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Classic Style With A Contemporary Twist At Jack Wills

So Summer is finally here…but I’m not sure the weather got the memo! Is it just me or when you think of the British summer do you envisage hot, sunny days sipping Pimm’s by the seaside? Strawberries and cream in the garden with Wimbledon on in the background? Sadly more recently it’s been a case… Continue reading Classic Style With A Contemporary Twist At Jack Wills

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Countryside Luxury At Backwell House

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to join a group of fellow bloggers for an evening at the recently launched and luxuriously refurbished Backwell House. This 19th century country house has been painstakingly renovated by General Manager Guy Williams (our host for the evening), and his team before opening it’s beautiful rooms to… Continue reading Countryside Luxury At Backwell House

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Naughty But Nice Sweet Treats With Holly’s Lollies!

Please excuse my lack of social media presence lately…it’s been that time of year again and I’ve been deep in the depths of end of year report writing for the last couple of weeks! Thankfully they are now all submitted (whoop!) and I can spoil myself with a little well-earned treat! How utterly perfect that… Continue reading Naughty But Nice Sweet Treats With Holly’s Lollies!

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Gin Festival Bristol 2017

Anyone who has cast their eye over my Instagram page (@the.blonde.blog dontcha know) will probably have been able to pick up on the vibe that I’m a girl who enjoy a tipple of gin now and again! My previous post featuring The Mall Clifton Village Launch  started the new Instagram hashtag #stylemygin after I was inspired by the… Continue reading Gin Festival Bristol 2017

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Beauty At The Bristol Botanic Gardens

Last weekend I went along to the Easter Festival at the Bristol Botanic Gardens. Having never visited (shameful I know after living here for 6 years now…) in truth I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect! Surely a fairly small, urban city such as Bristol wouldn’t have all that much to offer in the way… Continue reading Beauty At The Bristol Botanic Gardens

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The Mall Clifton Village Launch 

The sun was shining, it was ‘pop a cardigan on’ weather and I was lucky enough to be part of a group of Bristol Bloggers invited to the launch of the revamped pub The Mall in Clifton Village – perfect! I’ve always loved The Mall, being situated close to my work, within the pretty little… Continue reading The Mall Clifton Village Launch 

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Be On Trend This Spring/Summer With My Top Fashion Picks

Spring has finally arrived and we all know what this means –  the new fashion season is upon us! I’ve already started digging through last year’s selection and decided that my wardrobe definitely needs a Spring/Summer overhaul. Appropriately timed was this weekend’s ‘Your5’ event at Bristol’s Cabot Circus shopping centre along with ‘Bristol Fashion Week… Continue reading Be On Trend This Spring/Summer With My Top Fashion Picks

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Colourful Cornwall with The John Dyer Gallery

Ah summer is so close I can almost touch it, and if you’re anything like me you’ve been counting down to the start of British Summer Time since the depths of November! What perfect timing to receive a bold, colourful and uplifting print from The John Dyer Gallery. I was lucky enough to receive an… Continue reading Colourful Cornwall with The John Dyer Gallery