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  • The Art of Doodling

    The Art of Doodling

    “Everyone is a collector in one way or another,” the English-teacher-turned-art-dealer David Schulson would tell his children. “Everyone has the impulse to collect.” What Schulson didn’t say is that the impulse to collect often contains within it another: the drive...

  • Michael Rosen's 9 Poetry-Writing Tips

    Michael Rosen's 9 Poetry-Writing Tips

    Do you know a budding poet?  Michael Rosen is one of Britain’s best-loved children’s writers, and the author of classics including We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, Don’t Put Mustard in the Custard, and No Breathing in Class. The former Children’s Laureate offers...

  • Top 10 Tips for Caring For and Protecting your Hands

    Top 10 Tips for Caring For and Protecting your Hands

    Hands play an important role in our lives. We use our hands to express ourselves; we use them to show our affection for the ones we love; we use them to cuddle our children and we even put them through...

  • Doms' Desert Discs

    Doms' Desert Discs

    When “Desert Island Discs” first aired, in 1942, it was part of the BBC’s broader effort to make life during wartime slightly more bearable—a way to insure that not every waking second of life was lost to worry. Today we...

  • How women’s suffrage changed our relationship with perfume forever

    How women’s suffrage changed our relationship with perfume forever

    The warmth of your parent's hug. That summer spent in Italy. It is rare to find anyone who hasn’t had their memory jogged by a scent on the breeze. Fragrance is uniquely evocative, stimulating the memory and emotional regions of our minds...

  • Meet Julie Massé

    Meet Julie Massé

    Perfumer. Woman. 'The Nose'. Julie Massé is Shay & Blue’s perfumer, also known as 'the nose'. For Shay & Blue’s founder, Dom De Vetta, Julie was the obvious choice. His search for a perfumer with flair, passion and personal warmth...

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