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Wednesday, 29 June 2022

A Royal Dining Experience

Is Ths Mutton blogger celebrates her 12th wedding anniversary at Dinner by Heston with the Royal Cooking Menu.

Dear friends. Let me tell you about our belated 12th wedding anniversary celebration, where we dined royally on a Platinum Jubilee menu featuring dishes from the centuries. 

We went to our favourite restaurant in London, Dinner by Heston. It's at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel overlooking Hyde Park.  We've been here several times for birthdays and anniversaries. Although it's Michelin-starred, it's not stuffy or pretentious. 


Monday, 27 June 2022

Tutti Frutti - Style Not Age Challenge

Gail Hanlon from over-50s style blog Is This Mutton in tutti frutti striped t-shirt and cream skirt with lime green sandals and bag.
Dear friends. It's time again for the Style Not Age Challenge, and this time it was chosen by Emma from Stylesplash. She chose a great theme for summer, Tutti Frutti. 

Coincidentally I had a new t-shirt from Kettlewell that's called Tutti Frutti. I love the colours of this: cream background and stripes in shocking pink, canary yellow and apple green. I'm wearing it with the skirt I rediscovered -see last week's post - which also came from Kettlewell, in 2013.  Apart from the t-shirt, everything was shopped from my wardrobe:  belt from Madeleine, necklace from Boden, sandals from Topshop, bag from Cambridge Satchel Co. 

Five style bloggers interpret tutti frutti. Gail Hanlon from Is This Mutton goes for a casual vibe with a tutti frutti striped t-shirt and lime accessories.

Now let's see how my blogging friends got on.  Anna from Anna's Island Style has a beautiful backdrop, the Isles of Scilly, and it was a glorious day when she took the photos. 

She's wearing a vintage Jaeger skirt, a TK Maxx top and pink boots from H&M. Anna says "It's a joyful outfit on a beautiful summer's afternoon. What more could you ask for?"

Jacqui from Mummabstylish is wearing a dress borrowed from her daughter, Steve Madden orange bag which was a birthday present and her lovely tie up shoes in a fabulous shade of green.  She added green earrings to complete her tutti frutti outfit.  

Hilda from Over the Hilda  I thought these pics were taken abroad but no, they were taken at a friend's apartment in Ireland. What a view! It was very windy, Hilda tells us. She has shopped her wardrobe:  Hugo Boss dress, kimono from Zara, shoes from Clarks.  Her bag is by Irish designer @iampeelo.

And finally Emma, who thought up this month's challenge.  You can always rely on Emma for a spectacular colour explosion.

Emma is wearing a shirt and bag from the peach range by Fabienne Chapot. She has several pieces from this print range, including two dresses and a skirt. Lucky girl. Her trousers are by Flounce London (from Asos). Sunglasses are SkinnyDip London.

I hope you enjoyed our tutti fruttis. More pics on each of the blogs. I'm back on Wednesday with #WowOnWednesday, hope to see you then.


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Wednesday, 22 June 2022

Life Lately - and Link-Up

Is This Mutton blogger Gail Hanlon in the new spring colors of her color analysis re-rate

Dear friends. Bit of a mixed platter today as I cover two topics: new colors and a holiday packing surprise.

Wednesday, 15 June 2022

Plans and Goals

 And #WowOnWednesday Link-Up

Is This Mutton on how to look good over 60.  Gail Hanlon in fuchsia pink cropped trousers and wrap cardigan, jewelled flats and Kurt Geiger Rainbow bag

Dear friends. The lanyard and PC have been handed back, and I am now officially a Lady of Leisure! I had a discussion on Instagram recently with a friend who agreed that the word "Retirement" seems to have negative connotations, evoking images of decrepit old people watching daytime TV. 

My searches for Retirement reveal mostly posts about financial planning. Very little about using the time in a positive way and  challenging ourselves. 

We agreed there's a need to re-frame Retirement as a positive time where lively, active and energetic people finally get to relax and follow their dreams.

