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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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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?

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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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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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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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 good. I think...

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Men’s Leather Wallet

If you get a chance, check out the men's leather wallets selection on the polkadotrose website.  I have been buying from this company for over 30 years and there is a reason for that. They love leather! Many many things are described as leather these days made by...

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