“Dress Your Age”?
11 April 2018 | VA Notes Fashion

“Dress Your Age”?

“Dress your age” – What does that even mean?

This is an expression that I really cannot hear.

Was it something more widely used in my mother’s lifetime? I don’t know but every now and then I hear or read it and it makes me very uncomfortable.


Dress “appropriately” is bad enough but when “age” is defined by dressing I must interject.

read more
When It Rains
4 April 2018 | VA Notes Fashion

When It Rains

It’s been raining cats and dogs.

I never know what that means but all I know is it has been as wet as anything.

The rain is my friend if I am snuggled up inside with a good book or an entertaining film; not so much when moving furniture and cartons through a muddy garden on the drippiest of days.

Not ideal.

read more