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Festival Flawless with Boots

The only festival I’ve been to was the Hay Festival, essentially a very refined gathering (i.e. no mud) of lovers of literature. It’s where I came face-to-face with the gentleman below (and the first of a few of meetings, may I add…that makes me sound like a stalker but I can assure you that I’m not…even though I do possess a tie signed by him). Any way! We are in the throes of festival season so if you’re off to one (or many), no doubt you will be packing the absolute minimum. Less baggage means more time to enjoy yourself but

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Helen’s back!

Yes, that’s right! Helen has come back to the dark side of blogging with her personal blog, Helen JNT (Just Narcissistic Things). Exciting stuff! I strongly suggest you subscribe to it so she won’t stop posting. It’s a wild mix of real-life woes, tales and even some beauty thrown in. I speak for many when I say I have missed Helen’s writing and at times, I truly thought she had hung up her hat for good but what a relief she saw the light and came back. Looking forward to many more blog posts from you, Helen!  Welcome back.

Lakeland Pineapple Slicer & Wedger

Kitchen tools and gadgets are meant to make life easier. Some are pointless and some are a novelty but a few are brilliant like this pineapple slicer and wedger from Lakeland. Pineapples are hard work to peel and cut, and the stalk in the middle is unpleasant but this cutter is so easy to use and makes light of the arduous chore. A best-seller from Lakeland, their Pineapple Slicer and Wedger* now welcomes an additional part in the form of a circular, green wedger, which cuts the pineapple slices into chunks. It also comes with three different sized plastic cutters

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