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November 2016

Beauty, Fashion, Life

House of Fraser SS17 Press Day

Last week was rather a busy week for the blog and work, I was at two events in Newcastle and one in London which was the House of Fraser SS17 Press Day.Β I went to the AW16 press day earlier in the year which showcased all of this seasons trends and they were spot on with the ‘in things’ so when I got the chance to see their SS17 predictions I was super excited, it’s handy being a head of everyone else when it comes to fashion and especially in summer. My train left  ...

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Life

How Do You Feel About A Cashless UK?

Technology is ever evolving isn’t it? There is no limit to what we can do with technology and especially with development. As someone who was born in the late 90’s I feel I have been at the front of the new generation of technology innovation. The big tech hits in the 90’s were pagers, Motorla developed the REFLEX wireless protocal which lead to the widespread use of pagers throughout the decade as well as The Original iMac in 1998 created by Apple. All of which of course I cannot remember  ...

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Beauty

Benefit Brow Evening

Benefit, a beauty bloggers favourite! Who doesn’t love Benefit Cosmetics?! Last Tuesday evening I was invited down to Benefit Newcastle at their Debenhams counter for a Brow Master Class by the lovely Laura at Ellefluence. Myself and some other North East bloggers were greeted by the Benefit team with a glass of fizzy and pizza from Newcastle’s famous Manny’s Pizza Deli…yummy! The benefit team then done their introductions, we learnt all of their names, their  ...

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Food

Rub Cocktail Evening

Newcastle City Centre has recently had a well needed, shall we say ‘revamp’. The past two years ‘toon’ has quickly became a stylish, modern and booming city centre bringing not only Geordies back into the area but tourists. We’re now lucky enough to hold some nationwide bar chains names such as The Botanist and Revolution but we’re also even luckier having our very own ‘unique to us’ new bars such as Livellos, Pleased to Meet You and No28.  ...

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