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As well as catching up with all the latest news and events at VictoriaPlum.com, we take a slightly sideways, but nonetheless entertaining look at the world of bathrooms, bedrooms and home interiors, from wacky to wonderful.

VictoriaPlum.com - Our 2015 in review
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VictoriaPlum.com - Our 2015 in review

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2015 was yet another monumental year for us at VictoriaPlum.com. A new name, brand identity and state-of-the-art distribution centre, coupled with an expansion into bedrooms, means it has been a very busy 12 months indeed.

Treat a Mum prize draw
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Treat a Mum prize draw

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With Mother's Day coming up, why not enter our fabulous prize draw? We'll be giving away a treat up to £100 in value to one deserving Mum. Enter now.

The history of Hull infographic
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The history of Hull infographic

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VictoriaPlum.com is a proud Hull business, so as you can imagine, we’re absolutely thrilled when our city was named UK City of Culture 2017. Find out more about our city with this handy infographic.

Why do we say “Going to the loo”?
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Why do we say “Going to the loo”?

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In America they refer to the toilet as the bathroom. To actually use the word toilet is considered slightly bad form. That begs the question, however, where did the word loo come from and why is it so particular to us Brits?

The history of the toilet infographic
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The history of the toilet infographic

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The toilet. Virtually everyone in the UK has at least one, and sometimes two, in their home. However, many of us simply don’t realise what an incredible invention the toilet was and how it revolutionised the way we live.

Let's face it...it's National Mud Pack Day
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Let's face it...it's National Mud Pack Day

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Believe it or not, there is an actual National Mud Pack Day that takes place every year. If you've never tried a mud pack or face pack beauty treatment before, we'll explain what they're all about and try it ourselves...all for a good cause of course!

Connecting in the bathroom infographic
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Connecting in the bathroom infographic

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With our easy-to-use mobile and tablet friendly website, here at VictoriaPlum.com we realise how important “connecting in the bathroom” is to people. Texting, using the internet or even taking business calls when in the bath or on the toilet has now become the norm, rather than the exception.

Welcome to Yorkshire
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Welcome to Yorkshire

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Here at VictoriaPlum.com, we’re proud to be a Yorkshire company. As Yorkshire folk, we’re warm, friendly, honest, straight-forward and always on the lookout for a great bargain.

Black Friday
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Black Friday

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Black Friday has quickly become the biggest shopping day in the UK, and it is right around the corner (Friday 27th November in case you didn't know!). So, to make sure you are all in the know about this now famous day, we’ve been finding out a bit more about where the day came from and why it has become as popular as it has.

The top 5 most haunted toilets in the UK
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The top 5 most haunted toilets in the UK

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With the drip-dripping of the taps, weird noises coming from the plumbing and the fact you are often utterly, utterly alone, it's no wonder that toilets can seem to be spooky places. We take you on a spine-chilling tour of the top 5 haunted toilets in the UK.

Find out what graduate life is like at a major retailer
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Find out what graduate life is like at a major retailer

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A lot of people are still finding their direction in life, even far into adulthood, and I know I’m still finding mine. My recent path has led me to marketing so, to help you choose your direction, here’s an insight into graduate life in the world of online marketing at a major retailer.

A brief history of the toilet
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A brief history of the toilet

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These days, it's all too easy to take our toilets for granted. To fully appreciate how amazing this invention is and how it has changed our lives, we take a brief look at the history of the toilet.