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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.

Countdown to Christmas at Kew Gardens

Posted on November 26, 2014 by Issy

Our own Ciana and Rachael were lucky enough to be invited to a special press night at Kew Gardens yesterday. They went armed with a camera so now you too can share the glittering Christmas night time trail, tunnel of lights, sparkling giant snowflakes and more. Read More

Willow Foundation: Stars on Canvas 2014

Posted on November 21, 2014 by Dan

On 13 November, our charity partner, the Willow Foundation, launched Stars on Canvas 2014. Top celebrities including Robbie Williams and Mo Farah, as well as leading artists such as Richard Long, have taken part in this unique fundraising… Read More

Full Steam Ahead

Posted on November 19, 2014 by Issy

To celebrate a new sub category within our Hobbies range, let's get steamed up and tell you about a variety of exciting steam train experiences we can offer for a fantastic day out to suit every taste. Read More

Chocolate Making Party Kit

Posted on November 17, 2014 by admin

Love chocolate and want a fun and delicious activity for a night in with friends? Last week, our colleagues Ciana and Hannah (and myself!) got the chance to try out one of our new products – a Chocolate Making Party Kit!… Read More

10 Things to Do on a Rainy Day

Posted on November 14, 2014 by Dan

This time of year, the rainy day is rife; but even when it’s pouring down outside, you can still have a good time. If you’re stuck inside when it's raining and have run out of things to do, here are 10 ideas that will… Read More

Flower Arranging with Afternoon Tea

Posted on November 12, 2014 by Issy

Love flowers? We do too. Our very own Sevda visited The Flower Academy in Iver, Buckingham - just 30 minutes away from London - and had a blooming good time. Sevda reported back from her afternoon where she learned how to create a stunning bloom. Read More

Remembrance Day: Poppy Planting at Tower Bridge

Posted on November 10, 2014 by admin

Yesterday was Remembrance Sunday and the beautiful and moving art installation at Tower Bridge has captured the hearts and imaginations of the British public. Our colleague Gemma was a volunteer poppy planter, read on to find out what it was like. Read More

Five Fun Gordon Ramsay Facts

Posted on November 7, 2014 by Dan

We celebrate Gordon Ramsay, one of the nation’s most beloved celebrity chefs and in this short and sweet post (just like the man himself), here are five fun facts about our favourite hot-headed, yet brilliant chef. He now commands a wealth of… Read More

Fireworks!

Posted on November 5, 2014 by Issy

Who can resist the colourful fizzing lights which explode all over our skies each November 5th? Fireworks are all about magic so hit 'Continue reading', sit back and enjoy a minute of sheer indulgence with a short video, and just imagine you are already in the sky. Read More

The Magnificent Month of Movember

Posted on November 3, 2014 by admin

The marvellous month of Movember has arrived, that time of year when men are encouraged to sport bushy upper lips to raise awareness for men's health issues. Are you taking part? Here are a few tachey facts to get you inspired:… Read More