Friday Post: A Way With Christmas Candles

Living with a joy refusenik means Christmas has yet to make an appearance round my way. We have a wreath on the door and an open box of Cadbury’s Heroes but as yet no tree, fairy lights or Ocado order. There may be pastry-based snacks, but absolutely no carols or family members at any stage. … Continue reading

Friday Post: Three Steps To Buck Naked

Time to whack up the central heating, Something Purty’s feeling frisky. Yup, this weekend we’re all about how to look lovely in the altogether. But because we know you’re not that kind of girl, we’ll take it slowly…and oh…what a pretty frock you’re wearing! Mark Fast? ‘Those dresses are a lot stronger than they look,’ … Continue reading

Friday Post: What Does Your Weekend Smell Like?

(or what to wear at brunch tomorrow) Fragrance: get it right and you’ve found your second skin, but get it wrong and you’re stuck in the olfactory equivalent of a jumper that’s two sizes too small, or wearing a wholly inappropriate heel when everyone around you is in flats. While there’s never a good time … Continue reading