Secret things about Ludlow: We have our own beach! The beach down at The Millennium Green. When the water level falls a pebbly beach appears either side of Dinham Bridge.
February, on the other hand, is not a welcome month; it is January’s hangover and March’s grumpy neighbor.
I’ve moved to the country and stored my high heels away in my loft. But I love clothes and fashion. I also like living in the country. The two are not mutually exclusive. I haven’t abandoned my love of the whimsical just because I live in the countryside. One of my favourite places to shop in Ludlow is the vintage store 55 Mill Street. The decor and layout are delightful and I love browsing the three floors of eclectic ‘stuff’ from fur coats through to furniture. Change and turnover ticks over regularly so there is always something new. In my day, boy was I a bit of a show pony. New York and London were my virtual catwalks –places to promenade and to be theatrical. These days I tailor and tether my whimsy to the solidity of being practical. Of course, because I’m dressing for myself, I wear whatever I feel like, but there’s no way I galumph around the countryside like I danced around London. For one thing, I don’t like feeling cold and, for another, my feet are shod for driving and walking not prancing. Still, sometimes I’m badly …
From the outset this shop announces itself to be not just quirky but perky too. Just a couple of miles outside Ludlow off the A49 the owners claim a love of all things vintage