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Life update and why I have not blogged for so long..

You know that expression ‘Sometimes life just gets in the way’ – well that’s my only excuse-soz!

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Moving From London To The Countryside

Well hi there, If you have read my ABOUT page it will come as no surprise to you that I am very accustomed to moving up and down the country with my husband’s job and my children.  It has not been without it’s fair set of challenges along the way, but I can honestly say I am very grateful to of experienced living in different counties of England. Before we moved to the idyllic setting of the Cotswolds-Gloucestershire, we were living back on the outskirts of London. I was happy to be what I call “HOME” being born and bred in London, and it was really great to be able to catch up with family and friends and get back into the fast pace of ‘London’ living. However, when we were due to leave again I found it so strange that so many people thought I was brave to be okay about moving out of London again. What was brave about it? It made me think how easy it is to become so confined to …

3 Simple Hairstyles That Anyone Can Do…

  As a Hair and Make-up artist I very rarely spend time on myself. My hair is either slapped back into a ponytail or worn down with a few waves run through with straighteners. I suppose it is mainly down to laziness and more importantly time. I love it when I see other people with gorgeous braids and I get annoyed with myself as a hair specialist, that I don’t make more effort (especially as I can do most styles tbh). So, I thought I would share with you, 3 hairstyles I have been experimenting with lately.. and that you do not need to be a professional to do. The Halo Braid The dirtier the hair the better. If your hair is freshly washed try adding some dry shampoo to the roots and brushing through. Roughly section the hair at the front. I normally make the parting far over to the side. Start to braid the hair across the top of your head. A little tip which sounds weird, but try not to look in …