Ok, first question, how many mince pies did you eat over Christmas? I'll be honest, I tend to lose count before Christmas itself!
I hope you've had a magical time and all the cooking and timing of the turkey was spot on! As a new year begins I like to spend a little time looking back over the last twelve months. I've said this several times before, I've no idea where this last year has gone!
So many personal highs for me and my family. A real highlight being the puppies, of course! After nearly ten years of waiting and timing they finally came into our lives. Magical – with a hefty dose of chaos!
There are so many work highlights too! The Dale and Charlie show was great fun (another show has been approved – amazingly!) and a personal highlight is a brand new show I've been given called 'Destination Gems with Charlie'. Below are a few sketches of gemset designs…
I'm utterly thrilled to be given my own show allowing me to share my passion for gems with you. It's a weekly show, every Tuesday evening at 8pm, and it's brimming! Look out for exquisite gems from around the world, a competition with a difference, interviews with experts, plus a special feature inspired by the way I open the jewellery box of all things! The reveal!
I've been working closely with the buying team behind the scenes, who really are the heroes of making QVC jewellery the success that it is today. We have some remarkable stones and designs on the way. I can't wait!
There's even a promo that we've filmed, which I've added just below. The first show is on the 1st of Jan at 8pm with many more to come the same time each week. Hope you can join me! In the meantime, there must be a few mince pies left over somewhere….
Take care and thanks if you're following me on twitter! @mecharliebrook
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