Chapter, Fashionably Light
Sep 13 2013
It’s not the theatre. It’s not the bookshops. It’s not even this view. It’s the magnetic force. [Calm down, scientists, it’s a metaphor.]. My most memorable days have been spent meeting Londoners, or meeting friends because They Will Come to London (YES! Magnet!). A simple Facebook status (“Today, I moved to London”) led to loads of likes, and enough “Hey I’ll come visit you this week” messages to fill up my calendar. Magic!
It was already a long day. Come dinnertime I was like eeeuurrrrghsleep. But I am so glad that I dragged myself out of bed, into my polka dots, and out on the town. If I’m going to be a London girl I’m going to live every minute of it.
Nothing has made a greater impact on my blogging life than The Blogcademy and its constant after-party. [I explain here]. Just two London days in January led to reunions in Cambridge, Oxford, and London (see below), my fabulous site redesign by Veronica Dearly, and the acquisition of a furry green thing.
[Too many divas to namedrop, but LucyJ has a cute way of sharing the faces of the team.]
Only a slight exaggeration. But seriously, as Amy and I mused over pre-lunch champagne [#wheninwestfield], events this ebullient are scary. I find the perfect solution to be a combination of mindfully stylish dressing, red lipstick, and a soundtrack of 80s music on the Tube ride over.
Say goodbye to lazy under-the-cover afternoons. Get up, get dressed, and go meet fabulous people!
“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” – Marilyn Monroe. On an urban adventure, everything from your style to your mood depends on that foot coverage. Comfy and snazzy are of equal importance. If you can invest in one wardrobe staple only, put your money on shoes. Quality over quantity. […]
My Minimalist Wardrobe: Meet the Shoes!
Sep 12 2013
^ Palo Alto. August 2013. When my family tried Kara’s Cupcakes for the first time in Ghiradelli Square it was love at first bite. We broke the sacred rule of cupcake-consuming – that each cupcake deserves its own individual time of savouring- and went back for seconds right away. Years went by, I sampled dozens […]
Postcard From → Kara’s Cupcakes
Sep 16 2013