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7 Typical & Atypical things We Love About Winter

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Winter's Coming!  And no, this isn't a reference to Game of Thrones, sadly we've still got a whole year until the marvelous John Snow returns to our screens!   *cue collective groans* I know! Not exactly the words you want to hear, but as this cold season comes in to pass, so do all the things we love about the coziest time of year! Here are 7 Things We Love about Winter.    1. Fluffy Socks. Typical. I'm 100% sure this is everyone's favourite thing about braving the cold weather. Who doesn't like their tootsies toasty? I'm forever dreaming about those soft, thick knitted ones...

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Happy New Year!

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Well that’s that, the last Monday of the year is nearly through. Soon New Years Eve will be upon us, flirting with you, promising the best party of the whole year. You know what that means? New dress. I can’t be the only one who feels the night deserves a new item of clothing? I think this year will be different though, I’m by the sea for the evening and a dress is probably not the most practical item for wind and subzero temperatures. I’ll be rocking my Emu boots and a thermal t-shirt, you know, with pearls or something...

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Sneaky Christmas

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It’s ten days until the big day, that’s just one more weekend. I don’t know about anyone else but I feel like Christmas snuck up on me this year, one minute I was watching with horror as the Christmas decorations and gifts arrived in certain superstores in September and the next it’s the last 10 day stretch. I mean, I haven’t even watched Elf yet! We’re in full Christmas swing here in store too, the gifts are all out and ready for lovely new owners  to take them home, and we can gift wrap any purchases free  of charge to...

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The Office Party Outfit Dilemma

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We are now in full blown Christmas countdown mode, what with it being the 1st of the month and all. We can safely assume you’re all attending Christmas parties galore. Some of you might even have partaken in one or two in November. It’s the usual dilemma of what to wear that generally stumps me though.  If it’s a works do you don’t want to turn up and be considered Bridget Jones' frumpier sister, nor do you want to be avoided as ‘that man eater over there’. Tricky. Well fear not, Nick has come up with some perfect items to make your Christmas...

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Let the countdown begin.

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Ok kids, there’s four weekends until Christmas; we are at the start of loopy season comrades. That means four weekends to get presents for everyone, put up your trees and generally start to enjoy the prospect of drinking mulled wine and eating mince pies with a wild abandon akin to your last meal. That’s just me then? Right. I’m not even sorry.                   Addressing the first issue is on my priority list today, shopping for gifts. Of course, I want you all to come here and clear us out of stock, but...

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