Win an Artisan Foodie Hamper – handpicked in Belgium!
Mar17

Win an Artisan Foodie Hamper – handpicked in Belgium!

At around 2hrs away from Calais, Southern Belgium makes an easy choice as a short break option for the family. Unspoiled landscape, soft rolling hills and pretty villages, and some great fun filled ideas for Wallonia – the green heart of Belgium. Wallonia, with its abundance of deep rivers, game-filled forests and vast orchards, offers a varied culinary palette of quality produce. History has played a part in it too. Occupiers...

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I’m In Love. #OperaUndressed
Mar08

I’m In Love. #OperaUndressed

I have honestly just had one of the most glorious nights in a theatre I can remember. It was a Christmas gift from my in-laws – I had seen a mention that ENO run regular ‘Opera Undressed’ events, designed especially for opera virgins. **And no, this is NOT a paid review – the tickets were paid for by my lovely Mother In Law. I just loved the whole thing SO much, I have to share it** Now I know I’m not...

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When People Come To Stay – Rules For Good Hosts
Feb13

When People Come To Stay – Rules For Good Hosts

Planning for houseguests over half term or Easter? Don’t fret. Whilst yes, it’s an invasion on the normal household rhythm, and yes it does require a little more than simply pumping up the spare bed and pointing them to the spare duvet, it can also be fabulously fun. Oh yes it can – it just needs a little thought on your part. Your house, you’re the host, so you get to set the tone of the stay.Here’s our...

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Win 2 tickets to see Alfie Boe! | #LittleStuff24
Dec19

Win 2 tickets to see Alfie Boe! | #LittleStuff24

“Good King Wenceslas looked out, on the feast of Steeeeeeeephen…” Behind door number twenty of the 2018 #LittleStuff24 is your chance to win TWO tickets to see Alfie Boe in concert next April! In celebration of his new album ‘As Time Goes By’, one of the world’s greatest classical singers Alfie Boe has announced a 2019 tour. The record was released on 23rd November, and it celebrates the golden era of...

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Musical Giant Keyboard | #ChristmasGiftGuide
Dec14

Musical Giant Keyboard | #ChristmasGiftGuide

Who remembers the film Big staring the very fabulous (but very young then) Tom Hanks, hands up. Well, do you also remembe the scene in the toy department of the store where he played the floor keyboard. Yes, you do…amazing wasn’t it. We loved that fil (still do), and we all wanted a giant keyboard on the floor jsust like that and to be so cool like Tom. Well, now we can, ahem I mean your kids can of course (sshh wait until...

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Unicorn Tears Christmas Gin Liqueur | #ChristmasGiftGuide
Dec13

Unicorn Tears Christmas Gin Liqueur | #ChristmasGiftGuide

There’s a new tipple to leave out for Santa on Christmas eve…  A Magical LIMITED EDITION gin liqueur infused with the majesty of Christmas pudding. Think warming dried fruit, drizzled with cinnamon, cloves, sugar and treacle, mmmm.Packed with snowy, silvery shimmer – just shake it to wake it. Created by (and EXCLUSIVE to) Firebox, naturally! Unicorn Tears Christmas Gin Liqueur You saw what happened when the carers at our...

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