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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.

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

10 Reasons to Visit Yorkshire

Posted on August 1, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Yorkshire puddings, Wensleydale Cheese, John Smiths beer, Yorkshire tea....you could say we've got a lot of things to thank Yorkshire for. But there's so much more to the Northern county than good grub and a decent brew. As a nation, we're often guilty of heading… Read More

The Ultimate Big Cat Fact File [Infographic]

Posted on July 28, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Wild for big cats? Well, this one’s for you! To mark #InternationalTigerDay appropriately, we put together a fact file full of fascinating nuggets of information about the magnificent felines. As some of the most regal animals to walk the earth, there’s something… Read More

Britain’s Best Picnic Spots

Posted on July 11, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Scotch eggs and tartan blankets at the ready – it’s picnic season! If us Brits know how to do one thing well, it is most certainly picnics. After all, what is summer for if not an al-fresco lunch? From lush countryside and parkland to… Read More

Photography Tips: Capture Your City

Posted on June 22, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Smartphones are as much a part of our daily lives as breakfast, lunch and dinner, and everyday across the planet we share billions of pictures snapped by ‘phone. More and more people are dabbling in the world of  photography, whether for the purpose of recording memories,… Read More

Treat Your Tastebuds With Taste of London

Posted on June 13, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Fancy yourself as a foodie? Well here’s something you can really sink your teeth into. This week (14th – 18th June), Taste of London returns to the Big Smoke for five days of outstanding food and drink, bringing with it a series of world-class chefs,… 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.