Tuesday, 12 January 2021

The Distancing Diairies - 11th & 12th January, 2021

Monday, as always, started with a Wii Fit session. I put away the previous day's laundry and touched up my roots at the kitchen table, slapped some coconut oil on the ends and epilating my legs whilst the dye developed. After I'd showered we had breakfast, I wrapped a last minute eBay sale and Jon whizzed everything down to the post office which, once again, was deserted and he was back in minutes.

MONDAY: Vintage India Imports of Rhode Island pinafore dress & 1970s Ayesha Davar cheesecloth blouse (eBay), Phool block printed waistcoat (bought from trading pals, Eyewood Vintage, back in 2016)


Sheila's really good about sharing the smaller details of her outfits on her blog so, inspired by her, here's a few of mine. The huge 19th Century tribal bangle was an eBay find, the Kuchi necklace was bought in Jaisalmer last year and the fleece-lined suede clog boots were 60% off from the Clarks' Outlet (HERE if you've never used it) a few years ago.


With rain threatening I rushed out and photographed my vintage dress & skirt suits which I uploaded to eBay before our lunchtime noodles. I had a tidy up of the Kinky Shed and was delighted to discover that I'd shifted so much stock over the last few months that I'd managed to empty an entire 7 foot clothes rail. Hallelujah! With room to move I sent Jon in to tackle the menswear and select some stock for me to list. I ironed and measured it, ready for photographing on the next dry day.


We went out for our normal walk around the block as the supermarket delivery was due. For years we've been in India for all (or most of January), I'd forgotten how colourless and dull the British winter is. It's enough to drive us all to drink.


Catching the aromas of our neighbours' dinners cooking whilst walking round the block made us wish we were having curry for tea although our posh supermarket pasta was very tasty. We'd watched the first three episodes of Traces the previous evening and watched the final three after we'd eaten. It was entertaining enough but not a patch on The Serpent (or Spiral!) We struggled to have much sympathy for the main character, Emma, who wasn't at all likable.

Leaving Jon doing music stuff, having finished the excellent Queen's Gambit the previous evening, I chose another book from the shelf and took it to bed. I opened it & discovered that it had been signed by the author. I had no idea when I picked it up in the chazza.

On Tuesday, for the first time in ages, I awoke to rain. After my Wii Fit session I started catching up with Blogland until Jon joined me for breakfast. His plan was to crack on with painting the internal window frames, which he'd started the week before Xmas and today was the turn of our bedroom. 

As the curtains had to come down I decided to give them a wash - the second time in a year....woman, you've changed! I tumble-dried them as they'd have taken an age to dry in the utility room.

I've decided to set myself a bit of a clothing challenge and shall re-wear a garment I've worn the previous day and see how long I can continue to do so without getting bored and maybe discover a few new clothing combinations whilst I'm at it.

I'm calling it Wear: Sleep: Repeat 

Today I'm re-wearing yesterday's black 1970s cheesecloth Ayesha Davar blouse (I also own her non-identical twin sister) with the woven Renjoy, London maxi skirt bought from the clearance chazza back in November.

The other bits and pieces....Maguba Swedish clog boots (eBay), a vintage Moroccan perfume bottle pendant (gift from a friend) and some Yemeni & Rajasthani silver bangles.

Other than a break for noodles & Bargain Hunt, my day was spent listing & photographing menswear as the rain had finally stopped. Inspired by the cool '70s threads on the TV series we'd binge watched last week, I'm calling it The Serpent Collection. A couple of chaps have snapped up pieces already.

A large part of the day has been spent pandering to this one's needs. He'd been under the weather for a few days but today he's back to his normal self. I've lost track of the number of times he's been fed today but in addition to cat food there's been chicken, prawns, ham, salmon, tuna and mackerel. No wonder he's a chunk!
 

We had to forego our daily walk as the paint wasn't quite dry and we didn't want to risk leaving the window open while we were out. Not to worry, I've done my Wii Fit and Jon's been on his exercise bike. There's always tomorrow.


Tea was a tofu rogan josh with a plain naan and a bottle of IPA. What will we watch tonight? I think the second series of Swedish thriller, Rebecka Martinsson: Arctic Murders might be calling.

Stay safe, stay well and see you very soon!

