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British Summer Social Season 2021: The Henley Royal Regatta is due to run in August

British Summer Social Season 2021: The Henley Royal Regatta is due to run in August

It has been a very challenging time for the British Summer Social Season. As we have progressed through the year, many events have been able to run again. This has been welcome news for sports fans and those who enjoy the traditional social season outings. The Henley Royal Regatta is always a highlight on the […]

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Ocean Club welcomes back jetsetter guests

Ocean Club welcomes back jetsetter guests

By Patricia Bech Double vaccintated British residents can travel to amber and green list countries and one of Spain’s favourite beach clubs is going to be a popular choice, writes Patricia Bech. Marbella has long been hailed Europe’s playground for the beach chic, glamorous holiday maker, with its super yachts, fast cars and upmarket bars […]

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Introducing Gifts By Mint, the new luxury gifting service

Introducing Gifts By Mint, the new luxury gifting service

Gifts by Mint is an exciting new luxury gifting service dedicated to giving customers the very best. The company offers the ultimate gifting experience for both private and corporate clients; the collection is a clever edit of indulgent bespoke boxes filled with hand picked gifts to surprise and thrill. These include gifts for him, gifts […]

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Mum Diary: Changing made easy thanks to Magnet Mouse

Mum Diary: Changing made easy thanks to Magnet Mouse

By Katie Ann Wiseman Anyone who has changed a baby or a toddler’s nappy will know what a struggle it can be! What sounds like a simple task, can be extremely hard work! Fidgeting, rolling, crying and all those poppers make it even more difficult at the best of times. While there are some beautiful […]

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Mum Diary: Make the most of tummy time with the Etta Loves playmat

Mum Diary: Make the most of tummy time with the Etta Loves playmat

By Katie Ann Wiseman I am a huge fan of anything leopard print. I just love it! So, when I was looking for a playmat for my newborn to give her a good amount of tummy time, the striking Etta Loves Playmat in this print by Kidly jumped out as being a perfect option. For those of […]

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Battersea Park welcomes back Affordable Art Fair in July

Battersea Park welcomes back Affordable Art Fair in July

Affordable Art Fair will be back in Battersea, 8-11 July 2021 for a summer showcase of handpicked selection artists and an array of original artworks. The Fair is set to give art lovers and interiors enthusiasts the chance to browse and buy from a curated selection of local, national and international galleries all under one […]

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Brand-new prohibition style bar to bring some glamour to South Kensington

Brand-new prohibition style bar to bring some glamour to South Kensington

Award-winning barman and bar owner Steve Pineau has once again teamed up with long-time collaborator, Master Sommelier Xavier Rousset to open prohibition bar, Nocturne, on 18th June. Located underneath their wine and cheese bar, Old Brompton in South Kensington, Nocturne will build upon the timeless elegance and glamour of the 1920s, whilst offering a new layer of […]

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What to do in London this weekend

What to do in London this weekend

Another sunny weekend is on the way and if you are looking for some inspiration for something to do in the big city, here are three ideas… Soak up the sun at D&D London’s fun Summer pop up, Anders’ Terrace in Stratford, London Anders’ Terrace is bringing a Mittel- European flavour to East London! With 150 covers, of which only 50 […]

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Mum Diary: The Tommee Tippee Ultra UV 3-in-1 Steriliser, Dryer and Storage

Mum Diary: The Tommee Tippee Ultra UV 3-in-1 Steriliser, Dryer and Storage

By Katie Wiseman Considering that we are still in a pandemic, everyone will sympathise when it comes to the importance of hygiene. I mean, when you are dealing with babies, hygiene is of the utmost importance anyway. Although in the current circumstances, it seems even more crucial than ever. All parents want to protect their […]

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Introducing the new NetJets Membership Programme

Introducing the new NetJets Membership Programme

By Patricia Bech If the pandemic has encouraged you to review how you travel in the future, the launch of the NetJets Membership Programme could be an interesting option to consider. It is designed for those who typically fly for less than 25 hours in a year. The programme offers minimal commitment and a simple […]