Tuesday, 14 June 2022

Wednesday, 8 June 2022

Taking Selfie and Outfit Shots - and Link-Up

Woman taking a selfie with a spectacular view. Photo by Pavel Danily for Pexels

Dear friends. I've had a few requests for some tips on how to take selfies and outfit shots from beginners who don't know where to start.  I'm not an expert by any means, but I've learnt a few "best known methods" over the last 5 years of taking pictures for this blog. 


Thursday, 2 June 2022

May in Review

 Gail Hanlon from Is This Mutton in Yates Meadow, Epping Forest

Dear friends. Amazing to think we are already nearly at the halfway point of the year. I've decided to change the format of this post, so instead of covering each day of the month and what I did, I'm summarizing and grouping the activities, and adding my fashion buys.  

Outings in May

Kettlewell Colour Club 

It was a fairly quiet month in terms of outings. The weather was very mixed, a few sunny days but also quite a few cloudy days with showers.

There were two meetings with Kettlewell Colour Club members:  the second gathering of the Colourful Croydon Coffee Club (below), and the first meeting of the Kent women, near Maidstone. As I discussed in this post, these meet-ups are a wonderful way for midlife women to meet and connect.

The Kettlewell Colour Club members in Croydon

And here are the shoes I wore with my jewel blue and teal outfit. They're from Embassy London and come in a rainbow of colours. Socks from Boden (old).

Walthamstow Wetlands

I went with Meet Up for a walk along the local canal, down to the Walthamstow Wetlands where some of us had lunch.  The plan was to visit the William Morris Gallery as well, but unfortunately it was closed, so that's been rearranged for later in June. 

A New Baby 

John's daughter and son-in-law had their first baby, Olive Ree.  I now have two step granddaughters.  We will see a lot of Olive because they live very close to us.  

Gardening in May 

April and May are my favourite times in the garden - the garden springs back to life and the bulbs shoot forth, while in May the roses are in their full glory, along with the other cottage garden plants.  I had a couple of sorties to the garden centre. I've now planted several containers and squeezed a few more plants into the border. 

Trying Auriculus

A few years ago I bought a plant theatre with a view to having auriculas, the wonderfully complex primulas. They look as if they are works of art.  I did once use the theatre for a display of purple polyanthus, but I've never had any auriculas until now. 

I bought four, and now think I've bitten off more than I can chew. They like very specific conditions and are ideally displayed in vintage terracotta pots.  I haven't yet got to grips with it. But I have started following auricula growers on Instagram for their tips and pictures. 

Primula Aricula bought by London blogger Is This Mutton

Below:  the roses at the front of our house in May. I got rid of three which were in the middle row because there was too much over crowding. It's much easier now for me to get into the bed and tackle the weeds.  There are two varieties of rose, Gertrude Jekyll and Scepter'd Isle.  They're both repeat flowerers.  I will feed them after the first flush and they'll give another display in September.

Walking and Exercise

I rediscovered Pilates, and thanks to an excellent teacher, am keen to start taking regular classes.  My legs are often a bit achey, and one of the knees "pops out" during the night, which is very uncomfortable. But after one class with this teacher, my aches and pains had gone, temporarily.

I probably did fewer walks in May because I was fed up with the weather. But I saw the longhorns a few times - a group of them stayed out all through winter, because the weather was fairly mild. 

Meanwhile Yates Meadow, which is a steep climb, now has a new bench at the top of the climb. 

This is Chingford Plain, occasional host to a funfair, and where the longhorns are frequently found. 

Chingford Plain in May with verdant greenery and cow parsley

John continued his cycle training. He's doing LEJOG  (Land's End to John O'Groats) for two weeks, and did Bike London (100 miles) as part of his training.  He's very fast for his age on a bike. 

