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Day 202: Forget the Food! Champagne!

Despite some rather dodgy tactics during the bulk of the Tour, some shoving and pushing and general seeming ungentlemanliness, the last stage always pulls together a semblance of camaraderie and politeness with it's ambling champagne start and the way the first part of the race involves people getting together for a chat on their final strolling ride through the French countryside. It all changes to a Romanesque battle on the Champs Élysées though. Of course, as I said yesterday, I accidently forgot to watch it. But I am sure that is the way it went. It always does.

In the spirit of the socialising Tour participants on their last day's riding, join me in Ashley and Neely's Social Sunday:

Q: What was your favourite show as a kid?
A: A while ago I was talking about how, being a South African, I didn't really watch an awful lot of TV as a kid. So I will go for a couple of things I used to love as a young teenager: Doctor Who (I had the long scarf doctor, Tom Baker), The Kenny Everett Show and a show that I would love to see again as an adult because I think I will be shocked, The Goodies.

Q: What is your current favourite TV show?
A: What, do you mean right this second? As I sit here watching SYTYCD? I'd be tempted to say SYTYCD. Everyone knows the acronym don't they? But there is a lot of good television these days. I have to watch the following from whoa-to-go again because shift work messes up every type of schedule ever: Hannibal (stunning, stunning marcarbeness), Elementary (damn thing grew on me) and The Following (turns out episode twelve wasn't, as we thought, the finale—lucky, in a way, because it was strangely anti-climatic).

Q: What reality show would you NEVER do?
A: There are many I really wouldn't watch, but I would never do any of the 'love' ones. No Bachelorette, no Dating in the Dark, no Farmer wants a Wife.

List_Addict               Irene

Q: What reality show would you LOVE to do?
A: It never did that well here, but I would have loved to do The Renovators. Otherwise, always and for ever, The Amazing Race.

Q: What is the TV personality/character that you feel is most like you?
A: I'd like to say Carrie Bradshaw, but I think I am confusing the question with which character I would most like to be. Mmmm? Who is socially inept, slightly boring—okay, not slightly—erratic, obsessed, short-termed, chocolate biscuit craving, and ordinary? I don't think they make TV shows with characters like that.

Q: What TV character would you want to date?
A: Firstly, apologies to my boy, but you have Nigella. Sam from Supernatural, even though he is very intense. Ryan Hardy from The Following, because he is Kevin Bacon. Brenda Leigh Johnson from The Closer, we can share chocolate together. And, lastly, 'coz I never just pick one, Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer because he is the perfect combination of good and bad, of tender and funny and he fulfills the Billy Idol fantasy without the drugs.

The Outfit
Jumper: Op-shopped
Kaftan: Op-shopped (normally I wouldn't wear a piece so close to it's last appearance, but I'm loving this, and according so some fashion 'experts' it is so en trend. Another example of my so-far-behindness, I'm-in-frontness. Watch put for boxing shoes, I predicted them and Prada (or someone) already had them on a recent show!)
Shorts: Target
Tights: Macy's, New York
Boots: Irregular Choice

Photographer de Jour: Moi

Who wore it better?

Linky today with:

Sunday Social

Lena B, Actually


  1. Afraid I don't know any of those hotties, nor have I watched those shows, except maybe a few minutes of Buffy - I'm too addicted to classic movies. Great studlettes on those sleeves!

  2. love the boots, im a huge irregular choice shoe fan.. they are so individual!thanks for linking up to the Passion For Fashion Link up!

  3. I love the little metal details on the top. Thanks for linking up for Favorite Fashion Friday. Hope to see you back tomorrow!
    Penniless Socialite


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