About Yours Truly, x – Yours Truly

Yours Truly is a personal documentation of my adventures, travels and thrifty finds.

Started in 2009 the blog derives its name from the message written on a flea market photograph.

This is me aged four.

These are things I love.

Avocados are one of my favourite fruits. 

I sing show tunes in the bath tub. 

I love nothing better than snuggle down to a David Attenborough documentary. 

My favourite tipple is Cointreau and cranberry.

I am always on the prowl for foreign fashion magazines, I’ve found a supplier now which means I regularly am able to buy my favourites. 

I love old circus styling. 

My degree collection was called ‘Baroque & Roll’ and was based on Marie Antoinette, combined with 50’s teddy boys.

I love mannish brogues with ankle socks. 

Frida Kahlo is one of my favourite artists, I also like Magritte.

I like having long breakfasts on a Sunday morning, throw in some freshly squeezed orange juice and I’m very happy.

I love sleeping in my boyfriends dinner shirts.

I have adored the music of Joni Mitchell for about ten years now.

I love bread pudding from local bakeries.

I take my baths hot…very, very hot!

Elephants amaze me – I am enthralled by them completely.

I collect forgotten photographs.

I have a huge frame dedicated to ‘seaside themed’ photos and have now started a ‘Forgotten People’ album, full of my flea market finds.

My favourite chocolate is Cadburys. 

My favourite flowers are peonies and cabbage roses.

I enjoy playing scrabble with friends.

I like extra gherkins in my burger. 

There’s always room for desert…Especially Black Forest Gateau.

Maya Angelou is one my favourite authors.

To Kill A Mockingbird is one of my favourite books.

I love cheeseboards.

Blossom trees brighten up my day.

I love traditional folk art.

Bottle Green, Duck Egg Blue, Candy Floss Pink, Mustard Yellow, Coral Red and Rust are some of my favourite colours.

I have a collection of music boxes. 

I will always adore Judy Garland.

I love cooking dinner for friends – but I get stressed at serving up time.

I can play guitar and I’m learning to play the ukulele.

I love British history – I like the fact I was born here.

I love Dry the River.

I love Burlesque.

I could watch Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dance for hours on end. 

I’m a younger sister and an older sister. 

I look a lot like my Mum.

I have a bit of thing for dresses….Ahem.