A.I. design

Ever had the experience of moving into a new home and not quite being able to envisage where to put your furniture?   If so, you might be pleased to know that engineers are creating software that could mean deliberating over room layout will soon be a thing of the past.   An article by...

A week in pyjamas

Normally you have to feel pretty poorly to spend a week in pyjamas...not so in 2017.   2017 follows on from 2016 as a year when it is perfectly well acceptable to wear pyjamas as daywear, in fact style gurus would encourage you to.   It's not about a ploy to get around judgemental glances...

Browse our new collection

Here at Millbrook Beds we're pleased to announce that our new ranges are now available to view online at www.millbrookbeds.co.uk.   Our new ranges consist of nine new models: three 1400, three 1700 and three 2000 spring count beds.   The Cotton range   The Cotton 1400 features an Egyptian cotton cover, 1400 individual pocket...

Tall order

As children, teenagers and young adults, our height is often the focus of attention. How much we've grown, how tall our friends and relatives estimate we may grow to be, or how tall we are in comparison to our siblings are all popular discussions that tend to centre around our height.   Once adults however,...

Handmade headboards

The right headboard completes your bed.   Adding that refining touch in terms of the presentation of your bed and your bedroom as a whole, many people underestimate the importance of a well designed headboard in the design of their bedroom space.   At Millbrook Beds our headboards are handmade using luxurious fine fabrics to...

Electric dreams

Though you're miles and miles away I see you everyday I don't have to try I just close my eyes I close my eyes Written by Philip Oakley and Giorgio Morodor (1984)   Most of us will recognise the lyrics of this famous 1980s classic electro-pop hit Together in Electric Dreams. Written and recorded by...

Layering up

In March this year, a temperature of 21.8 degrees was recorded. This was officially the hottest March temperature in five years and, on that day, England was hotter than Portugal and Spain.   Fast forward one month to the end of April and, last week, some parts of the country saw snow snow flurries as...

Big and small

May is the month with the shortest name but, for households with children of various ages, the month of May can mean big things.   If you have several children, chances are at least one of them will have an exam period to prepare for in May. With children as young as seven and eight...

Keeping story time

Most of us treasure bedtime story time as precious time spent with our young children. A chance to snuggle up under blankets, switch on the twinkly lights and have soothing, calming time enjoying stories that make lasting bonds and memories with your child.   But, as kids begin to get a bit older and can...

Be aware, or beware, part II

Last week in Part I we looked at UK Stress Awareness Month and considered the impact long-term stress has on our health, wellbeing and our sleep.   Managing stress levels is a very individual process and, much like the individual causes of stress, often the solutions to stress are likewise unique to each individual.  ...
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