There are few occasions through the year when I need to find an outfit that is all out glamorous. I often browse black full-length dresses as they are timeless and work well for so many events. I found one that has fulfilled the gap in my wardrobe perfectly and it makes me feel very glam when I wear it. I’ve not ordered any occasion dresses from Quiz Clothing before so I wasn’t sure what to expect. However, this has been a…

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I love jumper dresses for transitional dressing. The cosiness of a lightweight knit paired with bare legs is perfect for when the temperature starts to drop but it’s not quite time to pull out the opaques and heavy leggings just yet. That’s the thing about being in a UK city, it’s kind of warm for parts of the day but then it quickly cools. I found this grey jumper dress on iClothing* and it is my dream piece for this time…

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Summer seems to go by far too quickly in the UK and here in Birmingham, with no trips abroad to help me escape the city, I have to get a little creative when it comes to enjoying the little sunshine that we do get. The husband and I went for a lazy summer picnic at the weekend as it was sunny, dry and warm. We don’t have a garden so can’t barbecue at home and picnics are a lovely way…

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I have visited Birmingham Hippodrome on a number of occasions over the past ten or so years. Usually for pantomime but also to see musicals and more recently, ballet. In all that time, I’ve been aware that the restaurant exists but I’ve never dined there when seeing a show. So it was with a lot of excitement that I was heading to see Miss Saigon on its UK tour and trying out the Miss Saigon inspired menu at the Circle Restaurant…

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It’s been a few years since my mum and I went on a mini break so when the chance came for us to spend 24 hours in Cheltenham with nothing to do other than eating, chatting and relaxing, we both got out our diaries to agree on a date. I can get to Cheltenham really easily and quickly by train from Birmingham New Street station and mum could drive from Devon on the M5. So although it’s not quite halfway between…

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