London Living with an Alternative Twist!






New Look Red Carpet Christmas Competition.

I love seeing what celebs have worn on the red carpet, seeing what I’d love to wear for myself or seeing who totally got it wrong, so when I found out about the New Look Red Carpet Competition I just had to enter! This year there were so many great looks on the red carpet; I’m gonna pinch a few, and take inspiration from them…

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Christmas Jumper Day Competition

Make sure you’re involved with Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day on Friday! I’ve got mine all ready to be worn! In fact if you tweet me your Christmas Jumper I will pick my favourite one to win a little prize!…

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Penpal Needs.

As you may or amy not know, I have PenPals from all over the world, so I’m forever buying stationary!  I’m forever buying packets of envelopes and paper, so soemone very kindly brough Paperstone to my attention. They do fantastic office supplies in bulk,  what I had been paying for a few Envelopes I could get hundreds, even thousands, for on Paperstone! They have a huge selection of different…

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On Saturday I hosted the #EsseXmasMeet at Missoula in Romford.  The team there was so helpful with planning meals, and packages, I’d definitely host more meet ups there! We had a great show of 12 people, a few couldn’t make it last minute, but we still had a really great day! These bunch of bloggers have to be among some of the nicest I have…

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Oh December…

December is finally upon us, and everyone seems knee deep in Christmas cheer.  Everyone that is apart those poor few of us that are lumbered with Christmas birthdays!  Being born on December 20th has always been a bit of a sore spot for me! I’m sure I’m not the only one that feels like being born at this time of year means Christmas cards with…

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The lovely team from sent me over so Dermalogica samples to try out, and I am now a convert! These were the lovely items I was sent over: I never look after my skin as much as should, especially with my rosacea, but this daily microfoliant has changed that! I now use this daily, and my skin is so much better for it.  It…

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Christmas Shopping with Amara Living.

Amara Living has swiftly become one of my favourite websites, I just love the items they stock! I have chosen three of my favourite suppliers that will give you really quirky Christmas presents. Keith Brymer Jones: This Punky mug is so me!! I obviously love the Sex Pistols and I’m quite a fan of fruit teas! Perfect!  The rest of the collection is equally great.…

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Things to Do in Nottingham…

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I'm Squibb Vicious, better known as Haydy!
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