Valentine’s day

Health and Beauty

Scent with love

February 8, 2016

A flirty fragrance makes the perfect gift on Valentine’s Day. Claire Spreadbury sniffs out the best Flowers and chocolates are all very well, but receiving a beautiful bottle of perfume or cologne on February 14 (ideally paired with underwear) is always better. So why not opt for a different sort of bouquet this year, and frolic with fragrance instead?


Rose-growing tips for beginners

February 11, 2015

Roses are still the number-one flower to give your loved one for Valentine’s Day, but you can extend their glory in your own garden throughout the summer I don’t want to put a dampener on romance, but I really begrudge my husband paying a fortune for roses on Valentine’s Day when the same money could have gone on a living rose that I can plant in my garden and enjoy for years to come.


Fancy something frilly or silky or satiny to liven up Valentine’s Day?

February 10, 2015

Treating yourself to some lovely lingerie to impress that special someone has become a time-honoured Valentine’s Day tradition. But with the array of underwear on offer, it can be hard to know where to start – and what suits. “Lingerie is such a personal choice and is very much about enhancing your body shape – it should fit impeccably,” said Marks and Spencer’s head of lingerie design Soozie Jenkinson.


Love isn’t just for Valentine’s Day!

February 10, 2015

The UK’s favourite astrologer and TV celebrity reveals the love prospects of all 12 sun signs for 2015. Rather than focusing on just one day (Valentine’s Day), Russell’s guidance covers the whole year whether you’re single or already in a loving relationship....


Top 10 luxury retreats

February 9, 2015

This Valentine’s Day, get away into the wilds of Scotland with your special somebody and enjoy a beguiling mix of luxury and stunning scenery with these retreats and bothies suggested by Embrace Scotland


What’s On: Creo’s Laughfest

February 4, 2015

Looking for a chuckle for Valentine's? Look no further than Creo Events' Ultimate Valentine at Aberdeen's Beach Ballroom on Thursday, February 12.