Mother’s Day Luxury From The East India Company




On Mother’s Day, nothing says thank you quite like a little taste of luxury from The East India Company. With a pantry full of delectable delights that are charming and iridescent in both taste and colour, there’s a gorgeous gift to suit every palate. Here is just a small selection of gifts to make your Mother feel extra special on the big day:


RaspberriesEnrobed Raspberries (£7.95) – A sure way to make any woman smile, these delicious freeze dried raspberries are coated in a sumptuous layer of Belgium milk chocolate making an enticing gift and perfect when served with ice cream or enjoyed on their own.


Enrobed Strawberries (£7.95) – The perfect combination of sweetness and tart, the British classic of strawberries and cream has been reimagined to see scrumptious strawberries coated in the finest white chocolate.


Rosebud tea (£12.50) – These beautiful fragrant miniature rose buds grown in the Frujian province of China make a delightful cup of tea. Rich in vitamin A, B, C, E and K they inspire a mood of relaxation while invigorating your circulation and giving your skin a healthy glow.


chocTraditional English Chocolate Selection Box (£22) – Inspired by the flavours of our national story, this beautiful box presents an assortment of traditional British favourites including mimosa and navy rum,  lavish strawberries and cream along with rich white, milk and dark chocolate.


Champagne Chocolates in Elizabeth Traveller Box (£85) Presented in a beautiful Elizabethan inspired gift box, our delicious champagne truffle selection has been created for an unforgettable experience. Luxury truffles, indulgent white chocolate laced with Marc De Champagne along with milk chocolates delights are just some of the tempting morsels on offer.


Benjaron Mug and lid – First brought to our shores in the late 19th Century by The East India Company, these elaborately decorated fine bone china pieces are stunning. Hand painted with astonishingly complex detail, now reinvigorated for the modern day.

Mother’s Day Treat Ideas – Chill Factore Manchester

Mother’s Day is on Sunday 10th March 2013 this year and if you feel like giving your mum something special – what better way to spoil her than a trip to the  Manchester Chill Factore




Pictures of sledding at Chillfactore Manchester for use in marketing collateralNever mind the chocolate and flowers, this year it’s time to knock it up a gear.

Treat your mum to an unforgettable experience on the snow and she can enjoy the perfect family day out on the one day of the year when it’s all about her. What do you get the woman that has everything? Something priceless perhaps? The real snow will put a smile on all the family’s faces and you can’t put a price on that.

At Chill Factore, fun for mum is never far away. From tubing to sledging to encouraging her down the Ice Luge Slide, an action-packed afternoon is guaranteed.

You don’t need to break the bank to show mum how much she means to you – take advantage of the one-off Mother’s Day 2 for 1 Snow Fun offer and treat mum for half the price.

Just make sure she wraps up warm and she’ll have a Mother’s Day to remember.

Moving Made Easy

Moving Made Easy

Whether you’re moving across the road or moving abroad, there are plenty of things to look forward to.  It’s a clean slate, a fresh start, and it opens up a whole host of new opportunities and experiences such as new friends, new neighbours or even a new job.

Unfortunately, there is also some stress involved, and it begins before you’ve even started packing.  There’s finding a reliable estate agent, managing your finances, and choosing the perfect location to worry about to begin with and the stress multiplies once you delve beneath the surface.  Nevertheless, a problem shared is a problem halved, and the same applies to stress. To ensure your moving experience is a fun, exciting and positive day, consider hiring a removal company to take some of the strain.

Choose a company that has ample experience with every aspect of home removals to ensure the transition runs as smoothly as possible. Parking up in a van can be difficult and potentially hazardous if it’s not something you have done before, so hiring a company that has van driving experience along with other expertise could prove wise. You might be leaving your old home behind, but loading up a van takes time, and you don’t want to enrage your soon-to-be ex-neighbours by blocking access to their houses for hours on end!

Following on from this, you must always have a contingency plan. Moving house is a process to which Murphy’s Law is particularly applicable; if something can go wrong, the chances are that it will. For example, if it turns out that you can’t move into your new house at the time you expected, many removal firms also have storage facilities.  This means you can keep all your possessions safe and in one place until you’re ready to start your new life.

Another benefit to using a shipping or removal company is shipping insurance, which is another possible defence against Murphy’s Law. If you have shipping insurance, you are covered for a number of risks including loss of belongings or damage.

Whether you need help with the heavy lifting, transportation or a place to store your valuables for a few days, preparation and planning are key. Moving house can never be entirely without stress, but nor should it be a thankless chore. To ensure that your day is more exciting than stressful choose your local removal firm for that extra helping hand.