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The Hygge Trend

Posted by Olivia Hague-Delves on

The Hygge Trend

Hygge is a quality of Danish culture. It cannot be translated using a single word. Rather, it includes many of the pleasures we link with everyday living - relaxing with friends, enjoying good food, and creating a cosy evening with a candle or two. It refers to a mental state of cosiness, warmth, and togetherness in the heart of winter. It also helps the Danes get through the long, dark and cold winters. The Danish word, pronounced "hoo-ga", is commonly translated into English as "cosiness". The origin of the word ‘hygge’ comes from a Norwegian word meaning ‘well-being’. It first...

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Mustaches and Movember

Posted by Olivia Hague-Delves on

Mustaches and Movember

Movember is a charity event that happens all over the world in the month of November. It is an event where men don't shave their mustache or even their beard for the full 30 days in order to raise money for the Movember charity for men's health. The foundation raises awareness on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental illness', and suicide prevention. The Movember Charity have raised over £443 Million since starting in 2003. Here are some very famous mustaches that you may recognise. Hulk Hogan. Hulk Hogan is an American retired professional wrestler who is world famous and was...

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The perfect personalised gifts for grandparents

Posted by Olivia Hague-Delves on

The perfect personalised gifts for grandparents

Finding gifts for grandparents can be difficult with a range of generic ‘grandma’ and ‘grandad’ gifts out there.  You want something with a personalised touch...something that could be for a birthday, or an anniversary present or even just a little something to say ‘I love you’. This gift could be giving the grandchildren an opportunity to have a bit of fun in looking at what would be best for their grandma and grandad. Anyone can get a grandparents gift but why not add a bit of flair to it? …Or even a face? The best gift for grandad and grandma...

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