My Purple Beret

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I know what you’re thinking: colour in winter?! Sophie’s gone mad. Possibly, but I had good reason…

When I was younger — perhaps 12 or 13 — I had a purple beret. My friend brought it back from a holiday in France (she had a matching pink one), and I wore it constantly. I can’t remember whether I actually thought it made me look cool, or I just loved the dusky mauve colour, but I couldn’t get enough of it. Continue reading

Mid-Winter Mojo

IMG_20160131_145824I haven’t blogged much this past month — partly due to a manically busy few weeks at work, and partly due to January being such a lacklustre month. I don’t mean to be a Scrooge, but I’ve had a slight case of the mid-winter blues. Waking up to dark, drizzly skies isn’t the most inspiring… in fact, I barely know how to dress myself at this time of year. Continue reading