2 January 2012

New Year...

Happy New Year everyone! 2011 was a brilliant year for Vélo-City-Girl. A lot of great stuff that I never expected happened and I met some fabulous people along the way. Thank you all for being such a major part of it and coming along for the ride... and I hope you'll join me this year too!

Suitably holidayed out, I'm getting ready for new adventures on Frankie in 2012. I'm rather pleased that some of the festive treats I got at Christmas will be powering me and the Pashley (and the blogging) along...

... first up, this wonderful book I got from The Boy's Mother
'Britain by Bike' accompanies the BBC Four series of the same name, and includes cycle routes around Britain (which I'm planning on trying if possible), excellent cycling nostalgia and some wonderful photographs and illustrations.
Of course, this section of the book caught my eye, especially learning the origins of the term "loose woman" came from women's cycling fashion!

The next festive-fashion treat which will feature on VCG without doubt is this gorgeous Tatty Devine Owl Necklace, which came from The Boy...
I've got a bit of a thing for Owls on jewellery & clothing AND I've had my eye on this for ages, so top marks to him for remembering. It's been pointed out to me that the Owl's eyes look like bicycle wheels... how on earth did I not pick up on that first?!

My blogging fuel usually consists of Cakes, Coffee or Tea... and this has already been put to use (while I'm writing this actually)
I adore the tea-sets by V&A (another thing The Boy's Mother picked-up on!) and this lovely Bone China Mug now sits long side my mini teapot set I bought early last year

So, expect a lot more cycling, fashion, blogging and everything else that comes in between... 2012 - Lady Vélo is ready for you! 
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3 comments

Tatty Devine said...

"The Owl's eyes look like bicycle wheels."

Ha ha! They do! Hope you had a lovely Christmas and New Year.

Tatty Devine
x

Lauren said...

Gorgeous, what a lovely collection of presents - and what a tea-based theme! (I do wish I liked tea :( )

Lady Vélo said...

@ Tatty Devine - I have to wear this necklace when out cycling now! Was a wonderful Christmas & New Year, thanks - hope you had a good one too :) x

@ Lauren - Was very impressed with these pressies... I do love a thoughtful gift! Not a tea fan?! lol - I know a few people who don't like tea... I'm addicted to it! x

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