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Rook

Chess

You still have your father’s chess set. The rook is missing. Does he miss it? Does he miss you? The ...
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10 times Love Actually propagated dangerous ideas about romantic relationships

If you clicked onto this post expecting a ranty essay discussing feminism, sexuality and traditional gender roles, then sorry - ...
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Cosy in bed

SAD and the winter blues: How better sleep can boost your mental health

There are so many truly wonderful things about winter. I adore the festive period, and the cosy feeling of contentment ...
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Woman raking leaves

How gardening could improve your mental health this winter

Haskins Garden Centres are encouraging gardeners to get out into their garden to combat any undue stress over the festive season ...
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A festive evening at Lush, Bournemouth

I adore Lush products and I love Christmas, so naturally I was super excited to spend an evening in their ...
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Trees

Why I chose to join the Dorset Humanists

As some of you may already know, I'm not a religious person. I've spoken about my beliefs (or lack thereof) ...
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The Connaught Hotel

Temple Spa product launch at The Bluewater Spa

The Bluewater Spa, part of Bournemouth's 4-star Connaught Hotel, recently hosted a party to celebrate the launch of its Temple ...
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REVIEW: Cocktails at Be At One Bar, Bournemouth

I was very lucky to be part of a group of local bloggers, who were invited to a cocktail masterclass ...
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Snowflake

Why I’m happy to be a liberal snowflake

It's beyond frustrating that things like empathy, tolerance, manners and kindness are what get you branded a 'snowflake', 'SJW', or ...
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Bike against a yellow wall

Cycle Around the Globe for World Suicide Prevention Day

Spot the Signs along with partnership organisations are commemorating the 16th World Suicide Prevention Day on 10th September by requesting ...
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