Author: Metropolitan Mum


Of course, I have been at the polling station today to vote in the local election. But it doesn’t stop just here. Thanks to you, Metropolitan Mum has been shortlisted as Best Looking MAD Blog 2010. Yay! Who cares that you rate my blog’s looks over my – ahem – accomplished writing? Go, show some […]

Cookie love

Sometimes I find myself full of longing for a tiny bit of Lilly Pulitzer, college friend of Jacqueline Bouvier (better known as Jackie Kennedy), fashion designer and Queen of Preppiness. But this side of the pond there is just no getting your hands on a “Lilly” shift dress; as far as I know they are […]

Occupation: Mum

Surname, first name, address. Post code, telephone, occupation. Occupation? The worst bit of my recent and otherwise lovely course at St Martins was filling in an A4 form. Or this one little box, to be precise. Occupation. Occupation. Occupation. No matter from which angle I looked at the black little line behind the trigger, the […]

Award nomination for THE MADS 2010

I could easily play it cool and pretend not to care whatsoever, but I do. Some very nice folks have nominated this blog for THE MADS 2010 blog awards. And now that I am on the list, I would really like to win. Or at least be shortlisted. So please, if you like my blog, […]

Girl crush

The fabulous Lily Lemontree invited me to guest-post on her beautiful blog about my favourite style icon. This is flattering for multiple reasons. Not only is Lily Lemontree one of the most stylish blogs out there, but also is her series ‘Style Icons’ one of my favourite. So whom did I choose? Let me tell […]