Letters From Cardiff in Lockdown

We Are Cardiff is a popular blog page about the city, its people and its culture. They have launched a series, inviting people to write Letters from Cardiff in lockdown. Each piece from the contributors shows their perspective on how COVID19 has changed things for them – as long as you don’t use the word unprecedented.

Dressed up to hoover
It’s ok to get dressed up to the 9s, drink wine and do the housework – right?!

Letter to the Unknown Soldier

Earlier this year, whilst doing some housekeeping on my Ancestry subscription (yes, I’m a massive family history geek!), I discovered a letter I wrote in 2014 to the Unknown Soldier project.  It was published on 14-18 Now on 6th August 2014. Even though it was written about World War One, I feel it is relevant as we approach the 75th anniversary of VE Day, the end of the Second World War in Europe. It was an emotional re-read for me…

Cardiff 1915
The old Locomotive Inn at the corner of Broadway and Nora Street in 1912, a 5-minute walk from your home

7 things successful women are thinking

By tapping into positive patterns that work for others, can help you achieve your goals. Like many during this lockdown period, we have been educating ourselves with online seminars and encouraging our creativity, to keep our minds ticking over and becoming our better selves. I have noticed a trend in the things mentioned, and have compiled a list of seven things successful women are thinking, doing and saying.

woman wearing white t shirt and blue denim bottoms
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What will we be drinking in 2020?

Are you aware that your drink choices are ever-evolving and are directed by bars, pubs and restaurants keeping your finger on the pulse of the current drinks menu? Consumers continue to expect the brands they engage with to go the extra mile for them, meaning brands have to work harder to establish real connections with customers.

So, what should you watch out for in 2020?

assorted wine bottles
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