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The last straw

Sometimes after a busy day, remembering you still need to re-make your bed after you’ve washed the sheets can feel like the last straw. If this sounds like you, spare a thought for our ancestors who slept on straw mattresses. To them, refreshing their mattress each season entailed emptying the ‘tick’ covering of the mattress...

Perfect pairing

You and your partner may make a perfect pairing in life… perhaps you look gorgeous together… perhaps you’re even soulmates. But what about what happens in bed? Sorry to disappoint anyone, but this isn’t an article about sexual compatibility, instead we’re thinking about what makes a couple a perfect pairing in terms of sleeping next...

How to sleep now

So much in modern life evolves quickly. The time that existed before being online, the time before smart phones and the time before the wide availability of dietary choice such as vegetarian or vegan food can feel like a lifetime ago. But does the way we sleep change that much? Or indeed, if it does,...

Creative expressions

What has you feeling inspired as you look ahead at a whole new year of opportunity? When it comes to decor, a great place to begin is with the Pantone Colour of the Year which - in 2022 - is Pantone 17-3938 Very Peri. ‘A brand new Pantone colour is whose courageous presence encourages personal...

Let the good times unroll

Have you heard about Nemo? A Millbrook mattress like no other, Nemo is a mattress that’s rolled in a box but has over 1,000 pocket springs for supreme comfort and support.  It’s a mattress woven from innovative fabrics for years of perfect sleep but can be recycled with ease.  It’s a mattress that tackles the...

A change is as good as a rest

January feels like the biggest change of the year doesn’t it? One minute we’re packed out with plans in the festivities of December with all its indulgences in spending and overeating. The next we’re staring at a blank calendar, dieting and cutting back on expenditure. The sudden change in tempo can be a bit of...

The snuggliest start

After an unseasonably mild end to 2021, it finally feels like winter has arrived. But in all honesty, we didn’t even need the excuse of sub-zero temperatures to begin a new year revelling in the snuggly comfort of our beds. At Millbrook Beds, our mattresses have an extra-special snuggle factor as they’re handmade using luxurious...

Time out

Christmas is a great time to have some time out to think. We don’t always need to be alone to think, in fact extra precious time with friends and family can sometime provoke those moments of clarity that we need to reprioritise our lives. And it’s typically these moments that shape what will become our...

Showcase your unique style

Walk into the living room of any home at Christmastime and you’ll see something completely unique.  Festive decorations are a chance for people to showcase their style personalities, which is why you’ll see everything from suave and sophisticated modern interior decor schemes, to houses full of gonk gnomes, to homes illuminated with twinkling lights, to...

T H R O W B A C K

It doesn’t matter if it’s a Thursday or not, ‘throwing back’ and reminiscing is essential to helping us gain perspective and remember the things that matter in our lives. If you rewind the clock five years, what’s changed the most? Children’s ages and stages often reap the biggest changes in the lives of parents. Career...
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