Had a lovely catch up with my good mate Ali Keenan last weekend when we both went along to an anniversary party (more below). She’s very well and hopefully I will see her at the beginning of September. Then it was off to my break in Somerset!
Just loved it, back at my health retreat again, my happy place – what can I say. Regulars will remember that I went to Amchara, the juice fast and yoga retreat, for three weeks last year and lost a stone. Got really healthy and had a complete reset of my body and mind. Well I went back for five days this week. Did swimming every single day again, even on the day it was drizzly. Didn’t matter to me, I love it! We also had a lady come and do singing bowls, a healing sound bath which was fabulous.
I wrote more of my book, and enjoyed the wonderful grounds, did Bodyblade every single day again, got back into good habits, and loved every minute. I was in a beautiful room, more of a suite. It’s like they even knew I was coming!
It was overlooking the garden, where the Yoga lady took everyone out to the lawn one evening (look closely at the pic!) It was so idyllic.
I must admit I could probably have done another five days. Perhaps I’ll book myself in for 10 days next summer! Highly recommended. Google Amchara health retreats in Somerset if you’re interested :-). And check out the little Vlog below for a look round the grounds, marvellous! And just the break I needed.
So these are mine! Which do you prefer?! And the exclusive over on my newsletter this week is some of the QVC presenters as Barbie or Ken! (Sign up for my weekly newsletter telling you the blog is posted, by clicking on the newsletter icon at the bottom of this page).
Had my grandson for three hours on my own for the first time on Saturday and played some lovely games with him, he is such a little Blondie and so much like his dad was at that age although not so naughty! Can’t wait for them to come down to my place on the 19th for a week in Devon!
Happy Anni Chas n Sharon
Some of the people at QVC were there when I first joined, including lovely chairs in sound, and his wife Sharon, who had their anniversary party this week and that’s where I caught up with Ali Keenan. So nice to have a really good talk and the music wasn’t too loud. Seeing them both so happy made it all worthwhile and there were some other QVC faces there as well who it was nice to see. How pleasant to go ‘out out’ once every so often! Perhaps I should do it more…
Watch – haven’t watched any of my catch up programs. Instead it’s been a health theme. So maybe watch this, it’s a really good explanation as to what sugar does with your red blood cells and how they can’t get round the body well enough. Interesting. It also mentions collagen too, and the mechanism as to why eating sugar makes you look older basically. There’s lots like this on YouTube so do have a look! (See it here).
I have also been researching Mary Stopes and there’s a really good documentary about her methods of contraception back in the 1920s on YouTube but it’s not everyone’s cup of tea so I won’t give you a link to that! If you’re interested just google it. Read some fascinating biographies about her this week too, while I was doing my prep for writing my book. Really enjoying reading about that era. I swear I was alive in the 1920s 🙂
Funny – considering dairy disagrees with me and I spent all week having really healthy food and listening to people say what they missed the most (cheese!), this funny shop sign made me giggle.
Go here to get the latest Inside QVC podcast from Will, and the current one if you haven’t listened yet :-). Don’t forget there’s a massive back list to catch up on, too!
This week cozee home guest Debra Leigh tells Will all about her early career, the fascinations of neurolinguistic programming, and how she got onto QVC!
Vlog – lots to choose from down in the health retreat but how about this one, makes me smile whenever I see it! (See it here).
Book of the Week – Rowan Coleman’s ‘From Now Until Forever’
Have been really looking forward to this one and I wasn’t disappointed. If you loved her ‘The Summer of Impossible Things’, I think you will like this one as well. Finding the love of your life but knowing you will see them die takes on an extra dimension for Vita, a lady who has been around a long time. But how can Ben change things. And maybe avoid his fate? And create a new one for her? I don’t wanna give too much away but it’s well worth reading and a brilliant beach read. Well done Rowan! More please.
QVC TOP DEALS FOR THE NEXT SEVEN DAYS
Friday (today) – go to qvcuk.com and search ‘today’s special value’ to see and buy what’s left of the Wynne Layers Sedona jacket and separate matching cropped trousers which are a second today’s special value! All on our ‘30 years of joy’ day!
Saturday – Shark return with something a bit different – the hydrovac hard floor wet and dry cordless vacuum!
Sunday – and the fabulous Gatineau neck and throat gel super-size is back, with a plump and firm collagene 3 pc collection. Don’t miss it. As you may know this is the cream I have used on my neck for much of the last 25 years or so, doesn’t look bad for a 61-year-old neck does it! Never too late ladies, never too late.
Big deals ending Sunday night
Go to this section of our website each week to discover the current ones which often end on Sunday nights if there are any stocks left!
Big deals are available on air for usually a week, they may be longer online if stocks last. Occasionally they last a couple of weeks but there are new ones every Sunday night so come back again and see them on the link above.
Next week should include:
– style. – Aimee Kestenberg Sydney convertible leather hobo bag
– extra – super soft by cozee home leaf tufted 4pc duvet set with fleece
– beauty – Elemis bring us a pro collagen glow boost three-piece skincare collection at a great price as usual!
– main – Pereia storage is back, with a set of three assorted collapsible boxes, get tidying!
Now back to the today’s special values for the rest of the week –
Monday – Babyliss return with a big hair dual styler with 40 and 50 mm ceramic barrels
Tuesday – a Kim and co classic in deluxe Brazil Jersey – the narrow leg trousers in a choice of two different lengths
Wednesday – can’t wait for this one, which I’m launching on Tuesday night at 9 pm! The Laura Geller double take foundation and eye set, 3 pieces! Most of my makeup bag away from QVC is Laura Geller. Highly recommended
Thursday – plus I’m also launching today’s TSV on Wednesday night at nine, crafting for Christmas with the crafters companion 500 piece winter sparkle Christmas compendium (and other nice words starting with a C! What a fabulous alliteration, Tommy Cross would be proud :-); anyway it’s a big Christmas shopping event on Thursday the 17th, not only craft but food as well. Looking forward to it!
Friday – Adesso bring us leather high top trainers
Friday 9 pm – and finally a big tech today’s special value, a hi-sense TV in different sizes, the smart 4K HDRQLED model, big ones!
I will be away in Devon with the kids that weekend, from Friday 19th for a week, followed by a retreat, so I’ll see you back on air Monday the 28th!
But don’t forget to join me this weekend first, especially for the Gatineau neck gel supersize offer!
Next week – our annual get-together with family to celebrate what would have been my dad‘s 84th birthday! And maybe more funny Barbie and Ken pictures!
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