Monthly Archives: March 2011

How to have a Garden Wedding and associate ramblings.

So, the boy and girl fell in love. Yaaaay! Four and a half years later, they got engaged. In that four and half years they lived in three different counties, had three goldfish-though not always the same three, it has to be said-and they bought a bed.* The girl started and finished university and worked in three different [...]

Categories: Wedding Planning, Wedding Pretty, Wedding Reports
3 interesting thoughts on this

Any Other Photo {Lucy and Tom}

After this week’s utterly wonderful collection of posts written by intelligent, passionate and opinionated women, it seemed only right to finish off the week with Any Other Photo from Lucy, another inspirational and passionate woman from our community. Lucy is an extremely talented photographer who is just starting out in the wedding business. (Which, as an [...]

Categories: Any Other Photo
9 interesting thoughts on this

{In Her Own Words} To Make You Smile

My lovely husband text me this yesterday, on International Women’s Day. Two of his co-workers from Poland had put this up before everyone got into work yesterday, have you ever seen anything so sweet and thoughtful? We thought it should be shared, hopefully it’ll make you smile. (Or cry, I may have shed a wee happy [...]

Categories: International Women's Day
7 interesting thoughts on this

{In Her Own Words} Just the Beginning

And so here we are. It’s Aisling here, the morning after the MOST amazing day before. I’ve never felt so inspired, so proud, so genuinely absorbed. To quote Angie, ‘pond, schmond’. Ladies all over the UK and the US poured their hearts and souls into their posts for us over just 3 and a half (!) days [...]

Categories: International Women's Day
7 interesting thoughts on this

{In Her Own Words} From Tragedy to Triumph

Emma (who blogs at The Honeymoon Project about how to have the honeymoon YOU want) wasn’t sure she was going to be able to get a piece ready for us for today. But at the last minute, she sent this in. And boy am I glad she did…. My grandma tells a story of how [...]

Categories: International Women's Day
14 interesting thoughts on this

{In Her Own Words} “What kind of feminist ARE you?”…

Elizabeth is a blogger, and proud feminist over at Rosalilium. At the end of March she is going to the Dominican Republic on a Community Development expedition with Green&Blacks; where she will be spending two weeks building a gravity-fed water system to provide clean, safe drinking water to three villages in a rural area.“What kind of [...]

Categories: International Women's Day
12 interesting thoughts on this

{In Her Own Words} Lesson’s I’ve Learnt

Elizabeth from Bridal Musings is a daughter, wife, teacher, wedding geek and dog lover who is proud to be a woman and a wife. I must admit, I have found this post hard to write. For one thing, I wasn’t even aware there was an International Women’s Day! {I’m hanging my head in shame right now, [...]

Categories: International Women's Day
10 interesting thoughts on this

{In Her Own Words} On Choice

Rachel writes at Peacock Feather’s and Diamond Rings about love, life, marriage, and spending most of her time in a different county to her husband.   When I was 19, my then boyfriend’s sister got pregnant. Younger than me, she had a boyfriend who I did not like. He was controlling, arrogant, possessive. Immature. Quite [...]

Categories: International Women's Day
7 interesting thoughts on this

{In her Own Words} The Phenomenal Woman

Rachel blogs under the name of Joan Hunter Dunn over at Flowers and Stripes.  She posts pretty, and poetry, and beautiful quotes. Phenomenal Woman by Mary AngelouPretty women wonder where my secret lies.I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s sizeBut when I start to tell them,They think I’m telling lies.I say,It’s in the [...]

Categories: International Women's Day
9 interesting thoughts on this

{In Her Own Words} Because I deserve it

For anyone who has anything to do with the UK Wedding blogging industry, Rebecca, Charlotte and Adam from Rock My Wedding need no introducing. Rock My Wedding is one of the biggest and most influential wedding blogs out there, and paved the way and inspired so many of us to follow our dreams and start [...]

Categories: International Women's Day
2 interesting thoughts on this


Hello! We're Clare, Aisling and Anna and welcome to a corner of the world where smart, flawed, real women talk about the bigger picture; about their experiences, stories and opinions on all aspects of being a woman today, from marriage to feminism to pretty, too.

More here.

image by Lucy Stendall Photography

Find me a random post