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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.

7 Time-Honoured Wimbledon Traditions

Posted on July 1, 2018 by Sophie Deering

Boasting 141 years of history, Wimbledon remains the longest running and most prestigious tennis tournament of all time, showcasing the sport's most celebrated and rising talent from around the globe (check out these trailblazers!). From the days of lop-sided wooden lawn-tennis rackets and hand-stitched… Read More

Outdoorsy Gifts for Nature Lovers

Posted on May 30, 2018 by Sophie Deering

Some of our planet’s greatest attributes are its natural creations, from the expansive oceans that cover 70% of the Earth’s surface and the distinctive landscapes of each unique country and region, to the 8.7 million different species of animals that call our world home. Read More

#LiveaLittle: Bungee Jump

Posted on April 26, 2018 by Sophie Deering

Another month, another exciting new chapter in our #LiveaLittle quest! At the beginning of the year, we set out on a mission to encourage others to live life to the full by facing fears, stepping outside of the comfort zone and… Read More

10 Reasons to Visit Cornwall

Posted on April 17, 2018 by Sophie Deering

Visit Cornwall. For rustic coastlines, turquoise coves, sandy beaches, quaint seaside towns, fish and chips, cream teas, pasties, chic hotels, camping sites galore and its charming West country twang. This is simply the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Cornwall’s finest offerings… Read More

Fabulously Fun Family Days Out

Posted on April 6, 2018 by Sophie Deering

Let’s rewind to last weekend. Mum’s running around washing an evergrowing heap of paint-stained kids clobber, dad is pushing on with an ongoing DIY project that’s unlikely to ever be completed and the sprogs are upstairs sitting cross-legged in the middle of… Read More

5 Reasons Why Mum is the Best

Posted on March 8, 2018 by Sophie Deering

With Mother’s Day falling on Sunday 11th March (so early this year! Is it in your diary?), it only seems fit we take this opportunity to celebrate mums everywhere. Not only did these wonderful women give us life, but their guidance and influence… Read More

#LiveaLittle: Up at The O2

Posted on February 27, 2018 by Sophie Deering

With 2018 well and truly underway, we have embarked on our mission to make it the year to #LiveaLittle! Forget comfort zones and playing it safe, it’s time to seize the day and jump headfirst into some exciting new activities. This month,… Read More

10 Reasons to Visit Liverpool

Posted on January 23, 2018 by Sophie Deering

  Perched on the banks of the River Mersey, Liverpool is a city of rich cultural heritage, fantastic energy and with endless ways to stay entertained. Famed for being the home of The Beatles, two Premier League football teams and one of the… Read More

Fun Ways to Get Fit (No Gym Required)

Posted on January 11, 2018 by Sophie Deering

Let me guess… You over-indulged throughout the Christmas period and vowed come January to transform yourself into a true picture of health? Yet, by the time new year came around, you had remembered that green juices were actually quite revolting and the mere thought of… Read More

Merry Christmas from Red Letter Days

Posted on December 22, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Another eventful year has nearly come to a close and there’s only one thing left to do before 2017 is done and dusted…Enjoy a Christmas jam-packed with festive fun, eating until you feel like you might burst and making #MerryMemories, of course! But before we… Read More

The Top 5 Christmas Markets in the UK

Posted on November 7, 2017 by Sophie Deering

The grass has developed a frosty crunch in the morning, the air is crisp, bonfire night is done and dusted for another year and it’s only a matter of time before we begin to hear carols playing on the radio. One thing… Read More

8 Stress-Busting Relaxation Tips

Posted on October 31, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Relax, you deserve it! In a day and age where everybody lives such busy lives, it’s hard to recognise the value of quality downtime, when in actual fact it’s incredibly important for both mental and physical wellbeing. We can’t live life in the fast lane… Read More

Spooktacular Halloween Plans

Posted on October 25, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Halloween is creeping up on us and though it’s great fun carving pumpkins and gorging on sweets (that were meant for young trick-or-treaters) while donning a ghost costume made out of an old bedsheet, we’ve got some far better Halloween plan ideas! From eerie… Read More

Dog Friendly Getaways

Posted on September 26, 2017 by Sophie Deering

To most dog owners, canine pals are as much a part of the family as any other member, so when it comes to enjoying a break away from home, it only seems fair that furry friends should be included. Fortunately, there are tonnes of pet-friendly… Read More

A Lesson in the Art of Sabrage

Posted on September 15, 2017 by Sophie Deering

English wine is one of our favourite things, and when an invite from leading wine producer and winery Chapel Down arrived we could barely contain our excitement. So last week, Simon, Emily, Chloe and Sophie were lucky enough to pay a visit… Read More

A Guide to British Birds of Prey

Posted on August 31, 2017 by Sophie Deering

The UK is home to a number of different species of birds of prey, coming in all sorts of colours, shapes and sizes. The question is, do you know each one from the next? For those who aren’t as clued up on their… Read More

The Ultimate Kids Gift Guide

Posted on August 22, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Sure, the latest toys and video games may be all the rage, but when it comes to finding perfect kids gifts, we believe in the value of setting up fond childhood memories to last a lifetime. This is why we’re firm advocates of family… Read More

Sophie Deering, Author at Red Letter Days Blog

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.