Spring Summer 2024 -

Spring Summer 2024 -

Fed up of dull, dreary, rainy days?   We certainly are!  And we are pretty sure you can't wait for lighter nights, sunnier days and great new spring looks.   The fashion shows hint towards some exc...

Is Mothering Sunday just another 'Hallmark Holiday' ?

Is Mothering Sunday just another 'Hallmark Holiday' ?

Well.   It is and it isn't.  Mother's Day in the UK is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of Lent, which falls in March. The exact date varies each year because it is based on the Christian c...

What will you be proposing on Feb 29th?

What will you be proposing on Feb 29th?

Welcome to the quirky world of leap years, where time takes an extra day to do its dance around the sun every four years. Imagine the Earth as a cosmic dancer, and every now and then, it decides t...

How the day to commemorate Saint Valentine has evolved

How the day to commemorate Saint Valentine has evolved

Valentine's Day, rooted in the commemoration of Saint Valentine, evolved from a day of religious significance to a celebration of romantic love. In the 19th century, the exchange of handwritten lo...

Do you prefer a winter sun holiday?

Do you prefer a winter sun holiday?

Opting for a winter sun escape over the traditional summer sun retreat does offer some advantages. While summer sun holidays are often associated with bustling crowds and scorching temperatures, wi...

What has happened to Boxing Day and the January Sales?

What has happened to Boxing Day and the January Sales?

The evolution of Boxing Day sales, has shifted from the bustling queues outside physical stores, with stories of Christmas Day campers hitting the headlines,  to the seamless experience of online ...