Forever Amber

Season of Spots

You know how people have Advent calendars, to count down the days to Christmas? I think I want one of those for Spring. I…

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Saturday Morning Shopping

(I took this photo by mistake while scrabbling around on the floor, trying to find a sock I thought I’d lost while trying on…

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February in Photos

February has always been my least favourite month of the year. It’s a dark and vicious little month, and for a long time, it…

Scooby Ru(bin)

Just in case any of you were worried that my recent silence is a sign that the ghost which switches our TV on and…

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Oh, the irony…

So, after yesterday’s incident, in which Terry left the front door open all night, prompting the police to pay us a visit in the…

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Photobombs

FASHUN BLOGGING = SO HARD, you guys! Witness:   In other news (which will be totally repeated news if you follow me on Facebook…

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Auld Lang Syne

Happy New Year, everyone! I know I’m a little late to the party with my New Year post, but that’s actually quite fitting, as…

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White Christmas

(Dress, Closet; shoes, Kurt Geiger) Happy Christmas, everyone! War is over! Oh no, wait, wrong song… This year I was dreaming of a White…

The Claw is My Hand

Tea With the Queen

After yesterday’s post, in which I worried needlessly about what to wear to tea with the Queen – and in other, entirely fictional scenarios…

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Grandad Pants

(Grandad pants and cardigan, H&M; sweater, Zara; shoes, French Connection c/o Spartoo) Ever since I fell off the Dressember bandwagon, I’ve had absolutely no…

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Conversation Stopper

(Skirt, Primark; sweater, thrifted; shoes, Kurt Geiger c/o Idealo.co.uk) Yesterday I got my hair cut and… HOLD IT! STOP RIGHT THERE, you, with your…

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Happy T-Day

It may just be December 15th to everyone else, but for us it will always be T-Day. Today is the 6th anniversary of Terry’s…

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The Red Shoes

DRESSEMBER, DAY, 11 Dress, Stop Staring; Shoes, Office, c/o. Idealo.co.uk Yesterday was the 11th anniversary of my first “date” with Terry. Of course, yesterday…

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Hurricane Amber

DRESSEMBER, Day 7 Dress, ASOS; scarf, H&M; shoes, Kurt Geiger c/o Idealo.co.uk)  So, are you all suitably impressed that I haven’t complained about the…

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Dressember: are you in?

This is what I’ve been wearing lately: (Skirt, Topshop; turtleneck, Primark; boots, River Island; enormous hair,  Amber’s own.) I mean, not this exact outfit…

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Size Zero, my ass

This skirt is a UK size 6, which, for the benefit of my transatlantic readers, roughly corresponds to a US size 0: I say…

Ghost in Glasses

Y’all from the city?

Folks, I’d like to introduce you to the new man in my life: It’s Terry, the slack jawed yokel! Handsome brute, isn’t he? Don’t…

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Happy Halloween!

I know it’s not actually Halloween until tomorrow, but my mum just emailed me this photo of Rubin (he stayed with my parents’ last…

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Minnie

I got me some new shoes. I’ll look a lot like Minnie Mouse in them (and, in fact, that’s their name: Minnie.) but I…

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The Haunting of Amber McNaught

As some of you know, I have something of an obsession with ghost stories and horror movies, and in the run up to Halloween,…

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The Girl In the Yellow Skirt

(Skirt and body, ASOS, shoes, Christian Louboutin) In an effort to get myself back on the blogging bus, after my recent absences (aside: there…

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Rock n’ Roll

Well, hello, ’tis I, your  redheaded blogger-friend, who hasn’t actually updated her blog in WEEKS, but who still expects you all to be faithfully reading along,…

Welcome to Hollywood

Yes, folks, it’s the moment absolutely none of you have been waiting for: part two of the video of our California trip. Because, yes,…

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Make that 73 dresses.

So, I already had this dress: And I love it. Love it. It’s a great dress. All swingy, and swirly, and most importantly, mustard,…

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House of Hedgehogs

As those of you who follow me on Twitter already know, yesterday afternoon I was on my way to the kitchen when I happened…

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Vote, vote, vote…

Well, after what feels like an entire year’s worth of bad news for my blogging endeavours (See: having to take legal action against a copycat site,…

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Ten Years Ago Today

It was a rainy day in Majorca. Terry and I were on our first ever holiday together: a late break we’d been saving up…

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Monday, Bloody Monday

On Monday morning, I woke up 7am, to the sound of Terry swearing and muttering to himself in the hall, and to a REALLY…

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Teddies on the Freeway

While I was in L.A. (Yeah, yeah, it’s another one of THOSE posts: just stick it out though and I’ll start talking about something…

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A Whistle-Stop Tour of L.A.

OK, I’m taking pity on you all. I realise I’ve tresspassed on your patience long enough now with all of my “lookit my holiday…

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Week In Photos

Sunday Sunday was probably the hottest day of the year, so, with the exception of this quick walk with the dog, we spent it…

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The Rock

Want to know the strangest thing about visiting Alcatraz? Right before you get on the boat, they make you stand in front of this…

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The Dock of the Bay

Look! It’s the Golden Gate bridge, all tiny and far away! And it’s one of those, “I am taking this photo myself!” photos! And…

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Hollywood Hair

We made it to L.A., and we’re having far too much fun for me to find time to blog, so for the moment, let…

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Snapshots of San Francisco

Well, we got to the West coast safe and (mostly) sound, and I have a few minutes to spare while I’m waiting for everyone…

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California here we come

(I’ve been practising my holiday hairdo in readiness for the frizzbomb my hair is about to become for the next three weeks…) Well, guys,…

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The Hair: A Horror Story

Back when I wrote this post (which was about that time I flashed everyone at the local garage, thanks to a strong gust of…

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Glossybox makes it all better*

(*Well, a little bit better, anyway…) In a bid to distract myself from all of the OMGSTRESS I’ve been posting about recently, here’s a…

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Volcanoes Hate Me

Hey, remember last summer, when a volcano in Iceland erupted right before I was due to fly to the States, all of the UK’s airspace…

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Random Rubinman

It’s been a horrendously stressful couple of weeks. This is the kind of thing that’s been helping us get through it: Well, that and…

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Dear Fairies…

I’ll be spending a chunk of this afternoon at the dentist’s, so today seemed as good a time as any to show you this…

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Serving Suggestion

Well, folks, last night, as I’m sure you know, was the night of The Oscars, which means I’ve been up all night drinking coffee…