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Hot Weather Wardrobe Only Used Abroad

My neighbours are getting ready to move away – very much a case of down sizing and it’s causing rather a lot of mayhem in their otherwise very calm and sedate lifestyle – they need to reduce their gifting, buying of clothing and all that online shopping!    When  you have a lot of rooms each […]

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Cheery Gifting – What The Doctor Orders

I had occasion to accompany someone to a very famous hospital in Cambridge recently.  The person has been dealt several seemingly unfair blows medically and these recent visits were to make a start on the next round of resorative treatment.  Whilst wandering along the corridors of the mammoth building, we eventually reached the main concourse […]

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Online Shopping Easing Wardrobes Of Constant Change

There is definitely a theme that is taking younger minds back to the vintage years of Edwardian and Victorian fashion.  For the ladies of those eras, it was incredibly important to fall within very strictly laid bounds of etiquette and correctness.  The ensemble could need changing up to four times a day, there would be […]

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Coaching Inn Turns Into Antique Heaven

On a recent jaunt to stay with relatives I was taken out to one of the strangest and fascinating antique, second hand, retro emporiums I have ever set eyes on.  It’s set out in the middle of nowhwere in what used to be a very substantial staging post inn.  From the outside it gives all […]

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Unique OnLine Sites Solve Gifting Nightmares

It can b e such a trial to try and get the absolutely perfect present for someone picky, year in year out.  I find this more so with one particular person.  She already has everything you can imagine, and now that she’s in a care home, there is even less need for the range of […]

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Multi Gifting Options In Local Habidashery

One of the absolute joys for my sister is to come up and stay chez moi and go noseying around the many historic market towns this area offers.  You just never know what inspiration can come from any shop or historic building’s gift shop.  There is a tiny market town very near that is several […]

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Sadness As Favourite Family Retailer Closes Down

This time of year always catches me out.  We no sooner get over the christmas and new year period, sighing thankfully as 02 January lands heavily at our feet.  But instead of this calm continuing, I find myself haring about like a mad thing because I actually have two or three family birthdays and a […]

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Gorgeous Gift Ideas Lifts My Buying Gloom

When you need to concentrate on getting exactly the right gift for a particular person, it can present so many anxieties – let’s face it, no one wants to be thought of as mean or embarrassingly over generous.  Knowing the party you are buying for does help to a great extent but only if you […]

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Getting The Hang Of Unspoken Present Code

Nothing puts the pressure on the poor old working guy than the rapidly arriving birthday of the partner /wife / daughter / mother / mother in law . . . .  inf act all of those have been known to fill me with dread over the years.  There are certain unspoken rules that do not […]

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Alternative Therapy From Online Clothes & Gift Sites

Retail therapy is a phrase you hear banded about all the time.  Whenever I listen to consumer programmes designed to protect us all from the scammers, wise guys and othe criminals, there are articles on folk who have run into massive debt and have problems sorting it.  All because it is very easy to get […]

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