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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.

Your Inspirational Easter Gift Guide

Posted on March 31, 2017 by Issy

It’s been a long time coming but, after what feels like forever, spring is just around the corner. With its arrival, people are enthusiastically shaking off their hats and scarves along with the dreariness that often coincides with the colder winter months. Read More

Tips for New Mums

Posted on March 24, 2017 by Issy

Mother's Day is a great excuse for us to sing the praises of the latest mum from our department here at Red Letter Days. Hayley left recently to have her second daughter, and baby Charlotte was a big hit when she came into the… Read More

10 Reasons to Visit Newcastle

Posted on March 21, 2017 by Laura Foulger

WIN Afternoon Tea for Two at The Vermont **THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED** OUR COMPETITION CLOSED AT 12PM ON MARCH 2017. THANK YOU TO ALL OUR ENTRANTS. ONE LUCKY WINNER WILL BE TAKING AFTERNOON TEA AT THE VERMONT HOTEL! Springing up from the north bank… Read More

What Do Mothers Want?

Posted on March 17, 2017 by Laura Foulger

Maybe she’s your confidante and your conscience gauge; perhaps she’s both mentor and tormentor; both your biggest critic and most loyal fan. What about money lender, chauffeur, adviser, babysitter, and a thousand ever-changing roles throughout your life? This year, Mothering Sunday (or Mother’s Day) falls on… Read More

A Waitrose Recipe to Wow This Mother’s Day

Posted on March 8, 2017 by Brooke

With Mother's Day coming up, what better way to show mum how much you care than by dishing up a home-cooked meal. We've teamed up with Waitrose to give you a classic Persian dish to cook for her this Mother's Day. If you love… Read More

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Posted on March 2, 2017 by Brooke

Mothering Sunday originated as a Christian celebration to honour the Virgin Mary. Every year Mother's Day is held on the fourth Sunday in Lent, exactly three weeks before Easter. Nowadays this annual celebration of mums is more about breakfast in bed, bouquets… Read More