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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.

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

10 Reasons to Visit Newcastle

Posted on March 21, 2017 by Laura Foulger

WIN Afternoon Tea for Two at The Vermont **THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED** OUR COMPETITION CLOSED AT 12PM ON MARCH 2017. THANK YOU TO ALL OUR ENTRANTS. ONE LUCKY WINNER WILL BE TAKING AFTERNOON TEA AT THE VERMONT HOTEL! Springing up from the north bank… Read More

What Do Mothers Want?

Posted on March 17, 2017 by Laura Foulger

Maybe she’s your confidante and your conscience gauge; perhaps she’s both mentor and tormentor; both your biggest critic and most loyal fan. What about money lender, chauffeur, adviser, babysitter, and a thousand ever-changing roles throughout your life? This year, Mothering Sunday (or Mother’s Day) falls on… Read More

Our First Ambassador Event – with Cake Boy

Posted on February 28, 2017 by Laura Foulger

We recently announced that we’d started working with 5 blogger ambassadors, including Kip and Louise (more about them here.) For the occasion of our very first bloggers’ event, the pair help us bring together 9 other bloggers from all corners of the blogosphere, resulting… Read More

Meet Red Letter Days’ Blogger Ambassadors

Posted on February 13, 2017 by Laura Foulger

We’ve been keeping a secret for a while now, so it’s very exciting to finally be able to reveal it. Red Letter Days is now working with 5 Blogger Ambassadors. They’ll be going on some of our experiences – from the gastronomic to the… 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.