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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

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

7 Reasons to Visit Manchester

Posted on February 21, 2017 by Brooke

Home to world-famous football teams, iconic bands, Coronation Street and chips and gravy, Manchester is Northern England's diverse, energetic and creative hub. For anyone planning to visit for a weekend or perhaps thinking of moving north, read on for 7 reasons why you should definitely consider… Read More

The Bucket List – The Three Horseshoes Hotel and Spa

Posted on February 16, 2017 by Andrea

.mybox{background:rgba(255,255,255,0.75); padding: 6px; margin: 0 20px 0 20px;} As part of our plan to help others #LiveALittle in 2017, we promised we’d celebrate #BucketListThursdays by providing one person (or couple) a month with an experience to tick off their list! And we’ve done just… Read More

Top Tips to Avoid Bad Dates

Posted on January 27, 2017 by Brooke

Dating has changed so much in the past few years, you can now date on apps, on websites and dating meet up events. However, no matter where and how people are finding dates nowadays, what hasn't changed is the plethora of bad dates and… 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

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

13 Freaky Facts About Friday 13th

Posted on January 13, 2017 by Dan

Today is the first Friday 13th of the year. With that in mind, we thought we'd share a few things you may not know about this infamous day. So, without further ado, here are 13 freaky facts about Friday 13th... Read More

5 Good Things That Happened in 2016

Posted on January 3, 2017 by Brooke

It's safe to say that 2016 may go down globally as one of the worst years in history. However, short of recounting all the sadness from one year, we thought we would take a look at some of our favourite moments, trends and stories for… 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

A Christmas Interview with a Celebrity Santa

Posted on December 21, 2016 by Dan

Christmas is almost here and even though he's mega busy at this time of year, our celebrity Santa was kind enough to have a quick chat to us about the lead up to the big day. Read on for more on Christmas cheer,… Read More

Christmas Money Saving Tips

Posted on December 16, 2016 by Brooke

With Christmas just over a week away and the pending loom of January poverty coming, we spoke to some of our favourite bloggers to get some festive money saving tips for you, to try and help ease the purse strings this Christmas!… Read More

Christmas Tipple Tasting

Posted on December 12, 2016 by Brooke

Christmas is almost upon us and the winter chill is definitely starting to set in, which means you must definitely need a tipple (or 2) to warm up! Here at RLD we took on the challenging task of a Christmas tipple tasting as we… Read More

Triple Supercar Taster Driving Day

Posted on November 30, 2016 by Brooke

Here at RLD we have a penchant for wanting to race fast cars around a circuit, so much so we even held our own driving event - Summer Speed at Brands Hatch. We sent some of RLD's most avid petrolheads to… Read More

Christmas Party Look from Benefit

Posted on November 16, 2016 by Brooke

With Christmas party season in full swing, we consulted our favourite make-up experts Benefit to find out how to achieve a good Christmas party look that we can maintain throughout the festive season. Take a look at their top tips and have a go… Read More

Four Great Films Set During Autumn

Posted on November 9, 2016 by Dan

The temperature is dropping, the sun is slowly going into hiding and the evenings are getting shorter, autumn has arrived. But it’s not all bad. There are many ways we can celebrate autumn and embrace this most… Read More

Christmas Quiz and Wow Factor Experiences

Posted on November 2, 2016 by Brooke

Halloween is over and carved pumpkins are so last month. We're all about CHRISTMAS and have just launched our fantastic Christmas quiz - get involved to find out if you belong on the naughty or the nice list. We have 15… Read More