I have a list of "beautiful experiences" I wish to go through and as I get older, and my budget allows, I am working my way through them. This year I turn 50 years old - still not sure how I got to what I've always considered was a sensible age, yet still don't feel … Continue reading I was led by my nose – and it was wonderful!
Tag: 1940s and 1950s
A gift from my Fairy Godmother
It’s official - I have a fairy godmother and her name is *Miss CandyFloss!😁 The good folk there wanted me to have another dress after I reviewed their Victoria-Rose. So they sent me a stunner of a dress - the Natalie-Gia. There are moments in childhood which stick with you - as a child … Continue reading A gift from my Fairy Godmother
A rose by any other name
I’m a lady who loves her 50s style circle skirts and dresses - so a floor-length fairly straight dress was never going to immediately draw my eye.Until I was well and truly persuaded otherwise by the folks at Miss Candyfloss* who tempted me with the hidden and extremely full skirts of a rose – the … Continue reading A rose by any other name
Operation Black Door! Churchill War Rooms
How do you find a way to make "history" interesting and more than reading a collection of extracts and pictures on a wall?Well it's a question the Imperial War Museums have clearly been asking themselves and equally clearly, have resolved it with an interactive experience at the Churchill War Rooms. I was invited along to … Continue reading Operation Black Door! Churchill War Rooms