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  1. Hi Vix,I so look forward to your posts they are always so interesting and bright. I haven't posted for a while as we have sold up and moved from Milton Keynes back to the North East so we have been a tad busy! We are so much happier here and are adoring being able to walk around out city and appreciate it's beauty and idiosyncracies, much as you and Jon do in Walsall. Our city isn't considered affluent or even investing in, despite the Tories "Norther Powerhouse" promises, but it is fabulous if you care to take the time and look. When you and Jon take us on your trips around Walsall I often think your pride in where you live shines out, even though you appreciate the, somewhat faded beauty just as I do in my city. I love your Rhode Island pinafore it is fab and your accessories are delicious. Thanks for taking the time to share I for one really appreciate it. Take care and stay safe Shelagh XX

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    1. Lovely to hear from you, Shelagh! I'm so happy to hear that you've moved back to your beloved North East, I bet that was a bit of a trial with all that's going on. It's brilliant that you can wander about and come across things that most people would dismiss although it sad (but not unexpected that those "Northern Powerhouses" election promises came to nothing).
      Thank you so much for your kind words, it's always a joy to hear from you. xxx

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  2. Apologies for not managing to comment on your recent lovely blog posts. I think I succumbed to a bit of the melancholy which has affected so many of us recently. But in the great scheme of things, and given the situation everyone is in, we’re doing well.

    Thanks for continuing to share your lovely words and photos. They have been a bright spot in an otherwise cold and gloomy start to the year.

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    1. Thanks so much, Jayne. Never feel obliged to leave a comment, I understand. It is so much harder to stay motivated when the weather's grim and the news is even bleaker. xxx

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  3. I've done a catch up of the last two posts. I must mention the 80's Anokhi dress in the last, I think it's my favourite colour combination, I really love it!
    I know what you mean about January weather, although it's been dazzlingly sunny here today (bitterly cold too) so the walk was very uplifting.
    We loved the Rebecka Martinsson series and are dug into spiral at the moment. I can't believe that discussing TV programmes has become one of the most exciting conversations but this is where we are!!
    We're keeping the walks strictly local too, on foot right from the front door. I'm enjoying sharing yours! xxx

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    1. Thanks, Sally! Those colours are so cheery, aren't they?
      It seems like ages since we had any sun here, it seems to be perpetually grey. We've been clobbered by torrential rain for the last 12 hours, I'll be in my bus nutter mac when i go for a walk later at this rate!
      TV is saving our sanity! I caught up with the Arctic Murders last night and have saved the last few Spirals for the weekend.
      I'm loving pounding the streets and coming across things that I've missed despite having lived round here for most of my life! xxx

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  4. Yes! I love seeing your "stuff", Vix! Thank you so much for the shout-out and for the close-ups. I'm mad about details, and you just have the most gorgeous jewelry - our tastes have a big overlap.

    I'm so glad your sales are going so well with the Kinky Melon stock! I like your challenge to rewear your top - I find tops like that are workhorses, and predict you will not run out of fabulous skirts and dresses to wear with it!

    Oh, dear Frank, hugs to him, and I hope he is feeling better. Even though Vizzini is only 10, I see signs in him of slowing down, getting older. Hugs to you, too as I know you (and Jon too) love your furry fam dearly.

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    1. Thanks for the inspiration, Sheila!
      It's not just the tops, it was the skirt the day afterwards and a waistcoat the day after. Being a fan of layers I've got plenty of options for a repeat garment.
      Poor Frank and his early life on the mean streets of Walsall. Stephen's 16 this year butr still bombs around like a kitten. xxx

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  5. I've been seeing the Rebecka Martinsson comin gup on Netflix and may need to give a try. I couldn't get into the Valhalla Murders-too slow paced, and not likeable detectives. I hope you have good success with the men's wear-someone with stylish eyes are sure to find them. I love how Sheila has all the details-Someday I will channel my inner Sheila and Vix and not look like I am working from a chilly basement in Minnesota.

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    1. We were'nt keen on The Valhalla Murders. There's a couple of series of Rebecka Martinsson to try. Have you seen The Bridge? Possibly the greatest Scandi Noir of all time.
      I always say "dress for the life you want and not the life you've got", if I did I'd probably live in wellies and a nightdress! xxx

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  6. Love this as usual but you are going to have to start a recipe section if you keep showing off these lush meals. Thanks.

