Cancel Christmas to save the next generation

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I say Cancel Christmas to save the next generation.

Here are my Top 10 Reasons in no particular order.

  1. No Mum to share it with – Mum passed away in 2012
  2. Christmas has lost it’s true meaning
  3. Eating waay to much
  4. Being away from home – as a professional pet sitter, I often get bookings at this time of the year
  5. Loud children’s toys – drum kits anyone!
  6. Over the top Christmas decorating – so  much energy down the pan
  7. Charity ads for the starving before or after Christmas Lunch
  8. Revellers rolling home drunk at 3 in the morning
  9. Fireworks, before during and after the Festive period
  10. Ads for Summer Holidays before the main event has even started

Christmas at Easter well I never

I know, you are all screaming bah humbug at me.… Keep Reading to learn more

Top 12 best alcohol brands in miniature

Top 12 alcohol brands in miniature

My Top alcohol brands only smaller. Great brands in little sizes.


Great Gift Sets from Big Brands are available as alcohol in miniature at

Are you looking for a unique alternative to the standard bottle of wine to give at Christmas?Unique wedding favours or a gift for Bride/Groom. Maybe you want the perfect housewarming gift for a best friend. Whatever the reason, may I suggest you stop and consider downsizing. I don’t mean your house. I mean the size of your alcohol. So many of the big brand names now produce beautifully packaged miniatures.… Keep Reading to learn more

Is the Champagne Alzheimers research rubbish?

Champagne Alzheimers Research is it right?

Champagne Alzheimers Research article I when browsing on the internet although the article was published on the Evening Standard website in November 2015 I thought it was worth taking another look at it. The article is a commentary on the Champagne and Alzheimer’s research from Reading University. champagne alzheimers research right or wrong?

What do you think about their claims? Does drinking champagne help in the prevention of dementia & Alzheimer’s? Would drinking champagne help or hinder treatment of this dreadful disease?

Drinking Champagne a  good thing!

Can drinking 3 glasses of bubbly a week significantly help. It’s all down to a compound found in both Pinot noir and Pinot meunier.… Keep Reading to learn more

So what is Gothic Fashion? Hint, it’s not all about black!

Black Clothing what does it say about you?

so what is gothic fashion?

so what is gothic-fashion? – it’s not just about wearing black although there is a lot of black dresses at

Does just wearing Black & Medieval Attire make you a true follower of the Gothic way of life and it’ fashion? Firstly let me say that all my observations are from research on the net. Although I love black I have never followed this way of life. In the year 2016 more and more people are looking for ways to assert their individuality. This is not surprising as we become more and more regimented.… Keep Reading to learn more

Top 7 Winter Wedding Ideas for Vampire Brides

Vampire Brides marrying in the Winter


My tips & winter wedding ideas for vampire brides. has many red, black & purple wedding decor ideas

Vampire Brides sometimes decide to get married at the end of the year. This requires a bit more thought than usual. What are winter wedding ideas for a Gothic Wedding? After all your ideal wedding dress may be a Medieval Red Gown. Is this suitable for December? Well of course it is, it’s your wedding after all. You make the rules.

So here are my top winter wedding ideas, in no particular order!

Remember when reading these tips, that they are for guidance only.… Keep Reading to learn more

What is the Psychology of colour & how does it affect my wedding?

Psychology of colour – roses and more.

what is psychology-of-colour

How does the psychology of colour affect my wedding day choices?

I promised you my website would never be boring so let’s start with an amazing infographic on the meaning of colour in roses published by Yasmin Canaan at Certainly, food for thought when deciding on your wedding flowers!

I love all roses especially varieties of red. Unfortunately my namesake the Constance Spry [yes, Constance was the name I was born with!] bred by David Austin, although beautiful is a  pink climbing rose.

Red roses are my favourite

I prefer the beautiful Crimson Shower rambling rose with it’s blood red shade.… Keep Reading to learn more

Healing Purple Crystals? Is Amethyst one?

What does it mean by Healing Purple Crystals? How can a gemstone heal?


Why Amethyst is a Healing Purple Crystal

I love gemstones in all their diverse beauty. Every semi-precious stone and or crystal has a specific meaning.  I have been fortunate enough to find this amazing infograph. It’s on the subject of Healing Crystals. I have pinned it to my pinterest board – my eternal gifts.  Dedicated to Vampire Diaries, team #delena and everything Gothic romance. I would love you to follow me. The infograph clearly explains the power of Healing Purple Crystals. Click on image to enlarge the detail.… Keep Reading to learn more