Showing posts from January, 2018


Over the years I have had a bash at this without much success.I’m not the hoarder portrayed in those television programmes, more that I have a “just in case” mentality. Recently, however, I’m having a really good go at it and realise that you have to feel ready to succeed, no matter what all the self help articles say.
Since retiring I have reconfigured my wardrobe, pruned my total number of clothes and thought carefully before purchasing new pieces.Now I can see at a glance what I have in the wardrobe, I wash and wear throughout the season and no one has ever remarked on how often I have worn a certain item.Some of the clothes were not “quite right” on me or perhaps the life style I aspired to and they had to go to the charity shop and maybe they suit someone else better.I haven’t been able to cull my collection of scarves and handbags yet. At my age, I have accepted that there are some skills I will never master and some pending projects which will never come to fruition so that paraph…