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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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The Roses Depository

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It’s happened. Hell must have frozen over, because I distinctly remember saying ‘Hell will freeze over before I join another Gym’ and readers, I’ve joined a gym. I should start expecting a cold front coming in any day now. It’s all the weddings fault of course, well, that and the previously mentioned giant tub of Roses I devoured over Christmas. The important thing to mention is that I’m not looking to lose weight particularly; I just want to be able to run up a flight of stairs without oxygen on hand, or stretch for the remote without pulling something. I...

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Soup Dragon

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So, it’s the first day back at work for lots of you. Christmas and New Years is over, the trees are coming down and the presents are put away. That tub of roses is suspiciously light and equally suspicious is the huge quantity of Satsuma’s and nuts left over. I don’t know about you dear reader but I over indulged; I didn’t pass up a single offer of food or drink all festive season. I attacked it with the zeal of a woman who knows a new regime will be descending shortly. And so it has, I am now tucking...

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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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