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Bees are Buzzing

Bees are Buzzing

Hopefully a lot of you are able to sit in your gardens at the moment and relax with a glass of wine watching your flowers . Although possibly unable to sit on anything as garden furniture is in very short supply. !!...

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Where’s Mum’s Me Time ?

Where’s Mum’s Me Time ?

Drop Tesco bags on the floor, switch kettle on, quick head count of the kids. OMG, I forgot to pick Finn up from nursery!! No ,take a breath he's sitting in his car seat in the back of the car yelling for sausages. Ok, sausages cooked, served with baked beans and...

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Love in the Time of Covid

Love in the Time of Covid

It's a cold, cold February, the time of year when warm red hearts and shiny helium balloons are meant to be stocking shop windows. Big, fluffy teddy bears, hugging crimson, velvet cushions ready to be squished in someone's arms. But I wonder at a time like this just...

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Christmas Hugs in a Box

Christmas Hugs in a Box

Christmas 2019 – Everyone round to mum’s for Christmas Dinner, party hats, bags of prezzies, very alcoholic punch and lots and lots of hugs. Christmas 2020 – Not so much!! None of us are sure what our Christmas is going to look like this year, turkey – certainly,...

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Right Product, Right Price, Right Fit

Right Product, Right Price, Right Fit

I started my buying career in Paris in 1984; I was lucky enough to be buying leather goods for Harrods at the ripe age of 25. Golly, there was a lot to learn and you know what there still is!!! I recently went with a close friend who I trained with all those years...

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The Mother Word

The Mother Word

Mother must be one of the most potent words in any language . That makes perfect sense because all of us, no matter what gender, race,or religion come from mother. It's just how it is in our species.If we minimize the mother then maybe we minimize ourselves.All Hail...

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Are Red Roses Enough?

Are Red Roses Enough?

Many years ago, coming to the end of an overcooked relationship, I was given some  “Garage Roses” for Valentine’s Day. Like many other roses to be found and purchased this time of year the Stems were Sergeant Major Straight; the Buds Tight Shut  and...

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I love Your Earrings!!

I love Your Earrings!!

Did you know that earrings have been worn for hundreds of years, mainly by men! Check it all out in this link Jewellery History . I think women love to compliment earrings that stand out. When somebody comments, "I love your earrings!" it makes us feel...

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Do You Welcome Christmas?

Do You Welcome Christmas?

I don't know anybody who doesn't groan when they see the first Christmas window in the High Street. (Well anybody over the age of 10!!)I have a niece who starts counting down to Christmas on FaceBook at the end of September. (CP you know who you are!). As a kid...

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How Green is my Garden?

How Green is my Garden?

As we march into peak gardening season and watch the fruit of our earlier labours,it's worth catching a breath and thinking how can we reduce our use of plastics in our garden as much as we are trying to do in our house. It sounds a bit daft at first ,how can green...

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