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The Nest at Gusbourne Wine Estate in Kent has reopened

The Nest at Gusbourne Wine Estate in Kent has reopened

Just as the vines start to come into leaf, Gusbourne is delighted to be welcoming visitors back to their estate for tours, tastings and cellar door purchases, following government guidelines. Picnics and Vineyard Tours, or a combination of the two, are now available to book on their website – an ideal activity for a UK […]

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Carry your newborn in comfort and style with the BabyBjorn Baby Carrier Mini

Carry your newborn in comfort and style with the BabyBjorn Baby Carrier Mini

By Katie Ann Lamb When it comes to finding a comfortable and practical baby carrier, BabyBjorn is one of the most popular choices for new mums. It has been the leading brand in this particular area of baby products for many, many years. It is difficult to find the perfect baby carrier and it is […]

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Dining under the pergola, Champagne & Seafood pop-up bar and live performances this summer at Seaham Hall

Dining under the pergola, Champagne & Seafood pop-up bar and live performances this summer at Seaham Hall

Set on Durham’s Heritage Coast, just five minutes from Seaham’s beaches, luxury Georgian manor house Seaham Hall offers the perfect antidote to the confinement of the past few months. With 37 acres of landscaped grounds and gardens, and the England Coast Path right on your doorstep, enjoy ample space and plenty of fresh sea air, well away […]

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Introducing HIVE, the latest restaurant addition to Selfridges’ portfolio

Introducing HIVE, the latest restaurant addition to Selfridges’ portfolio

Located on the 3rd floor in Selfridges department store in Oxford Street, nested between the highly popular SKIMS and the ladies lingerie, Hive is a honey based restaurant that opened its door in December 2020. It has a unique feature within London’s restaurant scene; four real beehives adjacent to the restaurant with 100 000 bees set on Selfridges rooftop and where […]

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Alfresco April openings in London

Alfresco April openings in London

April has arrived and we can soon start to enjoy some alfresco socialising. Here is a round up of some spots that are opening in London… On Monday 12th April, Arenella, a recently launched outdoor restaurant located on The Chapel Bar’s terrace, is reopening with a new spring menu in line with the long-awaited easing of lockdown restrictions.  From Monday […]

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Mum Diary: The Love To Dream Swaddle is a popular choice for a new arrival

Mum Diary: The Love To Dream Swaddle is a popular choice for a new arrival

By Katie Ann Lamb I was a bit reluctant to swaddle my first child because she preferred to sleep with her hands up. However, I have heard so much about the benefits of swaddling and I am really keen to try it this time around. I have discovered Love to Dream Swaddles, which are the […]

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Beauty Buzz: Moroccanoil’s most requested products have arrived

Beauty Buzz: Moroccanoil’s most requested products have arrived

Lockdown is hopefully coming to an end soon. Although hair salons have been shut for some time, it doesn’t mean that you can’t give your hair some extra TLC at home. In fact, in the absence of salon treatments, it is even more important to look after your hair as much as possible. Here at […]

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Nevill Holt Opera announces new dates for 2021

Nevill Holt Opera announces new dates for 2021

As the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine continues, many events in the British Summer Social Season are hoping to go ahead in 2021 and run later in the year. You can stay up-to-date with the calendar here. While the country remains locked down, the team behind the Nevill Holt Opera 2021 has been looking ahead. […]

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Badminton Horse Trials 2021 cancelled

Badminton Horse Trials 2021 cancelled

As the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine continues, many events in the British Summer Social Season are hoping to go ahead in 2021 but some have been cancelled already. You can stay up-to-date with the calendar here. The 2021 Badminton Horse Trials, which was due to be held “Behind Closed Doors” between the 5th and 9th […]

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Five ways to live a greener life in 2021

