Posts tagged ‘Marks and Spencer’

May 1, 2012

Best Foot Forward

I read an article recently of a woman in her twenties who was waiting for surgery on her bunions due to constantly wearing ill-fitting shoes and high heels from a very young age.  Bunions are that growth near your big toe that over time pushes your toe to almost a 30 degree angle and will ultimately need to be fixed through, often painful, surgery and lengthy recovery but this used to only affects women over the age of 45.

As fashionable heels get higher

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March 21, 2012

Fashion on Fire

We all know about the dark side of fashion production so I’m not going to go into the morals of it all here but I just wanted to draw attention to Indian current affairs that may affect a global brand near you.  These are facts, whether you feel like you want to change your buying habits or write to complain to any brand mentioned that is up to you.

On Monday this week there was a mini riot and complete carnage at a garment factory just outside Delhi

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December 15, 2011

Mulled Wine & Mince Pies

The best aromas of Christmas must be that of mulled wine and warm mince pies.  Since I will spend Christmas in Delhi (sniff) I’ll share a taste of what I will miss, you cannot beat my mulled wine recipe – try and see for yourself.

You will need the following:

2 bottles of good red wine – I use cab sauv which works really well.  It is a myth that you can use rubbish wine.  Repeat after me: rubbish wine = rubbish mulled wine.

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November 2, 2011

Love in a Lipstick

New lipstick shades are out now for this season and here I pick some of my favourites, all tried and tested on…the chubby cheeks of my nieces!

Peach Passion by YSL in enough gold casing to make you feel like a millionaire.

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August 8, 2011

Penelope’s Pit Stop

Hasn’t the experience of driving long distance changed in Britain?  I used to dread the service stations with their awful smelly loos and stale sandwiches or greasy spoon McDonalds alternatives.

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May 31, 2011

Get Lippy

Can I share a secret with you?

My cousin recently told me about M & S make-up and posted some out to me hoping it wouldn’t melt in the heat.

Yes, I had the same reaction as you – I didn’t even know they did make-up and even if I did, I probably wouldn’t buy it.  Having been persuaded to try it, I can share the wonderful news that you should try it too. 

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