Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Election Fever Part Two - Red. Not Dead.

Red is always a favourite colour for me.
I haven't worn my flat red shoes for a while but my poorly hip means I'm back in flats for a while.
I wonder if Gordon will still be in flats above Number 10 on Friday.
We will have to wait and see.
I remember when Labour won the 1997 General Election.
I was a reporter covering the West Lancs area for The Liverpool Echo.
My newsdesk sent me there because they thought it would be a quick count and I was eight months pregnant with my third baby at the time.
Unfortunately there was a recount.
I finally arrived home at 6am and had to be back at work for 11am.
A few weeks later my own Labour began and my daughter Briony was born at home on June 12th.
Incidentally, it rained most of the day but as soon as she was born the rain stopped and the sun streamed through the windows.

Today I wore:

Shoes - Clarks
Chinos and Shirt - New Look
Vest - Gap
Necklace - Top Shop


  1. I love the way you write and the way you play with words! English is a beautiful language.

  2. I agree with Biba ,you have a nice way with words as well as fashion ..love Jan xx

  3. Such a pretty and comfy!

    Have a lovely Tuesday, darling! ♥

  4. Those shoes are great. I love red shoes, must be something about "ruby slippers" in the back of my mind.

    BTW I linked your shawl giveaway on my blog today.


  5. lovely color combo going on here!

  6. I have horrible feet and clarks are one of the only brands I can stand. Yours are super cute.

  7. Love those shoes! Have you ever read the fairy tale "Red Shoes" by Hans Christian Andersen? You made me think of that...All the best. Ciao. A.

  8. cute plaid! your shoes look uber comfy!

  9. A lovely casual chic outfit, love those chinos!

  10. What a great memory! Happy (almost) Election Day... I've been following along via Twitter and NPR.

  11. Great shoes...
    I have 3 red flats. All falling apart. Damn shopping ban,
    I like these + Clarks makes comfy shoes :)


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