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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.

What Makes an Afternoon Tea at Cake Boy?

Posted on April 30, 2014 by Issy

Tomorrow is the birthday of one of our favourite afternoon tea partners, Eric Lanlard - award-winning patissier, TV baking star, author, owner of Cake Boy, the best cake boutique in the land. Many happy returns Eric! Shuhena and Keisha, two of our… Read More

Top 10 Strangest Flower Names

Posted on April 28, 2014 by admin

Flowers are arguably one of the most beautiful things nature has to offer and at this time of year, gardens are full of them. Everyone is familiar with tulips, carnations and daffodils and names such as Lily, Rose and Heather are as popular as… Read More

Four Fun UK Short Break Destinations

Posted on April 25, 2014 by Dan

Spring is the perfect time to come out of hibernation, embrace the warmer weather and experience something new – and what better way to do so than with a short break? If you’re thinking of getting away somewhere this year but are a little… Read More

10 Ways To Be a Knight in Shining Armour

Posted on April 23, 2014 by Issy

As you may have noticed from all the flags flying around, today is St. George's Day. As we can't all spend the day slaying dragons in the name of our patron saint, we thought we'd offer a few alternative hints and tips… Read More

Chocolatey Easter Treats – Birds Nests

Posted on April 14, 2014 by admin

Looking for something sweet to make with the kids or with friends this Easter? The chocolatey holiday coming up at the end of the week deserves to be marked with a special treat, so why not try these simple chocolate birds nests?… Read More

Learn a New Skill: Try Evening Photography in London

Posted on April 7, 2014 by admin

Ever wondered how to achieve those impressive nighttime pictures with different coloured lights spread across the shot? My colleague Ciana and I recently went along on a nighttime photography course to shed some light on photographing the city of London at night. Read More

Oxford vs Cambridge: Which City is Best?

Posted on April 4, 2014 by Dan

This Sunday, rowing crews from the country’s two most prestigious universities will go head to head for the 159th Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race, which takes place annually on The Tideway between Putney and Mortlake in London. At this point… Read More

Announcement: New Red Letter Days Racing Experience

Posted on April 1, 2014 by Dan

Due to popular demand, we're pleased to announce a brand new experience day available from Red Letter Days. We already offer fantastic experience days for horse racing, motor racing and even dumper truck racing, but now we're excited to offer an amazing snail racing… Read More