British summer classic drink – Pimms goes patriotic

If anyone ever asked me what the best British summer drink is, I’d always plump for Pimms. As a summer spritzer drink it’s pretty universally adored; it’s girly but not too girly that the lads won’t drink it, it’s a refreshing long drink, and it’s always nice to have a bit of fruit floating in your […]

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The Olympics are coming – another chance to get the bunting out!

As you know, I really enjoyed the Diamond Jubilee weekend earlier this month and got into the full swing of the celebrations! And now, the Olympics are upon us and although the opening ceremony is not til the 27th July, the excitement is already revving up in out local area because the Olympic torch is […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Red, White & Blue

In celebration of the Diamond Jubilee this weekend I’ve been on the look out for some patriotic red, white and blue shoes and I’ve come up with a list of lovely footwear from the high street that is ideal to keep the celebration going throughout the Summer and the Olympics. These Ruby Shoo blue peeptoe heels […]

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Banksy releases free art print for the Royal Jubilee

Online art store Pictures on Walls have got into the spirit of the Diamond Jubilee by commissioning a number of popular artists to produce limited edition prints. One of those selected was famous graffiti artist Banksy, and Pictures on Walls are offering his union jack artwork (below) completely free to download in hi-res and have professionally printed.

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Diamond Jubilee Weekend here I come!

I’m really looking forward to enjoying all that my local area has to offer to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee this weekend! Today I’ll be attending a village BBQ with my family and taking part in the jubilee quiz and tomorrow I’m off to the check out the celebration picnic in the new village that we’ve […]

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Rocking around the Christmas tree…

I wanted to share with you my lovely little Christmas Tree. This is the first year I’ve ever had a ‘theme’ for my Christmas decorations – usually it’s dripping with baubles and tinsel of all colours – but this year, due to the need for a smaller tree in my little flat and therefore not […]

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That’s what Bank Holidays are for:

I spent a lovely sunny bank-holiday monday morning at a carboot sale, where I purchased a men’s blue t-shirt for 30p – I had a craft project in mind and needed some fabric before I could carry on with my plan to make a patriotic noticeboard. A few bits of ribbon and a lot of […]

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