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The Hampshire collection – available now at Furniture Village

The Hampshire collection - available now at Furniture Village  Brand new for 2019 and exclusive to Furniture Village stores is the Millbrook Beds Hampshire collection. Comprising luxurious high spring count mattresses and divan sets, all beautifully handmade here on the south coast of England, the Hampshire collection offers sumptuous sleep luxury at great prices. At...

Is it ok?

Every now and again, we just need a sense check about certain things, to know if what we’re doing or what we’re experiencing is within the bounds of ‘normality’. To do this we’ll generally ask friends, family, perhaps our GP and most likely Google an “is it ok?” question relating to our worry. And it’s...

Game plan

Are you someone who likes to have things all mapped out for you? Not surprisingly with the busy lives we lead, sometimes we don’t have time to research everything or work out the reasons behind every glitch in our lives; sometimes we need someone else just to give us the answers. If this is you,...

Covet comfort

What sort of things are near the top of your most coveted list? That gorgeous pair of shoes that you admired on a friend of a friend?  That chic sofa that you’re keeping everything crossed in hope it’ll go on sale? That nippy sports car that’s always been a dream of yours? Even when it...

There’s no place like home

Planning a staycation this summer? Which one? A staycation in the sense that you won’t be leaving U.K. shores? Or a staycation in the sense that you’ll be taking a break but staying at home? It feels like the latter is probably more akin to what the term staycation was intended to describe, but taking...

Total recall

The association between our sleep and our memory function is a fairly well known, however, a new study by the Georgia Institute of Technology has discovered a specific link between poor sleep and memory in older adults. In what is believed to be the first study of the relationship between age and sleep (and racial...

Fresh eyed and filter-free

What’s your view on faux-face-filters? How do you feel about people ‘influencing’ us on Instagram and other social media platforms with implausibly smooth skin, enlarged eyes, make up and dazzling teeth all flatteringly filtered through a soft focus for our viewing pleasure? Sometimes wouldn’t it feel nice (albeit a bit strange) to meet the ‘real’...

Careless

Do you ever find yourself getting annoyed with people who are careless? Depending on your tolerance levels, you may find yourself surrounded by rich pickings to feel irritable with people who... Put drinks in silly places only to get knocked over... Who don’t look behind them when they’re reversing.... Or perhaps who are careless with...

Summer sleep guide, part II

With summer finally here we’re getting in quick with our Summer sleep guide before the warm weather can do another disappearing act. In part I, we looked at ways to tackle sleep enemy number one: allergies. And here in part II we’re focussing on what ought to be the most obvious sleep enemy that arrives...
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