As much as I love living in Birmingham’s city centre, there are times when it is nice to get away from the noise and crowds of the city. I grew up in Devon and enjoy a little peace and quiet on occasion. Nowadays, I like to escape the city with a little spa time and a recent visit to Moddershall Oaks was just what I needed. I went with a friend who was in need of some pamper time, with a plan…

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As well as being lactose intolerant, I am allergic to a selection of raw fruits. It has a name – Pollen Food Allergy and is also known as Oral Allergy Syndrome – but I find it’s met with a dubious look from servers in restaurants as they may not have come across it before. Sadly it has also meant that I have been served fruit that I am allergic to despite me being very specific that this would cause me…

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Fenty Beauty is an exciting new launch and one that has been hyped on social media it seems. I’ve heard enough to be interested and I’ve been given enough information on the range to get excited for some much-needed diversity in the beauty industry. Fenty Beauty is exclusive to Sephora and Harvey Nichols and it is worth heading to a counter near you to test out the range first hand. I headed to Harvey Nichols for a breakfast preview of…

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There are few occasions through the year when I need to find an outfit that is all out glamorous. I often browse black full-length dresses as they are timeless and work well for so many events. I found one that has fulfilled the gap in my wardrobe perfectly and it makes me feel very glam when I wear it. I’ve not ordered any occasion dresses from Quiz Clothing before so I wasn’t sure what to expect. However, this has been a…

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I love jumper dresses for transitional dressing. The cosiness of a lightweight knit paired with bare legs is perfect for when the temperature starts to drop but it’s not quite time to pull out the opaques and heavy leggings just yet. That’s the thing about being in a UK city, it’s kind of warm for parts of the day but then it quickly cools. I found this grey jumper dress on iClothing* and it is my dream piece for this time…

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