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September 30, 2021

PRESSING PAUSE

I’ve been off the radar for a while now. I was in a place where I seemed to have nothing new to say, to share or […]
August 12, 2021

SEEKING MY SOFTER SIDE

Sometimes you just need to feel a bit more feminine, gentler, softer. Today is one of those days. The fabric of the dress feels cozy against […]
August 10, 2021

POSITIVE BODY IMAGE

I know it’s been a while since I posted. I’ve been taking an educational journey, making the most of the COVID restrictions, to immerse myself in […]
April 10, 2021

TRADITIONAL VALUES

According to art critic, Waldemar Januszcak, in times of comfort and success art grows unfocused and un-anchored. It floats into fairylands of experimentation. Yet, as soon […]
April 7, 2021

SPINNING THE WELLNESS WHEEL

The foundation of Fashion Feng Shui resides in the Wellness Wheel. Once we find our essences – who we are at our very core – they […]
March 16, 2021

LIVING IN THE PAST

A graphologist once told me that I live in the present. How did he know? Because my handwriting is bolt upright, no slants to the left […]
March 9, 2021

I’M THRILLED….

…. to be featured in this brand new styling magazine. It is the brainchild of one of my students, Angela Messinella-Addis, who is creating so much […]
February 17, 2021

CREATING ORDER

The trend for organising books into colour seemed .. …totally geared towards aesthetic effect on social media. Then I realised. It’s how I organise my wardrobe, […]
February 14, 2021

DATE NIGHT

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, I’d decided to have a date night, Chez-Donnelly. Thinking cocktails, gourmet food and a scrummy dessert, with a side helping of glamorous […]
February 10, 2021

GUT INSTINCT

Did you know that 90 – 95% of serotonin, our happy hormone, is found in our gut? A healthy gut houses 70% of our immune tissue […]
February 7, 2021

START WITH THE BEGINNING IN MIND

Stephen R Covey famously advised to “Start with the end in mind”. Great advice when working on a project, or a future intention. As our lives […]
February 4, 2021

CURIOSITY IN THE MOMENT

One of my yoga teachers described the practise of meditation as being ‘curious in the moment’. I’d like to extend that thought to Mindfulness too. To […]
February 1, 2021

MY ……….ANUARY!

Every year, without fail, there is always some kind of ‘take’ on January. It might be Dry January (no alcohol), Veganuary (no meat or dairy), or […]
January 2, 2021

GUILTY SECRETS

I love this quote. I am an early riser – by choice. I absolutely cherish this special time when it’s quiet and no-one else is around. […]
December 31, 2020

A THOUGHT FOR 2021

I came across this Indian proverb and thought it apt. “Everyone is a house with 4 rooms; physical, mental, emotional, spiritual. Most of us are used to […]
December 23, 2020

ADDING SOME FESTIVE ‘FIRE’

Furry coat and purple hair – albeit temporary. Like many of us, I need a lift at the moment. Thank you to all of you for […]
December 19, 2020

MY PERFECT GARMENT

A snuggly, slightly stretchy, pull over your head, midi length dress. Keeps me warm, and is so soft against my skin. What’s not to like? Perfect […]
December 16, 2020

WAITING TO HEAR

What the next few days have in store. Tier 3 has lots of restrictions. Will they be lifted? Can I see friends? Or do I remain […]
December 11, 2020

IT’S OK TO CHANGE YOUR MIND

I always said I would never wear ‘leather’ trousers. I changed my mind And that’s Ok. We’re all entitled. Glad I did!
December 8, 2020

OUT AND ABOUT WITH FRIDA

I’m in Tier 3, so no travelling outside of the local area allowed. Makes a huge difference when you can mask up with a gift from […]