year’s Eve in Big Sur
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New Year’s Eve in Big Sur

The central Californian coastline is a place I’ve wanted to visit since we moved, so in December we finally got around to it, spending New Year’s Eve weekend in Big Sur. The objective was simple; eat, hike, read and relax. Staying in…

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Outside Lands 2015
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Outside Lands 2015

This year was the first summer I didn’t get to go to Glastonbury Festival for the first time in about eight years. I avoided the coverage like the plague and winced when I heard about amazing performances or saw photos of…

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South Beach-Inspired Dressing
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South Beach-Inspired Dressing

Confession: I didn’t take a single outfit photo on our recent jaunt to Miami. Bad, bad blogger. I had all these grand ideas about what and where to shoot but in the end that all went out the window in favour of…

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Six Months
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Six Months

The passing of the bank holiday weekend (it was Memorial Day for us over here) marks six months since Mr Ship-Shape and I moved to the States. Six months! I know that I’ll no doubt be spouting the same clichéd comments when…

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Back to Basics
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Back to Basics

Today I’m talking basics or, more specifically, jeans. Back in the day (the day being when Evanescence were on the radio and Buffy Summers was my idol ) I owned a ton of jeans – bootleg, flare, patchwork, skater, even a pair or…

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