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Top Spring 2023 colours from Pantone®

Top Spring 2023 colours from Pantone®

Grey clouds  It has been a strange start to the new academic year. I'm usually fired up and ready to start afresh with new vigour and enthusiasm. I was all raring to go when the children when back to school (even though the weather had taken a sudden noise dive...

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Top Autumn 2022 colours from Pantone®

Top Autumn 2022 colours from Pantone®

Change of season It's coming up to the Spring equinox this weekend and it definitely feels like the seasons are shifting with the very welcome return of sunnier weather and longer days. I feel like I've lost a whole month - February was a complete right off for me. So...

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Pantone® announce the Color of the Year 2022

Pantone® announce the Color of the Year 2022

Pantone® Colour of the Year 2022 Aside from the obvious big occasion on the horizon, the other thing I look forward to in December is the announcement of the Pantone® colour of the year. I must admit, I was expecting a light and airy colour – perhaps a pale pink that...

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Top Spring 2022 colours from Pantone®

Top Spring 2022 colours from Pantone®

Late sunshine  I have loved the late summer sunshine this week. With the children all back at school, I've actually felt like I've been on holiday as I have managed to eat my lunch sat in the garden in the sunshine with peace and quiet. It's been lovely to extend that...

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Top blog post in 2020 on Hanami Dream

Top blog post in 2020 on Hanami Dream

Winner at the UK Blog Awards 2018! Top Spring 2020 colours from Pantone® Top Fall 2020 colours from Pantone® for autumn weddings Top Spring 2021 colours from Pantone® Top 13 local catering...

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Pantone® announce the Color of the Year 2021

Pantone® announce the Color of the Year 2021

Pantone® have picked not one but two colours of the year for 2021. It's only the second time they've picked more than one colour (since 2016 when it was Rose Quartz and Serenity). The Pantone® Color of the Year 2021 is Illuminating 13-0647 AND Ultimate Gray 17-5104....

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“Your work is invaluable to us”

“Your work is invaluable to us”

"Thank you very much for the work you have done investigating new business opportunities and advising on improvements to existing revenue activities at Cogges. Your work has been extremely thorough and enabled us to make both immediate service and sales improvements...

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Weddings in the news

Weddings in the news

I don't think there's been so many changes in the law around weddings in such a short amount of time. This year (and the unfortunate Covid-19 guest) has brought much anguish, speculation, comment and concern about weddings. New guidelines As restrictions have been...

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Paused not cancelled

Paused not cancelled

For me it feels like life is paused, especially in the wedding industry. I sometimes wonder if weddings have been forgotten. postponed weddings For so many couples, suppliers and venues the future still looks so uncertain. Plans have been adapted or postponed. Some...

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Celebrating 6 years of Hanami Dream

Celebrating 6 years of Hanami Dream

Fourth of July What did you do this fourth of July? Did you celebrate the easing of lockdown due to corona virus (COVID-19) in most of England? Did you go off to the pub? Get a hair cut? Or tie the knot? The fourth of July is often a day of celebration with...

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