FacetsoftheFabulous Blog Posts

  • You will be redirected to Facets of the Fabulous New Website
    on Oct 31, 2011
    Same great content, just a different venue.
  • Facets has MOVED!
    on Oct 28, 2011 in Facets of the Fabulous
    Good morning to you all! At long, lobg last. Facets has it's own stunning website.  And here it is! Facets of the Fabulous Please follow the link and update your readers, blogroll etc. I will be installing a automatic re-direct this weekend but...
  • Empower Station 001
    on Oct 26, 2011 in Empower Station
      (Don't weigh yourself down.) What I propose today, is that you do something that improves your existence in meaningful way. So many blogs out there suggest 'living your dream' but what we need is practicalities. Start small, really small. Choose...
  • Empower Station 002
    on Oct 26, 2011 in Empower Station
    (something terrifying at the Chamber's Street Museum)Today, you are going to charge up and improve your existence, in a tiny teeny way. Today, you are going to attack and defend your email inbox from the incoming tide of distracting minutia.   ...
  • Monday Marvels
    on Oct 24, 2011 in Monday Marvels
    (We should all be as excited by life as Molly) Let's start the week on a high! Not just a caffeine high! This is what making me spark with with excitement for the coming week: Mild Autumn weather,the yellow and golden leaves, grey earth and wall,...
  • Hi Ho! Hi Ho! Of To The Sauna We Go!
    on Oct 21, 2011 in sauna
    (via google images) Are you feeling a little bummed out with the season change? Can't seem to get warm? Or are you just feeling a little bleh? Is your skin a bit drab despite all the water and fresh fruit? Want to give yourself an easy, cheap boost...
  • Monday Marvels
    on Oct 17, 2011 in Monday Marvels
    The walls have eyes What is making you excited for this coming week? Halloween!!!!!!!!!!! I love this holiday!!! I think I'm going to celebrate Day of the Dead also this year! Making my gran her favourite meal (paella) on Friday and a chin wag, she...
  • Empower Station
    on Oct 12, 2011 in Empower Station
    (Don't weigh yourself down.) What I propose today, is that you do something that improves your existence in meaningful way. So many blogs out there suggest 'living your dream' but what we need is practicalities. Start small, really small. Choose to...
  • Alchemy: VO5 Miracle Concentrate
    on Oct 11, 2011 in Alchemy
    Ah yes, yet another magical potion reviewed by myself. As always I bought the item with my own money and I'm not affiliated with VO5 in anyway-though they are welcome to drop me a line any time! But let's get to it shall we? I purchased the VO5 Mir...
  • Monday Marvels
    on Oct 10, 2011 in Moday Marvels
    (Geometric Curves at the National Museum of Scotland) Monday's, universally, drag everyone down.No, I say, NOT on my watch!Rather than start the week off grumbling into your skimmed triple shot venti with hazelnut syrup, why not take a moment, just a...
  • I'm back!!!!
    on Oct 1, 2011 in I'm back
    Yes! At long long long, an eternity seemingly away from Facets this last month. Let's start the return off nicely with brilliant music. Sivert Hoyem...
  • When I Lived In A Haunted Flat.
    on Oct 1, 2011 in Ghosts
    Truly! For two years I lived in a haunted flat. In 2008 I moved in with my then long term boyfriend and we rented a Victorian tenement flat (a suitable ghostly residence I think you'll agree). Shortly after moving in I started noticing things..
  • What Everyone Is Listening To
    on Sep 2, 2011 in choons
    I have finished the second edit of the novel (50,000 words Holy Mary of God it is longer than my Master's thesis) and loved all the suggestions people had for music. I knew you had great musical taste!!! I've been listening to a bit of Queen Andr...
  • What are you listening to?
    on Aug 23, 2011 in life
    What are you listening to right now? I'm working so hard on the novel, halfway though the second draft, and a girl's gotta have tunes amirite?? So I'm loving Camille O'Sullivan, caught her at the Fringe this year and I can not remember such a power...
  • Mslexia Women's Novel Competition
    on Aug 16, 2011 in writing
    (frank miller via google images)Yes, if anything it is actually quieter here on Facets, but with good reason. I'm entering my novel in the Mslexia novelist competition, closing date is the end of September and I'm hammering my way through the editing...
  • How to Get Over Heartbreak, Fabulously
    on Aug 4, 2011 in life love
    The kind of breakup where you feel like you've been torn apart by horses and those-still twitching- halves then set alight. If you are lucky you haven't endured many of these (who could?) but if you are in the raw flayed stages of one here is my su...
  • Alchemy: Sleek i-Divine Original Palette Review
    on Aug 2, 2011 in Alchemy
    I love mineral make-up. However it is pricey, but you get what you pay for... Purely by chance I stumbled across Sleek make-up brand at the weekend. £6.49, 12 highly pigmented metallic eyeshadow's, BIG mirror and double ended sponge brush. Hand's d...
  • Ink Addicts
    on Jul 28, 2011 in Ink Addicts
    (My drunk face. Photo by Rachel Hinds, sepia is forgiving) I have wanted to do a post on Writing Challenges, henceforth referred to as Ink Addicts for ages, but as yet couldn't think of a suitable idea or theme for it that wouldn't eventually involv...
  • Updates and Getting to Know You
    on Jul 27, 2011
          ('Siobhan' by my talented artist sister Roisin Hanlin) I've been writing a novel, that which you are all aware if you are a regular reader here at Facets. I recently finished the first draft of my first novel, I'm currently working on t...
  • Hark! Elisane-Vaporous
    on Jul 20, 2011 in hark
    I stumbled across this haunting song by Elisane while listening to Stereomood, a beautiful song in my opinion and this is most certainly my next album purchase.