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fashion

Winter Deep Freeze Closet Edit

I completed a winter closet edit this week. The deep freeze edition. I needed to get out my heaviest sweaters and pack away the light ones.

life

On Being a Morning Person After All

I am NOT a morning person. I love nothing better than to crawl back into bed and burrow under the duvet. Except under certain circumstances.

books

Reading By the Fire

I have a dream of reading round the fire with all my book-loving friends, real and virtual. And then sipping wine and talking about books.

fashion

2022: Year of the “New Frugality”

How does an avowed slow fashion devotee get excited about a new year of shopping? I have a plan. And I’m calling it Sue’s “New Frugality.”

life

Christmas Journeys

I’ve made a few Christmas journeys in my time. I made a video of my Christmas Journeys so far this year. Hope you enjoy it.

travel

Travel with Wendy to Scotland

Today we’re taking a holiday from Christmas stress, and Covid stress to travel to beautiful Scotland with someone who knows the country well.

life

Home Again, Back Again, All the Agains

My blog is back again, and I’m hoping that things run smoothly

travel

The Prodigal Child Returns

I‘m home in New Brunswick this week. The prodigal child returns, so to speak. I’ve been drinking tea, chatting, and spending time with Mum.

fashion

Black Friday: Just a Blip on the Radar?

Did you shop the Black Friday sales? Me neither. Can we hope that the Black Friday frenzy is perhaps becoming unfashionable? Nope. Not yet.

life

Late November Doings

November has been a wonderful month this year. Even late November, which is usually a dark, wet, harbinger of winter. But not this year.

fashion

Courage of Their Convictions. Or Not.

Do “influencers” have the courage of their convictions when it comes to promoting slow fashion and mindful consumption? Maybe yes. Maybe no.

travel

Scenes from a Day Out in Merrickville

This week my friend Liz and I had a day out in Merrickville, Ontario. Sunshine, historic buildings, antique shops. What could be better?

fashion

Essentials in My Curated Closet

I’m digging into my curated closet this week and restyling some essential pieces. To see if I can get excited about wearing them again.

life

On Constraints and Herding Cats

Sometimes getting our thoughts in order is like herding cats. That’s why a little structure and a few constraints can make life better.

fashion

Out and About in Downtown Ottawa

This is a non-travel travel post, my friends. I’m going to walk around downtown Ottawa and go for tea at the Château Laurier. Want to come?