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  1. How sustainable is your duvet?

    Sustainable bedding sets with our natural collection and is environmentally friendly

    Sustainability is high on so many of our lists these days. It’s not just about what a product is made from but how that product is made as this can also make a big impact on the environment.

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  2. What makes a wool pillow so special?

    What makes a wool pillow so special?

    Pillows can be a very personal issue, with many people trying many types before finding the one that’s perfect for them. There are lots of options out there, with a choice of fillings, including feather, feather and down and synthetic or hollowfibre. However, as far as we are concerned wool is the cream of the ‘flock’ and this is why we only make wool filled pillows.

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  3. How better sleep can help build better bones

    How to improve your sleep with a better nights sleep and taking care of your body

    Wool Wellbeing Tip

    Studies have shown that lack of sleep can result in the interruption of new bone formation and researchers are looking at the association between a reduction in sleep and lower bone density in middle-aged and older women, especially those who are post menopausal.

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  4. What makes our quilted adjustable wool pillow so luxurious?

    What makes our quilted adjustable wool pillow so luxurious?

    We’ve been making 100% British wool filled pillows for 12 years and they’re one of our most popular products.  It was only natural, therefore, that we wanted to find a way to make a very special new pillow that would be even more luxurious for those looking for a pillow with even more British wool.

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  5. Should I buy a thick duvet?

    Woman snuggled under luxurious thick wool duvet

    It’s a choice we all need to make, do we invest in a really thick duvet for those occasional cold nights, or do we purchase a duvet that will comfortably keep us warm during most seasons?

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  6. 12 Days of Christmas

    12 days of getting a better sleep with devon duvets

    Christmas provides many of us with the opportunity to spend time with family and friends. It’s a break from work but we often find ourselves running around, doing all those last-minute preparations that we haven’t had time for earlier in December. Whether that’s ‘panic’ shopping, present wrapping, food preparation and cooking, it can sometimes take over our much needed ‘me time’ after a year of working hard. As many in one in three Brits suffer from sleep problems and the excitement (and stresses) of this often eagerly awaited holiday can exacerbate this.

    So, here are some tips that will let you have fun but also still get the sleep you need.

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  7. Tips for better sleep over the Festive period

    Tips on sleeping better during this festive period

    Christmas provides many of us with the opportunity to spend time with family and friends. It’s a break from work but we often find ourselves running around, doing all those last-minute preparations that we haven’t had time for earlier in December. Whether that’s ‘panic’ shopping, present wrapping, food preparation and cooking, it can sometimes take over our much needed ‘me time’ after a year of working hard. As many in one in three Brits suffer from sleep problems and the excitement (and stresses) of this often eagerly awaited holiday can exacerbate this.

    So, here are some tips that will let you have fun but also still get the sleep you need.

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  8. Mattress Toppers and Electric Blankets

    Regulate your temperature with a handmade wool mattress pad

    Electric blankets are generally used for a short time to take the ‘chill’ out of a bed, before tucking up for the night. This can be especially the case with bedframes where air is circulating underneath the bed, but you don’t want to have the heating on during the night in the bedroom. Some of us just prefer a warm bed but a cool bedroom and it’s worth bearing in mind that for us to fall asleep, our body temperature has to drop slightly to trigger our sleep mode.

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  9. Why We Sometimes Feel Like Hibernating in Winter

    Hazel dormice like many of our other small animals hibernate through the winter months to survive.

    Many of us feel sleepier in Winter and wonder why we find it especially difficult to get up on those colder, dark mornings. We might even joke about hibernating! Of course, this is very different from some animals, who really do hibernate to help them survive until things warm up.

    So, before looking at the reason why we, as humans, feel sleepier in the Winter, we thought we’d share some interesting facts about hibernation amongst some of our animal friends around the world.

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  10. What is the best wool duvet for Winter?

    Featuring the best wool for your wool winter bedding

    We get calls from customers all the time who want to know the best winter duvet option. Everyone is different and so there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution. Some people are naturally ‘hot’ sleepers and others get cold more easily. Some are living in an older, less well insulated house that gets very cold at night and others in a more modern property with a consistent ambient temperature.

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