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Flower Power

The Importance and Use of Flowers in Interior Design.


The importance of flowers in interior design is not without significance, as flowers are a simple and subtle way in which we can make an interior design statement as…

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The History of Pancake Day

Learn about the origins of Pancake Day, otherwise known as Shrove or Fat Tuesday.


Pancake Day in Britain and other English speaking countries is also known as Martedi Grasso, in Italy, and Mardi Gras, in France, and can be literally translated as ‘Fat…

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Exploring Umbrellas

A brief history of a British must-have…


Although found the world over, the umbrella is a quintessentially British necessity. As a nation, we are known the world over, due to our inclement climate, for our almost…

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The Great Grissini

How to Make Italian Grissini Breadsticks.

Great Grissini!

Forget shop-bought packet bread-sticks which are dry, tasteless and scarily uniform, making Grissini bread-sticks is fun and easy, perfect for a rainy afternoon with the children – they can…

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