Capri in a day : La dolce vita

The beautiful island of Capri is often associated with ‘la dolce vita’ (even though the original film was set in Rome), and a visit to Capri makes the perfect day trip from the Amalfi coast (with ferries and hydrofoils from Naples, Ischia, Procida, Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi). My initial experience on arrival, however, did not quite […]

Ruffles and Chantilly

  A day out at Chantilly Castle  Ruffles dress – Scotch & Soda ( here),  Jacket – Mango (several seasons ago,  similar in dark brown here  , Boots – TopShop (last season – similar here),  Ruffles and Chantilly   I recently spent a day visiting the town of Chantilly, which is about 40 kms north of […]

A day out in Bergues

A day out in the walled town of Bergues Top Zara (last season),  Skirt – Linea ( here),  Coat – Maje (several seasons ago), Scarf – Burberry (very old – similar here), Bag (similar here) A day out in Bergues The fortified town of Bergues is perhaps most famous for the filming of ‘Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis’ (or ‘Welcome to the sticks’), […]


What to do in Tenerife

  I have been working on this post for a while, since I posted this outfit post from Tenerife, but have only just finished it!  The weather in Tenerife is beautiful and definitely favours relaxation, barbecues and poolside drinks, however, if you can drag yourself away from the beach or the pool, there are plenty of […]

The Algarve revisited

The Algarve revisited

I visited the Algarve this time last year and fell in love with it, so much so, that I went back this year. The coastline is spectacular, the beaches are breathtaking, the weather is beautiful and there’s plenty to see and do. What’s not to love? Read on for more ideas of what to do and […]

Botanical gardens

  Top Projet Social (last season – similar here)    Skirt – Haute Hippie (last season – similar here)  Jacket – Maje (similar here) Belt  – Primark (last season – similar here) Botanical Gardens I recently spent a weekend in Dusseldorf and discovered the botanical gardens out towards the University campus. It really is a beautiful setting and […]