I know I promised a lengthy, wordy post today, but let me tell you why it hasn’t appeared.

1) I was doing “Website Admin”.

2) I was doing “Website Admin” again.

3) I “popped” to Forever21 in Westfield Stratford. (Don’t even ask how much I spent, and in a place where it’s hard to actually spend a lot!)

4) I then had to have a nap, which lasted for about four hours. I have been very ill over the last few weeks (see video below) and am still supposed to be taking it easy. So naps are allowed.

Sorry! I have loads of posts drafted, but I need to re-read them to make sure that they’re not the rantings of a madwoman. I like to leave at least a few days for my edits, to make sure that THEIR are no spellign misteaks and THEY’RE are no grammatical errors… I was also supposed to hand in my MA workshop submission today and haven’t even edited that, so don’t feel too sore – everything is suffering at the moment!

I did manage, though, to take a few minutes to record a video. It’s a bit like some kind of royal announcement or something, sorry about that, but I had to remind the Youtube viewers that I was still alive! I want to post it on here to show you exactly how you can create a video that is entirely beige. My face is beige, my hair is beige, my jumper is beige, the background is beige. Enjoy!

Oh yes, PS: had my hair done a few days ago. Colour, cut and blow-dry at Trevor Sorbie. I shall be doing a bigger post on this because I want to tell you more about the shades that I have put in. I also did a “before and after” photo so that you can see what a difference having my roots done makes to my overall appearance!

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  1. Jools
    March 16, 2012 / 7:17 am

    Lovely to see you back and looking so well, Ruth. Hope you manage to fit in some rest in between all the mayhem. Take care. xxx

  2. Amanda
    March 16, 2012 / 8:38 am

    Hi Ruth – pleased to hear that you’re feeling much better! Beige looks lovely on you. Hope the lingerie casting went well and I look forward to reading and watching the exciting updates from AMR :)

  3. March 16, 2012 / 9:36 am

    The hair looks great, but I think the jumper color doesn’t quite do it justice. It makes you look kind of under the weather.
    Lucky for you mr bear wasn’t there or it would have been a beige overload for sure :)

    • Ruth
      March 16, 2012 / 9:50 am

      @Phil yes, I know! That’s why I never wear Beige! Or is it cream? x

  4. Shelley Bennett
    March 16, 2012 / 10:40 am

    Ruth – the hair looks fab and you look really well. x

    • Ruth
      March 16, 2012 / 11:02 am

      Thanks Shelley! x

  5. March 16, 2012 / 11:17 am

    You look gorgeous, glad you are on the mend and seriously the biggest thank you ever for the tmi leg shaving info – if gorgeous models have hairy legs then the rest of us mere mortals are allowed to as well, huge relief! xx

    • Ruth
      March 16, 2012 / 11:30 am

      @Debbie haha!! I was going to edit that out, but hey! x

  6. Anita
    March 16, 2012 / 11:48 am

    So sorry about the website problems. Take care of yourself and take your time. I look forward to all the new things coming.

  7. Julia
    March 16, 2012 / 12:15 pm

    Hope you feel better soon! It’s also wonderful to see AMR back online! Your hair looks fab and it’ll suit the gorgeous brights for SS :)

  8. Love in a mist
    March 16, 2012 / 1:31 pm

    Great to see you looking so happy again Ruth, glad you are feeling better, you look well, looking foreward all your up and coming posts :-) xx

  9. alexa
    March 16, 2012 / 2:01 pm

    Your hair looks fab. I’d love to hear about the shades you had put in as I’m almost the same color as you but I like your shades much better! Please post details! xx

  10. March 16, 2012 / 3:09 pm

    Yes, it’s so great to know that models also skip shaving their legs for more than a week or more!
    Can I please shamelessly put my blogsite info here for anyone who wants to take a look? Before your site crashed, I saw quite a few people were coming to me from you, for which I thank you with all my heart and bow down to you! And your mum might like it too.
    Thanks. Your site is so very inspirational!

  11. konsti
    March 16, 2012 / 8:09 pm

    Hallo Ruth,ich bin froh, daß deine Webseite wieder funktioniert! Leider verstehe ich höchstens nur ein Drittel aber ich schaue deine Videos echt gern!

    • Ruth
      March 17, 2012 / 4:53 pm

      @konsti Vielen Dank! Ich hoffe, eine Übersetzung Option installieren – wäre, dass die Dinge einfacher? xx

  12. Kit
    March 16, 2012 / 11:15 pm

    Glad to see you and the site are up and well again! Disaster never strikes alone, right? Your hair looks great and I’m looking forward to your post about it. I agree that shade of beige (on your sweater, not hair) is not for everyone. I’m very pale and it makes me look like a corpse.

  13. flick
    March 17, 2012 / 2:58 am

    lovely to have you back!

    would be great to know what lip colour you are wearing in this – it is pretty against the glowy honey tones (never say beige :-)

    • Ruth
      March 17, 2012 / 4:50 pm

      @Flick it was Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in “Flirt” xx

  14. March 17, 2012 / 5:02 am

    Glad you are recovering! Your hair looks fantastic. Beige is one of my favorite colors.

  15. beezeglo
    March 17, 2012 / 12:30 pm

    Glad to see you’re on the mend and that things are looking up!
    P.S. Naps are the best!

  16. March 17, 2012 / 3:35 pm

    I don’t know who your hairdresser is, but your hair doesn’t look coloured. It looks natural and beautifully cut too.

    I’m so pleased your feeling yourself again and I hope the creep(s) were who hacked AMR get run over by a bus!

    Ali x

  17. Maggie
    March 18, 2012 / 8:24 am

    Hi Ruth, please don’t beat yourself up about the site. It’s so obvious how hard you work and how much attention to detail you put into your posts and videos. Such witty and intelligent content is hard to find – and it is worth waiting for so don’t stress yourself out. Glad you feel better and very excited to have you back. Mxox

  18. Pragya
    March 18, 2012 / 10:17 pm

    Hi Ruth, It is so nice to see you back and looking gorgeous. Welcome back

  19. Margaret Mchenskay
    March 19, 2012 / 5:44 pm

    your hair looks fantastic and very expensive.tutorial please:))

  20. Bryony
    March 22, 2012 / 12:01 am

    Hi Ruth, recently found your website and am now a little bit addicted! Can’t wait to see the video in your hair, it looks really lovely.

  21. March 23, 2012 / 7:38 pm

    i think that you hair looks absolutely stunning!! and you are incredibly helpful and sweet :)

  22. MissTopsyTurvy
    March 29, 2012 / 8:59 am

    Your hair looks sooo gorgeous in this video, Ruth! Am getting more and more bored with my own blonde locks as time goes on – I too need a good trim!

  23. Kris
    April 12, 2012 / 9:23 am

    Hi Ruth,

    when can we expect your post on the new hair colour? I need to get my hair done, too, and I’d love to know what you had done :-)


  24. Elaterina
    April 17, 2012 / 11:11 am

    This beautiful hair color, so natural!! Meybe somebody know how to get it?

    • Ruth
      April 17, 2012 / 4:12 pm

      @Elaterina it’s just cool blonde, very fine highlights. The undertones are a dark, honey blonde and dark, ash blonde! x

  25. ElaterinaSoftgod
    April 18, 2012 / 2:24 pm

    Thank you! But I think i’ll not be able to find stylist here who can make it))) so, you are very lucky)))

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