Away from Las Ramblas

Since moving to Barcelona, I have been lucky enough to cross paths with some interesting and knowledegable people who seem to know a thing or two about the cool, hidden-away places in Barcelona to eat, drink and, maybe, be merry.

Cashmere Me Up

“Cashmere in June?!”, I hear you shriek! When the cashmere is this good, and the weather is this bad, then yes, why not! Once in a while, an item of clothing becomes such a wardrobe staple that you can’t imagine it not being part of your life…we exaggerate slightly, but you catch our drift!

Lady in Red

There are certain things we cannot stand attempting to buy. Jeans and bras are top of our list, but so is finding the right shade of red lipstick. Images of Marilyn Monroe effortlessly rocking her classic red lips give the illusion that finding the right shade is easy and flattering. The right red lipstick is always … Continue Reading

Mumma is Back in Black!!

What we were able to wear pre children compared to what we would and could wear post monsters has changed. That little black dress is a staple of any wardrobe. Embracing our new shape post kids, we have both tried and sampled many looks and styles to find what works for our body shape and confidence. So, … Continue Reading

Runaway Weekend

The great thing about living somewhere new, is that there is so much yet to discover… especially when the internal sense of adventure is burning strong. Now we live so close to an amazing beach, and with the beauty of the Spanish seaside landscape all around, it is easy to become complacent and not venture … Continue Reading

You’ve Got to Run With It!

On the spur of the moment (a mad moment in hindsight) both Jess and I decided to participate in the Tough Mudder race.  Our dear friend Shona @themodeladvocate asked if we would like to participate to help support her cause.  Not thinking much of it, we agreed, and subsequently firmly pushed the decision to the … Continue Reading