Freshen up your bedroom this Spring

There’s something about Spring that urges people to have a mini overhaul of their life – perhaps it’s the lighter evenings, or the increasing temperature? Something prompts us to change things up a bit, have a tidy and a good old clear out. I love having a good Spring clean. I’ve already been busy this last few weeks, sorting out…

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Why I’ve Become a Kitchen Gardener

I’m not sure if it’s because I’m getting older (and one naturally becomes interested in hobbies of the retired – lawn bowls and the like), or because I’ve been watching a lot of River Cottage lately but I’ve become really interested in gardening; well not just gardening but becoming a smallholder. Yep Hugh Furly-Wurly as he’s affectionately named in our…

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Unexpected Absence

Hello everyone! I finally feel fit enough to sit down and type this post. I suppose you’re all wondering why I’ve not been around much this year, and after proclaiming how much more active I was going to be. Well just over three weeks ago I was in a car accident – and as a result it absolutely knackered my…

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Happy 2016!!

Happy New Year everyone! Hope you had a lovely Christmas and welcome to my first post of 2016. I’ve had a little break over Christmas and I’m back ready and raring to go. Now I know resolutions posts are controversial, a lot of people think that it’s a lot of bull However I see it more like personal targets I’d…

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Event: #CTSummerSundown with Cotton Traders

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to an event in Manchester with Cotton Traders to celebrate the end of Summer, so I thought, definitely, why not? Cotton Traders have been going for quite a while now (I just looked it up – 1987). I know the brand quite well as my parents often buy clothing from them and…

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Event: #HillarysCrafternoon with Hillary’s Blinds

A couple of weeks ago I was invited to an event by Joe’s Bloggers to take part in a “crafternoon” with Hillary’s Blinds, which I thought sounded a lot of fun and as I’m now officially home and interior obsessed, thought it’d be a good opportunity to get some inspiration. The event was held at Ziferblat in Manchester, which I’d…

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