Let’s not also forget birthdays! I was thrilled to be invited by Simon Wilson, of Butler & Wilson, to celebrate his XX birthday! It was a great party. My wife couldn’t attend, as she was recovering from a little op on her leg, so I was very proud to take my daughter Ali along with me as her replacement.
Here she is pictured engaged in a dangerous dancefloor manoeuvre with Simon, as they grooved to Abba – apologies for the quality! (Of the picture, not the dancing!)
As well as family and friends, Simon had invited the lovely girls from his boutiques and QVC folk including: Julia, Emma from Backstage, Will I.T and partners.
Plus,of course, Ali Young – who kept me well-fed with cupcakes.
In other exciting news, I demolished an old garden shed and put up a smaller replacement with my son Jack!
OK that’s not exciting at all is it?
But, there will be some very exciting news from the Franklin Camp in about a couple of weeks – so try and keep checking my blogs to learn more.
Hopefully, celebrations or counselling sessions for sixth form kids up and down the country have ended – it’s now the turn of GCSE parents!
I hope that all students got the results they wanted – but would also say to both students and their parents that not achieving desired exam results, whilst disappointing, is not really the ‘end of the world’.
There are always alternative routes to take that can lead to future success and there are many successful people in the world who can attest to that. Perhaps that means not following a chosen career path immediately; but hard work, enthusiasm, and a ‘can do’ attitude will usually lead to opportunities in life.
Coming up on The Q
On Friday at midnight I’ll be launching another first for QVC – our first ever Today’s Special Value vacuum from electronics giant Samsung!
It’s a fabulous new concept: a hybrid cleaner with motion sync design technology to create nimble movement. It features the ability to detach a second hand-held, individually powered stick to clean areas such as ceilings and stairs – without having to stretch a hose.
Both vacuums are bagless and there are actually three motors! One for each of the vacuums, plus a motorised brush-head. It comes with a Samsung five-year warranty and, obviously, QVC will be offering a mouthwatering price comparison for you.
Join me and Samsung guest James Murden at midnight on Friday into Saturday for more.
For jewellery lovers… Later on Saturday I’ll be with jewellery expert Mark Walker for a stunning hour World of Turquoise hour. Then, on Sunday I’ll be joined by renowned gold expert Jan Springer for a three-hour Gold Fever – with everything on 3 Easy Payments!
Until next time, stay safe and well