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We love Maxi dresses

The fabulous thing about maxi dresses is that they really can flatter any body shape. They are so versatile, it’s just about understanding your figure and making sure you pick the right style for the occasion. Full length skirts were traditionally associated with formal evening wear, but thankfully the last couple of seasons have really … read more

The perfect spring desert

Rhubarb is the perfect spring time ingredient and it can be used in so many ways to add a fruity vibrancy to many dishes, both sweet and savoury. Botanically speaking, rhubarb is a vegetable, though in 1947 a court in New York ruled that rhubarb is a fruit, and indeed many people regard it as … read more

Best of British

The Welsh have St David’s Day, the Scots have St Andrew’s Day and we all join in to help the Irish celebrate St Patrick’s Day. These national days are a source of pride and celebration for their countrymen and women, but how many of us know England’s national day is? You’re almost certain to have … read more

Make the most of the long Easter weekend

It may be tempting to spend the whole of the long Easter weekend catching up on jobs around your home, but what is more important than spending time with your children or grandchildren? Stuck for ideas? Here are some suggestions to ensure your weekend is filled with family fun. Take a break Raid your spring … read more

What to wear to a Summer wedding

The summer wedding season is almost upon us again so if you are already planning your outfit and need some inspiration, look no further than our guide to summer wedding style. Weddings are often very grand affairs these days with brides and grooms going to great lengths, and expense, to make their special day memorable. … read more