Posted in December 2013

Off the (sales) rails

Off the (sales) rails

TODAY I’m signing off for the Christmas period, and looking forward to losing myself in copious amounts of rich food and some daytime napping. But first, I just thought I’d lend my thoughts on the subject of…sales shopping. Yes, in about six days’ time, my favourite leisure pursuit is about to become a participation sport, … Continue reading

Scarlet fever

Scarlet fever

CHRIS de Burgh made a good point – ladies in red are pretty amazing. Especially at this time of year. In my dream life, I would be attending a host of glamorous parties around now wearing, at various times, all of the following scarlet numbers. First up would be Niamh O’Neill‘s delectable zip-backed leather skirt … Continue reading

Retail wonderland

Retail wonderland

IMPULSE shopping is so much fun. I had forgotten, after years of training myself in the fine art of making only sensible purchases. But one not so fine day last week, I took myself off to Kildare Village for a spot of Christmas shopping…and fell right back into old habits. Do I regret it? God, … Continue reading

What lies beneath

What lies beneath

I’VE never been one to ‘do’ good underwear. Nightwear neither, nor loungewear. (Not even when I walk to the local Spar.) Instead, I have to admit to sleeping in old tee-shirts that are close to extinction, and schlepping around the house in wholly unattractive saggy-bottomed trackie pants, a vision of true loveliness. The problem, as … Continue reading

Festive gift guide 2013

Festive gift guide 2013

EVERYONE else is doing it sooo…Presenting Greedy Edie’s first ever Christmas gift guide, a compilation of gorgeous stuff that I’ve come across over the last few months, some featured on this blog, some not, and all (well, most) coming in around the €50 mark. Apologies in advance to the men – you’re just too hard … Continue reading