Five ways to live a greener life in 2021

| Featured Article | In 2020, we saw just how impactful global lockdowns were for the environment, with canals in Venice clearer than ever and wild animals roaming freely in locked-down cities. Climate change is still very much on our radars, even more so now that we’ve seen how directly our lifestyles impact the environment. But there […]

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Mum Diary: The Tommee Tippee Made for Me Double Electric Breast Pump makes pumping incredibly easy and efficient

Mum Diary: The Tommee Tippee Made for Me Double Electric Breast Pump makes pumping incredibly easy and efficient

By Cat Gray Since becoming a mum, Tommee Tippee has always been my go-to brand for all things baby and toddler. So, when I was pregnant with my second child and looking for a decent breast pump, I knew they would be a reliable choice. The Made for Me Double Electric Breast Pump is designed for busy […]

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How to make the most of your garden this winter

How to make the most of your garden this winter

Luigi Pannozzo, director of outdoor shelter specialists Gazeboshop, shares his tips on how to make the most of your garden over winter Gardening has been proven to have a positive effect on our mental health and with so many of us at home for the time being, making the most of the garden can be […]

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When We Can Travel: Villas in Tuscany

When We Can Travel: Villas in Tuscany

By Patricia Bech We are still unable to travel at the moment and may be restricted for some time. That doesn’t stop us thinking ahead to the occasions when we will be able to enjoy holidays again. In the latest edition of the When We Can Travel series for The Sloaney, I am previewing some […]

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Mum Diary: DockATot add some style to baby essentials

Mum Diary: DockATot add some style to baby essentials

By Katie Ann Wiseman You may be familiar with the well-known brand Sleepyhead. For many parents, their iconic baby ‘sleeping dock’ is an essential item. Recently they have adopted the name of their sister brand to become one global brand called DockATot. Alongside the new brand are new products that offer stylish and safe solutions […]

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Mum-to-be Diary: The latest SnüzPod model is the ideal bedside crib for your new baby

Mum-to-be Diary: The latest SnüzPod model is the ideal bedside crib for your new baby

By Katie Wiseman The first six months of your baby’s life can be the most challenging as a parent. The Lullaby Trust advises the safest place for them to sleep during this time is on their back, in their own space, in your room. Co-sleeping cribs therefore are hugely popular for parents wanting to keep their […]

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Mum Diary: A playmat and exercise mat in one is helping lockdown living

Mum Diary: A playmat and exercise mat in one is helping lockdown living

By Katie Ann Wiseman With this ongoing lockdown, parents are having to adapt. Adjusting the living space to accommodate work, kids and exercise is essential in some cases. If – like me – you’re short of space, this can be rather challenging. With baby number two on the way, I have taken this time to […]

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Patricia Bech: Help is here for planning a staycation (when the time is right!)

Patricia Bech: Help is here for planning a staycation (when the time is right!)

Hopes are building that staycations may be on the cards again this year, writes Patricia Bech Although we currently remain in lockdown, there is some optimism building that we may be able to embark on a staycation at some point this year. Of course, alleviating lockdown all depends on the data and the level of […]

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How to choose the right frame for your artwork

How to choose the right frame for your artwork

| Featured Article | Buying posters and artwork is one of the most common ways that property owners and renters decorate their homes, allowing them to customise their living space and put their own stamp on a property. However, there is more to displaying artwork in your home than simply picking up a print and working out […]

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Want to try magnetic lashes? Lola’s Lashes offers brand new Vegan Lash Technology

Want to try magnetic lashes? Lola’s Lashes offers brand new Vegan Lash Technology

Beauty treatments have been paused during the latest lockdown and this has meant that many people have turned to quick fixes that can be done at home. This includes eyelash extensions. If you want to add some hassle-free glamour to your eyes, Lola’s Lashes is the brand to consider. In fact, their lash extensions are […]

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Key dates revealed for the British Summer Social Season 2021: Watch the start of The Season at home

Key dates revealed for the British Summer Social Season 2021: Watch the start of The Season at home

