Category: Life

The Bluffers Guide to Social Media. – Review.

Wow, I can finally finish my review of The Bluffers Guide To Social Media having actually gotten my friends and family to stop passing it around and let me finish it!   You may be familiar with the Bluffers Guides series of books, if not, try them, and most importantly, try this one! If you…

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The Up Rise of the Lifestyle Blogger…

The last decade has seen a huge change in the way that we seek and read about our favourite topics. From fashion, beauty, travel and general lifestyle advice, today in our billions we turn to our favourite lifestyle bloggers when we want our latest fix.   Traditionally we would pour over the pages of Vogue,…

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‪Why Christmas is the best time to shop.

The Christmas break is a fantastic time to shop. Yes, there’s Black Friday & Cyber Monday, which in all honesty so many retailers have cottoned on to the public thirst for, these are no longer always the best days to secure the greatest deals.   True, many retailers do choose to discount their goods then, but…

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Christmas 2015, the year of Conscious Consumerism?

I have been finding myself increasingly disturbed by the thought of the impact of my consumerism.  I’m not what I would consider a hugely social conscious person, not environemtal, not vegetarian, nor vegan, nor any other things I personally would generally stereotype or pigeon hole as being typical conscious consumers. I buy high-end goods occasionally,…

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A Lust for Luggage – Review.

If you follow my other posts, you may see a link in that I may have travelled a fair amount in recent months.  Having seen our bags bounced off of the carousel one time too many, I’d made a mental note to purchase new sexy luggage, envisioning the upgrade that would obviously ensue when rocking…

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Boys Swim Wear – Review.

It seems a strange time of year to review children’s swim or beach wear.  However, having had to purchase a fair amount of it for a  3 week trip to the Caribbean, it seems a very good time to review it. With limited time to shop in mid October, I did some quick research online and…

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Nomads, Ethical Fashion – Review.

I was delighted to have the privilege of reviewing the goods of Nomads,  a fair trade clothing online fashion company which stock a delightful array of colourful, quality, comfortable clothing.  Since 1989, Nomads has been bringing you fair trade clothing without compromise.  Nomads  have the policy of ‘trade not aid’ to help maintain a sustainable…

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Seduced by St Lucia.

We all let out a big breath, did he really say  we had two butlers!  Surely by the morning they’d realise they’d got it wrong.  We read the lovely note left by Antonicious and Peronilla our butlers, from here on referred to as Tony and Pero, It was a beautiful simple welcoming note, we unpacked and rand down to dinner at the beach restaurant for a hearty dinner of Curried Goat for the adults and a cheeseburger for the child. Many more drinks and cocktails later we made our way back to our apartment to check it out fully, still unable to believe this was really all for us.

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Awesome Antigua.

There are many interesting things to do in Antigua of historical and cultural interest, fabulous restaurants, shows, music and if you’re into boats, well, this is the place for you. For us, it was very much about rest and relaxation, good food, enjoying each others’ company and lots of fun in the sun.  This was achieved, and a zen like peace bestowed upon the family.

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Bish, Bash, Barbados!

There is so much to do in Barbados in addition to the obvious beautiful beaches. There was only so much we wanted to cram into our few day and allow us enough time to also enjoy the beach life. As they say at Mount Gay: “There’s a time and a Place.”   The time is now, the place is Barbados, do it. This one was easy to book, easy to enjoy, bish, bash Barbados!

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