ūüďĆMy Gift Shop is O-P-E-N! Homeware collection to uplift and inspire…

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Hey guys!

My Gift shop has launched, I really hope these new pieces send you good vibes and prettify your home.

Although much of my poetry is sorrowful and painful my work as a designer is geared towards brightening your day. Please have a view of My Shop. Sales from this gift shop help toward the running of my blogs Boho.blog/ and CatherineVaughansWorld.com. As a Poet I needed a happy outlet in my life and curating these designs has been so uplifting for me and I hope these items will put a smile on your face as you look for a place to put them in your home.

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Cutesy Tea on Tea pack of 4 drinks coasters drinks.

These lend a more personal touch to your coffee table and tee rack Рand there’ll be no more stains caused by hot brews and cold drinks.

£18.99
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Cutesy Tea cup Pillow Cover

Size: 44 x 44 cm

Pillow cover for pillows sized 45 x 45 cm, durable twill fabrics. Other colours available

100% cotton

£14.99
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Pink Roses are Pretty pack of 4 Drinks Coasters

For your endless cups of tea or coffee as you sit and blog

Glossy hardboard with cork drip mat

£18.99
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Pink Roses are Pretty Pillow Cover

 

A beautiful addition to your chairs, sofas and bed
Size: 44 x 44 cm

Pillow cover for pillows sized 45 x 45 cm, durable twill fabrics. Other colours available

100% cotton

£14.99
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white rose cushionWhite Rose Pillow Cover

A beautiful addition to your chairs, sofas and bed
Size: 44 x 44 cm

Pillow cover for pillows sized 45 x 45 cm, durable twill fabrics. Other colours available

100% cotton

£14.99
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White Rose pack of 4 Drinks Coasters

Understated chic for your desk

£18.99
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Official Merch for my debut poetry Book The Quarter Life Crisis Poet is also available!

 

Official Tote Bag for “The Quarter Life Crisis Poet” (my debut poetry collection)

(Available in an array of colours from green, purple, black, red and more!)

£9.99
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Aluminum Water Bottle

Comes with an extra fastener and spring hook,
600ml   |   73mm wide

£11.99
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Review: The Swallow Bakery, Cheltenham.

JpegMy first visit to the Swallow Bakery was back in 2012, whilst working at The Times Cheltenham literature festival (in the kids tent), and en route to the train station homeward bound, decided to stop by because it was right next to the festival tents. In a rush I grabbed a cupcake which was so scrumptious with a generous serving of icing, I knew I would have to comeback again. 
JpegCut to December 2014 and beyond I¬†throughly enjoy returning because the cakes are THAT good. Above on the left is the three-tiered lemon cake.JpegAs you can see there is luscious, thickly spread icing between the beautifully¬†moist sponges and very tasty icing on top and a squiggle of cream! Indulgent and satisfyingly creamy. Not the place to go when you’re on a diet! The slices are gigantic! You definitely receive generous, dreamy servings in this bakery.JpegFirst¬†I ate the panini on the far right . It is a delicious, can’t-go-wrong: chicken, mozzarella and pesto filling. All good and served hot. This savory sandwich was followed by the lemon cake and Bailey’s cupcake eaten in alternating intervals of the cakes; per two bites. My taste buds relished the juxtaposing¬†rich, creamy lemon cake followed by bites of the chocolately cupcake. Yes I am indulgent like that! Greedier than Nigella Lawson! The icing tasted of Bailey’s and sat¬†atop the complimentary¬†chocolate cupcake sponge. Absolutely fabulous! I urge you to visit the Swallow Bakery. (Or better yet order online as they prepare x24 cupcake batches for home delivery! Wow!) For readers outside of the UK at the time of this writing:¬†http://swallowbakery.com/pages.php?pageid=2 ¬† states: “We can ship to virtually anywhere in the World.” Double Wow!!!

Though I am happy to commute an our for an afternoon in glorious Cheltenham and loose-leaf tea & cakes in this particular café.

The drawbacks to this lovely place is that the cakes ¬†sit prettily with no cake stand glass lid! Argh! So if you’re lucky the cake will be fresh and moist. If you have popped in on a quieter day then with no lid covering the cake you find one slice horribly dry and unappetizing. Damn!

No problems with the panini’s tasty and sufficient fillings inside. However the other ‘warm’ foods like the mini burgers are ¬†cooked presumably earlier on in the day¬†then simply left out on display so when you eat it, it is COLD!!!!! ¬†*Bleurgh!*

So this lovely caf√© receives 7/10. In my humble opinion this deserves a¬†“very good” label.