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Blog Birthday Giveaway - Lady Vintage London

Hello! I’m so excited about this giveaway. Anyone who is a regular reader of this blog knows how much I love Lady Vintage London . I wear their dresses all the time and they are probably the most prominent brand in my wardrobe – I have around 20 of their dresses, no really! So you can only guess how utterly thrilled I was when they offered a dress to celebrate my blog birthday . Oh, and this isn’t just any dress. The dress in question is one from the recently launched ‘ Estella ’ collection! I’ll give you a minute to stop screaming……..OK, so this dress was designed in collaboration with none other than Georgina from Fuller Figure Fuller Bust fame; because of this, the dress has been designed for the plus size range (size 14-32) with small capped sleeves, a gorgeous cross-over bust, and a 50s style flared skirt. There are eight prints in total and one of you lucky lot get to pick which one you want! Here are a couple of my favourite prints (Images courtesy o

Nerdsville Book Club #Two: Ghana Must Go, by Taiye Selasi

Available on Amazon Ghana Must Go is about a family torn apart by a string of events and as a result, are living in different parts of the world. There is the mother (Flora), father (Kweku), eldest son (Olu), twins (a boy, Kehinde and a girl, Taiwo) and the youngest daughter (Sade). They all have their demons that they choose to suppress before their worlds are turned upside down yet again and are forced to not only face each other but also their past. This book conjured up lot of different emotions for me. There are a few parallels in the story that ring true. I don't want to give too much away but parental abandonment in more ways than one is quite prominent in this story. I can relate to that and at times reading this book was a bit too close to the bone for comfort. The "children's" feelings towards their parents and the feeling of loss and confusion is definitely something that I have felt/ feel with a lot of what happened during my own

Blog Birthday Giveaway – Simply Be

Hello you lovely lot. So hopefully you’ll remember me telling you about my second blog birthday in this recent post . I’m so happy to have reached (and now past) two years and I felt it was time to celebrate. The wonderful people over at Simply Be have been kind enough to gift one lucky winner a dress of up to £75! I’m so excited because I love Simply Be and their generosity never ceases to amaze me, so I’m thrilled to be able to do this giveaway for my readers. All you have to do to win is enter via the Rafflecopter and the lucky winner will be announced back on this post the day after. The closing date will be midnight (UK time) on July 8 th 2014. Get entering and GOOD LUCK! a Rafflecopter giveaway I’d like to thank Simply Be for this giveaway, as it wouldn’t be a blog birthday without you! <3 ‘til next time. Love and hugs, Isha xxx NOTE: Dress chosen will of course be subject to stock availability.