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.