Finisher in the Bike Essex ride 2022

Getting Well Armed

I'm on a mission to tone my arms and shoulders ready for a beach holiday in Greece. I've been doing several different exercises and following a YouTube workout by Caroline Girvan. 

One thing that has made a huge difference to my arms is retinol.  I've been using Lixirskin Universal Emulsion mixed with their Night Shot Retinol  (not gifted).  They recommend using it on your arms, hands and decolletage as well.  Well, the difference is amazing. The crepey skin that we older women get on the "bingo wings" has more or less disappeared. I buy Lixirskin directly from the brand because they usually include a few samples. 

New Clothes and Jewellery

I keep a record of all the clothes I buy, mainly because with my Kettlewell collection it's useful to have a list of what I've got and the exact colour names. 

I bought a skirt in the Kettlewell sale, the Millie in pink leopard. I don't normally "do" animal print but the shape and length of the skirt is perfect for a gamine, and the colour goes well with my other winter pinks, hot pink and fuchsia  (shown in a different print and colour).

I also bought a silver sequinned skirt from French Connection, reduced in price at Asos, (sold out)  and a beautiful hot pink dress with a roll collar from The Pretty Dress Company, which I'll wear on a couple of big occasions that are coming up. It needs taking up about four centimetres.

Anna Wintour Necklaces

In May I bought a few necklaces - Georgian collet style, for layering.  There are two shops on Etsy where I buy them:  Lynn's Gem Creations (UK) and Sacred Cake (US). They're quite pricey when bought to layer up, as Anna Wintour does, but they are heirloom pieces.

Georgian collet necklaces for layering from Etsy


If you've read this far, here's an update on something I mentioned in a post a couple of weeks ago. I have been planning to retire from work.  Well the news is, my last day is June 10.  It will feel strange not to be working after 43 years, but I'm also looking forward to the opportunities in front of me:  travel, hobbies, Meet Ups, voluntary work. More on this topic to follow! 

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Wednesday, 1 June 2022

A Colorful Phenomenon - and Link-Up

Style blog for the over 50s Is This Mutton on how the Kettlewell Color Club has become a phenomenon, with meet-ups spontaneously happening all over the UK and US

Dear friends.  I wrote a few months ago about the challenges of meeting new friends in midlife, particularly when you've lived in many places and your friends live a long way away. Well, since then I have become immersed in a wonderful organic initiative, built around colour, that has introduced me to many wonderful women. 


Monday, 30 May 2022

Birthstone Beauties: Style Not Age Challenge

Gail Hanlon from Is This Mutton in a blue and white outfit inspired by her birthstone, blue topaz

 Dear friends. Welcome to the latest Style Not Age Challenge, where five intrepid blogging friends take turns to set a prompt each month that inspires an outfit.

This month it's the turn of birthday girl Jacqui, who chose Birthstone Beauties:  outfits inspired by our birth stone.


Friday, 27 May 2022

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Summer Bottoms

 And #WowOnWednesday

Is This Mutton the blog for stylish and sassy over-50s on how to choose the right basics to make your summer dressing a breeze

I bet that got your attention. The bottoms I'm referring to are skirts, shorts and cropped trousers that will make or break summer for us.

Most years, I have a few old items, some of which I was never very keen on because of the fit, or the material, and I grudgingly make do. This year I had a whole new approach.

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

I can Take the Despair - it's the Hope I Can't Stand

 And #WowOnWednesday Link-Up

Gail Hanlon from Is This Mutton on a long running restructuring saga at work

Dear friends.  The title of today's post is a memorable quote from a very funny film, Clockwise starring John Cleese.

It's the reason my post is late.  Yesterday I didn't get round to writing the post I had been planning.  I had been expecting that my application for voluntary redundancy would be accepted. I'd been optimistic that the exciting plans I've been making for retirement would start falling into place.

