Fashion & Freelancing

I’ve had a little break from blogging for a while as life threw some pretty big obstacles at me and it’s been nice taking time out to be with my family, friends and really concentrating hard on my job. Working for myself these past few months has been hard work but it’s had its perks too. I have still been receiving everyone’s comments and emails though and thank you for sending your kind words. It’s meant so much during this difficult time. I’m always surprised by the number of questions I do get asked in regards to my job and…

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Sunderland Live’s Vintage & Retro Festival Weekend

If you’re a regular reader you will have seen my blogpost about how excited I was for Sunderland Live’s Vintage & Retro Festival! And what a weekend it was! I was lucky enough to be involved in the set up on Friday and it was fantastic to see it all come together. Held in Sunderland’s Museum & Winter Gardens and Mowbray Park – the Saturday saw thousands of people enjoy the event. The snaps are a few that I took for the Sunderland Live facebook page but I have so many more to show. I also cannot wait to see…

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North East Spas : The Garage

Late last week I got an email which contained ‘Spa Visit’ in the subject line – I didn’t need much convincing to take up this opportunity and after jumping off the Wearmouth Bridge the other week, I decided I deserved a bit of pampering! So I quickly checked my Mom’s schedule so she could play David Bailey for the day and got us booked in. The Garage Spa is based at The Morritt Arms hotel, Greta Bridge in between Barnard Castle and Darlington and I’d heard lots of good things about it from the internet and a few friends who…

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North East Blogger Events

The past month or so has gone by in a bit of flash if I’m perfectly honest and I’ve had more things to blog about than ever before! This is great, it’s just I always have to try and maintain a work/life/blogging balance. So I thought a great idea would be to round up some of the events I’ve attended into one post, rather than try and blog about them separately. First up was The Body Shop event organised by the lovely Maddie who works at the Eldon Sq branch. I was running a bit late to this and when…

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Tim Walker Dreamscapes : The Bowes Museum

Last week I was lucky enough to receive an invite to the exclusive preview for Tim Walker’s new exhibition, Dreamscapes at The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle. When the invite arrived, I don’t think I’ve ever rsvp’d to something as quickly in all my life. Tim Walker’s last exhibition, Storyteller was held at Somerset House and I unfortunately never made it down to London because of my Dad having his strokes. So I decided it would be a lovely treat for an evening out with my Mom. She’s not really an arty person and was a bit anxious about attending…

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