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It’s how you frame it

Much has been made lately of the ‘working from bed’ craze in the current lockdown.  Whether it’s a sign that people have total lockdown fatigue, or whether it’s because of the miserable weather, but many have taken the view that they can work more comfortably in bed and so that’s where they’ll stay thank you...

Makeover

There’s a reason why the pivotal point of so many storylines involves a character makeover - whether it’s in physical appearance or in attitude, having a makeover makes us feel better about life and can give us a more positive outlook for the future. And if a 2020 lockdown experience was about making over our...

Return of the matt

Your luxury pocket sprung mattress from Millbrook Beds has been designed and handcrafted to give you many years of comfort. But, in order for a pocket sprung mattress to keep returning many nights of comfort over many years, it need to be turned.  Turning your mattress regularly, especially when it’s new, helps to ensure an...

Breathing space

For many people, a sense of claustrophobia has characterised their lockdown experience. Overcrowded public places may feel like a distant memory, but they’ve instead been replaced by crowded homes with all the stresses of home working and home schooling thrown that feel just as overwhelming - if not more. Finding some time and some space...

American icons

It’s been an exciting week this week at Millbrook Beds as we’ve celebrated the launch of the stunning new Chittenden and Eastman collection - available now and soon to become American icons here on British soil. Designed in the USA and handmade for modern lifestyle in the UK, the luxury mattresses blend old-world craftsmanship with...

Voice in the wilderness 

Voice in the wilderness  The voices of friends may advise. The voices of social media may misinform. The voices of family may criticise. The voices of Google may overwhelm. In amongst the many ‘voices’ that speak into our lives, the one we’re often most likely to listen to is the voice inside our head that...

Smitten

You’re in love. You might feel like the luckiest person alive, but even the most smitten of couples can be tested by the intimacy of sleeping in the same bed night after night. Common co-sleeper woes include: Snoring and other sound disturbance - because, let’s face it, snoring isn’t the only sound people make while...

Waste not

Older generations would always pepper their speech with proverbs such as “waste not, want not” reminding us that wastefulness can be costly. However, in the 21st century, the concept of “waste not, want not” means more than our grandparents and the generations before them could’ve ever imagined. That’s because waste now has a wider association...