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A London weekend & behind the scenes at QVC

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Hello!

Thank you so much for your lovely comments on my blog last week – particularly about my poem – that was really sweet and it’s been so great getting compliments on it.

Last weekend was a lovely, sunny London weekend. I was at work for some of it, which was great fun! I rarely work weekends anymore and that’s one thing I love about my job at QVC, there’s so much variety!

When I wasn’t at work I spent some time with my dear friend Emma at her place (I call it the Healing House of Hackney as it has such great energy). We had dinner, did yoga and had breakfast at our favourite cafe called Crossed Fingers – you can see me standing outside smiling in the sunshine.

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I also spent some time in the West End with one of my best friends Javed. We bagged ourselves an outside table at a great little café, where we sipped cocktails, tucked into food and made new friends in the late summer sun – lovely!

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And as ever, working at QVC remains a joy – I know I have said it many times but I feel so blessed to do a job I love and still be there almost eight years after winning their search for a presenter! I know how much you like seeing behind the scenes pics, so I hope you like the photo of me, Gill and Carla on the set of the Monday Morning Show. Poor Anne wasn’t very well, so I presented it alone – but the purple twins, as I named them, kept me company!

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The other photo is from a recent training session we ran at QVC UK for colleagues at QVC China. It was great fun and we spent a day showing them how we work and hearing all their stories. I was invited to China too, so watch this space!

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Finally, here is a photo of myself and the gorgeous Michelle Mone backstage on Diamonique Day after her hugely successful jewellery launch, as well as a funny video of daring Jackie helping me put on some cufflinks on Diamonique Day – between the two of us we just couldn’t do it. You know what they say “more haste less speed!”

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Thanks for reading my blog and please do post a comment below, I reply to them all.

Big hugs,

Craig
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8 Comments

  1. Marie September 12, 2015 at 11:56 am -  Reply

    Hi Craig
    Lovely blog as usual. So pleased you are enjoying working at QVC. I love watching you I am one of those viewers who voted for you so pleased its worked out so well. Love your little video of you and Jackie.
    Keep up the good work
    x

  2. Susan Cope September 12, 2015 at 9:33 pm -  Reply

    Loved your poem last week Craig I really enjoy writing poetry myself. It’s great you enjoy working at qvc your shows are always a pleasure to watch. Glad you enjoyed the yoga at your friends house is it good for you? Have a good week and take care Sue x :-)

  3. Sue Cope September 13, 2015 at 6:24 pm -  Reply

    Just hoping you get this reply from my phone. I could only send from my tablet yesterday. Loved your poem last week. Hope you enjoyed your yoga. Is it relaxing it looks like it is. Have a good week and take care Sue xx

  4. Craig Rowe September 14, 2015 at 2:36 pm -  Reply

    Hi Marie!

    How are you? Hope you’re well. That’s so lovely that you’ve watched me from the start! Thanks so much for voting for me. Its because of people like you that I’m here today doing a career that I really love, so thank you :-).

    Hope you’re well and hope you have a fab week!

    Stay in touch.

    Craig x

  5. Craig Rowe September 14, 2015 at 2:38 pm -  Reply

    Hi Susan!

    Hope you’re well. So glad to hear you liked my poem and great to hear you enjoy watching me on the tv!

    Yes I think yoga is really good for you. It definitely helps me. Helps to keep me fit and also great for relaxing the mind – which I often need ha ha!

    Hope you have a great week too!

    Craig x

  6. Craig Rowe September 14, 2015 at 2:39 pm -  Reply

    Hi Sue,

    I think you may have sent a message twice? Thanks anyway! Hope you have a great week and try and check out my next blog when it comes out.

    Catch up soon.

    Craig x

  7. Donna September 20, 2015 at 9:31 am -  Reply

    Morning Craig lovely blog. I too am another that voted for you. I can’t believe it’s been 8 years. Glad you still love it though. Hope you do get to China it’s an amazing experience. Have a great week

  8. Craig Rowe September 22, 2015 at 2:22 pm -  Reply

    Hey Donna! Thanks so much for your message and thanks for voting for me 8 years ago! Means a lot :-). Yes, me too! I’d love the opportunity to go to China, it would be amazing!

    Hope you’re well, have a great week and stay in touch.

    Craig x

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