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The Indie & Pop Charts: A Top 10 of life enhancing stuff

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Making my world a brighter place: Business Cards / Business Card Holder / Cosmetics & similar MakeUp Bag / Neckaces c/o SWYC / Similar Notebook / Pom Pom Bedspread

This is your chance to tune in to the things that have rocked my world recently because they might just rock yours, too. A list of things to make you look good, feel good or that just DO good.

NB: Although it’s a Chart they’e not really in any particular order of preference. You can play D.J with the Mix.

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Anxious Armour

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‘Give a woman the right make up & she can conquer the world’ Charlotte Tilbury

Sunglasses can conceal far more than tiredness; a simple slick of lipstick appears considered, organised, ‘together’. If you’re going to invest in something for yourself (other than a decent, expertly fitted bra – which is always advisable)  then a lipstick or a pair of sunglasses are easy, everyday & affordable armour.

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Books, Mind, Review

Words & Pictures

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My companions in recovery – my Weim & words

On Tuesday morning, as often I do, I tuned in to hear BBC Women’s Hour.  It was especially of interest to me as Rachel Kelly the author of the recently published Black Rainbow & founder of #healingwords was a guest speaker on the show. Continue reading

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Mind

Dad is not a dirty word

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So yesterday, Sunday 15th June, marked ‘Father’s Day’ in the UK . Following in the modern commercial  Card Co generated tradition of ‘Mothering Sunday’ (originally a celebration of the Church) which I for one, pay much homage to these celebratory occasions of our old folks – taking the time to say ‘Thanks’, chuck a card in the post & raise a glass in their honour. Nobody ever claimed being a parent is easy & it’s the least us kids can do, eh? Continue reading

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Tea & Sympathy

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‘Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that’ – Martin Luther King Jr (Chandeliers at The Ritz, London)

Last Thursday, 29th May, was a bit of an odd ‘anniversary’ for me. Two years ago that day was one of mixed blessings and feelings – it marked the funeral of my much beloved Grandmother-in-law, Ruth and then the afternoon promised an unrelated celebratory Afternoon Tea. At The Ritz. With a celebrity. Continue reading

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