La Petite Anglaise 2013: Part II

La Petite Anglaise Ibiza

Picking up where we left off sometime in early June 2013, our sartorial stroll down La Petite Anglaise memory lane continues. I distinctly remember thinking, aged 16 that no Summer could ever be better than the two post GCSE months I spent drinking alcopops, lathering myself in fake tan and enduring people singing Rhianna's smash hit Umbrella (ella, ella, eh, eh, eh) at me at teenage parties while long suffering parents unsuccessfully attempted to exercise some degree of control. Oh how little did I know! Not only had I yet to realise that Bacardi Breezer's are grim beyond belief and…

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La Petite Anglaise 2013: Part I

La Petite Anglaise

Since starting La Petite Anglaise waaaaay back in 2010 I've celebrated the end of each year with a round up of the previous 12 months highlights. This year I'm sorry to tell you that there will be not one, not two but THREE editions to this post. Not many words though, I promise. You see, the past year has been so unbelievably, unexpectedly brilliant that it just seems silly to try and cram my best bits into one post. First and foremost, I have to thank all of you. Without my wonderful, generous readers La Petite Anglaise would cease to exist.…

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Surviving Christmas By Candlelight

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Picture the scene. It’s Christmas Eve Eve, my family and I are gathered around the kitchen table chatting about the next three days. Oh the crumpets we’ll toast, the mince pies we'll make, Christmas specials we’ll watch and Playstation games I’ll trounce my brother at. It goes without saying that throughout this merriment, there’ll be hot water a’plenty, a cosy Aga to hug and WiFi for when conversing with one’s nearest and dearest becomes unbearable. Then BAM! Lights out. Just as we're tucking in to the first of many long, jovial feasts. At first it’s all rather novel, dinner by…

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