Floral crimson trousers with aspect stripe

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Floral Red Trousers With Side StripeI’m in a unique part of life now that I’m retired and Covid provides me little alternatives to begin new adventures. It signifies that I are inclined to go for straightforward and comfy outfits. I nonetheless placed on clothes, skirts and excessive heels, however they don’t take priority anymore. Not like in my working days.

My neighbour and pal Froukje gave me the crimson trousers with aspect stripe. When she purchased them (final winter? the winter earlier than that?) I cherished them on her. Which is why I attempted to persuade her to maintain them. They’re so beautiful and go well with her so effectively. However no, they weren’t her fashion. She knew they have been very a lot my fashion and I obtained them. YAY.

The styling was straightforward: with sneakers and so they have been already in my wardrobe. The off-white jumper is a current acquisition from Uniqlo. It solely value € 29 and is beautiful high quality like every thing at Uniqlo.


Then a pal of mine stated: “When it’s this low-cost, little one labour is nearly actually concerned.” Shoot! She is likely to be proper. I’ve at all times stated this myself, simply by no means related Uniqlo with little one labour. So I began some research. On their web site they give the impression of being excellent, very sustainable, however hey, it’s their very own web site. Is that reliable? I searched on and located a website referred to as Good on You. They charge firms on behaviour in the direction of animals, individuals and the atmosphere and charge Uniqlo “It’s a begin”. Not that good, additionally as a result of Uniqlo isn’t clear about their efforts. Now I do know that huge firms can’t at all times afford to be utterly clear (the rivals might use the data) and it takes time to show round a giant firm like that. So I’ll lower them some slack, however may also be cautious.
My pal and fellow blogger Michelle Tyler, is aware of much more about this topic and the place to buy sustainable. Take a look at her blogpost with helpful suggestions.

Again to the outfit

Husband Ron scouted this lovely little…home? I do not know what it’s and what it’s used for, however I wager it was a bit tea home on an property within the outdated days.

Beneath: The ‘tea home’ with Loes sitting on the bench in entrance of it.

Pretty Building

Beneath: It’s a sq. constructing and right here am I standing on the steps simply across the nook, adjusting my bracelet.

Floral Red Trousers With Side Stripe

Loes pointed on the market was a bit park throughout the street, with a pond, bushes, flowers. YAY.

Beneath: On the pond, fiddling once more.

Floral Red Trousers With Side Stripe

Beneath: I attempted to entice the little crakes however they ignored me. Very flattering shot. Observe the little black piece of cloth above the sting of my heel…

Floral Red Trousers With Side Stripe

Beneath: These little items of cloth are very annoying for trousers that aren’t cropped. Right here is one other flattering picture of me attempting to free my trousers.

Floral Red Trousers With Side Stripe

Beneath: The hydrangeas have been beautiful as background though fall set in. The gardeners have been slicing off a variety of flowers which I gathered for Loes and myself.

Floral Red Trousers With Side Stripe

Beneath: Feeling proud of my discover. Alas, they solely lasted a day.

Floral Red Trousers With Side Stripe

Beneath: There have been sculptures as effectively.

Floral Red Trousers With Side Stripe

Beneath: And right here is Loes in a charcoal polka dot jacket and blue polka dot trousers. She is trying a bit critical however that’s as a result of all her images with a smile have been blurry because of my digital camera incompetence.

Loes In Polka Dot Co-Ord Suit

Beneath: Sneakers of Loes and close-up of the polka dots on the trousers.

Shoes Loes

Beneath: Shut-up of the crimson trousers with aspect stripe. I’ve to have one other look whether or not I ought to put on the trousers increased on the waist or shorten the hem.

Floral Red Trousers With Side Stripe

Beneath: Shut-up of the brooch. Half an hour earlier than the shoot, I dropped the brooch and two items of glass fell out. Often that isn’t a giant downside. A little bit of glue and Bob’s your uncle. Solely now I had dented the half the place the glass fitted in. Let’s say, I obtained the job accomplished, nevertheless it gained’t final very lengthy. It’s a classic brooch, purchased a couple of years in the past for peanuts.

Blue Brooch

What occurred in my life this week

My fantastic cobbler will not be alone. His spouse and son are terrific cobblers too and now the son discovered a girlfriend who can be a cobbler. And the latter has particular abilities. Keep in mind the crimson patent leather-based peeptoe sneakers on this put up? I stated that they had huge black marks on them so I used to be about to throw them away. Girlfriend cobbler is a genius and stuck it!! Small matter, huge pleasure. I’m grateful for these little issues. Visited my pal Marianne for a chat. All the time beautiful to see her.

We had dinner at Georg and Marla’s. Ron had deliberate to prepare dinner a Surinamese dish and drove to a specialty store in Amsterdam, solely to seek out that the primary ingredient (fish) wasn’t within the procuring bag on his return. He determined to barely divert and use one other fish.
As he was about to prepare dinner every thing he noticed that it was changing into a mish-mash. In a rush he went for mussels and so they have been pleasant. A resourceful man.

