People may call me vain for putting this on my list but it’s my list at the end of the day. Despite being a fan of the selfie and posting hundreds of pictures to my online albums on Facebook, I hate having my picture taken as I am so incredibly critical of how I look. … More A tick off the fabulist – do a photshoot
Praise be to the YouTube tutorial. Whenever I have tried to apply eye shadow in the past, my eyelids have looked like I have been gang banged by crayola. When I was 40, I was in Manchester on one of my birthday celebrations, I ventured onto a beauty stand in Debenhams, I add to the … More A tick off the fabulist – learn to apply eye shadow without looking like a tranny
As with a lot of things on my fabulist, people like to help as they did with this one. My old friend Kate was reading my list and said Chris will be able to help you out with this one.
I can’t remember how this ended up on my list. I had always been fascinated with how this was done. Simon, a guy I have known for years has started up a bar tending service. http://www.theoccasionalbartender.co.uk/ Whilst looking on his twitter account, I saw a video showing him sabering a champagne cork and contacted him to say … More A tick off the fabulist – sabering champagne cork
When strictly is on, I always watch mesmerised wishing that I could do that. I never was allowed dance lessons as a child which is why it ended up on my list. I was lucky to find a dance school in Kendal, after not being able to do it before Christmas due to illness. I … More A tick of the fabulist – learn ballroom
Firewalking is the act of walking barefoot over a bed of hot embers or stones. I can’t actually remember how this ended up on my fabulist. After a google search, I found there was a UK firewalk, there was a list of charity events which you could register an interest in. Luckily there was one … More A tick off the fabulist – firewalking
I only learnt to swim in my late 20’s because I had a terrible fear of water and being out of my depth. This was from when I was 7. My first swimming experience was not a good one. I remember being in the pool with my school class and we bounced around doing “ring, … More A tick off my fabulist – conquering being out of my depth in water
This is an ongoing tick. As a child I wasn’t allowed dance lessons mainly because they were just so expensive. That is why on my fabulist there are a lot of dance related tasks. When I saw a new dance academy starting up in Kendal advertised on Facebook and they were offering adult dance lessons, … More A tick off my fabulist – Go tap dancing
I had always fancied going on a Segway. Talking to my brother in law about this and he said the girls would love to do that when we come up on holiday.
I had always wanted to visit Beamish. For those who don’t know what Beamish is, it is an open air living working museum in the North East of England. Based in Stanley, County Durham, it’s a living museum to depict everyday life in the early industrialised 20th century. The Brainchild of the then director of … More A tick off my fabulist – Visit Beamish