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On the third Thursday of every November, Beaujolais Nouveau Day is celebrated. I hopped over with the Les Shuttle Marketing team and Kitten and Shark PR to find out more about the wines and explore the Old Town of Boulogne. Tell me what is Beaujolais Wine and Beaujolais Nouveau Day? A Beaujolais wine is released […]

country & places, Home & Lifestyle

December 15, 2021

Celebrating Beaujolais Nouveau

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Thank you for joining me for my bi-monthly small brand interviews. This month I’d love to introduce you to the beautiful Laura from the effortless, special & timeless jewellery brand, Grace & Kin. Tell us a little more about who you are and where you are from?  We are a family run independent jewellery brand […]

Slow Living, Style & Fashion

November 16, 2021

The story of Grace & Kin

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Discover my hand-picked Christmas gift list for those who love a beautiful country home and neutral styling. I’ve selected items I would have in our own home or wear myself. Hopefully, you can find or source inspiration for treating yourself or a loved one this Christmas. *Please note the list below includes affiliate links.

Home & Lifestyle, Style & Fashion

November 12, 2021

Country Home & Lifestyle Christmas gifts

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Slow living was one of the most positive trends to emerge from lockdown. I feel like life in the countryside was made for slow living values. Although, slow living can be achieved anywhere embracing the simple moments to achieve peace and grounding. Life outside of lockdown seems to be running at 100 miles per hour, […]

Slow Living

November 2, 2021

5 Slow living post lockdown tips

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Purchasing an old property at 25 years old, overall we received love, support, and some wonderful advice. Although, in the weeds of that with a majority of good comments, the bad and the ugly snuck their way in. “You don’t know what you’re getting yourself into”… “It’s listed?! Well, I wouldn’t.” In the true nature […]

Home & Lifestyle

October 5, 2021

5 things I’ve noticed since owning a 300-year-old + cottage

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The first event of the season and a slice of normality after the past year. We were kindly invited to the Thirsty Farrier ‘Thirsty Thursdays’ at The Quill barn. The Thirsty Farrier are two brothers from Kent who specialize in cocktail masterclasses, whether that’s in person or virtually from home, ensuring the fun never stops! […]

country & places

September 10, 2021

Cocktails in the Countryside

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The start of my small brand series, giving designers a space to tell their stories. Introducing Isabella, the figure behind the beautiful feminine, nostalgic, and natural clothing brand, Saint Belle. Tell us a little more about who you are and where you are from? My name is Isabella, I currently live in a village in the […]

Slow Living, Style & Fashion

August 17, 2021

The Story of Saint Belle: An Interview

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The luxurious, whisper soft touch of G.H. Hurt & Son cashmere in Spring.

Style & Fashion

April 25, 2021

Soft Spring Style

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Discover the best places to stay in Kent with Bloom Stays.

country & places

March 19, 2021

Dreamy Staycations in Kent with Bloom Stays

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Macknade are keen to make shopping sustainably as easy as possible and have some great systems in place to help us navigate into taking better steps when buying our weekly shop.

Home & Lifestyle, Slow Living

February 20, 2021

Shop sustainably with Macknade

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