Beginner’s Choice: Noodles, Rice and Everything Nice

Noodle success When my friend Marie, who is doing her post doc studies in the US, sent me a photo of her dinner of a piece of bread and a boiled egg, I was very concerned. But then she explained that she had had a late lunch out, and portions are huge when eating out.Continue reading “Beginner’s Choice: Noodles, Rice and Everything Nice”

Milkmaid Dresses and Dressmaking Revival By Rose

The Inspiration In 2020 and 2021, I noticed that milkmaid dresses and tops (characterised by puffed sleeves and broad necklines) were in style. I was drawn to how the voluminous sleeves gave the illusion of broader shoulders and a slimmer waist. This worked for me as my shoulders are narrow. I also liked when piecesContinue reading “Milkmaid Dresses and Dressmaking Revival By Rose”