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What is Valentine’s Day?

Flowers, a card and a meal out? It’s origins belie a mixed history. The day of romance is named for a Christian martyr and dates back to the 5th century, but it’s beginnings can be found in the Roman holiday of Lupercalia. This was a pastoral festival held on 15th February to avert evil spirits and purify the city, releasing health and fertility.

Ancient rituals have been adulterated with a modern commercial twist. 

The special day falls on a ‘school night’ this year so do we crack open a bottle of fizz? Fuzzy head at half past week! We have realised that we are officially a ‘Coople’, a term used in an illustration by the very talented Jessie Cave. It goes something like this… Jed & Emma have been together for 9 years. They are one of those infuriatingly happy and committed cooples who live for the moment someone asks “how did you meet?”

Deep down we all like the high we get from making others feel special, but how we feel about ourselves is where that happiness truly stems from.

Enjoy February 14th, whether you’ve planned for it or not.

Image copyright of Penny Morgan Photography


Very beautiful cupcakes…

Not only did we have a great time in London over the Jubilee weekend, we also photographed a selection of cupcakes for Tiers of Indulgence.

This was Terry’s assignment and while I did pick up the camera once or twice, was mainly acting in the role of guide/support/assistant… and general dogsbody 🙂

When someone is learning and finding their own feet with a particular task, to take time, practise, experiment, discuss and not get stressed, all helped and his results were excellent …. plus we got to eat some of the models!!!

So much so, that he’s done some more this weekend, which Nicky from Tiers of Indulgence has already put on her facebook page.