As it stands, the British Summer Social Season seems something of a distant memory. Social occasions are sadly a thing of the past at the moment. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in most events on the British Summer Social Season calendar being cancelled last year. The situation is yet to be resolved and there are significant […]

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3 of the oldest bottled whiskies ever released

3 of the oldest bottled whiskies ever released

| Featured Article | For whisky connoisseurs, it’s not enough to have a favourite distillery or brand. Much like oenophiles, those who love a dram will often go the extra mile, and insist upon a specific vintage. However, unlike fine wine, the age of a whisky is determined by the time between when the drink […]

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Mum-to-be Diary: Bravado Designs give great extra support

Mum-to-be Diary: Bravado Designs give great extra support

By Katie Wiseman Often an early sign of pregnancy is the changes to your boobs. Therefore, one of the first things you need to purchase is a good bra! I was fortunate in my first pregnancy to discover Bravado Designs, whose products are so good, I started using them again as soon as I discovered […]

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How to Get the Perfect Manicure at Home

How to Get the Perfect Manicure at Home

| Featured Article | With the salons still shut, you and your nails must be missing the regular pamper session. However, you can give yourself a great manicure from the comfort of your own home. Whether it’s your first time trying your hand at a manicure, or you’re looking for some top tips, we’ve got you covered. […]

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Mum-to-be: The iCandy Peach Ride-on Board enhances this perfect pushchair

Mum-to-be: The iCandy Peach Ride-on Board enhances this perfect pushchair

Katie Ann Wiseman gives the lowdown on the hero pushchair and the iCandy Peach Ride-on Board, which is a vital accessory if you have both a toddler and a baby… The iCandy Peach is now in its sixth generation. It is the go-to pushchair for so many families and has been a hero product for many years. […]

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Beauty Buzz: Treat your complexion to a Nourish London skincare essentials kit

Beauty Buzz: Treat your complexion to a Nourish London skincare essentials kit

Every January there is an increased focus on fitness, wellness and skincare. Although these themes are relevant all the time, the beginning of a new year is often when we shine a spotlight on ourselves and try to set off on the right foot for the months ahead. With beauty services temporarily closed during lockdown, […]

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Romantic scents for Valentine’s Day

Romantic scents for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is on the horizon. This year, it will be a little bit different. We are unable to dine out at the moment and shopping also has its challenges, with a large majority of retail outlets closed due to lockdown restrictions. Online shopping has never been more popular and if you are giving some […]

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When We Can Travel: 5 unforgettable experiences a winter holiday in Sweden will bring

When We Can Travel: 5 unforgettable experiences a winter holiday in Sweden will bring

Edited by Patricia Bech We may be enduring another lockdown and unable to travel freely, but that doesn’t stop us from thinking ahead to the times when we can enjoy a holiday. Even if we can’t plan a fun getaway just yet, it is worth reflecting on the places that we may like to explore […]

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Boodles unveil ‘Ribbons’ – a new ‘icon collection’ for 2021

Boodles unveil ‘Ribbons’ – a new ‘icon collection’ for 2021

British fine jewellery brand, Boodles, has unveiled a new ‘icon collection’ called Ribbons. It is utterly dazzling! Ribbons feature widely in the decorative arts, embroidery, textiles and ceramics world, which is where the design came from. In some cultures, the presentation of a gift is taken to the highest level and a bundle of ribbons […]

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Dry January experiences to try

Dry January experiences to try

Lockdown is a challenging time but it can also be viewed as a chance to give your body a good detox. If you are trying Dry January this year, here are a few ideas… Tea and Cheese Saicho sparkling teas has teamed up with esteemed British cheese shop, Neal’s Yard Dairy to create a truly unique cheese board, […]

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New beginnings: Start 2021 by prioritising mindfulness

New beginnings: Start 2021 by prioritising mindfulness

2020 was such a challenging and difficult year for many people as we faced some extraordinary circumstances. Thank you to all of our readers for your ongoing support during this unusual period. We continue to endure uncertain times at the moment, but hopefully the forthcoming months will deliver some progress and we can move forward […]

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