Monthly Archives: December 2015

Looking Back …and Giving Thanks

First of all, can a say a huge  THANK YOU  to everyone who has wished me  “Happy Birthday” today …. I have been totally overwhelmed with greetings on Twitter and Facebook …… You are all so very kind.  I am … Continue reading

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Day 100 of 100 Pleats …..” It’s a Wrap”

  Its Day 100 of the 100 PLEATS IN 100 DAYS CHALLENGE that was set by Melissa and Claire of Stone Bridge Hair Accessories  ……..  And today I am wrapped up warmly as Storm Frank batters the UK.  My hair is … Continue reading

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Day 99 of 100 Pleats ….Pink and Turquoise

  Day 99 of  the 100 PLEATS IN 100 DAYS CHALLENGE  …….and today this will not be a long, rambling, accompanying piece because I have been travelling and I’m a little tired.   I have  just returned home after spending … Continue reading

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Day 98 of 100 Pleats ….Scarlet Ribbons; and That Flipping Song

  Day 98 of the 100 Pleat in 100 Days Challenge and, once again, my hair is styled in the traditional French pleat.  However, this time it is secured with the lovely little Stone Bridge U PIN and embellished with a red … Continue reading

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Day 97 of 100 Pleats ….. Almost There …Post-Christmas Thoughts

  Day 97 of the 100 PLEATS IN 100 DAYS CHALLENGE   and we are almost at the end of the challenge. So today I have styled my hair in a simple classic French Pleat ….the very style that this … Continue reading

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Day 96 of 100 Pleats …….”Back to ….erm…Pink”

  Today is Boxing Day ….or …. St Stephen’s Day. The “Feast of St Stephen” that is mentioned in the carol  ‘Good King Wenceslas‘ .  Today is also the 2nd ‘Day of Christmas‘. Traditionally it was the day that servants … Continue reading

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Day 95 of 100 Pleats ….The Fairy Who Fell off the Tree

  Day 95 of the 100 PLEATS IN 100 DAYS CHALLENGE and, continuing the  ‘Christmas Decorations‘  theme, I have styled my hair in a rather messy French pleat and added this super-sparkly and completely silly, star-decorated hair-band.  ………. Now I … Continue reading

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Day 94 of 100 Pleats ….. Let it Snow

  Day 94 of the 100 PLEATS IN 100 DAYS CHALLENGE and I am continuing the  ‘Christmas‘  theme with a long French pleat that goes over the crown of my head, 1940’s style,  and is decorated with large, sparkly  snow-flakes. … Continue reading

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Day 93 of 100 Pleats ….Oh Christmas Tree ….

  Day 93 of the 100 PLEATS IN 100 DAYS CHALLENGE and I think you can see that I’m running out of steam a little ……. Well…. there’s such a lot of other things to do at this time of … Continue reading

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Lucy’s Christmas Stories

In December 2011, I wrote a couple of stories for my dear friend, as part of a challenge. I re-blog them here, along with the story behind the challenge. I know they are rather foolish, tales…..but it is Christmas and … Continue reading

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