Book Corner | Lowborn by Kerry Hudson

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Book Corner | Lowborn by Kerry Hudson

Published: Penguin Random House – 16/05/19

Lowborn: Growing Up, Getting Away and Returning to Britain’s Poorest Towns is a forthright portrayal of what it was like growing up in the poorest regions of the UK in the 1980s and 90s. And what it is like going back and investigating your own past. A memoir by the author Kerry Hudson.   Read more

My EcoBox | Brands We Love

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Ethical is the new black! But buying ethically and living sustainably can be hard. One of our aims as a business, is to make ethically living easier. And we love working with brands with the same ethos. One such brand is the lovely My Ecobox, an eco subscription box. We managed to catch up with My Ecobox owner, Cara. To ask her a few questions on what made her start the brand. Read more

Words | Breakthrough Festival

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Words | Breakthrough Festival

Do you love books, reading and writing? Are you interested in publishing, or getting into the ‘Book World’? If so, the Breakthrough Festival is the place for you. The festival is a free day of events, workshops and one-to-one sessions open to anyone who is interested in writing, books and publishing. This year the festival takes place on the 29th June in Twitter’s Soho offices. Read more

Winning as a Mummy |

Motherhood can be amazing, but it can also be hard and sometimes lonely. Especially if you feel like everyone else is always amazing at and enjoying the experience. To encourage people to talk more about the hard parts of motherhood, Emma from Isabella and Us, has started a great campaign, starting on the 5th May. And we spoke to her to find out a little more about it: Read more

Ethical Fashion – Mi Apparel

 

Fashion Revolution Week is here. From 22nd April until the 28th April, people are being encouraged to ask #whomademyclothes To celebrate we are going to share a few of our favourite ethical fashion brands with you. To start it off, one of our favourites – Mi Apparel. Mi Apparel have a beautiful range of conscientiously chosen and ethically sourced clothes and accessories. We had a chat with Mi Apparel about their brand. Read more

Pin Gin | Gin Discovery

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What would you do if your husband came home and told you he wanted to start a Christmas Tree and Gin business? This is what happened to Amy… and not long after gin making equipment started arriving at her home.  Read more

Wine in the British Isle | Hanwell Wine Vineyards

I have to confess I usually drink French or Italian wine. It may not be particularly ‘cool’ to drink it, but I love a beaujolais on a cold, winter evening or a nice light white wine in the summer. But it turns out I was missing something… British wine! English wine is becoming increasingly popular and with this popularity a wider range are available to try. There are wine estates you can visit and buy from across the country. We spoke to Helena, the owner of one such Vineyard, based in Nottinghamshire.  Read more

Living Walls | Thinking Green

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We love plants. Anyone who follows us on social media will have had a hint of it already. So we decided to tell you a little bit about why we love plants and give you a few ideas on how to incorporate them into your life. We spoke to Plant Design, a company that specialises in bringing plants into indoor spaces, to find out a more. 

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A Bushel of Hops | Interview with a Hops Grower

Hops are best known for making beer, but beyond that we didn’t know anything more, so we had a chat with A Bushel of Hops. Here is a little more about what it is like to grow hops and a bit more about A Bushel of Hops. 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.