Instagram – Why Influencers have over-saturated the platform.

Instagram have become very successful in becoming key components of our daily lives – but has it over saturated the market with micro influencers?

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Why I’ve always wanted to become an entrepreneur.

So here we are, the start of a long journey. I never really remember being asked what I wanted to be when I was younger I just remember one day in primary school where we had to dress up, and I went as a hairdresser. I think my passion for cutting my barbie’s hair was…

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Have we got that in stock Myra?

So the shop is now open and my mother has decided to keep it as a greengrocer but with a twist. The twist being that she sold almost everything. By everything I mean tinned food, fresh bread to pickled walnuts – yes seriously and those old favourites, American tan tights and flannelette bed sheets! Back…

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Freedom and Faggots.

THIS IS WEEK 11 OF FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD. RECIPE IS AT THE END AS ALWAYS, ENJOY. After a couple of re-visits to the 1960’s, by 1970 we had said goodbye to the Treorchy Hotel and we were set for our new adventure. It was a bit of relief because it was the start…

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Are We Being Sub-Consciously Funnelled Within the Housing Market?

Has modern architecture lost its sense of purpose in new housing builds? Are we being funnelled into a market led by new builds and overpriced housing estates. I have this burning frustration that revolves around new houses that are being built now based on the fact that they all look the same, not forgetting that…

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MAKE IT HOT HOT HOT.

FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD, THIS IS ENTRY NO.10. One of our returning guests was one of the reasons I have such a strong interest in foreign cookery. The Rhondda during the 1960’s was very limited on exoctic ingredients and spices and exotic to us was edam cheese or pickled walnuts. Ritchie was a chef…

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Bab Haus Review

I recently saw that Bab Haus had set up their HQ in Bedwas and after eating some of their Tex Mex before it felt like a no brainer to place an order with them for my mums lockdown birthday.  So first things first, let’s just be clear and saying this is an honest review so…

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FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD

THIS IS ENTRY NO.8 OF MY FOOD DIARY ENTRY – A BIT OF A TWIST AND A TALE. So it is now 1968 and the bed and breakfast trade is in full swing where the hotel now has long term regular guests. Three such guests were the Scots boys named Huey, Eddie and Peter who…

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UN-DEFINING THE DEFINITION OF SUCCESS.

Social media, income, money and materialism are some of the key factors in defining success – yet they can also equate to poor mental health. Are we competing against ourselves or everyone else?  The saying “I’d rather be poor and happy, than wealthy and lonely” still finds a way to set a trend, but how…

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FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD

THE GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOME. THIS WEEK WE WILL BE HEADING BACK TO THE 60’s WITH A SWEET TREAT TO TICKLE THE TASTEBUDS. If we can take our minds back to the 60s, we should remember that music was a big part of people’s lives especially in the Valleys. People loved nothing better than…

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I am Woman. I am not Second Class, I am an Equal. That’s all we ask.

Our female ancestors have fought for our change, a way of life we can sometimes take for granted. We know that to this day not all of our sisters share an equal life, we know that there is still a fight left to be made until we can all share those same privileges.  It can…

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