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Back to School: How to Get Over the Holiday Blues

Forget that summertime sadness, September signals much more happiness than you may think

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5 September 2019

Back to School: How to Get Over the Holiday Blues

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Getting back into a routine may feel like a bit of a shock: Alarm going off, the breakfast rush, packing the kids into the car and then wishing you’d remembered to put on a decent pair of decent trainers.

But it doesn’t have to be like that. In fact, with so much to look forward to, this is arguably one of the best months of the year…

Planning ahead for the October half-term

No matter you’ve only just stored the luggage away, now’s the time to book the next break and have something to look forward to. Even if it’s only a long weekend away, the English countryside will be a riot of fiery reds and orange and the change of scene will do you the world of good.

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Now that there’s an ‘R’ in the month it’s shellfish season

It may be an old school rule, but with shellfish in season – oysters and mussels are only supposed to be eaten when there’s an ‘R’ in the month – it’s the first time since April we can tuck into a bowl of moules marinière with crusty French bread on the side.

Saying goodbye to bare legs

Unless you’re blessed with perfect pins, nothing beats the joy of pulling on a pair of black opaque tights, safe in the knowledge that anything you wear with them will look so much better.

September is a jampacked month for festivals and events

With everyone back from their summer break, make the most of food festivals (it’s Organic September), gallery openings, concerts, designer exhibitions, and sporting events.

Look forward to…

A soft fleece, a new pair of pj’s, turning on the rads, scented candles, curling up on the sofa with a favourite drink, walking through autumn leaves and weekend roast dinners.