Bees in Autumn

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Have you noticed less bee buzzing around you garden? Their gentle hum seems to have nearly disappeared now. We spoke to our charity partners, The Bumblebee Conservation Trust about what happens to bees at this time of the year, and what we can do to help them during their quiet time. Read more

Renovating a Nightmare | Interview

Have you ever renovated a house, or is renovating or designing a house something you just daydream about? Renovating a home always sounds glamorous. Getting to chose all the tiny details of your home while working around the history of the house… but it is something that can also be a little bit of a nightmare. We spoke to the Allens about their beautiful but troublesome renovations. Read more

Ingenious Ways to Make Your Favourite Food Healthy | By Brittnay

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Ingenious Ways to Make Your Favourite Food Healthy

Educating yourself is crucial when it comes to eating well. Rather than denying yourself or overindulging just a few tweaks here and there won’t have you missing out on anything. Turn these idea and behaviours in habits to ensure you lead the healthiest lifestyle possible (well still enjoying it)!  Read more

In Conversation with a Wedding Photographer | Weddings

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Wedding season may be coming to a close, but weddings continue all year. We spoke to wedding photographer Charlotte Heather-Cray about what inspired her to become a wedding photographer and what her favourite thing is about her job. It also gave us a chance to look at some of her beautiful images.

In Conversation with Deborah Rodriguez | Author

 

The first Deborah Rodriguez book I read was The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul. It was given to me by my grandmother because she knew I love to read and travel. What makes it an even more fitting gift is the undercurrents of women empowering women that runs through the book. Each of Deborah’s books is set in exotic places and she writes in a way that makes you are there. We were luckily enough to be able to ask Deborah about her books, her inspiration and the travels she has been on.  Read more

Makers Stories | Lynn Fox

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We first met Lynn Fox at a fair, her work stood out straight away and we have been selling a collection of her ceramics since this time last year. Each piece is unique and has its own beauty. We asked Lynn for a short video to show how she throws her pot, and asks her a little bit more about the process. Read more

Self Care September

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Self care has become a bit of a buzz word. Sometimes a word becoming ‘trendy’ can take away from the importance of the word. But self care IS important and becomes increasingly important the busier we are and the more we are going through. There are always plenty of things that you have to do or that are ‘more important’ to do, but without looking after yourself you wont be able to complete these things to the best of your ability. 

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In Conversation with a Massage Therapist | Self Care September

 

September is self care month and there are numerous ways you can look after yourself. One lovely, if rather luxurious way is to treat yourself to a massage. We spoke to massage therapist Sarah Baxter about how she became a massage therapist and why she thinks it is important.

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In Conversation with pebble guides | Ethical Travel

We love to travel. To far distant places, European cities and everything in-between. The other type of travel we love is around the UK.  Discovering new favourite places closer to home.  Which is why we love pebble guide. A new guide that helps you discover new and ethical places to visit in a city. We had a chat with Georgina, the creator of the pebble guides, find out more.

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Natural Make Up | In Conversation with Pure White Cosmetics

Whether you wear it everyday or just for special occasions, make up can be an important part of your look. It can be used to finish an outfit, or improve confidence. Be a subtle enhancement or a bright statement. We spoke to a brand who pride themselves in not only having an amazing range, but also being natural and organic.  Read more