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This is where you can get to know our team a bit better, and read about the things that make us smile.

Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year’s Recipes

Posted on February 8, 2016 by Brooke

With Valentine's Day coming up and Chinese New Year celebrations in full swing we've consulted our gourmet partners School of Wok, SEASON The Exclusive Cookery School and L'atelier des Chefs for recipes guaranteed to wow on both occasions. Read More

Nutella Day

Posted on February 5, 2016 by Brooke

World Nutella Day is upon us and so we have scoured the internet to find you the best of all things Nutella in honour of this annual day, celebrated by many, right across the planet. Read More

10 Reasons to Plan Valentine’s Day Now

Posted on February 3, 2016 by Dan

We know what you're thinking: Valentine’s Day is ages away, there's still loads of time to sort something out. Although not all of you will be celebrating the most romantic day of the year with a flourish (or at all - we know it's not everyone's … Read More

Seven Satisfying Facts About English Wine

Posted on February 1, 2016 by Dan

Recently,  Taittinger  announced that they had bought 60 hectares of land in rural Kent in order to produce huge batches of the bubbly stuff, making them the first ever champagne house to invest in English sparkling wine. It looks like English wine is … Read More

Willow visits Red Letter Days

Posted on January 29, 2016 by Issy

This week Red Letter Days HQ played host to Willow (our nominated charity partner since 2010), when one of their number came into our offices to give a presentation to all staff. Read our interview with Hannah and get an update on the visit. Read More

Photography Tips for Perfect Children’s Photos

Posted on January 27, 2016 by Brooke

When it comes to your little ones and taking their photo, it can be a challenging task. We've spoken to Red Cloud Photography and come up with seven top photography tips to make taking your child's photo easier and more successful. Read on to … Read More

A Russian Spa Experience at Banya No1

Posted on January 25, 2016 by Brooke

We take a look at our latest pampering experience, the Russian spa experience with Banya No1 Spa in London. Guaranteed to be unlike anything you have been to in the UK, find out what exactly a Russian spa experience is all about! … Read More

RLD Detox

Posted on January 22, 2016 by Brooke

Throughout January many of the girls at Team RLD have taken on the challenge of detoxing, exercising more and creating a healthier start to 2016 (and beyond). Find out how some of us are getting on and what we have been doing to achieve the goals. Lucy, … Read More

#Trends

Posted on January 20, 2016 by Brooke

In a world of social media dominance, filters and hashtags, everyone is always trying to accurately describe to their followers what is going on in their world. Twitter has 320 million users, with around 15 million in the UK. We take a look at some of … Read More

Five Steps to Feeling Good According to the Movies

Posted on January 18, 2016 by Dan

With shorter days, less sunlight and freezing cold temperatures, this time of year can be tough. But to help you snap out of those January blues and to get you through Blue Monday check out our five steps to feeling good according to the movies... Read More

An Interview with…. Punch Foods

Posted on January 15, 2016 by Brooke

With the January detox in full swing and most people focused on a healthier New Year and 2016 for themselves, we chat to Alexandra Dudley, founder of Punch Foods, about her healthy snack brand and get some advice on being healthy this year. Read More

Seven Reasons to Celebrate January

Posted on January 13, 2016 by Dan

Okay, the festivities are done and dusted for another year, the weather looks bleak and pay day feels like it's light years away - but there's no need to feel too down in the dumps. Read on to find out the reasons why you should … Read More

Digging at Diggerland (and baby news)

Posted on January 11, 2016 by Brooke

RLD's very own IT Development Manager Ed recently took his four year old son Elliott to Diggerland in Kent. Diggerland is a digger theme park which is not only in Kent but in Devon, Durham and Yorkshire too. The theme park is home to … Read More

RLD’s Top Five Healthy Cookery Courses

Posted on January 8, 2016 by Brooke

With Christmas now out of the way for another year, the last thing you may want to think about is cooking and eating, but here at RLD we've got a healthy new year start covered. Here are our top picks for healthy … Read More

Meerkat Fun at Paradise Wildlife Park

Posted on January 6, 2016 by Issy

Bill, our CEO at Red Letter Days, recently took his daughter Easha and her friend Holly to meet the meerkats at Paradise Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire. Not many people braved the park on that Saturday, due to torrential rain (it hammered down. All day). But Easha … Read More

Two Recipes to Spice Up Your January Detox

Posted on January 4, 2016 by Dan

The festive season is well and truly over so it's time to beat those January blues - and a good way to do so is by exercising and eating healthy foods. But detoxing doesn't have to be dull. Just check out these January … Read More

Snow Globes

Posted on December 21, 2015 by Brooke

We discovered an amazing collection of snow globes in the office of RLD's very own Head of HR. We had to find out the stories behind some of Anne's most prized possessions, she has over 80 snow globes originating from rom Hong Kong to Las Vegas to … Read More

London’s Best Christmas Markets

Posted on December 18, 2015 by Brooke

It's officially the most wonderful time of the year and here is a list of markets that will make you feel that little bit more Christmassy, as if any of us need it. Here is our round up of the best Christmas markets around … Read More

Re-Invent Santa Claus

Posted on December 16, 2015 by Brooke

Santa Claus, Father Christmas or even Papa Noel - whatever you call him, we all have the same image of the white bearded, robust bellied man in a red jacket who rides around in a sleigh with reindeer. We asked some of Team RLD … Read More