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Give peace and quiet this Christmas – presents for loved ones

Hectic, stressful, exhausting, relentless, high-power, full on…These are just some of the adjectives that are regularly used to describe the frenetic pace of our modern-day lifestyle. That is why it makes perfect sense this Christmas to buy friends and family a gift that will counter the excesses of their everyday lives, giving them a welcome […]

Perfect gifts for women – planning ahead for Christmas

Finding appropriate gifts for women’s birthdays is already hard enough – but when it comes to Christmas, the whole problem of buying presents is even more daunting, because you may well find yourself searching for gifts for several ladies at once. Luckily, there’s no need to despair, because this year you can make Christmas gift […]

Beauty treatments: talking facial to facial

Many of us give plenty of thought to our face on a daily – and nightly – basis, adorning it with a variety of lotions and potions, but all the while sparing little thought for the facial muscles that lie beneath. So if names such as risorious, zygomaticus and procerus are strangers to you, you […]

Quick slow, slow, slow, slow – life at spa’s pace

My eye was caught, during a speedy online visit to Amazon the other day, by a book entitled “In Praise of Slowness”, in which author Carl Honoré extols the virtues of eschewing the frenetic pace at which many of us live life these days. My fleeting visit was immediately extended by some additional Googling to […]

Strictly spa – first steps to fitness

As press reports continue to fuel excitement about the imminent return of Strictly Come Dancing, the whole nation looks poised to pounce on the remote control and tune in without delay. From 18th September onwards, viewers will watch, spellbound, as a succession of sequin-studded professional dancers foxtrots or tangos their way across the dance floor, […]

Happy spa day – top tips for an enjoyable spa visit

Spas are one of the few remaining places in our hectic, stress-ridden world where we can truly relax – a place where the focus is on slowing down and taking time for ourselves rather than on working harder and keeping everyone else happy. However, that said, with spa visits generally limited to a period of […]

Perfect gifts for girls – spa breaks

Choosing Christmas and birthday gifts for ladies of any age can be a real challenge. There’s always the risk of getting it wrong and buying a present that the recipient isn’t too fond of or – worse still – that she actively dislikes! So once you’ve exhausted the list of usual suspects – chocolates, perfume, […]