Category Archives: Travel

100 Gift Ideas for Under £35: Part 4

15 more gift ideas from our list of 100 – all with FREE UK delivery. Today’s post features design number 31 to 45. If you missed designs 1-10, click here, for 11-20, click here and for 21-30 click here. ******* Design #31 Black ikat weave handbag organiser. Perfect for keeping all your valuables in one place…

How to Forget the February Blues

Hasn’t the weather been awful? First there was storm Ciara and then Dennis. One day we had sun, hailstones, horizontal rain and wind that didn’t know what direction it was coming from! It’s the grey, grey skies that get me down. So I decided to sort out my photos so I can find the one…

Why a Travel Wallet is so Useful

What do you use to keep all your travel documents in when you’re on the move? I’ve used a travel wallet for over 20 years now and here’s why: If you’re thinking this could be a great addition to your travel accessories, for business trips or for your holidays, click here to see the range…

Bags On Tour – Post of the Week

As you know, I love a #BagsOnTour photo and I spotted this one yesterday. Nicky Kriel, one of the speakers at the Social Media Marketing World event this week in San Diego, California, likes her Shona Easton handbags. This year it looks like she’s travelling with her new blue Queen B handbag. It matches your…

International Women’s Day 2018: Part 2

Yesterday, over on Twitter, I posted 24 International Women for International Women’s Day and for those not on Twitter the first 12 were featured in yesterday’s blog post. Today, I give you my second lot of 12 amazing International Women…   International Woman #13, Sujatha Sujatha makes handbags and purses at my workshop in rural…

International Women’s Day 2018

Today, on International Women’s Day, I’m posting 24 photos of International Women with my designs. Scroll down to see the first 12 here or if you follow me on Twitter, you’ll be seeing all 24 today – one per hour, every hour of the day. If you don’t do Twitter don’t worry, I’ll post the…

Fashion Revolution Week 2017: Part 2

As I mentioned yesterday, my rural Indian workshop is approximately 3 hours drive from Chennai, so today I’m posting a few photos from the route to the village and the oudoor area surrounding the workshop. This is the local temple, seen from the garden surrounding the workshop. Just over a year ago, the temple was…

A Winning Photo

If you’re on my mailing list, you will have seen the Bags On Tour competition that was running in March. The winners were selected last week and here they are. Bags On Tour in San Diego Nicky Kriel sent me this photo with her Shenley pink shoulder bag at Social Media Marketing World in San…

An Aerial View

If you live in London or another big city and you travel out of it by airplane, you might have been fortunate enough to get an aerial view of your home/work place as you take off. I used to have an office on a farm in the Gatwick flight path and I so enjoyed seeing…

Z is for Zekreet

Anyone been to Zekreet? The Zekreet peninsular is over in the west of Qatar, about 80km from the capital Doha. The nearest town is Dukhan but there’s not a lot there, so if you plan to visit Zekreet, take a 4 wheel drive, plenty of water and a picnic. This is taken from Google maps,…