Around the Village

The drought has broken and a few days of lower temps and some much needed rain has made such a difference. The world has slowly reverted back from yellow to green. I took a rainy walk on Sunday. Enjoy. The blue fruit are sloes, similar to plums, and good for making preserves or traditional "sloe… Continue reading Around the Village


L’Oreal Summer Easy Glow

Hello again! We are halfway through a rare Summer here in England; warm, dry, sunny. I actually have a decent tan and I've been going through SPF like its a second skin. I've been having fun experimenting with this makeup kit by L'Oreal. The colours work with most skin tones and are really flattering, even… Continue reading L’Oreal Summer Easy Glow


The Ordinary – Not So Ordinary

For those who don't already know the brand, and there can't be many of you, The Ordinary is one in the stable of Canadian company Deciem's brands. The focus is on high quality ingredients that are effective, widely available and inexpensive to buy. The brand doesn't use a big mark up which inflates the retail… Continue reading The Ordinary – Not So Ordinary