The Time I lived in Paris… (Part 1)

Things were very different for me in 2010. I was working in finance (not loving it loads) and we hadn’t started looking for a house to buy, so were renting in South Gosforth. One cold February morning I was asked into a meeting with my manager’s manager… He was really nice but obviously I was…

It’s Been Four Years

…since I moved┬áto Paris for 6 months. Actually I lived in Neuilly-sur-Seine. One stop out of Paris. I miss it so much (sometimes), but if someone asked me today if I wanted to move & work there for 6 months… I’d say no. (This makes no sense really) This photo was taken outside a pretty…

If French Women Can Wear Red Lipstick, So Can I

I’ve always loved beauty products, but had never worn lipstick until my late twenties, most memorably on my wedding day. Having gone to high school in the ’90s meant that I was very familiar with those iconic shades, you know which I mean┬ádon’t you? Coffee Shimmer, Heather Shimmer, Black Cherry if you were feeling super…