Spotlight on: Organic Basics

Aug 25th, 2019 Small Talk Bean 15 min read

[AD: This post is in collaboration with Organic Basics, who sent me a couple of items (aka GIFTED!); after road testing the pieces, I’m writing this blog post as my own review of the items, and all opinions and words are my own. Links in this post are Affiliate links, which means, should you make a purchase after clicking on one of these links, I will…


Sunday 7: An Interview with Hannah Rochell from En Brogue

Aug 18th, 2019 Small Talk, Sunday 7 Bean 28 min read

Hello! And welcome back to another Sunday 7! If you read my Sunshine Blogger Award Nomination blogpost a couple of weeks, you’ll know that my Sunday 7 title was named after the day of the week & time of the day (7pm!) the blog was published on. I’m afraid the old format, of looking at 7 ‘new-in’ pieces, a Stinker of the week as well as a…


Sunday 7: What I’m taking on Holiday to Normandy (Clue: there’s nothing new…)

Aug 10th, 2019 Sunday 7, Travel Bean 12 min read

… and indeed, nothing that you wouldn’t be taking on holiday with you, that you wouldn’t take on a UK Staycation! Hello! A second post in just one week: I know! I am spoiling you, huh? And although this isn’t one of my traditional “Sunday 7’s”… it is a Sunday blogpost, right?! Anyhow, what am I looking at this week? Well, you can’t move for…


Sunshine Blogger Award Nomination!

Aug 8th, 2019 Small Talk Bean 12 min read

Hello, Long time no blog? I figured I’d better dip my toe back in, before you all forget about me!! So… this is a quickie really: a while back, my lovely insta-mate Tracey from The Naughty Forty Diaries nominated me for a Sunshine Blogger Award… … It’s a blogger to blogger award, and surely, there can be no higher accolade? I was supposed to answer…


Spotlight: Nordgreen, Copenhagen – Watches

Jul 14th, 2019 SPOTLIGHT Bean 14 min read

[AD – This blogpost includes gifted items, but all words and opinions expressed are my own.] Hello, And welcome to this Sunday’s blogpost… I haven’t done a ‘Spotlight’ on a brand post in a while, but after being sent a beautiful watch by Nordgreen Copenhagen, a minimalist, Danish brand – not just championing sustainability, but who understand the social responsibility that comes with running a ‘fashion’…

Feel Good Feet – 2 years on…

Jul 7th, 2019 Small Talk Bean 14 min read

Hello Everyone! How are you? It’s been yet another busy one Chez Threads, but I guess it’s that time of year… for anyone with kids, schools pretty much want you to camp in the school field with the amount of time parents are expected to spend at school in this final summer term… And for those without kids… who may have colleagues with kids… it…

Sunday 7: How slow is your fast-fashion shopping habit? Take the Test!

Jun 30th, 2019 Small Talk, Sunday 7 Bean 2 min read

Hello! How’s your sunshiny week been? Whether you love or hate the heat, there’s no question… we’ve all been hankering after a bit of summer, haven’t we? And as roasting hot as it was yesterday, it was short-lived… and as of today, we’re probably at a more ‘acceptable’ level of summer and I for one am *loving* it! Following on from last week’s Seven Ways…


Sunday 7 – Seven ways to Slow Down your Fashion Shopping Habits

Jun 23rd, 2019 Small Talk, Sunday 7 Bean 17 min read

Hello! It’s been a busy few weeks in the Threads household – how are you all? The mammoth 40th party for Le Husband, which frankly, took more organisation than our wedding… is done, dusted and was a great success… There have been a great many other family needs… just life in fact, which have been pulling and tugging at me and as a result, my…


Sunday 7 – Simple, Versatile Classics

Jun 2nd, 2019 Sunday 7 Bean 19 min read

[AD – there are some affiliate links in this blogpost] Hello! And welcome back! Another two weeks in-between blog posts seems to have become habit… apologies: I can only assure you that the stresses and struggles which come from looking after elderly olds, and a young family don’t just vanish overnight; illnesses seem to linger; free time is spent ferrying the olds around, or visiting…


Sunday 7 – High Street Frills

May 19th, 2019 Sunday 7 Bean 22 min read

[AD – this blogpost contains 50% affiliate links] Hello there! And yet another two weeks between blogposts from me… It’s disappointing that I’ve had to put my blog on the back burner these past couple of months but, it’s been the trickiest of times with family, and frankly… real life always matters most. None the less, I often use my blog as means of distraction from…