Making school cool

Oct

26

2016

Making school cool

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Laura Cartledge discovers a design course with a difference. Many of us will have fond memories of teachers, some might even have helped paved our career paths. However, I would wager that few of us will have experienced classrooms graced by the calibre of internationally-renowned artists and designers...

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Precious pieces

Jul

27

2016

Precious pieces

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Laura Cartledge goes behind the scenes at a jewellers where work ranges from diamond encrusted pineapples to remaking monuments. People are proud of where they come from, but it can prove tricky to make sophisticated fashion choices that celebrate that. Chris Thankfully a jeweller is helping to put...

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Sewing with silver

Jun

30

2016

Sewing with silver

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Laura Cartledge discovers the chance beginning and passions that helped to make one jeweller’s distinctive work. Chances are we will all go on a course at some point in our lives. While some will leave us with little more than a doodled notepad, others might give us a nice idea which we never quite...

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Building a legacy

Jun

30

2016

Building a legacy

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Laura Cartledge meets the architect duo who have teamed up to create beautiful homes. Designing buildings is an exact art. The process requires meticulous planning and consultations which take time. However architects Trevor Pullen and James Wells are proof that an element of going with your gut instincts...

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Racing pedigree

Jun

29

2016

Racing pedigree

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Charlotte Pearson gets a behind the scenes look at Westerlands Stud.  With most things in life having the right attitude can get you far, but did you know the same can be applied to horses? Antonia Jamison, managing director and finance director “You want a horse to have a positive attitude,”...

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The family farm

May

25

2016

The family farm

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Tom Flint sets off to a farm just north of Brighton to meet one family keen to cut out the middle man when it comes to buying meat. Devil’s Dyke is a spot of outstanding natural beauty and one of the most diverse grasslands in the UK, bursting with rare species of wild flowers, grasses and wildlife. With...

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Achy Paws

May

10

2016

Achy Paws

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Massages are not just for humans as Charlotte Pearson discovers. When Les Ellam gets up in the morning it is fair to say he looks forward to starting work. Les with his dogs Sam and Sarah “I wake up and think ‘Great I get to see Lisa today or I may even get a kiss from Mary,” he laughs. “There...

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Nice and nostalgic

Apr

28

2016

Nice and nostalgic

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Laura Cartledge meets the mother and daughter who have been on a caravan adventure with a difference. Like with everything, when it comes to weddings there are trends that come and go. From ball gowns to bohemian dresses, church ceremonies to outdoor blessings and sit down dinners to barbecue feasts,...

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The Chocolate Lounge

Apr

28

2016

The Chocolate Lounge

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Laura Cartledge meets the man who has gone from the Navy to running a chocolate business, and discovers the passion which ties it all together. When Mick Collins joined the Navy aged 16, ‘but looking about seven’, fitting in was just one of the challenges he faced. Thankfully he had a foolproof...

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Buy me once

Apr

28

2016

Buy me once

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Laura Cartledge meets the entrepenuer behind a new venture which is set to change the way we shop. We are used to seeing ‘use by’ dates on products, but what if packaging included an expected expiry date? If we knew how long a kettle, shoes, or even a pen would last, chances are it would change our...

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