• Mar022021

    Make Working From Home Work for You

    Lifestyle expert at Contura shares guide to WFH Scandi-Style. Nearly twelve months on from the first UK lockdown, many Brits…

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  • Jan212021

    Embrace Nature Indoors

    Why bringing nature into your home boosts health and happiness: top tips from Scandi lifestyle expert at Contura. Spending time…

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  • Dec302020
    A Zoom screenshot of the Rooster team for our 2020 Christmas card.

    Rooster: 10 Highlights from 2020

    This time last year, I introduced my annual highlights roundup (see here) with “Let’s be frank, 2019 was a tough,…

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  • Dec162020

    Start 2021 on the Right Foot: Find Balance and Calm this Winter

    Top tips from Scandi lifestyle expert at Contura. Has there ever been a year we’ve all been so keen to…

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  • Dec072020
    A note that says 'Enjoy the little things' surrounded by some Scandinavian touches.

    New Year’s Resolutions: How to Boost Wellbeing Scandi-Style in 2021

    Lifestyle expert at Contura provides tips on incorporating lagom (balance) into your lifestyle for better health and happiness. Despite the…

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  • Dec012020

    Update Your Interiors this Autumn-Winter

    Lifestyle expert at Contura provides a guide to Scandi-inspired interiors for this autumn-winter season, embracing ‘cosyology’ and lagom. With autumn…

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  • Nov132020

    2020-21 Set to be Brits’ Cosiest Winter Yet

    Contura reveals why… The average Brit has spent more than £1,000 on home improvements since March, with nearly half admitting…

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  • Nov112020

    How to Care for Houseplants in Winter

    Contura expert provides tips to ensure houseplants flourish now that the days are darker and colder. It’s important to adjust…

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  • Oct012020

    New i8 from Contura for the Warmest of Welcomes

    A dynamic new insert stove that displays fire from two or three different angles. Europe’s leading wood burning stove manufacturer,…

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  • Sep282020

    Don’t let the Garden Room become Defunct this Autumn-Winter

    Scandi lifestyle expert shares tips to ensure your garden room or conservatory stays cosy, even when the temperatures drop. There’s…

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