may just have invaded my Pinterest bolt-hole

May 02 2013

Yesterday was a sad day – or was it? Pinterest is my guilty pleasure – scrapbooks for grown-ups! 

I can lose myself for hours in the creatively inspiring maze that is Pinterest. I know that it is becoming more and more commercial but I choose to ignore this as I trawl through pin after pin,  curating my personal collection of exquisite Avedon photographs, 1950’s fashion illustrations, mad

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Working Chelsea Flower Show

Apr 30 2013

Now less than 4 weeks away, I personally can’t wait to be glued to the telly to watch the glorious coverage of the gardens and flowers and to join in with the centenary celebration of 100 years of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

This time 3 years ago we were preparing to work at the show: a lifetime ambition and a tick off the checklist of ‘things to do before I die’. Is it good to look back?

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Introducing Quanda

Apr 09 2013

Meet the newest addition to Piley’s Pets page. Quanda, a cheeky and heart meltingly gorgeous 19 week old Golden Retriever who is just starting her training to be an assistance dog for Canine Partners.

Quanda has been sponsored by Angela Hamlin, our client at Draycott Nursing & Care, who raised a considerable amount of money for the charity through events in 2012.

Her sponsorship by The

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This may be close to miraculous – AposTherapy

Feb 26 2013

Having suffered from worsening knee pain for months... I approached the build up to Christmas with dread as I could hardly walk. Hobbling between doctors, osteopaths and an orthopaedic surgeon, 1 X-Ray and MRI scan later, I was diagnosed with a severely torn cartilage in my left knee and was heading towards an Arthroscopy – which is currently planned for late March. However... that is now on

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Caroline is a disciple of The Grayshott Programme

Feb 19 2013

Grayshott launched its new health Programme in January. We can now tell you about the fantastic results  as Caroline was one of the first to try it out.
The 7 day programme works on naturopathic principles cleanses the gut and kick starts the digestive system making an enormous difference to your health.  The body has a phenomenal capacity for self-healing which starts with a well

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