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  7. Vix, I too must pile in with praise for your blog entries! I look forward to them so very much. Your optimistic outlook is so welcome. I live in sunny Clearwater, Florida - not so sunny today at the beach and quite windy and chilly. But the fresh air and crashing surf was balm after the disturbing events of last week

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    1. Much love to you in Clearwater, Florida! Thanks so much for commenting, Amy. I'm hoping that things settle down for you and all my friends in the US in the next week or so. xxx

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  8. Ha, I don’t miss the British weather one little bit! Ok it’s a bit manic over here what with typhoon season but you learn to live with it and the fact we live slap bang on a fault line. Ohh that reminds me I need to check the earthquake kit, yes we have one a nice big yellow box by the door. In fact I got so manic that bought 3 and now there near every exit of the house. Sightly anal but once you have lived through 2 tremors and one major I think you agree the more the better!!!
    Good for you for clearing a rail. I cleared the coat cupboard and sold most to my friends before lockdown in Tokyo. The wardrobes have my name calling me but I darent not yet I need a clear head for that monster. I read a lovely book called cocos secret by Niamh Greene yesterday, it was such a change for me. You will love Louise candlish
    Sell it on eBay you ,get something for it lol.
    Can’t do the 2 day challenge I sweat a lot . Footwear not a problem. But I’m a mini oven. And I hate it!! So I try to alternate my clothes . It’s fun. Keep safe and well.
    My sister who lives in Leeds made me gasp the other day, she told me covid wasn’t as bad as everyone made it out. I soon shot her down!! that’s my bloody twin as well and she is supposed to be the brains of the unit!

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    1. The good old British weather! It's either too cold, too wet, too windy or too depressing (never too hot, though). I think I've mentioned before that we experienced the Dudley Earthquake of 2002, it was 4.7 and that was bad enough.
      Our House is pretty gripping so far, I've no idea what's going to happen but I'm enjoying the ride.
      I never sweat, I think I'm a reincarnated lizard. I can go for months without washing my clothes - a combination of having too many and them passing the sniff test!
      What on earth is your sister thinking? It does make you wonder where they're getting their info from (probably some crackhead masquerading as an expert on YouTube).
      Stay safe and sane! It's getting harder! xxx

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  9. You're going to enjoy Our House, I read it a while back and couldn't put it down. Great to see you are able to sell lots of things via EBay, I sold a dress last week that I had paid £30 in a sale and got most of that back plus p&p, was so pleased as I don't often make wardrobe mistakes but it was glaring at me since last February and I had literally worn it once. I love your black and white non twin tops, they are so versatile - would look great with a lot of your Anokhi skirts but also with skinny jeans - only ever seen your jeans once on blogland I think and you have such a great figure for them :) Isn't Spring cleaning fun! it really lifts the spirits. Have you seen Mrs Hinch? you must look her up - she's such a laugh but unfortunately does rely heavily on her commercial products - especially Zoflora lol... but there's also Flylady - that's worth getting into - brilliant fun - you can find her I think on Moneysavingexpert, daily routine for cleaning throughout the year with lots of fun and silly nonsense thrown it.

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    1. I'm really enjoying Our House so far, I love that I have no idea how it will end so there's none of that feeling of foreboding you get with some thrillers.
      Great result on moving the dress on and recouping your losses, I like having a bit of a Paypal fund to treat myself with.
      I lived in skinny jeans for a while in the early 2000s, I've got a pair of 1970s bellbottoms but I feel so ordinary in them like I've lost the power i get from wearing flowing frocks.
      I wondered who Mrs Hinch was, when Jon & I went in Home Bargains before lockdown there was a poster mentioning her. I thought she was someone off that "made in Essex" programme! I love a good cleaning tip so i shall investigate your recommendations. xxx

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  10. p.s. echo of some comments above - your posts are such a delight, I look forward to them and they also inspire me to make the effort to post too - thanks for keeping it going during these miserable times - it's amazing how much you do in a day shut indoors!

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  11. Hi Vix. Another great post. I tried Traces but thought it was . . . pish (technical term) which not even Martin Compston could save. It's pretty chilly here. I finally pulled out my nasturtiums which had been carried off by snow and frost and filled a wheelbarrow with dead foliage. Nasturtiums are such great value, definitely going to have lots this season. While the rest of me was warm, my hands were frozen so I had to come in to warm them accompanied by the pain from defrosting extremities! Love your outfits. So cosy. My whole house needs painted, it's looking really shabby but I haven't built up the motivation and momentum. Maybe you will inspire me!!! What a lovely leafy place you live in. Makes such a difference especially when you live in a town. I lived in an attic flat in Glasgow in a leafy avenue and used to love looking down on a horse chestnut which, of course, changed with the seasons. It was opposite a fantastic pub and every Friday I came straight home from work for a pint (well several) and pakora (it had an Indian restaurant attached which served delicious food). What a way to start the weekend!!!

