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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Posted on February 2, 2017 by Andrea

The 14th of February is an annual celebration of love, be it with someone new or your long-term partner. Each year, everyone wants to ensure their significant other has the best day ever, but it can be hard coming up with… Read More

Top Things to See and Do in Amsterdam

Posted on January 24, 2017 by Andrea

If you Google Amsterdam, you’ll find many travel guides are based around the things everyone knows make The Netherlands’ capital an unbeatable stag or hen night destination: its controversial red light zone and the comparatively relaxed legal attitude to a certain herb. But Amsterdam is so much… Read More

Top 5 New Year’s Resolution Fails

Posted on January 17, 2017 by Andrea

Following our inspiring blog on Top New Year’s Resolutions and How to Stick To Them, we want to follow up with all those still working hard to stick to their resolutions. Today is a bit less inspiring: it’s officially ‘Ditch New Year’s… Read More

5 Places We’d Rather Be On Blue Monday

Posted on January 16, 2017 by Andrea

It’s the most… miserable day… of the year! (Did you sing that in your head to the tune of a certain Christmas song? We did!) Why IS Blue Monday called Blue Monday? If you’re expecting some profound, ancient meaning drawn from early pagan tradition… Read More

2017 – The Year To #LiveALittle

Posted on January 1, 2017 by Andrea

To say that 2016 was a difficult year would be an understatement. So we’re more than glad to finally welcome in the new year! While many will see January as an opportunity to detox, give up smoking, give up drinking, cut out sugar, watch… Read More

7 Worst Christmas Songs of All Time

Posted on December 23, 2016 by Andrea

Christmas is a time for family, for memorable moments, for gift-giving, for glowing hearths and squashy sofas, for re-runs of The Neverending Story and Home Alone I, II and III. And it's also a time for charity, religious celebration and for Michael Bublé to serenade… Read More

Red Letter Days Christmas Gift Guide 2016

Posted on December 14, 2016 by Andrea

Everyone gets nervous about choosing gifts at Christmastime, and then there's the added fear that someone else might have picked the same thing for that loved one. Cue the feigned enthusiasm at not one, but TWO sets of hair straighteners, identical novels, playstation games… Read More

Cyber Monday Statistics [Infographic]

Posted on November 28, 2016 by Andrea

Just when you thought Black Friday was over and your bank balance was safe - Cyber Monday arrived. Packed full of even more online discounts, this extension to the popular sales weekend is less well-known as it's online only, but gives shoppers another chance… Read More

Top Tips for Black Friday 2016 Shopping

Posted on November 25, 2016 by Andrea

Unlike Thanksgiving the day before, Black Friday doesn't have a deep, meaningful origin - it's all about shopping. Online shopping, in-store shopping - it's become synonymous with mass purchase, images of people camping in the high street and arguing in car parks. And it can… Read More

The Bloggers Blog Awards – Meet Our Winners

Posted on November 7, 2016 by Andrea

This year, Red Letter Days decided to get involved with something really special: the Bloggers Blog Awards, in Leeds. As dedicated bloggers ourselves, we know just how tricky and time-consuming producing great content can be, and how many people blogs entertain, touch… Read More

Meet The Walking Dead This Halloween

Posted on October 28, 2016 by Andrea

Halloween has crept up on us this year, and now it’s just around the corner. It’ll soon be time to answer the door to the neighbours’ mini ghouls and hand out treats to grasping fingers. Time to watch scary films like 28 Days Later… Read More

Escape Room – The Ultimate Challenge

Posted on October 21, 2016 by Andrea

A desperate race against time. A race for survival, a battle of wits against nerves, confusion against reality, teamwork against panic… Just how much do you trust your friends and colleagues? An Escape Room is the perfect way to test that trust. Will you… Read More

Archery, Air Rifles and Clay Pigeon Shooting

Posted on October 19, 2016 by Andrea

One sunny summer day not so long ago, Martin and Sam left the London RLD offices to head to Riseley in Bedfordshire, for the ultimate experience test of hand-to-eye co-ordination: archery, air rifle and clay pigeon shooting. They weren’t quite sure what to… Read More

City vs Country – 10 Top UK Breaks

Posted on October 17, 2016 by Andrea

Is your idea of idyll waking up to endless rolling greenery interrupted only by the occasional ‘baa’ or ‘moo’? Or can you not wait to push open the curtains to reveal a bustling city centre, just waiting to be explored? We’ve put together some of… Read More

5 Controversial Films From Books

Posted on October 7, 2016 by Andrea

When author Paula Hawkins' suspense thriller The Girl On The Train came out last year, it became a runaway bestseller and the film rights were immediately snatched up. Now, less than two years later, she's thrilled with the film adaptation, out in UK cinemas… Read More

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Welcome to our Blog

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