No built in obsolescence here!

My washing machine has broken down. I am hoping that it will be fixed but I suspect there is built obsolescence and it is probably finished. This has made me think about when I started out in 1996 and when I was choosing my fabric.  The last thing I wanted was to have disposable clothes which was why I chose these particular fabrics. The poly was a particularly good fabric.  It is breathable, anti-static and wears very well – almost too [...]

Dressing for the Weather

   The weather plays such an important part in our lives.  Last week I was lucky enough to get a week in the sun in Gran Canaria and in the evenings I would sit on my balcony  in my cool full black silk slip with matching black silk  french knickers enjoying a glass of white wine. This photo reminds me of the warm colours of Gran Canaria and there is a little lizard hidden in it too! My friend says [...]