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    1. The Serpent was a lot to live up to. I keep reading about how people are gripped to Traces but it was just a mildly enjoyable distraction to us. Martin Compston is fantastic though, I didn't even realise he was a Scot until I saw him interviewed after Line of Duty.
      Well done on the nasturtium removal, there's a lot I need to do outside but the weather's conspiring against me. The painting has fallen by the wayside again, Jon's got a musical itch that needs to be scratched and, as he keeps telling me, it's not like we need to rush anything, we've got months of this!
      Your attic flat in Glasgow sounds like my kind of place! xxx

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    2. The whole street was gorgeous Glasgow tenements but this was a converted manse with a garden and garages for each household no less. There was a park opposite where ex had an allotment. It was a really lovely place to live. Victoria Road - a walk through the park away - had many ethnic shops where you could buy fantastic ingredients - a road of Johals!!! Great place to live but moved to the sticks for my job.

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  12. that rhode island pinafore dress is somewhat unusual - no pattern! - but it looks gorgeous with your styling!!
    thanks for the details of the beautiful jewelry.
    dress suits! saw a french movie that played in the early 60s and the the main charakter wore them with pizazz in every colour of the rainbow..... jon selected cool stuff for the sales.
    glad that frank is better now - he´s such a cutie. lisbeth is eating for 3 in this cold weather - today stormy winds and ice showers - brrr.
    speaking of numbers: königstein has 19 cases out of 2000 people - in a town where almost everyone has their own house & grounds, no blocks with overcrowded flats or such.....
    stay warm! xxxxx

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    1. That pinafore dress is a bit of a palette cleanser, a refreshing change from a riot of print every now and then.
      Those 60s suits are so iconic, aren't they? In normal times they're really popular for Mods to wear on Brighton weekenders complete with colour coordinating handbags and shoes.
      Those numbers are quite high, aren't they? A lot of the problem with Walsall is multiple generations living under the same roof, young adults going to work, kids going to school and them all bringing the virus back to the grandparents living with them so not through stupidity or carelessness, just the way people live. xxx

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  13. I love that pinafore dress, looks at those glorious pockets!
    As you know I like a wardrobe challenge, you're sure to find some new outfit combinations.
    My boy cat is getting chunky too, he's developed a rather weak and pathetic meow when he wants food that I just can not resist. I'm such a push over!
    I'm glad ebay sales are going well, it's not as exciting as festivals and markets for sure but those days will return!
    xx

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    1. Thanks, Hazel! I love the ginormous pocket on the pinafore dress, such an interesting design feature.
      Stephen's got one of those meows, you can't say no to such a pathetic sounding cat. xxx

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    2. Me neither, and don't they know it! xx

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  14. Hi Vix, loving your updates they are a real lockdown highlight. Love how you make the most out of life whatever the circumstances. Enjoying seeing the accessories close up, I'm a jewellery/shoes lover so the more of that the better. Take care and stay well x

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    1. Thanks so much, Julie! Your comment put a big smile on my face! Taking close-up photos of my "stuff" might inspire me to wear a few pieces I haven't worn in ages! Take care! xxx

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  15. Good morning Vix, what a great idea to set yourself the challenge of wearing the same items in different ways! both outfits look great and the first was very clever indeed. I love the details on Sheila's blog and it is interesting to see your accessories close up too. I have gone mad trying to really organise my stuff and am getting there now. the weather is dismal but I made a point of looking out all the windows this morning to see what beauty there is. Of course there is always delights here on your blog. I think two certain cat lads are very lucky to have you two! Amy is doing well. Take care ShazxxI

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    1. Hello Shaz! Well done with your organisation, it's an endless task, isn't it?
      It's very grim here today but I shall take inspiration from you and look for something beautiful. Vronni mentioned buds and green shoots appearing, that should cheer me up if I spot some, a sign that there's an end to winter in sight.
      I love hearing how Amy is doing (and Phil!) xxx

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  16. Your pinafore dress is a great blank canvas for some embroidery! I'm with Catmac on Traces. Martin Compston was brilliant in Line of Duty. I'm addicted to 'Staged' at the moment. It's so funny and Gawd knows we need a laugh!Good Wednesday to you. Xxx

