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A Hole In The World

There’s a hole in the world like a great black pit that’s filled with people who are filled with shit, and the vermin of the world inhabit it. Hello, folks! Sweeney Todd has to be one of my most favourite musicals of all time, right up there with Cats and Sunday In The Park With… Continue reading A Hole In The World

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Web Of Evil

Hello, folks! Happy Halloween! We went with a spider-theme for our Halloween decorations this year, so I decided to wear a simple mani in that theme for the day. I seem to do this every year – as the weather starts to cool down, I crave texture nails, Zoya Pixie Dusts in particular. I have… Continue reading Web Of Evil

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Pumpkin King

Hello! I’m back with the second post of the night. This was my contribution to the #halloweenforevercollab this month for the prompt of Halloween. And no Halloween would be complete without a Nightmare Before Christmas mani, would it? This was one of the most hurriedly put together manis in recent times. I did this in… Continue reading Pumpkin King

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Something Wicked

Hello! I’m back sooner than expected, because I did manage to do my “gruesome graveyard” mani for the #clairestelle8challenge after all! I had to resort to using nail tips (aka, fake nails) since I did them over several days and life didn’t get in the way of drying time. I bought a pack of fake… Continue reading Something Wicked

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Good Gourd!

Hello! I’m back with another mani for the #clairestelle8challenge and today’s theme is petrifying pumpkins. I’ve have a rough day with Baby ACD and am both stressed and exhausted, so let’s dive right into it without more yapping on this end. On my middle to pinky fingers, I’m wearing two coats of the gorgeous Tonic… Continue reading Good Gourd!

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Present In Death

Hello, there! Have you ever read the short story by Hector Hugh Munro called The Open Window? [Read it here if you haven’t!] It is a story of how even in death people can very much has a strong presence in a house (…with a twist at the end, of course). I had such an… Continue reading Present In Death

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Toddler Town/Zombie Apocalypse

Because sometimes having a toddler means walking around like a zombie, sleepless, incoherent and ready to eat just about anything! Given what we’ve been going through the past two (or has it been three? or nineteen?) months with Baby ACD, the first thought that came to mind when I saw the prompt of zombie apocalypse… Continue reading Toddler Town/Zombie Apocalypse

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Double, Double, Toil And Trouble

Hello! Witches for the #clairestelle8challenge today, and this mani took more time to do than I had anticipated. The base is three thin coats of the beautiful Tonic Polish Dragon Tears from the Holiday 2016 collection (and currently selling in store, so if you want to pause and run over, GO!). It is a super-shifty… Continue reading Double, Double, Toil And Trouble

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Life In Colour

Hello, folks! Today’s manicure is a tribute to my younger self (Narcissistic? Nah!). During my teenage years and for a long, long time afterwards, I was an avid player of The Sims. From the barebones and laughably simplistic first iteration to the rather lifelike platform today, I’ve played them all, sometimes for weeks on end,… Continue reading Life In Colour

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Normal Is An Illusion

Hello, folks! It’s really beginning to feel like winter is not too far off – we had flurries for a couple of minutes tonight! I’ve been bundling up Baby ACD and taking her out on walks to get her used to the cold. This evening, we took her out to experience her first snowfall –… Continue reading Normal Is An Illusion