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Frida reaches Virginia!

Frida reaches Virginia!

I am really amazed at the power of Instagram!
Through a lovely horticultural route I was contacted by a lovely lady who appears on Instagram as Garden Obsessions. Wow! Rowan Charles has gone international! Read this blog to come on this journey to America with us!

Have you ever seen elephants in pyjamas?! by Guest Blogger Victoria Chadwick

Have you ever seen elephants in pyjamas?! by Guest Blogger Victoria Chadwick

I saw this lovely video recently, about a vet who rescues baby elephants and - I kid you not - puts them to bed at night in makeshift pyjamas to comfort them!

It’s a really cute story!

And you know, this cute thing got me thinking about...

PYJAMA REVOLUTION by Stef Portersmith

PYJAMA REVOLUTION by Stef Portersmith

OK I confess. I spend more time in my pyjamas than I used to. Lockdown has awakened the sloven in me, and perhaps in more of us than would care to admit it. But why not? It is mere convention to change out of our sleep attire and into ‘day clothes’, and since when has cutting edge fashion followed convention? But Pyjamas as daywear is not such a radical idea.
Cotton pyjamas for women dealing with the menopause

Cotton pyjamas for women dealing with the menopause

Night sweats, such a problem for so many of us! They can be part of peri menopause and continue for many years after menopause. They are a complete pain, disruptive of sleep and of course lack of sleep can make you grumpy and make life difficult to cope with. How can we help combat them?
Indian weddings

Indian weddings

In this blog I'd like to tell you all about Indian Weddings. They are Absolutely Amazing, Spectacular Awesome! 

Whilst in Delhi walking back to our hotel we heard loud banging and chanting.
Approaching us was The Grooms procession!

The Health Benefits of Some Indian Spices

The Health Benefits of Some Indian Spices

What Indian spices are good for you? Indian spices are said to be good for for your health, for example there Indian spices to increase metabolism. As well as the delights of Indian food, the vibrant colours and wonderful aromas; Indian Spices are said to be beneficial for body and health. Such as Indian spices for immunity and to reduce cholesterol. Here we look at some Spices from used in Indian cooking that can have health benefits. 
Indian cuisine

Indian cuisine

My go to food on any  occasion would always be Indian.Mouth watering, varied,vegan,vegetarian, just the aromas alone are enough to transport you. I...
The ‘Cat’s Pyjamas’

The ‘Cat’s Pyjamas’

According to Wikipedia, the phrase, “the cat’s pajamas” was coined in the 1920s in reference to the unconventional spirit of the female flapper (“c...
My pet monkey

My pet monkey

I lived in Africa as a child and we had a pet monkey called Joey. We lived in the middle of the Tsavo National Park and were the only Europeans in...
Glamorous photo shoot-in Bispham

Glamorous photo shoot-in Bispham

This week was photo shoot time with my dear Friend and fantastic photographer Jill Reidy and the sweetest most elegant model Anita Cannon. Jill did...
What your nightwear says about you……

What your nightwear says about you……

Bold and playful sleepwear, comfort over glamour, or maybe just a birthday suit (cheeky)? At Rowan Charles we bring to you an array of choice when ...
Surrounded by Colour and Beautiful Fabrics - Rowan Charles

Surrounded by Colour and Beautiful Fabrics - Rowan Charles

I love my little shop in St Anne’s Lancashire. Im Surrounded by colour and beautiful fabrics, most of which I’ve chosen whilst travelling in India...