Beneath: Wore this denims outfit on Monday to run a couple of errands. The white stripe close to the left shoulder is a pearl brooch. I made a decision denims, leopard and plenty of pearls. Why not? I felt fairly good in it. Boots are by EIJK Amsterdam.

Outfit Monday, Jeans, Leopard And Pearls

Now, one thing lots of you could have been asking me about and that’s: “What’s that factor behind you in your iPhone images?”

The reply: it’s a zinc wash basin utilized by an officer within the Boer Struggle (and schlepped round by a soldier from place to put). I dangle denims on both aspect and eliminated them for this picture.
Beneath you possibly can see it open and closed. When it’s open, there’s a mirror in it (the yellow half you see on the left, is our bed room wallpaper). The within was painted blue in opposition to flies.

Officer'S Wash Basin Open And Closed

Beneath: See the mirror? The officer would pour water over his head and face with a jug. The water would go right down to the underside by way of a pipe (see the little gap within the basin?) the place it’s collected in a bowl (for the soldier to throw out).

Top Of Officer'S Wash Basin

Beneath: That is what I retailer in it: magnificence merchandise. You’ll be able to nearly see the drawer in between the highest and backside door/flap. The content material of that’s even worse.

Inside Of Officer'S Wash Basin

Proper. Happy??

We had workmen in the lounge, sealing a wall. For some silly motive, the paint was coming off that wall in a specific place, proper within the center. We handled it for 25 years and nothing helped. Now it’s sealed behind plastic and a brand new “wall” is put in entrance of it. It was accomplished in a day and two days later, very early within the morning (7.30 a.m.) the plasterer completed it. Now we now have to attend 14 days for the painter.

Work Done In The Living Room

Work Done In The Living Room

Beneath: I “supervised” the work dressed on this. You’ve got seen this Max Mara sweater a great deal of instances. It’s such a simple piece.

Outfit Tuesday Colourful Max Mara Sweater

Whereas the plasterer was in the lounge, I had cleaned the tiles within the hall. Then walked on the nonetheless moist ground with nylon soles underneath the heel of my boots…OUCH !!! I slipped, fell on the ground, smashed my glass of water in opposition to the ground, the water gushing over my head and whereas my face hit the bottom, a bit of damaged glass lower me simply above my left eye. Blood, glass, water… the plasterer helped me, the darling. It seemed worse than it was. I cleaned it up, soaked material and silk shirt to get the blood out and sat down with ice on my eye. Not that it’s going to assist, I’m going to have such a black eye for weeks. You may see images with sun shades or simply my proper aspect for some time. Thank goodness, I didn’t break something and the glass didn’t hit my eye. Apparently analysis proves that the majority accidents occur in and round the home. I imagine it.

Beneath: Left what my eye seemed like the primary day and proper what my eye seemed just like the second day. To not fear, I’m in no ache and I didn’t break something. This stuff occur and can cross. No biggie.

Black Eye

My beautiful ex-colleagues invited me for 2 on-line conferences: one was to take part in a digital pub quiz and the opposite one was about an award ceremony (our promoting marketing campaign didn’t win). It was fantastic to speak and giggle with everyone once more. I do miss them.

The pub quiz had a theme: Oktober fest (October pageant), a German (Bavarian) celebration with plenty of beer. There are explicit garments to put on and I had purchased a bit hunters cap in a celebration store. Beneath: me and the hat. (No questions within the quiz had something to do with the October pageant however we are going to let it slide haha). One of many questions was quite ambiguous:

“Who stated this?…After getting had a giant one, you by no means need a small one once more.”
The reply was a number of alternative. The names of 4 colleagues got and mine was amongst them. I hadn’t stated it, however 100% (100%!) of my colleagues thought it was me hahaha. I’ve a foul repute.

Me And A Hunter'S Cap In The Teams Meeting

Ron took canine Watson to the trimmer and all the surplus fur was eliminated. He appears very slim now. He’s such a very good canine. The opposite day he fetched the paper when it arrived and introduced it to Ron. We by no means taught him this. It was the third time he did this, making us all lovey dovey over him. One other story: Ron went to the seaside with a pal and her canine Ziggy. As Ron’s pal went to the toilet, Ziggy began to softly wine and Watson went over to him and licked his head. Isn’t that candy?

Watson After His Trim

The painter got here to evaluate the wall and the quantity of paint that’s vital and thank God the restore man got here to repair the dish washer. I’ve been doing the dishes by hand for 10 days.

I used to be uninspired and simply threw on the jumper I had worn earlier with denims and sneakers. Not my best outfit, however there was no person to see it.

Outfit Thursday Pink Jumper

On Friday I felt a bit higher and tried out a brand new outfit, which after all, you don’t get to see but.

Let’s hope the black eye will grow to be regular quickly (I’m utilizing particular gel for this goal) as I lined up Kitty for a photograph shoot on the 11th of October.


No Fear Of Fashion

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