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This is where you can get to know our team a bit better, and read about the things that make us smile.

What Does Your Cup of Tea Say About You?

Posted on March 16, 2018 by Laura Foulger

It’s no secret we’re utterly fana-tea-cal about Afternoon Tea. And while we’ve carried out extensive research on the way that Brits eat their scones or hold their cup of tea, we’ve never asked the most evocative questions of all: what shade… Read More

Love Your Pet Day 2018

Posted on February 20, 2018 by Laura Foulger

If a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, does that apply to pets as well?  On Love Your Pet Day, we’re delving into the wonderful world of pet names. According to a survey by Argos Pet Insurance, the top names for… Read More

2018 is Chinese New Year of the Dog

Posted on February 16, 2018 by Laura Foulger

In 2018, Chinese New Year falls on Friday 16th February. Steeped in centuries of ritual and tradition, and now famed for its magnificent celebrations, it’s an annual source of delight to revellers around the world. As long-time fans of Chinese culture (particularly … Read More

Whisky Tasting at East London Liquor

Posted on January 26, 2018 by Laura Foulger

Bringing spirits production back to London’s East End after more than a century, we are reinstating an industry back to its roots. ~ East London Liquor Company Whisky: revered by some, misunderstood by others. Cradled in the hand of many a movie villain before… Read More

Doing or Having: Which is More Important to Us?

Posted on January 17, 2018 by Laura Foulger

A now-famous Eventbrite study confirmed something we had long suspected: that millennials (those born between 1980 and 1996) are favouring real life experiences to material consumerism. ‘Well, of course,” we thought “Doing or having, it’s a no-brainer”. Red Letter Days is the original proponent of… Read More

The Bucket List – Aerobatic Flying

Posted on December 21, 2017 by Laura Foulger

Our last Bucket List, A Silverstone Single-Seater Experience with Badger GP, was a rubber-burning speed fest around a world-famous track. This time we left the ground far behind with Aerobatic Flying. It’s just one of our heart-stopping… Read More

Make Your Own Christmas Decorations

Posted on November 24, 2017 by Laura Foulger

Don’t keep your festive spirit locked inside; shout it from the rooftops! Wear that novelty jumper with pride and swathe your home in bright homages to everybody’s favourite time of year. We’ve got January for scrimping and February for making sensible plans; this moment… Read More

Red Letter Days Goes Piaggio Ape Racing

Posted on November 10, 2017 by Laura Foulger

It’s no secret that we’re mad for motors. The roar of a supercharged engine accelerating out of a corner or the mental gymnastics of negotiating a quad bike trail are our idea of nirvana. Which is why we offer around 500 Driving… Read More

Horrifying Halloween Films to Watch in 2017

Posted on October 13, 2017 by Laura Foulger

The autumnal pleasure of putting on a jumper, settling into that well-worn spot on the sofa and cracking open a bag of microwave popcorn in front of a scary film is one we wait patiently for all year. This Halloween we’ve picked out some… Read More

Christmas Gift Guide

Posted on October 6, 2017 by Laura Foulger

Welcome festive fans, to Red Letter Days’ Christmas Gift Guide – the Coca-Cola ad of the blog world, if you will. We’re approaching that time of year when the senses collide. When the soft-filter glow of fairy lights brightens the early nights, mulled spices… Read More

How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

Posted on October 4, 2017 by Laura Foulger

Does your colleague walk at a slow drag, is her body steadily degrading and does she have a hankering for brains instead of biscuits? The likelihood is that you’re sharing an office with a zombie. There must be something going round because we’ve been… Read More

Bristol Balloon Fiesta 2017: Kids’ Reactions

Posted on August 14, 2017 by Laura Foulger

In its fledgling year, the West Country extravaganza that is the Bristol Balloon Fiesta comprised just 27 balloons. As more companies began to get involved in the unique spectacle, including entries from across the globe, the number rose to 90 in 1985, a postwar… Read More

The Woman in Black: An Interview with Actor Stuart Fox

Posted on August 9, 2017 by Laura Foulger

Among all the high-kicking musicals and up-tempo comedies drawing crowds to London’s West End, The Woman in Black is something completely different: a ghost story. An adaptation of Susan Hill’s novel, the show is a proper old-fashioned spine-tingler that has been terrifying packed-out auditoriums since… Read More

A Gin & Jazz Cruise

Posted on July 26, 2017 by Laura Foulger

Vive la gin revolution. No longer mother’s ruin but connoisseur’s tipple, the spirit is enjoying the unbridled adoration of the nation. And where better to enjoy this juniper-enthused pick-me-up than on an open air boat, sailing down the river under blue skies? Thanks to… Read More

Our Father’s Day Twitter Party

Posted on June 16, 2017 by Laura Foulger

There are clearly as many Homers out there as Mufasas, as many Atticus Finches as Frank Spencers… Do you celebrate Father’s Day? Have you got a gift in mind, or is an experience preferable? With Father’s Day fast approaching, we made it our mission… Read More

National Pet Day: Do You Look Like Your Pet?

Posted on April 11, 2017 by Laura Foulger

There’s nothing like the welcome home of a pair of adoring eyes in a furry face to vanquish the trials of the day. On National Pet Day (11th April), let’s thank our feathered, scaly, or furry bezzies for their unerring companionship. Here at Red Letter… Read More

Laura Foulger, Author at Red Letter Days Blog

Welcome to our Blog

This is where you can get to know our team a bit better, and read about the things that make us smile.