A Bookworm’s Paradise: Hay on Wye Brecknockshire Wales

Honestly, I think this town should be named “Bookworm Village” since I’ve never been anywhere with so many book stores and outdoor book shelves with rock bottom priced books, all in such a small cluster. Even the place where we stopped for lunch had books shelves filled with books that customers could take for free!! […]

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What A Load Of Luggage!! Help!

So every year I seem to find myself buying new suitcases, usually because at least one wheel has given up (probably not helped by me dragging them down stairs and wherever else). I’ve currently got cases that are starting to come apart at the seams – and I find myself thinking, ‘here we go again’. […]

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Manavgat Market

The Manavgat market in Turkey is biggest on a Monday (and apparently the biggest market in the mediterranean), sprawling wide with designer labeled clothes, bags, and a few souvenir stalls thrown in between. If you ‘really really’ love your brands you’ll probably love this Monday market. You will likely end up dreaming about Michael Kors […]

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Shopping Shenanigans

To all those venturing out into the sales, I hope you manage to make it home with a smile! I’m not sure what happened to the days when: I could find the time to spend a whole day wandering up and down/in and out of shops and coming home with a few nice things to […]

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Glastonbury: Not what I was expecting!!

Admittedly, until this trip I only ever had visions of mud, fields, wellies and music festivals whenever I thought of Glastonbury. I came away with a completely different picture. The most striking thing about the town was that almost every shop was some sort of spiritual type, there were shops selling crystal balls and other […]

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Stationery Addict, Take Note!

Pretty pens, patterned paper and pointy pencils! There is something about nice stationery that I have always found charming and addictive, every since childhood. If you have nice stationery on your desk it just makes home and office tasks all the more enjoyable, be it homework, a shopping list, a journal entry, online research for […]

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Sheraton Shopping Mall, Barbados

If souvenir shopping hasn’t satisfied your retail therapy needs, head over to the Sheraton  Mall. If you’re not driving, just agree a pick up time with your taxi driver, a couple of hours should be enough!

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Sleep, Sit, Lean and Read on it!

As with everything, I usually spend quite a lot of time shopping around, and reading reviews before making a purchase. This particular travel pillow seems to be relatively low cost (on Amazon),  though  they cost a bit more on Ebay.       This pillow looked thicker and more deeply cushioned than a lot of others I skimmed […]

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BHS: The end of an era

This has to be one of the most extreme closing down sales I’ve ever encountered. ‘Everything must go’ takes on a whole new meaning when even the shop mannequins, and display rails are up for grabs, along with furniture from the offices out the back. BHS has been a household name my entire life, and […]

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Clutch of the day: Bagged it!

There will never be just one bag for all occasions, seasons and tastes. A clutch bag offers a few note worthy things: Minimalism Elegance Tidiness Formality De-cluttered presentation A clutch bag forces you to go into your bag with that bit more grace. As opposed to drilling your arm, elbow deep into your bag and rummaging […]

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Delightful Deal!!

Another great bargain. Quilted leather gloves, extremely soft. Perfect for a smart, formal look. Echoes of Chanel…. Thick and fleecy on the entire inside of each glove – very warm Black. You can’t get any more versatile. Originally £29.95 Bought for a thrifty £8.99, can’t go wrong!!      

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Nails Inc Giveaway

    Nails inc: Very ‘on trend’ Rich colours Easy to apply Smart heavy duty bottles Popular non UV Gel effect polishes. Up for Grabs!!   Nails Inc Covent Garden Place Gel Effect Nail polish and New Globe Walk (Glitterglobe) https://www.nailsinc.com/nail-polish/covent-garden-place_319/?r=nail-polish-colours     Nails Inc Vitamin E Cuticle Oil Pen https://www.nailsinc.com/accessories/vitamin-e-cuticle-oil-pen_76/?r=cuticle-care   To win, simply: Share your […]

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Classic Jar Candle: Flamingo Candles

  On a positive note, this candle was pretty on first impression, very fragrant and sweet scented when burning. Unfortunately I won’t be buying these candles again for the following reasons: The lovely fresh green colour of the wax faded a lot once the candle started to burn, the colourant/dye seemed to collect in a […]

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Out and About Around Borough Market

Borough market has been known for being one of the biggest food markets in London, with a history behind it dating back to medieval times. Opposite London Bridge Station, the market looks like a large modern green house at first glance, however you can rest assured that there is indeed a sprawling market place tucked […]

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Out and About Camden Town

  Camden is a great place to go for lots of reasons. If you enjoy idly wandering around and feasting your eyes on a ridiculous array of shops, winding allyways rammed tightly with stalls, some weird some wonderful; food stalls and eateries galore, and you don’t mind a thick crowd, then Camden Town is a […]

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