My handbag at the moment is this Fossil, brown leather, shoulder bag that I got for christmas. It is a really good satchel as it has loads and loads of pockets and a good comfortable strap which doesn't hurt my shoulder. It keeps out of the way so I can work Laila well without scaring her with a slipping bag.
You may laugh, but my keys are caribbean clipped to the strap of my bag because they would simply run away if they were anywhere else. A large purple turtle and a tiny lego man wearing a bandana keep guard of my RADAR and house key.
In the front compartments of my bag I have two of my tear duct replacement treatments, a tiny spring pen, a little flick out magnifier and my bus pass.
More of my portable pharmacy, a bottle of 'morning energy' moisturiser which I hardly ever use but like the idea of using. A packet of mentos just because they are yummy. Carbomer gel (another tear thing), paracetamol, antihistamine for my pathetic allergies and vocal zone throat pastels for choir.
Kindle - always the reader-, earphones, and a high visibility vest for when I'm out before the sun has woken up (how long is this winter lark going to go on for?!) or when I go for a wander in the dark.
Various Pockets in the Middle:
My purse, which contains various bits and bobs, a ring which I love and aspire to wear but I get frustrated with it quite quickly and take it off. My iPod is in here too, I used the cash machine yesterday so the earphones are in another pocket separately. And my phone, but I am taking the photos with that!
Black and red, rather old, fingerless gloves. Spending bags for Laila (ever practical) and some Carex refreshing wipes.
So in summary my bag is very full, very practical and is basically my survival kit for any situation I may come across.
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