Sport Weekly Round-Up

Welcome to our weekly round-up of British sport where we’ll be reflecting on the big talking points and looking forward to the next big clashes. WHAT’S eating Jose Mourinho? Since he lost the Chelsea room quicker than Nigel Farage backtracked on a promise to spend £350m a week on the NHS, the Portuguese has looked…

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A History of the Nation’s Favourite – Cashmere

Like so many things loved by Britain, cashmere isn’t originally British! In fact Cashmere is really a product from the far off lands of Asia and the Himalayan Mountains. The production of Cashmere has been recorded as early as the 14th century in Persia and Nepal.  At this point, the material was used by tribes…

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A Truely British Icon – Dr Martens

Britain, has primarily protestant beliefs certainly up until the 1900’s this was a prominent part of British culture, going to work, going to church and visiting the pub in-between. A lot of work, in fact was expected of people during that period in particular so good sensible long lasting shoes were a real essential part…

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Sterling Silver – A British Favourite

If there is one thing Britain does best, its elegance.   The islands possess an endless reserve of sheer finesse.  Every character and product born from our shores oozes its own very individual charm. Britain has become expert in materialising elegance into the everyday lives of its citizens.  From the cars we drive, to the…

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A True Tale of Tartan

A six letter word often invoking the scene of a kilt waring, muscle bound highlander with wild red hair and rugged features, striding across the high pass of a remote highland glen, surrounded by atmospheric mist, with dramatic mountain scenery in the background.  A Braveheart. But what is Tartan, and is it Scottish? Tartan is the…

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Jackets, Jumpers, Tweeds, and Yarns – Shetland Wool

Shetland wool, traditionally produced from Shetland sheep from the Shetland Isles, one of the most distant and remote parts of Britain is famous for its very special qualities. The wool, soft, strong and warm is a unique product which owes in part its particular characteristics to the exceptional location of its island home. The Shetland…

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