• christmas,  gifts

    Some Christmas Gift Ideas For Her

    Christmas is coming and will be with us in the blink of an eye. This means there has never been a better time to shop online, and to help small, independent businesses who offer something different from the usual High Street Fare. This is my first gift guide this year and I am dedicating this one to the ladies in your life. Look out for more guides in the upcoming weeks. A Personalised Watercolour From Turned Art We all have family photographs that we consider our favourites. These can range from the first photograph of our children, a wedding photo, or just a lovely candid shot that evokes happy memories.…

  • home and interiors

    Are You An Edge Sleeper? Try These Mattresses For Maximum Support.

    When you’re an edge sleeper, the struggle to find a mattress that doesn’t crumple under you is real! Edge support is the resistance a mattress has at its permitter, and the heavier you are, the more support you need.  The problem is that some manufacturers do not consider that some people like to sleep at the edge or find their way there. The issue is more pronounced when you weigh over 150lbs and have a soft mattress. What is edge support? Think about what happens when you squish a marshmallow between your thumb and finger – it squishes and bulges at the edge. This also happens to a mattress lacking…

  • Films

    Stylish Films: Mrs Harris Goes To Paris

    The most beautiful, stylish film you will see this month is Mrs Harris Goes To Paris. The latest film version of the Paul Gallico 1958 novel, the story is of a London widow Ada Harris, who works as a cleaning lady. After spotting an exquisite Dior dress in the wardrobe of one her ungrateful employees, Lady Dent ( a dress that costs £500), she obsesses over owning her own bit of haute couture. A series of events collide, giving her the money to actually buy her own dress, but once in Paris, she finds it isn’t as simple as ‘walking into Woolworths’, as a combination of snobbery and elitism work…