Author: Cheshire Claire

Including your child in your wedding day

If you’re planning a wedding and already have children (either with your partner or previously), it’s a given that you would want your kids to be a part of your wedding and all celebrations. After all, a parent getting married is a special occasion for every child. Their lives change, as will yours and they must feel included in everything.  Katie from Orla James suggests asking your kids what they would like to be a part of. This applies if your kids are of the age where they understand that you are getting remarried, if they’re too small, it...

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GET A WIFF OF MODERN DESIGN SCENTS

I am a huge lover of scented candles and I am putting this obsession to use and writing “The Ultimate Candle Guide 2017”. In my research I discovered a new brand which is also geographically local to me, WIFF. I asked founder Claire Winchester to share more about this rather cool home fragrance concept. Could you start by telling us a bit about yourself and what inspired you to start Wiff? I’m Claire Winchester a mum to my 2yr Sophie and wife of Graeme Winchester who is the other half of our home fragrance brand Wiff. First and for...

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Head Over The Rainbow To Stockport Plaza This Summer – Review

Monday was a funday as we headed over to Stockport Plaza to see Cheryl Fergison (Heather from Eastenders) and friends star in The Wizard of Oz. Two questions: 1. Why is summer panto not more of a thing? 2. Who knew Heather from Eastenders could sing? The Wizard of Oz really is a magical adventure running from August 7-12 at Stockport Plaza. Starring Cheryl Fergison as the Wicked Witch of the West. Cheryl and the cast were utterly brilliant in what I can only describe as a magical show which put beaming smiles on all the faces, young and...

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What companies are making driverless cars?

Good question. There are dozens of international tech companies, including a variety of household names, currently working on driverless cars and driverless technology, which is now somewhat of a focus for the automotive industry. The company that creates the best tech first will, of course, be remembered forever as pioneers in the technological and automotive industries, so the race is on. But which tech or automotive company will be the first to succeed? Companies currently working on driverless cars include: Google Perhaps one of the more prominent developers of driverless technology, Google has been in the news several times over the past couple of years thanks to its driverless technology developments, including a series of unsuccessful tests. Last year, reports stated that Google had halted progress on driverless technology, however, that now seems to have resumed thanks to the launch of Waymo, a driverless tech company launched by Alphabet, Google’s parent company. Apple Of course, Apple had to get in on the action. Innovation is what this clean-cut and contemporary company do best. Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, confirmed that it is developing driverless technology; however, details have been kept firmly under wraps so this is one that’s a serious ‘wait and see!’. Audi Because what would driverless technology be without input from actual known car manufacturers? At CES 2017, Audi announced that it is looking to add driverless cars...

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Which Party Parent Type Are You?

When you become a parent you are blissfully unaware of the birthday party challenge that awaits. The ability to organise and run a child’s birthday party is a terrifying challenge to be tackled and mastered. There are many surprises in store and by the time your child has made it his or her 7th birthday you will have become something of an expert. Not only will you be able to pick a date and host your own child’s birthday bash without incident but you will start to develop a party-persona when your child is a guest at a young...

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