Björk & Berries – Swedish eco-luxury bath and body on my wish list

Our newest discovery is Björk & Berries, a eco-luxury brand from Sweden with the most indulgent bath and body products, made with natural and organic ingredients from the Swedish countryside - handpicked. This is what you'll need to beat any dry winter skin! We have the 'Never Spring' hand wish and 'White Forest' hand cream. Never Spring is a scent inspired by a longing for spring, a fresh and...

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International Polar Bear Day – Why we need to stop global warming

Magnificent polar bears depend on Arctic sea ice to hunt and raise their young. But the ice is shrinking. The International Polar Bear Day draws our attention to what we can do to help to save the polar bears and their habitat. Polar bears live and hunt alone although they can also be quite social. Polar bears have large paws - up to 30cm wide - which they use like paddles to help them swim....

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The beloved classic Moomin TV series has been renewed

The beloved classic stories of the Moominvalley are making a comeback for Finnish home viewing in a re-digitised and re-recorded version, to face today’s HD standards. The first 26 remastered episodes of the series first aired in 1991, will be released in February. Moomin takes place the peaceful Moominvalley, where young Moomin live together with his parents Moominpappa and Moominmamma in a...

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Switch your lights off! Earth Hour is Saturday 19th March, from 8:30pm

Earth Hour is a global environmental campaign where millions of people switch off their lights for one hour to show they care about our planet and to influence climate change. Read on to see how Earth Hour will be marked in the Scandinavian countries. Tomorrow is a great chance to participate in world’s biggest environmental campaign – Earth Hour, by symbolically switching off the light from...

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It’s a Princess! Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, welcome to the world!

We are overjoyed by the news of the birth of the British Princess! The celebration of the new baby is visible where ever you go in London, from people waving the British flags, flowers and gun salutes. The new Princess of Cambridge was born less than three hours after the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to hospital, at the Lindo Wing, St. Mary's Hospital in London on Saturday 2nd of May 2015...

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What happened to Spruced Goose in Manchester?

About to surf the net for holiday offers I get a message saying I have a broken link on Little Scandinavian. Spruced Goose is apparently unavailable. But it's not only the link that is dead. In fact there's no sign at all of the Manchester based shop being still in business. What had happened to Spruced Goose? The inspiration behind the children’s fashion boutique Spruced Goose was to offer...

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Little Fashion Gallery closes after 8 years

Marie Soudré-Richard, 38, is the founder of Little Fashion Gallery, a pioneering children's fashion and home website that has made an art out of showing life with children as chic and aspirational through its selective and carefully art-directed selection of brands and collections. Most recently they also launched their own LFG brand. The in-house LFG brand received a warm welcome among both...

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Happy 2nd Birthday, Princess Estelle of Sweden!

Princess Estelle of Sweden, second in the line of succession to the Swedish throne after her mum, is celebrating her 2nd Birthday today. The Princess celebrates her big day with her family. See more pictures of the adorable Swedish Princesse at www.kungahuset.se Every Birthday is a special occasion, especially for children. We're about to celebrate Little M's 2nd Birthday today as well and not...

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“So Long, Farewell”

I went to a Memories Assembly for my daughter in Y6 this morning. The leavers were all sharing some fond memories, then the younger children got up in true The von Trapp family style singing "So Long, Farewell". At the end of the Assembly there were a ocean of used tissues on the floor, in it suddenly daunted on me that my little baby is about to leave primary school. But life is not only about...

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Sunshine, 5 a day and royal babies in cardboard boxes.

Finally, sunshine and warmer temperatures across the UK. Hope you are outside, enjoying the gorgeous weather! © Photographer Monika Elena This week we read several articles about children and food. Thought to be extinct 'Seafarers' disease' on rise among children due to lack of vitamin C in diet. There was also this article in the Guardian, about children and fuzzy eating we found very...

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