Nearly There

I haven’t blogged for over two weeks which is unusual for me. I was completely exhausted last week, not that being tired has ever stopped me in the past. But I’ve noticed pregnancy fatigue is different from anything I’ve ever experienced before. It’s a profound weariness combined with feeling very heavy and weighed down. I’m six weeks away from my due date and I’m really looking forward to pregnancy being over. I’m not only looking forward to meeting our baby, but having my body to myself again. I can’t wait to be able to exercise normally, although I understand that it may take a little time to get to that point. As the weather warms up, I’m even less inclined to wear body-con maternity wear which seems to be de rigueur. I picked up this frock from Mango, which is […]

The most annoying shoes in the world

The other day I found myself in Zara on Oxford street and I decided to try on a pair of knee high gladiator sandals. Gladiators are one of the key shoe trends this season; they were all over the Chloé, Valentino, Isabel Marant and Stella McCartney collections. Gladiators sandals have been knocking around, in some form or other, every summer for the past decade. However, this season’s glad has grown tall and its straps have snaked all the way up to the knee. This is a challenging look and I wasn’t convinced that it would suit me – I feared my muscly calves would look like two joints of pork, trussed up and ready for the oven. Not a good look. However, I’m always receptive to new things so I’d gave the them a try. It soon became clear that […]