Rereading the Book of Shadows vol. IV

Two years ago I went to Ireland for the first time – after 15-20 years of wanting to do so. I went there with a list of stuff I had to do; The Guinness Storehouse, The Jameson, The National Leprechaun Museum, The Book of Kells and Urban Decay’s Book of Shadows – A lovely palette containing…

Custom smokey

As you probably already know I went to Ireland last summer with a friend of mine. Every day of our holiday spent in Dublin included a visit to Debenhams and Urban Decay so that I could badger the poor lasses working there (bless them for keeping up with me) about the release of UDs Smoked palette….

Make it out to “Someone Special”

Now, while some people apparently make a big deal of Valentine’s, and how it’s so special and should be shared with that special someone, I don’t. I believe in making every day special, wether that means writing a letter to someone far away, sharing a bit of chocolate during a lecture, calling someone you haven’t…

What’s in a name?

I wanted the name of my blog to refer to my old fashioned handwriting, for which, when time allows, I often use ink and dip pen. Ah, the nostalgia! (Ok, so I’m really a bit of an eccentric.) And also, of course, my addiction to makeup. Unfortunately all my good ideas, and suggestions made by…