Wednesday, 11 May 2022

Style Chat and #WoW

 Showing the difference that a bright lipstick and accessories can make, Gail Hanlon from Is This Mutton

Dear friends. I've been taking part in a challenge where you show a basic outfit and then add accessories.  It shows what a huge difference a few choice pieces can make, in either giving your outfit a bit more style, or taking something from day to night time.

Friday, 6 May 2022

April in Review: A Trip to Devon, A New Baby and More

 All the fun of the fair for London blogger Is This Mutton in April

Fri 1 April

Day off. Had hair done. Watched first episode Slow Horses (read my review)

Sat 2 April

Walk, 6 miles. Forgot to wear Fitbit. V cold. Went to a party for granddaughter Rosie's third birthday party, held in a coffee bar.  Three little friends from nursery came. Watched 1st episode Hacks.

A birthday party for three year olds, a social event this April for London blogger Is This Mutton

 Sun Apr 3

Cold, sunny intervals.  Did a photoshoot of 4 outfits based on a red cardigan.  Roast lamb for lunch. 

Mon April 4

Dreary and cold. J dropped one of his bikes off in Chelmsford for repairs. He cleaned my car. I got petrol and  a few groceries. J will be fending for himself (and Molly) for a few days, while I go down to Devon to see my Mum.

Tues April 6

Did early walk. Overcast. Attended a severance session  (we are in the 45 day consultation period at work; everyone in marketing is at risk of redundancy).  Left home at 11.30 to go to Plymouth.  Got there 4.30pm. Took a Simnel cake from Fortnum & Mason and we had a slice - delicious.

Weds April 7

Raining, windy. Went to one of our favourite places, Buckfast Abbey, for lunch. Had a yummy pasty from Crunch of Devon  (I consider myself a bit of a pasty conoisseur). We always light a candle for my brother. 

Back in London,  EV charger was being installed in the porch. The car was ordered last August but there is still no delivery date. 

Thurs April 8 

Did walk and saw Michael's grave. He was a baby who died in 1944. Flowers are still placed there. Also saw ribbons for Ukraine wrapped around a road sign. 

Took Mum to Otter garden centre.  I bought a heuchera and tiarella plus nerine bulbs. She bought a couple of roses and dianthus. We had a real laugh at one of her Malapropisms - "It's all water off a duck's bridge."

Fri April 9 

Raining am. Took mum for 4th jab after I booked it with a local pharmacy.  Originally, she was offered locations which were drop-in only, and difficult to get to without a car.  

While she was being jabbed I rummaged in two charity shops and got a green top originally from Banana Republic.  Then we went into town. Had lunch M&S, avocado on sourdough.  Got some earrings.  Started to pour with rain as we walked to bus stop. When we got back, I spent some time scanning some old photos.

Sat April 10th

Sunny start for my journey home.  Left 9.50, home 3.50. J was picking up another of his bikes. Couple of deliveries waiting, handbag and vitamins. Clematis Montana Rubens (x3) in bud and will soon burst into flower. Spurs on so watched The Split on tablet. 

Sun April 11

Lovely day, warm and sunny. Did walk, saw longhorns on Plains.  Did shopping at Tesco and M&S. Grand Prix was 6am, Lewis 4th. Roast beef.

Mon April 12

Did a workout.  Back to work  (from home). Lovely day, bit windy,  washing dried fast outside.  Was planning to go to Cambridge tomorrow as our account director from the ad agency in New York was going to be in, but she has Covid and and there's another petrol shortage

Tues April 12 

Walk, no cows. They move around so often I don't see them for days. Warm enough to take jacket off. Bumped into J who was running.  Quite busy work-wise. Had forgotten to take pics or write a blog post for tomorrow.  Managed to whip one up using prompt 10 on the 10th. Started The Gloaming.

Weds April 13

Planned workout but had meeting on which redundancy pool I'm in. Then got caught up in work.

Thurs April 14

Beautiful day. Walk, Yates, saw cows.  Google tells me my blog's "unparsable data issues" are resolved.  Phew. Meeting with finance advisor. 

