Ask about different stones

You’d love to buy a Celtic brooch in gold or sterling silver, but you’re looking for one set with a different precious or semi-precious stone? How often do you say to yourself, “I’d love to buy this for Auntie M but she only wears silver and turquoise!” Well, you know what, our silver and goldsmiths […]

How about my own Instagram?

Well, the answer to the question about my own Instagram feed is that results vary – and quite significantly!  Partly this is due to my testing out the benefits of “pods” or “engagement groups” and partly, I suspect, it is to do with the hashtags I am using.  Life is a learning curve and, when […]

If you’ve been following me on Instagram …

Last weekend, we spent a quick break with family on Skye.  It takes us over five hours from door to door, so we can’t just drop everything and go to see them.  A couple of days’ notice – not a problem. The drive north was quiet.  We had expected the roads to be really busy […]

Christmas 2017 – Last Posting Dates by Royal Mail

International Last Posting Dates Christmas 2017 International Standard and all International Tracking and Signature services Saturday 2 December Africa, Middle East Wednesday 6 December Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia) Thursday 7 December Caribbean, Central and South America Saturday 9 December Australia, Greece, New Zealand Wednesday 13 December Czech […]