Advent Stories #1 | The Lady Sings The Blues

Blu taps her Oyster card and the barriers part to let her through. Walking outside Aldgate Station, a sharp gust of wind blows her fro off her face. Christmas is all around, the lights, the decorations, London sparkles, a season for celebration. She walked the back road with a familiarity she’d missed, looked up and…

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The Holiday Windows | Fortnum & Mason- Cats

I love this window so much I could cry and I am not much of a cat person, they play way too hard to get for my patience but this window, this incredible window, is all the joys of Christmas wrapped up in one; Happy, festive, traditional, whimsical, fun, lovely… and all the superlatives one…

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The Holiday Windows | Selfridges – Futuristic and Minimalistic

I hated this window when I saw it, it didn’t make sense, where was the pomp and ceremony? Where was Christmas, the glitz, glamour and tree. I didn’t even think s’nice I just thought wtf is this. BUT as with the liberty window it took a few visits for me to actually really love this…

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The Holiday Windows | Harrods- The Kingdom Of Christmas

The Holiday are coming… the holidays are coming and there is nothing more magical than the windows of the departments stores in London. You’ll be hard pressed to find any better, anywhere else in the world; a big statement to make but colour me biased. London has a way of bringing christmas to life in…

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Advent Stories #23- Home Coming

Sloane and Fitz exit the arrival halls at London Heathrow to a welcome party; sisters and their husbands with welcome signs and balloons. ‘You sick bastards.’ Sloane says with a laugh. All three sisters engulf her in a group hug. ‘Sloane is home!’ Bea squeezes her sister a little tighter, so happy to see her.…

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Advent Stories #22- Daddy’s Orders

‘Sloanie, its daddy.’ ‘Hi daddy! This is a surprise. How are you?’ ‘I am well now I am speaking to my favourite girl.’ Sloane giggles, this is her last night in the office until the New Year. It has been a hectic few days, between finalising details for Bella’s wedding, virtual fitting sessions for her…

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Advent Stories #21- Mother, Father, Daughters

Bella tries Kaiser’s phone again and it goes to voicemail. She’d spent the morning at the office shutting it down, the night before she took her team out to one last dinner. She will miss them, they worked incredibly hard for her over the years and gave it their all, won awards and are all…

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Advent Stories #19- Finding Our Way Back

Sloane cannot concentrate at work, since the argument with her mother things have been off. She and Fitz are not okay, they have not been together in over two months and this thing with Bella is consuming all of them. The parents are still on the outs with the children, mother more like, and their…

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