Good Friday April 15

Day off for Good Friday. Beautiful day. Walked to Body Balance.  Haven't done it for a month,  legs aching afterwards! Did some gardening. 

Saturday April 16

Cloudy then sun came out. Bagged up more winter clothes to go in the attic.  Scheduled tweets. Went to garden centre and got a lupin, phlox, scabious and two dianthus. Then planted everything. Watched film Dune. 5 out of 10.

Easter Sunday April 17

Walk, Connaught Water.  Saw cows, still sitting down. Watched Easter service on TV. Had an Easter egg hunt for Rosie in the garden, then we all went to the Larkshall for lunch. Had roast chicken, huge.  Stayed sunny. 

Easter Monday April 18

Walk, Yates, horse n pony. Weather still quite good. Spent long time weeding rose bed. Watered roses. They will be late this year because I should have pruned them sooner  (did it in Feb). 

Tuesday April 19 

Didn't go into office.  Sold a couple of Kettlewell tops on the FB site.

Weds April 20 

Had a marketing All Hands for the latest on the redundancy situation. No clarity yet on who's going. 

Thurs April 21 

Yoga, not my usual 8.15am class. Tried a later  class, teacher was on holiday so was usual teacher, which was nice. 

Fri April 22 

Aching from yoga. Busy at work sorting out a new messaging look and feel for the big event I campaign manage, Embedded World.  Took some pics of clematis in full bloom.

Sat April 23 

Forced myself to walk, didn't really fancy it. Funfair has arrived (top pic).  Remember how excited I used to get when I was 15. Rejoined Ancestry (14 day trial again) and uploaded old pics from Mum's. Nice to put faces against her grandparents and an uncle. 

Sun April 24

Sunny intervals,  breezy. Took tripod to Larkswood to take pics of bluebells. Roast beef. Got a few containers ready for summer bedding

Mon April 25 

Did a stretch class at the gym. Bit shocked to realise that although my weight has stayed the same, waist measurement is back to what it was pre boot camp in Nov. Need to earn my carbs!!

Tues April 26 

Busy day - had to prepare a slide deck for a senior exec at short notice. Also had 4 hour planning session which used to be a couple of days in a nice location before Covid (Paris, Miami). Did walk pm. The forest seems totally different at a later time - the lighting and atmosphere.

Weds April 27 

New garden post live on blog.  J's daughter R went in labour overnight. Baby Olive born. R had tough time, kept in hospital overnight. No visitors allowed.  

Thurs April 28

Fairly busy today. Those in the pool I'm in for demand gen jobs  (11 people) had a meeting to ask questions which was a bit strange, and muted. Not many questions. Fox has dug up new clematis.  Lovely pics baby. R in hospital until tomorrow. 

Fri April 29

Cloudy, cold. R out of hospital.  J looked after Olive to allow R & S to have short nap. Here's the proud Granddad.

A new baby in the family!

Sat April 30

Likely to be the only sunny day this bank holiday, so got up early, did a 4 mile walk and then went to  Epping & garden centre. Got lots bedding plus 4 auriculas (for first time), and 2 dianthus. Didn't plant any: got distracted dealing with what looks like ears of corn in the flower beds, and weeding the drive. 

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Wednesday, 4 May 2022

Bluebells, Bouquets and Brickbats - and #WoW

 Gail Hanlon from Is This Mutton in Larks Wood, Chingford, a natural bluebell wood

The annual photos in a bluebell wood have become a Mutton tradition, but this year the wood has changed. 

Normally we take photos in a "secret" bluebell wood in Epping Forest. But I discovered last year, on one of my urban walks, that there is a tiny bluebell wood just off a main road on the way to Tesco.  And it's much quieter than the other wood, which is not a very well kept secret. 

