Getting Going

So, this morning I got what I thought was a lovely comment on one of my earlier blog posts.  The comment said what a fantastic blog this was, and could I please offer advice on how to get started when writing blog posts – how to wriggle around writer’s block and get going? I showed the comment to my husband, and his inner battle-hardened cynic … Continue reading Getting Going

[REVIEW] Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Lips

One of the things I’ve learnt on my makeup journey so far is that no matter how much you love a brand, the chances of you loving every single product made by that brand are vanishingly small!  I know incredibly few people who claim to love every product they’ve ever tried by a brand.  Sooner or later you run across something that makes you go: … Continue reading [REVIEW] Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Lips

Beauty Stars of 2018 – Part 3

Welcome to the third in my “Beauty Stars of 2018” series!  The first and second parts are here and here, if you missed them. PART 3: MAKEUP (EYES & LIPS) Brows Winner: Glossier Boy Brow – £14.00 Another point for Glossier here: Boy Brow really is the simplest of things which manages to achieve an awful lot.  It grooms, shapes and adds colour to sparse and/or unruly eyebrows … Continue reading Beauty Stars of 2018 – Part 3

Beauty Stars of 2018 – Part 2

Welcome to the second in my “Beauty Stars of 2018” series!  The first part is here, if you missed it. Without further waffle – on we go! PART 2: MAKEUP (COMPLEXION) Primer (Face) Primer is a terribly subjective thing; because of the fact that primers serve all manner of different purposes, it tends to be the case that I choose a different one depending on … Continue reading Beauty Stars of 2018 – Part 2


The sharp-eyed among you will notice that the blog has been quiet for a little while; I’m afraid the combination of the run up to Christmas and some ongoing health concerns has diverted my attention somewhat!  The long-term future of 37 and Clueless is under review at the moment, but for now, I hope all of you celebrating have had a wonderful Christmas, and I … Continue reading Hiatus