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But first, sleep

The coffee lovers among you will no doubt recognise that we’ve substituted the word ‘coffee’ for ‘sleep’ here, because how often is it that we give sleep anything approaching first place in our lives? As things gets going again it doesn’t take long for life to once again feel like a succession of competing factors...

Things that go bump in the night

No we’re not thinking of unexplained nighttime noises, we’re thinking of things that literally go bump when you share a bed with a partner - like the movement of your mattress when they bounce out of bed for nighttime toilet stops, or the jolting that accompanies their habit of tossing and turning in the early...

Signature style

At Millbrook Beds our luxury pocket sprung mattresses carry a mark that serves as a signature - a final flourish as it were for each and every handmade product. Millbrook Beds customers will recognise this signature as a single black tuft - but what does it mean? The single black tuft on a mattress from...

Add depth

‘Adding depth’ to things, in whatever context, seems to have positive and long lasting effects. Adding depth of flavour is difference between forgettable and unforgettable food. Adding depth to conversation is similarly the difference between casual chit chat and conversations that change lives.  And the depth of your sleep certainly has a longer lasting effect...

The future looks bright

However you feel about what life has on the horizon or just beyond, if 2020 was a year of uncertainty, 2021 definitely feels like a year of hope. Which is why it seems apt that a trending colour for 2021 is yellow - the colour of joy. Back at the end of 2020 before a...

But that’s another story…

Did you know that May is National Share-a-Story Month? Created by The Federation of Children’s Book Groups, National Share-a-Story Month is a celebration of storytelling that will be celebrated in 2021 with the theme of ‘Myths, Magic and Mayhem’ - find out more at http://fcbg.org.uk/national-share-a-story-month/  Most of us treasure bedtime stories as precious time spent...

And one final thing…

How do you like to spend your last moments of the day? Do you like to fall asleep to the familiarity of your favourite tv programme? Perhaps you end the day with sex? Maybe you zone out by reading, or perhaps you like to jot notes and reminders to help settle your mind? Are you...

Your vision 

There’s few things more satisfying than seeing your vision brought to life Everyone’s vision of #perfectsleep can look quite different. To one person, #perfectsleep is an extra large firm bed, to the next person it’s a smaller soft and cosy bed; there’s many factors that influence what makes a mattress and bed right for you. ...

Spring colour

There’s few things we crave in nature like we do the warmth and colours of Springtime. The fresh colours of spring as new life springs up from the ground is both mesmeric and energising in its effect on us. Wouldn’t it be great to bottle that feeling of newness and optimism for cold winter mornings......

Average Joes

It's funny how some people have a default setting to drive in the middle lane; perhaps the lane-changing discipline of motorway driving feels unnatural, so they stick in the middle and play for averages. Whatever it is, it doesn't seem to occur to them to also use the inside and outside lanes as appropriate to...
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