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Janice Issitt
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Cats of Essaouira
I must have been a cat in a previous life, I’m sure, having rescued a number in the UK I seem to be finding my calling over in Morocco now, as have the amazing volunteers of HSAM, Help Street Animals Morocco. here is one of the great ladies helping my Colin...

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The Menopause - my response to Caryn Franklin and Carol Vorderman
It pleases me greatly when any woman chooses to write about the Menopause, and while I feel both that it isn't talked about enough  and totally under-estimated in terms of lifestyle changes, I am glad to hear of any honest experiences, the more we hear the ...

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Button History with Vivienne Ridley
It is impossible to say who invented the button, but since it’s first appearance, this method for fastening our clothes has never been surpassed.   Now seen as a purely functional item, used without much thought, the humble button has an incredibly rich his...

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Jessica Zoob Artist Preview
The paintings of Jessica Zoob are not something you can describe, I don't want to show you them in full, perhaps just hint at what you can expect to see if you visit her studio over one of the two open weekends coming soon. I don't want to show you because ...

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April Be Home Free
I'm celebrating that my little hashtag #behomefree has reached over 10k posts so a big thanks to all who regularly use the tag and help to make a really beautiful feed, it's been a great way for me to discover new people and I hope that you have too. April ...

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French Style - Top Ten Must Haves
If you want to get some ooo lala into your home, mix up some French style with other exotic pieces, then I'm here to help. I consulted some aficionados and put together a list of key elements that are seen in French homes and how you can work with them. fre...

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March Macrame Winner for Be Home Free
Thank you again for all your entries to #behomefree on instagram, with the prize this month coming from Bird Tribe Wall Art in the form of a blush pink macrame hanging.  March is a mixed month, rainy days in bed mixed with signs of sun and days out to isola...

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Magical Journeys to Essaouira Morocco
It was seventeen years ago when I got the flavour of Morocco. The first wave of interior design featuring ethnic styles was becoming increasingly more recognised, leaving behind the eighties fashions for Laura Ashley and pastel shades. I went with my friend...

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Easy French Food - a flavour of Lush Getaways
Another ambition of mine this year, in a quest to always be learning new things, is to cook simple tasty food from scratch, and it's got to be easy, I mean really easy.  Later this year I've booked to go to the South of France where I will be watching some ...

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What to pack for Morocco -Top Ten Travel Tips
I apologise that this is the not the most attractive of posts but as this year I'm doing a lot of travelling, I thought it would be worth me telling you my packing and travel tips. Obviously, it varies from country to country, not just the weather but also ...
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