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    1. Wouldn't it? I've never done any embroidery in my life but it would look good with some enormous flowers scattered around the hem.
      Traces wasn't great but like you & Catmac, I love Martin Compston, he's a brilliant actor. I saw Staged advertised but I cannot bear David Tennant, there's something so smug & self-satisfied about him. I even had to turn off Who Do You Think You Are when he did it! xxx

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  17. Thanks for the reminder of the Clarks tip I had forgotten.
    I am glad you watched Traces, I enjoyed it but I can see what you mean. I spent six years working with young adults and my favourites were the ones my grandma used to describe as 'ony a mother could love,' Sadly, for most of them, even their mothers didnt which is why I am drawn to those types of characters.
    I will take your tip and watch Serpent though - Good Luck with the sales.
    XX

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    1. My brother's a big fan of the Clarks' Outlet, he does really well as his feet are larger than the average bloke so he gets some real bargains!
      Emma was definitely a hard girl to like, what was Martin Compston thinking?! He seems like such a lovely man in real life. xxx

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    2. Funny I first saw Martin Compston in In PLain Sight where he was a killer and it coloured my image of him. I will whisper this but I have NEVER seen Line of Duty. I think I should. X

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    3. He was evil in In Plain Sight! I'm a bit jealous that you've never seen Line of Duty, it really does live up to the hype. xxx

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  18. If you look carefully there are small signs of Spring. I've seen a tree in pink blossom already; other people have talked of primroses, snowdrops and daffodils; plus there are buds on the plants and some bushes...I do know what you mean about being driven to drink, though!

    I love your pinafore dress and the accessories; but I really, really loved the top with the plaid maxi; I do love black and white together. It's good to set yourself challenges and it helps pass the time.

    We are really enjoying 'The Serpent'; I'm finding it very tense and am sure it's doing my BP no good at all. Glad to hear your garments are flying off the rails and hopefully the TV series will trigger further interest.

    That sounds like a cat with an haute cuisine diet to me!

    I've just spotted some new pink buds on my geranium at the front....

    Take care and it's more about staying sane this time round!
    xxx

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    1. That's encouraging, Vronni! If it ever stops raining I might have a nose at the neighbours' gardens and see if I can see any green shoots of hope.
      I don't know about you but I seem to be taking far too long every day dithering about what to put on, I think I'm losing the ability to think straight! Re wearing something and trying to incorporate it into the next's days outfit might help me to refocus.
      The Serpent was ridiculously tense, I could hardly breathe at some points.
      Loads of love. xxx

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  19. Ooooooh, those clog boots, Vix!! Be still my heart!! I can't wear much of a heel anymore, due to my bad knees, but I surely do love heels. Kick up a little dust for me, the next time you wear those! :) And yes, "dreary" is the word... and then some. ~Andrea xoxo

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    1. Thanks, Andrea! After my hip replacement I was told that I'd never be able to wear heels again but Clarks' and the proper Swedish clogs are orthopedically designed so they are stable and well balanced so I'm fine! xxx

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  20. I'm sure spending an entire Winter season in the UK must be quite a shock to the system for you! January can be such a long and dreary month, and this year I'm finding it worse than usual. We might not be completely locked down, but we still have nowhere to go on a rainy day. I miss the indoor flea markets!
    Well done for shifting so much of the Kinky stock! I'm loving both of your outfits, and your challenge of re-wearing a garment you've worn the previous day. Showing us your "stuff", as Sheila calls it, is a great idea as well. I often try to include the finer details in my collages as well. I'm glad Frank is back to his normal stuff. He's quite a character, isn't he, and apparently he's getting even more treats than Phoebe! xxx

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    1. Gah! It's horrible! There's not even the prospect of festival season or the return of the car boot to look forward to. I envy Jacob and his ability to hibernate.
      I'm so pleased that we've started to thin out the Kinky stock, well, the womenswear, the rails in Jon's department still looks scarily overstuffed.
      I think Frank must be the most spoilt cat in Blogland, what with steak and roast dinners next door no wonder he turns his nose up at Felix! xxx

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  21. OMG silver bangles!!! Love them (can you tell)...

    Just a quick comment to tell you about 3 online mending workshops (free or by donation) to repair cotton and linen, denim and silk. Running Jan - Feb - looks fab!

