I’m not here!

Posted by Lipglossiping On July - 18 - 2010

I’m on holiday in the wild North East of England.

Somewhere near here:

I’ve had a busy couple of weeks with an even busier few coming up and you may have noticed that my posting rate has reduced to a couple of posts a day from the usual torrent of makeup related diarrhea that sprouts forth from my keyboard to your monitors.

It gets worse (for me!) ‘cos I’m once again unsure of the quality of the mother-in-law’s internet status.  Last time it was dial up.  I felt like I’d driven 325 miles to emerge in 1996.  If I can’t leech onto a neighbour’s internet connection, I’m coming home.

And if there’s snow like last time (admittedly, unlikely in July) I’m refusing to go further north than Watford.  What can  I say?  I’m a soft Southern chick!


4 Responses to “I’m not here!”

  1. liloo says:

    you call this north? i am not even on the map lol.
    what is it with all these families with only dial up internet
    they need to wake up to the world lol xx
    have a lovely time nevertheless xx

  2. Jules says:

    The town names are just lovely! I think that with foods and cities, nowhere can top Britain when it comes to the curious names.

  3. Wendy says:

    coffe shop wi-fi perhaps?

  4. Kelly says:

    I live just off your map, just saying :)

    I went to school in Spennymoor and my mum works in Newton Aycliffe, I love it when the northeast gets noticed :)
    Oh and I did work experience in Shildon…. I could go on….

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Workhorse Cosmetics: Dior One Couleur Eyeshadow in Trendy Taupe

workhorse: noun. Something, such as a machine, that performs dependably under heavy or prolonged use. Dior’s One Couleur Eyeshadow in Trendy Taupe is one of …

Daniele de Winter - Choc Beaute

Back in December, I added a box of Daniele de Winter Choc Beauté to my Chrismas Wishlist. Well who says you don’t get what you …

They don’t do cosmetics… but they should.

I wanna know… are there any brands out there who don’t do cosmetics that you think absolutely SHOULD?! I was thinking about this because back …

Underrated Stuff #1 - BodyShop Eye Shadows

Why don’t these Body Shop Eye Shadows get more love?  I’ve collected a beautiful array of neutral shades over the last few years (yes, years… …

The Lipstick League – Week of 3.2.14

Question of the Week: Is there a makeup application technique that you’ve tried to master, but just can’t seem to conquer? Answer: I’m still not …

Zoya Spring 2012: Lotus NOTD

I pounced on the Zoya spring collection, probably my favourite of all the spring offerings this year – it’s subdued, with its muted softy pastels …

Red Lip Series: Kevyn Aucoin Blood Roses

I picked up Kevyn Aucoin’s lustful Blood Roses on L’s recommendation early last year, almost a full 12-months ago and I’m ashamed to admit that …

The Lipstick League – week of 24.09.12

Question of the Week: – Who inspired you to get into makeup? Answer: – Nobody in particular, perhaps just my own peer group.  I didn’t …

Little BU... Nail Polish for little fingers!

My little girl Leila loves watching me polish my nails, she loves lining up my bottles along the carpet… organising them by shape, colour and …

MUA Makeup Academy FOTD

Just a few of the products so you can see how they look applied (badly as always!) Face ~ MUA Blusher – Shade 3 ~ …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads