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Here comes the summer fun!
23 May 2016
The sun is shining, the beaches are crowded and the wasps are out in force, which can only mean one thing: summer is on its way!
Nothing beats a summer’s day out armed with egg sandwiches and a flask of tea. And this year, there’s a whole array of fabulous things to do and see. Here are some of my favourites.
If – like me - you revel in Britain's heritage, The National Trust has over 500 properties and 200 gardens to explore. For silver screen fans, I’d recommend watching classics from Dirty Dancing to Breakfast at Tiffany’s under the stars at an outdoor cinema.
11 Ways Flowers Can Make You Feel Great
5 May 2016
We share scientifically proven ways flowers are good for you and your loved ones health and well-being.
From raising your prospects of getting a date to helping you sleep better at night, all of these findings are based on completely independent scientific research. Some of them even surprised us!
A Right Royal Anniversary!
29 April 2016
It seems just five minutes ago that I was enjoying the pomp and pageantry of Kate and William’s wedding, albeit not from Westminster Abbey but from my sofa. Incredibly, they're celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary on April 29th and two adorable children on, seem very much in love.
I can't imagine the Duke and Duchess will be allowed to forget their anniversary. However, research reveals it's among the top things us lesser mortals forget.
Happy 90th Ma'am!
21 April 2016
Along with the rest of the nation, I'm looking forward to celebrating Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday on April 21st. I'll be bringing out the bunting, cutting the crusts off the cucumber sandwiches and helping host a right royal knees-up street party. Her Majesty's official birthday weekend is in June with the traditional Trooping the Colour ceremony, a mass street party in The Mall and festivities at Windsor Castle. But like the Queen, I’m happy to blow out the candles - twice!
Our very special Help for Heroes range
8 April 2016
I was honoured to spend a day with four ladies from the Band of Sisters, part of the Help for Heroes charity which supports families of injured service men and women and brings together people with similar experiences.
Their stories are thought-provoking and very touching and made me feel immensely proud to be working with the charity.