Posts Tagged“#MADBlogAwards”

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For the past decade, I’ve been resisting the urge to buy into the new skincare ‘must have’, or ‘Zeitgeist’ addition to my already extensive, expensive and time-consuming skincare routine. Serum – now we are supposed to buy Serum. On top of everything else. We are all already cleansing, toning, moisturising, eye-treating, scrubbing, masquing and Argo oiling it up, right? Surely that’s enough; surely that will keep horrendous complexions and the dreaded ageing at bay? Nope. Its not enough, ladies. Now you need to add a (often very expensive) serum into our daily mix. Applied after cleansing, and just before moisturising, it is designed to ‘boost’…

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Happy Friday lovely people! … (I’m always very tempted to write ‘Happy Friday Y’all’ … what is with that? I’m from Brighton not Tennessee!) I’ll stick with my roots and just use ‘Hello’. So anyway, Hello! Its Friday. Its freezing. What a surprise! therefore, instead of the lovely white short and top combo I planned to show you, I am instead digging out the old 70 deniers, together with a nice soft woolly scarf. (Again, another apt reminder that this is April in England NOT Tennessee) ‘Smart tailoring meets playful’ in this lovely shirt dress from Topshop, and is just bang-on for smart casual…

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As you may know, I’m at home most days. I do the breakfasts, the school run, then I sit down to do some writing. I have lunch, then I clean and do the cooking for dinner. I’m a busy man. I don’t often find the time to walk around stark bollock naked. But I’m wondering now if I might have a reputation for doing so. This week’s writing prompt from @Post40Bloggers is ‘an awkward moment’ and so it seems like a good time to… well. Let me explain. Are you sitting comfortably? It was a normal day. I wrote for a…