OK, who’s stolen summer? After that wonderful heatwave we had a few weeks ago it’s all a little bit dull now, isn’t it? Never mind – I’m keeping myself cheerful and positive by making some plans for the weeks ahead. Work is busy as always, the paperback of my new book The Happy Family is about to come out this week (and will be in supermarkets again for just the second time in my writing career, which is very exciting!), and I’m even going to be doing a little bit of travelling, with plans for a few days away in the New Forest.
I’ve also finally been able to book a trip to Ireland to see my mum and family. I’m going over in September and I absolutely can’t wait! By then it will be two years since I’ve seen any of them, which is the longest time in our lives that we have been apart. I’m keeping everything crossed that nothing goes wrong before then and that the trip can go ahead.
I’m still running a lot too in the build up to a charity run I’m doing in October, and although I have a LOT of running gear already I was so excited to see that Skechers Apparel has now launched at QVC. This is gorgeous gear to run in, exercise in or just lounge in. It’s so comfortable and so stylish, so I was very happy to be asked to try some of it out – see the photos! Do check out the full range on the website – I think it will be a great success.
And before I go, another fashion find to mention. The latest Today’s Special Value offer from Kim & Co will be on air this Tuesday night and all day Wednesday, the 17th/18th of August. It’s the perfect transitional piece as we head into autumn – a fine sweater knit longline cardigan. This is a new fabric for the brand, very lightweight with a great drape and a soft handle. It comes in six colours; Navy, Cognac, Grey, Black, Raspberry and Citrine (which I’m wearing above). Perfect over dresses or with jeans or leggings, this is warmth without weight so a great piece for right now. It launches at 9pm on Tuesday night so don’t miss out.
And that’s it from me for now – see you soon!
Love Jackie x