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A romantic day in…..Venice

By Jacqui Van Loen | Oct 13, 2017

Venice is not easy to do in a day, in fact its nigh on impossible however Mr B and I were on a cruise and day 4 told us that we docked in there. Actually you get the best views from the ship as it sails past St Mark’s Square and the fronts of beautiful palazzos…

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IF YOU WANT TO GET A DATE WEAR RED!

By Jacqui Van Loen | Aug 15, 2017

Karl Lagerfeld said “One is never overdressed or underdressed with a little black dress” and he maybe right but the little black dress does nothing to get you noticed in a room full of little black dresses. Red on the other hand is one of those colours that not only stands out but according to…

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A romantic meal at….The Waterside Inn, Bray

By Jacqui Van Loen | Aug 15, 2017

                  A Romantic Meal at …..The Waterside Inn, Bray. Book early is the only advice I can give you if you want to eat at The Waterside Inn at Bray, it is worth the wait. With a special birthday (one ending in a zero) Mr B and…

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5 ways to prime your mind for a relationship

By Jacqui Van Loen | Aug 14, 2017

  When you get ready for a date you sort out your clothes, hair, waxing requirements but you also need to sort out your mind. Are you in a good place for the moment to go from a casual date to a relationship? Jacqui van Loen, matchmaker for Matchingup.co.uk believes you have the right mindset…

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A Romantic day in……Wells, Somerset

By Jacqui Van Loen | Feb 27, 2017

  Sometimes it’s the little things that make the greatest impression, and so it was with the city of Wells.  Mr B and I set off on a day trip to see the cathedral, but it wasn’t the only wonderful place there.  Walking from the car park to the cathedral you come across a very…

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A Romantic Stay in……Bath

By Jacqui Van Loen | Jan 31, 2017

The days in between Christmas and New Year are either taken up by family teas or traipsing around the sales to find the thing you cannot live without. Mr B and I decided to escape the left over turkey and head for the beautiful city of Bath. With its UNESCO World Heritage tag what’s not…

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