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Auckland

Auckland skyline view from Viaduct

Auckland is said to be one of the World’s most liveable cities… that is according to the 2016 Mercer Report (see the other winning destinations here).  For me I likened it very much to a Sydney in miniature, with it’s Sky Tower, quirky harbor area, beaches, picturesque skyline and a short ferry ride to beautiful islands. …

Life Travel

Travelling New Zealand – The Route

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On the 29th December Lee and I arrived in Auckland, New Zealand, to start what was set to be a trip of a lifetime. How do you guys feel about the phrase: ‘trip of a lifetime’?  As a bit of a nomad at heart, I think that every big trip should be life-changing and that no person should experience this …

Life

Isle of Skye Candle Company – Review

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The Isle of Skye Candle Company is widely known for their beautifully handmade products that are truly inspired by the natural beauty of their island namesake.  So when the fine folks over at the brand asked if I would like to review a candle from their Scottish Collection, refuse I could not. The brand’s backstory Founded …

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Glamour Pooch Photography Shoot

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Haggis and I were delighted to be invited to a ‘Glamour Pooch Shoot’ with top portrait and boudoir photographer Simone Hilliard a few weeks ago.  If you treat your dog like a diva and likewise you prefer to live life in the glam lane, then this new trend to hit the photography world is absolutely ‘pawfect’ …

Life Style

Golden Glamour with Fake Bake

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Last week Fake Bake hosted a night of Golden Glamour at the Crowne Plaza in Glasgow.  As part of the team who helped orchestrate the event, I wanted to take a sec to tell you a bit about what went down in Glasvegas town. Starting with a brief from Sandra Vaughan (my boss and the UK …

Life Style

The PaisleyMake Festival

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So did you know that the hometown of the Paisley Pattern, is Paisley, the town just off the M8 at Glasgow Airport?  As in home of Paisley College, Paisley Abbey and of course, Paolo (Nutini).  I have to admit, I have never put two and two together, but yesterday this disillusionment was rectified in a …

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