Part of my trying to be responsible includes giving myself a clothing allowance. That way, if I want something I save my allowance and then shop.
When I heard about the Lucian Matis sample sale, I made plans to go. I usually don’t go to sample sales as I’m not a sample size. Then I found out that it’s not just samples available. I met up with Brigitte and Gail and we headed up to the sale. I got work and event clothes for a steal.
(The Rewind Button is a group blogging project. Every Thursday, we review an album from Rolling Stone’s Greatest Albums list.)
I suffered from the oft-heard complaint that jazz just sounds the same when I listened to Miles Davis’ album, Kind of Blue.
I was doing a little tidying up and found this:
Yes, romance author, dresser-in-pink, Princess Diana’s step grandmother Barbara Cartland. It was published in 1962 so that’s 50 years ago. The book covers everything from the wifely allowance to dinner to bedroom etiquette.
One of the joys of getting older is seeing trends come back into fashion. Floral jeans and neon being two of them. I also saw a teenager wearing a shreded t-shirt the other day. Remember those? You took an oversized t-shirt, shredded it and tied knots at the end.
Thank god I’m too old for that. It was awful then and it’s awful now.
Last week, the journalists of the Ethnic Aisle held the first anniversary party of the publication at No One Writes to the Colonel. I played photographer (so not trained) and took some awful snapshots:
A friend of mine posted this link on her Facebook: http://www.montrealgazette.com/travel/Getting+picture+about+prejudice/6638363/story.html
It got me thinking. I’m not the most well-travelled traveller but I’ve been a few places.
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[caption id="attachment_1953" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Left to right: Denise Balkissoon, Renee Sylvestre-Williams and Chantal Braganza. Photo by Septembre Anderson"][/caption] The Ethnic Aisle held its first year anniversary party last night. It was a celebration that co-incided with #WiTOpoli (Women in Toronto politics) and Press Pass - all...Read More