At the end of this month, it is Mothering Sunday in the United Kingdom. It's often known by it's more modern name Mother's Day. Held on the 4th Sunday of lent, usually in the month of March.Read More
Valentine’s Day is the annual festival that celebrates love, friendship and admiration. Every year on the 14th February we celebrate this day by sending messages of love and affection to partners, family and friends. Couples send Valentine’s Day cards, gifts and spend special time together to honour their love for each other.Read More
It's that time of the year when most of us spend a little time thinking about the year ahead and planning things we would like to achieve. How often have we made our "list", do we then either fail miserably in the first month or when we get to the end of the year we can't remember what we wanted to achieve! Well, this year let's make happiness our focus both for ourselves, our family and friends. So here are some happy thoughts:Read More
From the moment a new baby is born, it is put in a hat and swaddling and placed under a warmer! Many people might say that it's no big deal for a child to move around in a T-shirt and nappy, on hard floors without Slippers or outside on a chilly day with no hat. However, keeping young children's bodies covered and warm is really quite important.Read More
Since the Stone Age wool has been known as one of the most effective weather protectors to man. It's 100% natural and every year sheep will produce a new fleece making it a renewable source, which makes the wool industry a sustainable one for future generations. At the end of its useful life wool can be returned to the soil, where it decomposes and releases valuable nutrients into the ground.
I entered the shoe industry the same year that England won the World Cup! In those days I worked for a retailer that sold huge amounts of formal shoes for ladies. The term used quite often then was "Spicky" shoes, normally with a 3" to 4" stiletto heel. Most of my regular clients fitting wise were either AA, A or maybe a C at the widest! Any fit above that customers tended just to be offered the box!Read More
It's not just about barbecues and pool parties. There really is something magical about summer, whether it's the long evenings spent outside after work or the way the sun streams through the windows in the early morning. No matter where you live, spending time outside does wonder for your soul.Read More