Five maternity styles I’ve learned to love…and five I love to hate

A confession for you, dear reader: I hate dressing when pregnant. I wish I were one of those wonderful 'embrace the bump' women, who style themselves well and look fabulous all the way through. You know. The women who glow, with the hair and the heels. When I'm pregnant, I'm hot and chafey and keep … Continue reading Five maternity styles I’ve learned to love…and five I love to hate

The body that grows

Today I am wearing a hugely oversized Union Jack t-shirt. Under two large hoodies. And with pink fluffy bed socks. It's very cold. But it's also time to buy some proper maternity clothes. Sometimes you have to know when enough is enough. This is a tricky stage to dress for and, historically, I haven't done … Continue reading The body that grows

On building a body

Here is the most profound thing I ever read on a blog: Your body houses a spirit. The spirit changes constantly with intelligence and progression. Your body will change with your spirit, constantly. ... You might feel a need to restore your body to a certain age where you think your body belongs--even though you … Continue reading On building a body

Throw-out days are good for the soul

Cleaning out your wardrobe is such a double-edged sword. On the one hand: oh, my dear, the feng shui of it. The satisfaction of decluttering. The throwing away of t-shirts you bought when you were fifteen (YES REALLY). The ease of opening and shutting your drawers. It's all marvellous. On the other hand: my, that's … Continue reading Throw-out days are good for the soul