Culture

Real Witches & Witches Today

19 Oct , 2015  

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Real Witches in History

Mother Shipton

Mother Shipton- aka Ursula Southeil- was a feared & highly regarded English prophetess of the 16th Century. Born to a mother who was also suspected of being a witch- locals called her “Hag Face” due to her ugliness and disfigurements, and suspected her father to be the Devil.

Despite her unfortunate appearance, she was said to have been England’s greatest clairvoyant. Often compared to the great Nostradamus himself, according to legend she predicted the Spanish Armada, the Great Fire of London and some even speculate the internet (“around the world thoughts shall fly in the twinkling of an eye”)

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Parenting

The Great Indoors – Having Fun Inside this Winter

10 Oct , 2015  

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British weather is world famous and not for it’s sunshine, so it is no surprise that an average Britain spends 6 months of their lifetime talking about weather. The British winter is quite different to the British summer, in the fact that it actually is fairly reliable! Freezing temperatures, lots of rain fall and even a little snow are all inevitable during the winter months, meaning playing outdoors isn’t always an option. Plan ahead for wet and windy weather, with indoor activities to keep your little ones happy for hours.

Try these fun and creative indoor activities this winter:

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Food

5 Benefits of Eating Sweet Potatoes

5 Oct , 2015  

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5 Benefits of Eating Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes, also commonly known as yams, are an excellent and cheap ‘must-have’ addition to any packed lunch or evening dinner.

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Fashion

Maternity Fashion Advice

2 Oct , 2015  

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As a personal stylist I get many questions from pregnant women about maternity clothing and how to stay stylish but comfortable during pregnancy. This is certainly a challenge given the sometimes limited maternity clothing available on the market.

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Health & Fitness

5 Good Reasons to Eat Organic

17 Sep , 2015  

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Eating organic food has become something of a Holy Grail of nutrition, but is it just an expensive ideal or something that we all need to consider if we value the health and wellbeing of our families? Here are a few reasons why eating organic food is such a positive choice.

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General

RaspberryPlum: Our Background

20 Aug , 2015  

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RaspberryPlum is a luxury London-based designer children’s fashion brand, with a passion for design and meticulous attention to detail.
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Fashion

Benefits of Organic Baby Clothing

14 Jul , 2015  

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The word ‘organic’ is defined by EU rules which apply to the production, labelling and control of all organic products, from textiles through to tomatoes.
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Fashion

RaspberryPlum Exhibits at Playtime Paris

9 Jul , 2015  

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Last weekend saw RaspberryPlum exhibit at Playtime Paris for the third time. Playtime Paris is the largest children’s & maternity fashion trade show in Europe.
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Fashion

More Than Just a Slogan

22 Jun , 2015  

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Setting aside the obvious targets such as fur, there are constantly stories in the media about fast fashion and cheap clothes which come at a price; either the environment or the welfare of those making the garments.
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Fashion

Importance of sustainable and ethical clothing

8 Jun , 2015  

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Ethical clothing has been gaining in popularity over the past decade or so, but what is it – and why is it so important?
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