The Love of Strangers

blog #dresstoexpress Sign up here for a weekly blog summary and style tips We are taught to fear strangers. One of the first lessons we teach our children is not to talk to strangers. It is a sad but necessary precaution. I’m a parent, I get it, as much as I’d love to teach my daughter…

On Friendship

blog #dresstoexpress Sign up here for a weekly blog summary and style tips I fell out with my best friend, Katie today. Well, actually, we fell out yesterday. By text. But we met up today to try and sort it out. It was quite a serious fall-out and a very uncomfortable conversation ensued, punctuated by lots…

Thank You For…

blog #dresstoexpress Sign up here for a weekly blog summary and style tips If you haven’t got your health you haven’t got anything, so says the cliché. And, as annoying as clichés are, often they are true. I was powerfully reminded of this today when I interviewed a woman who has recently had Acute Kidney Injury…

The Silent Voice

blog #dresstoexpress Sign up here for a weekly blog summary and style tips It is so important to have a voice. To be able to speak out. To express what you are thinking and feeling. To be heard. The right to a voice is denied to countless millions around the world who are silenced by oppression.…

Movies of Our Mind

blog #dresstoexpress Sign up here for a weekly blog summary and style tips I woke at 1am with a jolt. I was dreaming that all my teeth were crumbling and I was spitting them out one after another. Soon I had a handful of dessicated tooth enamel in my hand and still my teeth were crumbling.…

Angelic Crack Rescue Squad

blog #dresstoexpress Sign up here for a weekly blog summary and style tips Sometimes the universe responds to our requests in such an immediate and obvious way that it can be quite breathtaking. I found myself in a really desperate place this morning. I won’t go into why – a combination of stuff that was stirred…

The Confidence Paradox

blog #dresstoexpress Sign up here for a weekly blog summary and style tips You’d think it would be fairly safe and uneventful taking photos of clothes each day, but you’d be wrong. As I posed under the Christmas tree in Totnes this morning, a sudden twist of the head nearly resulted in a fairy light up…

Who’s That in The Mirror?

blog #dresstoexpress I went on a course today called The Unf**kwithable Woman. What does that name conjure for you? Images of vaguely intimidating unsmiling women, standing with their arms folded, daring you to make eye contact before turning away with a haughty sniff? There is something a bit scary about the term unf**kwithable, I agree,…