NN March 16
From the Editor
The third month of 2016 already and with it comes the meteorological beginning of Spring. In my garden, daffodils and tulips began waking from their wintery slumber way back in January, so how on earth can we tell when one season starts and another ends?
Easter is early this year, as is Mother’s Day, so I do hope you have prepared ahead and planned to spoil your mum with some special treats. Talking of Easter, inside we have a great giveaway as Hotel Chocolat are offering a’'Rocky Road Extra-Thick Easter Egg’ if you can answer their simple question; it’s worth £27, looks delicious and is currently under lock and key in my office as my team have been eyeing it up! Make sure you enter and be quick. And if you’re looking for things to do with the kids over Easter, Canons Ashby have their annual Easter egg hunt as do Brampton Heath Golf Course – more details are inside the magazine.
Our resident beauty expert, Gail Spooner returns this month with her quarterly beauty tips. She kicks off with the latest colour trends from Pantone® and #PulseBeauty is loving some of the latest colours from Dior and Christian Louboutin. Gail also provides expert advice on achieving flawless skin for your wedding and offers her ‘must-have’ products to help you get through your big day. If you have any questions for Gail remember you can Tweet her using the hashtag #PulseBeauty and she will do her best to help.So I wonder how many of you knew that Northampton had a castle and that some of it still remains today? Well, if you walk around with your eyes shut and don’t use the train station you might like to turn to page 12 as we give you a potted history of this fascinating fortress that is steeped in history.
We have two car reviews this month – the Kia Venga and the Honda Jazz, as well as our usual gardening tips from Chris and Nadine at Canons Ashby House and Gardens and our usual What’s On guide; if you are planning any events for April make sure you get in touch and we can help publicise it for you.
Happy Mother’s Day to all of you lovely mums out there and I hope you have a great Easter Break. See you all in April.