Is This Mutton's annual bluebell wood fashion shoot. Gail Hanlon in Electric Blue jacket and paisley scarf from Kettlewell Colours

I took the pictures in Larks Wood with a tripod, and hardly anyone passed by.  The wood is a fragment left from when it was much bigger, years ago, but was then built on to provide an outdoor swimming pool, which Mr Mutton remembers using as a teen. 

The planting is different in this wood and it has more light, so the bluebells are taller.  They are still English bluebells and not their bigger Spanish cousins which have self seeded all over the gardens of the UK. 

To see my record of bluebell woods over the years, check out the hairstyles here

Outfit details for the bluebell wood:  Rachel jacket and belt in Electric Blue, V neck top in Powder Blue and paisley scarf, all from Kettlewell. Jeans from M&S  (nothing was gifted). 

Bouquets for April: A Bra and Some Beef 

Today I'm starting what will hopefully be a new monthly post:  Bouquets and Brickbats.  Bouquets are good things, brickbats are things  I'm not happy about.

My first bouquet is the John Lewis & Partners Anyday Anya bra.  I don't know about you, but I've often looked longingly at bralettes and thought they weren't for me, sadly. Or anyone with an ageing bust. But when I read reviews of the Anya, I saw that older women were indeed buying it and raving about it. 

It's not much of a looker but it's seam free, with no wiring or metal.  You pull it over your head. It's wonderfully soft and comfortable, and the shape it gives is fine  (there are removable pads).  The 36DDs are perfectly stable, no jiggling around.

Excuse the photo being out of focus! My camera has gone missing so this was a quick snap with the phone.

I now have the Anya in 3 colours (including a very pretty pink). At £18, it's a lot cheaper than some of the bras I used to buy. If you go over to JLP to take a look, you may see my review. I haven't used an affiliate link, just a link to the item. I haven't been asked to promote the item, I'm doing it off my own bat.

Another bouquet to Marks and Spencer for delivering the fool proof roast dinner. We have a roast dinner nearly every Sunday, and when it's lamb or beef it can be a hit and miss as to whether or not it's tough, even if you buy decent cuts. Mr Mutton then complains about a jaw work out. 

With the M&S Slow Cooked British Beef (and the Slow Cooked Tender Roast Lamb Shoulder), the meat has already been cooked, presumably sous vide, and all you have to do is heat it for 45 minutes.  Both varieties come with a delicious gravy. I know that Waitrose and Sainsbury's also have slow cooked ranges. It's a bit pricey, but well worth it for a delicious tender roast. M&S do others in the range, plus gluten free variants. 

Brickbats: Will Elton Ever Go Ahead? 

Back in 2019 I booked to see Elton John in November 2020, which at the time was more than a year away.  We all know what happened in 2020, and the event then got moved to November 2021.  I had booked to see him in Liverpool so we could make a weekend out of it, and I left it quite late to buy train tickets and book hotel rooms because with Covid you never knew what the lockdown situation would be.

Just a few days after I'd booked the tickets,  Elton announced he wouldn't be able to perform because of hip surgery.  Aaargh.  I was able to cancel the hotel, but not the train tickets  (which were, groan, first class)- I had left it so late there were no suitable second class options),  or the trip to Tate Liverpool, as these were non-refundable.

Anyway, I checked Ticketmaster last week, and was shocked to see the event has now moved to April 2023. And they won't give me my money back, even though I originally signed up for November.  We are likely to be doing the Coast to Coast walk in April.  

They do say we can sell the tickets, using their site, but you run the risk of only selling one, or both at a much lower price.  Back in 2019, pre-Covid, we didn't think about adding cancellation insurance or other extras.  Big lesson learned. 

(If anyone is interested, let me know!).

Two Final Thoughts

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Those Email Popups....

You may have noticed a popup asking you to register for emails to be alerted about a new post.  I hope you don't find this too irritating.  I was asked a few times if I could provide an email subscription.  You'll receive an email every time there's a new post on Is This Mutton. 

Have you visited a bluebell wood this year? Or are they not found in your neck of the woods?  Do let me know in the comments. 

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