Category Archives: fashion & wardrobe

A women who doesn’t wear perfume has no future. —Coco Chanel
When in doubt, wear red. —Bill Blass

Europe on a Budget tip 5: Flea Markets!!!!

While they don’t really do op-shops here (charity/ 2nd hand shops if you’re reading from the UK) they certainly do flea markets! This morning I headed down to the Flohmarkt with a friend and in search of a bike. I … Continue reading

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Europe on a budget Tip 3: Free haircuts!

Today I went and had my hair cut for free! And it’s a good hair cut! A hairdresser I was walking past several weeks ago was advertising for hair models for the trainees to learn on. So in I went … Continue reading

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Strangers with razors

On my first complete day of freedom, with nowhere to be, nothing in particular that had to be done, I went and sat on a log in the park and knit. I sat for hours watching as children raced around on … Continue reading

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Europe on a budget Tip 2: 2nd hand shops

I have discovered, here in Germany, that there are a great many rather expensive second-hand shops. These shops stock second-hand Louis Vuitton, Chloe, Prada and other brands which second-hand are just as much out of my reach as new. Today however I chanced … Continue reading

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Europe on a budget…

Having just arrived in Germany at 5:50am this morning, and with an entire day ahead of me during which I must endeavour to stay awake, I have decided on a little project. Europe is not really a place to go … Continue reading

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To pack, or not to pack: that is the question!

Oh woe! Having to fit you’re entire year’s worth of clothes into one suitcase is not fun when you love your clothes! I considered packing almost nothing (as in just enough to get by for a week) and making a … Continue reading

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