A few weeks ago the John Lewis store in Queensgate Shopping Centre, Peterborough hosted a relaxed evening of food, drinks and fashion. Two of their personal stylists Alison and Ian had carefully curated clothes rails full of their favourite items from across the brands available at John Lewis to showcase the key trends for Spring. It was a really inspiring evening in which I learned some clever tricks on how to best combine pieces and colours, got a chance to try on some killer outfits and learned more about what’s involved in a personal styling session. I thought I’d do…

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When it comes to hotel accommodation I don’t ask for much, just 5 star luxury, the wow factor and a great location… at a price that doesn’t require remortgaging the house! Let me introduce you to my newest discovery; an absolute gem of a find: The Exhibitionist Hotel, London. I think you’re going to be as blown away by it as I was and I still cannot believe that I’d never heard of it before. I’ll even let you know how much it cost and how I managed to afford it if you promise to keep it under your hat!…

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A few weeks ago Megabus invited a group of 26 bloggers to take part in their first ever #MegaMysteryBus Tour. It turned into a raucous evening full of wonderful randomness! The night started in the beautiful reception room of the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel in Marylebone, where we eagerly awaited the big reveal of what the night had in store for us. Details had been kept top secret. After making sure that we’d enjoyed our fill of canapes and bubbly, Jennie from Search Laboratory let us in on the details. A top of the line Megabus coach would be ours…

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When I made the pledge to take part in Veganuary my aim was simply to adopt a vegan diet, which I have since committed to carrying on permanently. For February I decided to take the next step, to begin educating myself on the processes and ingredients that go into the beauty products that I own so as to make it easier for me to make good, ethical decisions on my future purchases. Whilst it’s fairly straightforward to work out whether the food you’re eating contains animal derived ingredients or not, in the beauty world things are far more complex. For…

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One of the main things that concerned me about going vegan (which you can read more about here) was whether I’d still be able to enjoy dining out at restaurants. The good news is that I’ve been pleasantly surprised by the number of restaurants in my area that now offer vegan choices on the menu so I thought I’d share some highlights with you. Some of them might just surprise you! Toby Carvery* This might seem like an odd place to go to as a vegan but the rest of my family are meat eaters who really enjoy a good…

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