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festive
Whether you have one day off or two weeks, we all look forward to having a little time off over the festive season if we can. Those ‘3 days’ between Christmas and New Year are commonly spent in a glorious festive haze. Not knowing what day it is, or how much cheese we’ve actually consumed,...
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Christmas is only just over a month away. Four weeks. I’m sure it’s like this every year, but I really feel as though Christmas has crept up on me this year. It seems like only yesterday that we were waving goodbye to August. Putting the clocks forward and buying pumpkins for Halloween. Suddenly we are...
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christmas cocktail
The final week before Christmas can be a stressful time; there’s those last-minute gifts still to buy, mountains of wrapping to be done, final decoration to be hung and groceries to be brought. But the festive period is the perfect time to experiment a little and to help you get into the festive spirit we’ve...
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christmas memories
Christmas has always been a nostalgic time of year for me, and no doubt for many others too. It’s a time for festive cheer, family, close friends, gift buying and receiving, homemade decorations, good food and making memories that will last. It is this last point that perhaps helps in making this such a nostalgic...
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party season
With Christmas comes friends, family, gifts, and of course, the party season. For many of us, it is perhaps our busiest time of the year with festive social gatherings, work Christmas parties and New Year celebrations to end. December is a wonderful blend of cosy cashmere jumpers with leggings and thick socks on Sundays, following...
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This year has been a trying twelve months for so many, so with this in mind we’ve put together a list of alternative films for you to watch over the festive season. Step aside Macaulay Culkin and delve into a world that’s more than A Miracle on 34th Street – these documentaries talk about everything...
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Although many may consider it ludicrous, I made the slightly misinformed decision to brave the onslaught of Christmas shoppers on Oxford Street this weekend. Partly to finish my Christmas shopping but also with the hope to revel in the true festivities of Christmas taking place in the heart of London. There’s no doubt that London...
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christmas
Christmas is a truly momentous time of year for many of us, filled with joy and happiness. Christmas for me is a nostalgic time of year linked with many happy memories of joyous times spent with family and friends. So, here are just some of the reasons why I for one and certainly looking forward...
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For most of us our home is our haven; an extension of our personalities. What we have in our home says a lot about our individual tastes and is often a musing for the way in which we would like to be perceived. The perfect paint colour coupled, the ideal sofa and careful balanced lighting combined with...
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We’re finally into December – although I have absolutely no idea how this year has gone so quickly – it’s the advent season and nearly time for the festivities to begin. Christmas parties, work do’s and celebrations come in abundance at this time of the year and with so many things on your to-do list,...
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