A fresh start

Who doesn’t love a fresh start? Fresh starts have only positive associations, be it in the context of a fresh start to a relationship, a fresh start in a new career or even a fresh start at life in a new location. The adjective ‘fresh’ changes everything doesn’t it? Without the ‘freshness’, the sense of...

Let’s talk TENCEL™

TENCEL™ is one of the most exciting and talked about things in the world of textiles for some time, but why? Perhaps you won’t be surprised to learn that much of the excitement around TENCEL™ branded fibres has to do with its environmental credentials. Produced from sustainably sourced wood using environmentally responsible processes, the resulting...

Head to toe luxury

There’s no halfway point with luxury, either something is luxurious or it’s not. At Millbrook Beds, we believe in a kind of head to toe luxury that sets us apart. Our commitment to the ideals and craftsmanship of traditional bed making means that our mattresses and beds are handcrafted using individually nested pocket springs and...

Warmth versus heat

True comfort teeters on a fine balance between warmth and heat. Warmth has an infinitely comforting effect on us physically and emotionally. Think of the comforting warmth of the late afternoon sun in the fading warmth of a summers day, the warm and familiar weight of your pet on your lap of an evening or...

Earn your stripes

Some people can somehow seem to be born confident. Never to be plagued by doubt, self consciousness or seemingly with a single worry gene to their name, these are the people we’re often unconsciously drawn to and whose unburdened sense of style turns heads. For the rest of us, it can take a bit longer...

Mr Snooze and Little Miss Lie-in

We love the Mr Men and Little Miss books... Favourites of children and grown ups alike, Roger Hargreaves’ simple yet insightful stories come alive in the colourful characterisations in those little white square books of his leaving the Mr Men and Little Miss books to capture the hearts and bedtimes of many thousands of readers...

May the fourth be with you

Whether you’re a Star Wars fan or not, you won’t have failed to miss that the date 4th of May has become synonymous with this epic franchise for reasons fairly obvious. Star Wars fans don’t tend to be lacking in enthusiasm or trivia when it comes to the beloved series and the most quoted character...

Short change

It’s bizarre how many people still short change their sleep. Sleep is nightly rejuvenation for our minds and bodies, it sustains our health, helps us regulate our emotions, consolidates learning and improves our general sense of wellbeing. All this benefit, and yet it costs nothing. If good food was free and balanced meals optimised to...

Pop of colour

We know that spring has arrived when we find ourselves looking for little pops of colour here and there in our homes. Fresh flowers lend a cheerfulness to our kitchen table and irresistibly fresh florals and bright colours eek their way into our lives in everything from what we wear to what we eat. The...

Wonderland

These days, the sky is the limit when it comes to making our kids dreams come true. Whatever our means, in most cases it’s true to say that our kids have more than the generations that have gone before them. Some kids today have birthday parties befitting of celebrities complete with towering cakes, actors in...
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