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Keeping The Kids Busy!

Keeping The Kids Busy!

Fun and creative activities the whole family can enjoy during lockdown. Today’s unprecedented times are stressful for everyone, and one of the biggest changes most families are adapting to is schools being closed.

May 19, 2020 — Katharine Thorley
Fun Ways To Stay In Touch

Fun Ways To Stay In Touch

Wonderful ways to maintain your friendships in lockdown! One of the most difficult things about current times is not being able to see the friends and family that we don’t live with, as well as finding new and entertaining things to do to pass time with those in the house.

May 19, 2020 — Katharine Thorley
Jigsaws - Piece Together The Benefits

Jigsaws - Piece Together The Benefits

I’ve never been a master of mindfulness – quieting my mind does not come naturally to me. Various attempts to meditate or even simply focus on a task at hand have drawn a blank... until now
April 08, 2020 — Katharine Thorley
The Tales Behind The Traditions

The Tales Behind The Traditions

With our shop turning the ripe old age of 50 next year, it’s not surprising that we at George's are big lovers of traditions and Christmas is a time steeped in them. How these traditions came about is rather intriguing and we are on a Christmas mission to find the answers.

 

December 05, 2019 — Georges Whitstable Admin
A Brave New World

A Brave New World

You may have noticed that we’ve caught the travel bug. We have a stunning new collection of oddities in our shop celebrating the spirit of exploring - Around The World Collection explore and discover new things....
November 28, 2019 — Georges Whitstable Admin
Walking in a Whitstable Wonderland

Walking in a Whitstable Wonderland

We’re very old souls here at Georges, with our shop in Whitstable High Street reaching the ripe old age of 50, we’re very proud of our town and its commitment to supporting small businesses in the community. We believe nothing beats strolling through a Kentish town on a winter day, stalls selling warm drinks and food making the air smell festive and welcoming
November 19, 2019 — Georges Whitstable Admin
Crazy For Koi

Crazy For Koi

You may have noticed our stunning new Koi Carp collection online or in store, complete with colourful travel mugs and coasters, bags and home décor to bring a splash of Japanese infusion into your home? Read on to discover the inspiration and meaning behind the Koi.
November 08, 2019 — Georges Whitstable Admin
History of the Day of the Dead

History of the Day of the Dead

Día de los Muertos (Day of The Dead) is all too commonly mistaken for a Halloween event, but it has a rich and interesting history that goes far beyond decorations and costumes. Read on to discover more...
October 30, 2019 — Georges Whitstable Admin
Halloween Happenings!

Halloween Happenings!

The halfway point of the school’s winter term is approaching, leaves are falling, and cinnamon treats are lining every café’s display shelf. This can only mean one thing: it’s time to find that perfect costume and the biggest roundest pumpkin in the patch because the spookiest time of the year is upon us! Mwah ha ha haaa!

October 10, 2019 — Georges Whitstable Admin
Why We Love Frida Kahlo

Why We Love Frida Kahlo

Our fabulous Frida Kahlo Storage Tins have been getting a lot of love lately – and with so many practical uses, bold colours, vintage styling and iconic Frida Kahlo imagery it’s no wonder!
August 18, 2019 — Georges Whitstable Admin