The Cornish Bed Co. Blog
The world we’re living in is getting smaller; travel is more affordable and business opportunities are opening up across the globe, largely due to unprecedented advances in technology.
Interior designers, hoteliers and architects from across the West Country recently joined us for a special party to celebrate Cornish craftsmanship. We teamed up with leading lighting and furniture designer, Tom Raffield, to toast Cornwall’s rich cultural traditions and diverse artisanal skills.
You might not realise it, but the size of your bed is crucial when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep. From elevated beds first invented by the Ancient Egyptians, to the classic bedstead and mattress combination designed by the Romans, beds have continued to evolve through the ages.
Family-run Retreat to Fowey owns holiday homes on either side of the town: two are apartments in a beautifully refurbished double-fronted Victorian property, Claremont House, on Hanson Drive. They’re a short walk from Readymoney Cove and St Catherine’s Castle, built during the 1530s to protect Fowey’s harbour from the French.
We all know how important getting a good night’s sleep is to be able to function in our day-to-day lives. On average, we should take around 15 minutes to fall asleep, but many of us take much longer to nod off. Almost half of us say that stress and worry keep us awake at night, according to the Sleep Council; as a result, only a fifth of Brits manage more than seven hours’ sleep a night.
Clocks ‘spring’ forward by an hour on the last Sunday in March, marking the start of British Summer Time. BST was first introduced more than 100 years ago to make better use of the long hours of sunlight during the summer months.
Everyone loves a lazy morning or a cosy evening. Relaxing in bed with some great food is one of the cornerstones of a good weekend. But, eating food in bed is a risky business. We’ve put together a comprehensive list of foods you should definitely avoid eating when in bed.
Most of us know that getting a good night’s sleep is crucial to our wellbeing, but when was the last time you woke up feeling completely rested? Most adults need around eight hours of good quality sleep each night to properly function, but, according to The Sleep Council, nearly half of us are getting just six hours or less.
Here at The Cornish Bed Company, we pride ourselves on delivering outstanding, professional customer service - from the initial inquiry through to delivery and aftercare.
Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, so it’s always such a pleasure to receive feedback from them once their new beds have been delivered.
This weekend marks the end of British Summertime: the days are getting shorter and the nights are drawing in. Unbelievably, winter really is just around the corner. Every year, the clocks ‘spring’ forward by an hour in March and ‘fall’ back by an hour in October as BST starts and finishes. Evenings begin to get darker and the mornings much brighter. As Winston Churchill once said: “We borrow an hour one night in [the spring]; we pay it back with golden interest five months later." Altering the clocks allows for longer daylight hours in the summer and an extra hour...