These snaps are from my day trip to the seaside for my birthday. It was such a glorious day that I brought out my trusty George at Asda t-shirt maxi dress, and teamed with my new black and white daisy print New Look cardigan, which was an £8 bargain, as there was a little bit of a breeze...

Well, the brand is back on my heads-up display with their new Sea Blossoms collection for spring/summer 2012. Characterized by soft seaside colors like pastel pink, coral, violet, blue, green and gray, the limited edition seven-piece release for eyes, lips and cheeks speaks to that part...

The spring lookbook comes in black and white, showing the model beside the sea wearing many items from the jewelry line. Taking inspiration from Aztec culture and Afghan accessories... LOW LUV SS...

And yes, I'm probably the only person in the world who thinks it appropriate to wear Marc Jacobs heels to the seaside, but to be honest I always kick my shoes of the instant I spot the sand, so it really doesn't matter (besides, these heels are by now so loveworn that they are as comfortable...

30 in the morning, sitting around a fire chatting and drinking, which wouldn't have been such a huge mistake if my parents hadn't decided to take a spontaneous trip to the seaside in the morning. Having stayed over and expecting to go straight home first thing I had no change of clothes or...

I'm drawn to the sea like a moth to a flame. Given the choice between a walk in the forest or a walk beside the sea, the waves win every time. And I'm sure I could fill a Pinterest board with dream beach house imagery... *adds to Unnecessary But Vital Things To Do list*. We don't live a...

We were walking along the rocks beside the sea, with nobody around us except the odd fisherman and surfers running past to catch a wave. Insanity! I took about 300 photos so I'll be doing another post soon with more landscape. I'm also trying out a new look on the blog for the new year....

The Holy Mountain–Photographer Fred Mortagne captures model Apollo Thomas for the spring/summer 2012 Moonchild lookbook as he explores the cliffs beside the sea. With a collection that heavily incorporates North American tribal prints, fringed ponchos and shawls, lacerated denim shorts and...

Since moving here some some twelve years ago I've gradually become more adept at ensuring seaside essentials are always on hand for those impromptu escapes to favourite shoreline haunts. If the sun is out in force then a good pair of sunglasses and a hat are a must. After bemoaning my...

Coffee tastes better beside the sea. Reflected in the eyes of loved ones. Great British summertime sandals from Clarks on the blog. Simple but sumptuous Risotto ingredients. Sequins, Bumble & Bumble indulgences & another cook book to add to the collection.

 

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