February 24, 2017

One of my all time favourite standards, sung by the one and only Billie Holiday. I know people have tried to emulate her but I really feel there is a quality to her voice that is totally unique – beautiful, restrained and heartbreaking…. I hope you enjoy x   Save Save Save Save

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February 19, 2017

I’m knackered this morning. Back from my skiing trip with the fam – which was truly wonderful – but I still, after all these years, have absolutely no idea why travelling is SO ridiculously exhausting….all you do is stand, sit and eat! Well, actually, I do know why yesterday was so completely tiring: the transfer…

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February 14, 2017

Me in Herdemeanor’s Suzy dress, getting my shoes on for an evening out As you may know I have a penchant for designer clothing. It’s not that I’m a fashion snob or anything – lovely clothes are lovely clothes whatever the price tag. For me, it’s more to do with finding something gorgeous that is…

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February 12, 2017

Ok, a short and sweet one this week. Had a really great, focussed week last week ahead of my family ski trip, which I am now on. Arrived in Val d’Isere in the French alps late last night  – exhausted. But after a delicious dinner and a great night’s sleep, we have had a wonderful…

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February 5, 2017

Woooo hooooo!!! My hundredth “Last week in pictures” – feels good 🙂 I love doing this post . Whilst it does highlight to me how quickly the weeks fly by – which is sometimes disconcerting – it is lovely to look back at the last 7 days and remember what I did and how I…

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February 3, 2017

American jazz singer Mark Murphy – this week. I’ve been researching a few jazz standards this week – ballads of course – to sing, and maybe record in a live setting and one is “I’m Through with Love”. Funnily enough, this version was not on my list – but one day this week I woke…

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January 29, 2017

A short and sweet one today – feeling in need of a day of chilling and recharging. I was momentarily annoyed with myself this morning as I like to get ahead of the week by working on a Sunday – but sometimes I have to know when it is beneficial to do nothing – do…

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