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FSC Friday

This Friday is FSC Friday! Whether you’re an eco enthusiast or not, chances are you’ll have heard of the Forest Stewardship Council (better known as the FSC). As the name suggests, the FSC is an international and non governmental organisation that help take care of forests, and this is significant not only in terms of...

On the plus side

The heavier the subject, often the harder it is to bring up and – when it comes to matters relating to our weight – that definitely ranks up near the top in terms of tricky conversation starters… However, with 64%* of the adult population of the U.K. now categorised as either overweight (with a BMI…

Rest assured

“It may be said with a degree of assurance that not everything that meets the eye is as it appears.” Rod Serling  As the American playwright Rod Serling is inferring here, we all have those moments in life when things (or people) we thought we could trust, fail us. Jobs we thought were constants may...

NBF Bed Show 2019

Millbrook Beds will be unveiling four new ranges at the Bed Show in Telford. Nine months of research, development and innovative thought has culminated in four completely new natural, handmade mattresses — Grandeur, Majestic, Ortho and Pillow-top collections.  New technology and investment in machinery, combined seamlessly with the company’s renowned handmade approach, has enabled Millbrook...

Sage

The only source of knowledge is experience.                Albert Einstein Who are we to argue with the old adage that there’s no substitute for experience, or to argue with Einstein for that matter. Thankfully when it comes to sleep, we have bags of experience. It’s been 73 years since...

On the turn

The season is most certainly on the turn.  Leaving the house before 9am? Forget the flip flops.  Planning a late summer barbecue? Better make it an early one before it gets dark. Wanting to delay thinking about Christmas? Bad luck, advent calendars and selection boxes are aplenty in the shops. But the turning season isn’t...

Set the tone

This week at Millbrook Beds we’re thinking about the best way to set the tone for #perfectsleep. Naturally, setting the tone for sleep centres around creating a calming space that calms your senses and your emotions. Creating a calming ambience for your bedroom isn’t as tricky as you might think, it’s just about the right...

Low charge

Let’s face it, few things can seem more alarming than that red bar appearing on our battery light at a too-early juncture in the day! When that happens we instinctively know that - in order for our phone to remain on - we’ll have to take evasive action to preserve the remaining battery life until...

Older and wiser

According to government figures, the number of people living today aged 60 or over across the globe has doubled since 1980. By 2050, it’s expected that the number of people aged 80 or more will quadruple to 395 million.* Ageing well is no longer an aspiration, it really is a necessary thought process for us...

The rest is up to you

Sleep is one of the few things in life that asks very little of us for all it gives back in return. In fact all sleep asks of us is that we temporarily stop and do nothing.  But, for all the effort we don’t have to put into our rest, there’s been plenty of effort...
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