|Interior of the Miller Harris shop at Seven Dials|
|Cover of first UK edition, picture taken from Wikipedia|
Miller Harris is sold in various department stores including Liberty's; but dare I say, I don't find the perfume section of Liberty's very friendly, the assistants seem a bit tecky to me (unlike the lovely girls on the cosmetics counters there); I swear a perfume maven inhaled sharply the other day when I dared to place my mitts on a candle...and my mitts were clean, honest, I wasn't clutching a Crispy Creme at the time.
|Gratuitous pic of spring fashions in Liberty's, just because..|
|Cire Trudon candles at Liberty - don't touch!|
|The wallpaper is Miller Harris designed and can also be purchased|
|Miller Harris perfume samples - divine!|
It is called "Old Blighty".
How fitting! Thank you so much Mrs E.
We have plans to meet again for a trip to my spiritual home, Bicester Village.
The boys have of course been busy with various boy type activities. They certainly keep them busy at Daphnes4Boyz: Maths tests, French tests, cake competitions, Sports Relief charity run, football matches, Inter-House General Knowledge Quiz (won by Verruca but with Impetigo coming a close second), egg decorating competition, £5 challenge (otherwise known as extorting money out of your peers in return for bags of popcorn)...and then it's time for morning registration...
Mr B and I were very amused by Boy 2's recent trip to somewhere called Hazard Valley, some sort of interactive educational centre designed to teach children how to cope with various dangers.
Look at this picture. Can you all see what the issues are ? *answers below
Mr B found the numerous leaflets from the Coastguards which Boy 2 came home clutching very funny, considering we are the furthest you can possibly get from the sea anywhere in the UK! Possible case of print over-run in the Coastguard department? or do they know what bath time is like at Blighty HQ?
When I asked Boy 2 what had happened on the trip, his main feedback was that Justin A. Bucket had been sick on the coach on the way there and Max Chunder had thrown up on the coach on the way back, all over a teacher.
Conclusion: the main hazard facing a 9 year old is being blurped on during a school trip, so important to
a) identify; and
b) avoid sitting anywhere near;
the pukey kids at all times....
These are vital life skills, which will serve Boy 2 very well in later life.
Never underestimate the importance of school trips.
* the hazards are of course as follows:
- that girl is wearing dangerously out of fashion 80s style gear, including Reebok type trainers and a scrunchie;
- the baby's nappy looks worryingly full, real risk of seepage situation and hazardous fumes;
- baby needs to remove dummy before taking a drag on the ciggy**
- is that red wine properly aerated - should it not be decanted?
** this blog of course does not advocate smoking for the under two's, though an occasional pipe can help them unwind