    Will come back later xxxx

    (Hello Maryland!!)

    https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/toast-cotton-linen-repairs-with-molly-martin-tickets-135558805035

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    1. I'm always on the hunt for the perfect silver bangle - I invested in a beauty in Jodphur last year and I'm too scared to wear!
      I was reading about those Toast mending workshops somewhere last year, what a brilliant idea to have them online. I've never done Zoom, I don't know if I have the right kit (webcam and microphone) but shall investigate. Thanks so much for the heads up! xxx

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  22. It will be fun to see how you re-wear your outfits. Isn't it sad that you can't take a walk around the block without locking your windows?! I can't do it either, and it just makes me so depressed. I mean, I don't even have anything worth stealing, but that wouldn't deter people.

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    1. It is a horrible to be so distrustful of humanity but we've had so much stuff robbed over the years it's not worth the risk.
      I'm hoping that re wearing something every day will make chosing what to put on a bit easier, I seem to have lost my ability to make a decision since all this madness started. xxx

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  23. Just watching The Serpent on BBC i-Player, as you spoke so highly of it. Fantastic performances and utterly gripping, but truly horrible that it was based on a real-life case. Heather

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    1. Hello Heather! I'm happy to hear that your enjoyed The Serpent, wasn't it incredibly well written and acted? On the backpacker forums there's alwaus been dire warning about not getting mixed up with Indian gem dealers when you're travelling, I never knew Charles Sobhraj was the reason behind it. xxx

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  24. Looking forward to seeing you rewearing and restyling your outfits. I loved The Queens Gambit. Those gorgeous clothes!

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  25. Haha, Sheila is getting into all our heads (but you have to called it "Stuff!")
    I love those Ayesha Davar blouses- it's the wonderful flowing sleeves that do it which is what I think I like about your recent style shift! Everything is flowing!
    The Serpent was brilliant-we finished it last night but soooo awful!!!
    Tea looks good!
    *Whispers* I don't think I've EVER washed curtains...or cleaned an oven...

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    1. Sheila's so disciplined with sharing every bit of stuff, she puts my slapdash approach to an outfit photo to shame - stand in the garden, get Jon to take 3 photos and chose the best.
      The Serpent was so good - awful that its true - but the acting was stupendous. I could hardly breathe at some points. That alone justifies the BBC licence fee!
      I'll let you into a secret, I think the last time I'd washed curtains was six years ago, I blame lockdown! I've never cleaned an oven, as long as the hob's clean I can live with it! xxx

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    2. Oh how I love to hear of others with a cleaning regime like mine!

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    3. Yes, it makes me feel better to know others have not done their ovens either Catmac and Vix!
      That's a good way to describe watching the Serpent as hardly being able to breathe- I was screaming at Nadine to get out the flat when she was in there at night!

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  26. I just love the way that cats can be such tyrants. So can small dogs, actually. So fantastic that you have sold so much stock!! Covid has certainly made us look at doing things differently.

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  27. Ooh loving your fur lined Clarks boots, they look both toasty and stylish. What are you making of Our House? Do tell. I haven't been driven to drink yet (more calories) but am so fed up with the relentless rain and grey. Usually there are holidays to look forward to but who knows when that'll be? Good to hear Frank's(?) recovered from his ailment and taking full advantage of your concern it seems.
    Look at Jon in shorts with the window open! Hardcore. xx

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    1. The Clarks' boots are so warm. They're not the most elegant looking things but they're like wearing slippers!
      Really enjoying Our House so far, it's a bit like Gone Girl, I've no idea where it's heading but I'm enjoying the ride.
      It's vile not having a trip to look forward to, knowing there's an escape would be a real mood lifter.
      Jon's always moaning about feeling cold, I sound like my Dda constantly telling him to put something warmer on.
      Frank's a bit of a mystery, he has a couple of days of being off colour then goes mad, eating us out of house and home. the vet can't find anything wrong, it must be a throwback from his poor start in life. xxx

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  28. Love your matching blouses, Vix.

    What a good idea your challenge is. I sometimes do the same thing like yesterday I wore a new-to-me vintage dress and then rewore it today with a jacket on top with tights (it's been cold!). Stay safe. X

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    1. Thanks, Jess! The ebay seller who I bought the first blouse from messaged me a week later to say she'd found another one in her Mum's loft when they were having a clear out. I was thrilled to have a matching pair! xxx

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  29. Beautiful outfits and those heeled boots look so comfy and warm.

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