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Pancake Day

Posted on in Journal by John Partridge

Today sees the return of the traditional Pancake Day. Pancake day, or Shrove Tuesday always takes place the day before Ash Wednesday, which is the first day of the Christian season of Lent. Lent is a time for fasting, so historically people used all their left over eggs and butter – creating panc...

Tweed

Posted on in Journal by John Partridge

Tweed. Arguably the most iconic fabric used to create the classic British Country look.  Named Tweed by mistake by a London Merchant who mistook the name 'Tweel' (as it was known as then) for Tweed. It has since become one of the most popular fabrics used in creating stylish yet practical coun...

Land Rover Burghley- Abi Boulton

Posted on in Journal by John Partridge

The annual Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials being this week featuring John Partridge's very own correspondent, Abi Boulton.  Abi joins a long list of prestigious people who have competed at the event, including Olympic medalist Pippa Funnell, Captain Mark Phillips and daughter Zara Phillips.  ...

Summer Colours- Polaroid Cameras

Posted on in Journal by John Partridge

With the beginning of August sees the summer season in full swing. The summer months see vivid colours throughout the country, as the skies remain blue and the fields green. As John Partridge was created in 1969, we are looking at the colours of this era through the main camera of the time, the P...

John Partridge Bakes A Cake

Posted on in Journal by Anthony Mulryan

Tonight sees the return of the much-anticipated Great British Bake Off. Twelve contestants will step into the tent and attempt to impress judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood throughout three challenges, the Signiture bale, the Technical bake and the Showstopper bake. In honour of the return of ...