Here are some interesting facts about this years Olympic Games.

This year is an Olympic year and all the best athletes from around the world will descend on the carnival capital of the world, Rio de Janeiro. This year it marks the 31st Olympic Games and it travels to an incredibly vibrant and diverse culture. With the iconic Copacabana beach and one of the 7 […]

Wicked plants – not so beautiful!

We all look at plants and flowers as being a beautiful asset to our gardens and homes. We all love a natural beauty for example; the garden rose, daisies, tulips and poppies etc, but I should warn you…not all plants are beautiful, some can even be extremely dangerous! There are hundreds of plants out there […]

2015 Tour de France – The Hidden Gems

The 2015 version of le Tour de France is underway and fast gaining momentum. Briton Chris Froome stormed his way into yellow after a dramatic Stage 3 which saw many riders abandon following a huge pileup – described as one of the worst in Tour de France history. Aside from the brutal physical aspect of […]

Halle Berry’s French Wedding

So we are in the full flow of wedding season and it’s about to get even busier as we head off in to the warm days ahead. The trend for weddings under the sun are growing, and here in England you can never rely on the Great British Weather. Many Brides to be are taking the […]

From China with love….

In the South Western Province of Yunnan, the bustling Dounan Flower Market is the dispatch point for trucks laden to the brim with fresh flowers. Selling millions of fresh flowers and foliage from midnight until 4am, the trading is fast paced and 14 million stems are sold and start to make their way to destinations all […]

Australia Bans the Bunny!

The whole world loves those fury little creatures! The bunny is innocent aren’t they? Well in Australia they have a different approach to the cute critters… Rabbits have a major environmental impact on the environment and in most Australian states it is illegal to own a rabbit. Since European settlers first introduced the bunny to […]

Sending flowers internationally for Mother’s day

With the world a smaller place these days, it’s not uncommon for our lovely mums to live overseas. In fact it has gathered momentum for modern families to live and work away from the UK. To all four corners of the globe.  We conducted a little survey to find out how successful International deliveries are. […]

Cheltenham Festival

And they are off! The first day at Cheltenham Festival is under-way… Cheltenham is a spa town situated perfectly on the edge of the Cotswold’s in the south of England, and is the home of the famous steeplechase horse racing, the Gold Cup and the main event the – Cheltenham Festival held annually in March. […]

London Fashion Week

With London Fashion week well under way we have been checking out what’s hot and what’s not! Always a trendsetter Vivien Westwood has catwalk glory yet again. Presented with a bouquet of Wild looking flowers. The “First lady of punk” as she used to be known, and one time business partner of Malcom McLaren. This […]

Proud to be British? We certainly are!

When Shakespeare wrote about “This England” in his play Richard III he wrote about England being a Happy Breed of men. And it’s certainly true we are a nation who love to laugh at themselves and the rest of the world with just a little pinch of salt. We don’t take ourselves too seriously, neither […]