• events,  fashion,  Lifestyle,  style,  sunglasses

    A Girlie Night In With Glimpse Opticians

    Glimpse Opticians are independent eyewear experts based in arguably the most beautiful setting in Birmingham, the Great Western Arcade. Glimpse has a carefully curated selection of frames, both prescription and sunglasses,  with eyewear ranges that are entirely exclusive to Birmingham including MYKITA, Garrett Leight, Maui Jim, Anne et Valentin, Vinylize, Ørgreen, Theo and LINDBERG. Glimpse was the setting for an exlusive, invite only, girls night in a couple of weeks ago. Joining forces with some of the other independents from the Great Western Arcade including 1847 Birmingham who provided the Veggie canapes on the night, fashion accessories from Peter Forson, hair styling from Umberto Giannini and stress relieving massages from…

  • Birmingham,  events,  Lifestyle,  London,  parties

    What makes the best parties so great?

    There is nothing like a good party. A combination of great people, food, drinks and music, the best parties have a little something more, something to make them memorable and much talked about.  Whether the party is small and intimate, a large rowdy gathering, something that has been organised by events management companies the best parties will remain in the mind long after the debris has been cleared away. Here are a few of the best parties that I have attended, and what made them just so wonderful. Harvey Nichols 10th Birthday in Birmingham Why: This is the party that had it all, a free flowing bar, lots of celebs…

  • Body issues,  children,  events,  family

    Celebrating Left Handers Day

    Next week, on the 13th August, people all across the Country taking part in National Left Handers Day, a celebration of being left handed, but also a recognition of some of the difficulties that left handed people face every single day. These days, we dismiss the chosen hand as merely a quirk of nature, something in our brains that makes the choice. But in the past being a left hander was thought to be somewhat ‘sinister’ (just check out the Italian word for left), and these days left handers still face lots of difficulties living in a right-handed world. As an ex-teacher, I always made sure I had left handed…