" ( Tabitha, Bourbon & Pearls) I previously spoke of my past life on the other end of the weight spectrum in this post where I confessed to having once been 40lbs heavier and regularly taunted on mean streets the world over with renditions of "who ate all the pies ?" And that was on a good...

It has been a long walk up the aisle for the girl once mocked as Waity Katy but hopefully this marriage will turn out to be a true life fairytale, although we all know that the reality of marrying into the restraint and obligations of Royalty can be as constricting as medieval...

I am not a good traveller or even particularly good at life. I like to organise things with the precision that Rommel or Field Marshall Kitchener, would organise a campaign, I like to imagine every permutation and detour beforehand. Alas, I never fly by the seat of my pants, turn on a dime or...

NJS: I'm going to have my home swept for bugs immediately. Blue Fruit: I've decided to pick up a smoking jacket on Ebay - just putting it on will cheer me up and make me smile. Sally: Oh I love the Witchery, that's where I took my mum last year, I also love the Secret Garden...

It takes an in depth look at the art of seduction as in the, charm offensive, that the French employ throughout all areas of their life, be it politics, buying a baguette or blowing up a Greenpeace ship. I'm only on page 53 but have been overcome with a sense of palpable frisson, the book is...

We brief them on what we want, at the moment, we like very classic flowers that look like they could have been in a still life. Favourite shop- It has to be the original Prada shop in Milan. It's in an ancient shopping mall its stunning beyond belief. Favourite Film: Clockwork Orange - I...

J& G : I love that film! I didn't know that, a fine example of life imitating art. D: I've never heard of the one in Hollywood, just the old theatre in London, I'll google it. Vanessa: I'm with you, the very thin bands are so chic and elegant. Hattats: yes, the Tiller girls and I still...

F&F: I've sworn off black for the last years but oh it's just so easy, I don't want to faff with clothes on a daily basis, if I'm going somewhere fine but day to day I think I'll revert to black or a boiler suit. Curator: Ach, you see I'm stuck up here in the hinterland, I miss all of the...

) and "lusty sex" have led some interesting people to enjoy 16 pages or more at the Bourbon and Pearls enclave. Oh and this beaut:"someone appeared at the end of my bed in a hessian bag", well that's heinous, could they not have at least belted it? No one wants a visit from a shapeless...

I confess to touching it, ok more than that I've almost waltzed it cheek to cheek around my entire house and taken it on an imaginary life with me. It's been dangling from my wrist whilst I've whispered, together mon sweet, we can have a great life, I shall carry you to rock concerts and we...

 

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