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Magic Mondays, Episode 2. Hidden Horses and City Stables On My Walk To Eltham Palace in London

It was whilst we were on our way to Eltham Palace & Gardens, an English Heritage property about a 45 minute walk from where I live in South East London, that I began to have the feeling we were being watched. (more…)

Spotlight On: Botanicals Organic Skincare – Why This Is The Best Beauty Decision I Ever Made

Here it is – the beauty secret that I have been waiting to share with you… FOR THE LONGEST TIME! (more…)

Magic Mondays, Episode 1. Guess Which Famous Victorian Writer’s London Railway Retreat I Live Next To Now

So it turns out I live just around the corner from where one of my favourite Victorian novelists penned her work in South East London. Follow me, as I explore the secret walk that has been named after her most famous children’s novel in tribute to her residence and discover one of London’s most gorgeous unknown nature reserves.

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Ethical Girl London’s Ultimate Gift-Giving Guide to Christmas 2017

Your Ultimate Guide to Chic, Ethically-Conscious Gifts This Christmas

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The Story Of An American Seamstress & Her Family Who Live The Traditional Homesteading Dream

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About two years ago, not long before this blog was born, I was curled up in bed reading the book to my favourite film, ‘Gone With The Wind’ by Margaret Mitchell. Intrigued by the hooped skirts and corseted dresses, along with the old-style Southern etiquette and chivalry I love so well, I turned to Pinterest for a few more pictures. Little did I know that I would stumble upon this fascinating lady and her family – Atlanta Goodwin, husband Jordan and little ones Marian, Alan and Elsie. (more…)

Cornwall’s Coast and Hidden Coves on Christmas Eve

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I was thinking about what would make me feel better whilst nursing a slight  (HUGE) hangover, as I’m sure a few of you are doing too, this being the first day of the New Year! And I decided that taking you on a trip to where I spent Christmas this year with my family would do the trick. Get ready for some stunning coast line, picturesque villages and the best holiday hideaway in England (at least, we think so)!

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Walking in Yorkshire Woods on a Frosty Winter’s Day

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There is nothing quite like walking in the woods alone, in winter. I love the stillness, as though your breath is the only thing moving. Tang of dying leaves and soft sunlight. Clean footsteps and crisp cold air. (more…)

Thoughts on Aries

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Just a quick post on Aries, my star sign. I’ve been reading loads of inspiring quotes recently from @Zodiacfact and @Illuminati who both have great Twitter accounts for positive thoughts and zodiac followers. I decided to post some of the quotes that came up on my feed today because they were really, really accurate! (more…)

I give myself very good advice…

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For too long I’ve pretty much been feeling like the above, writing down all my life lessons for myself and then never remembering them until I’m inebriated on the tube and scrolling through my phone thinking how wise I am! So I’ve decided to write them down here and dedicate a page to it so that they can help me and, hopefully, a lot of other people too who might need a little pick me up! (more…)