Retro Chick Advent Calendar Giveaway 2014

Christmas2014 750x500 Wheeee! It’s that time again! Welcome to the third annual Retro Chick Advent Giveaway! I would love to pop round all of your houses with a mince pie and a glass of mulled wine to say thank you for reading, and for another lovely year, but I can’t. So instead I have 24 prizes, behind […] Oooh, tell me more........

Au Revoir November

november When Monday dawns it will be December, and, of course, the start of the Retro Chick Advent Calendar! With just 2 days left of November it’s time for what seems to be becoming a regular look back over the month that was, courtesy of a few carefully chosen snaps from my Instagram. In November I […] Oooh, tell me more........

Christmas Starts Here…….

festive feature It’s time to take some action. For some reason this year I haven’t felt that festive thrill just yet. Now, you might not think that weird, seeing as it’s only November. However, I’m normally a person who starts feeling festive somewhere around late October, and it’s only a sense of social appropriateness that stops me […] Oooh, tell me more........

On 7 Years of Self Employment

feature Today is the day I mark as the anniversary of the day I became self employed. It was actually about a week ago that I walked out on the job from hell but today was the first entry on my accounting spreadsheet, so it’s the day I count as “officially self employed”. So to celebrate, […] Oooh, tell me more........

Oh No! Not More Cocktails!

lasiguanasnorwich I’m so sorry, I know I promised you no more Cocktails. But these ones were FREE, which is the best kind of cocktail, and they came with dinner thrown in too and it is an actual rule in my life never to turn down a free cocktail. Really On Saturday, after that long drive back […] Oooh, tell me more........

A Trip Up North

FEATURE OX PASTURE Last week was my Wedding Anniversary. I say “my”, it was of course “our” as without Mr Chick there would have been no wedding, but that looked weird when I wrote it as an opening line as normally this blog is about ME ME ME, of course. Well, each year Mr Chick and I take […] Oooh, tell me more........