Archive For July, 2011

Wicked

July 27, 2011

The summer holidays are here but unfortunately, in typical British fashion, the good weather is not. The last couple of days have admittedly been rather pleasant, however I’m sure you will all feel similarly that this may not last and the rain will soon be back! Finding things to do in the summer holidays can […]

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Windproof tested!

July 25, 2011

A few years ago, we decided to demonstate our umbrellas ability to perform in strong winds by testing them at Airkix. Airkix is the home of indoor skydiving – a tunnel of strong wind that could be used for testing the aerodynamics of an F1 racing car. Below is a video of the umbrellas in action! Notice how […]

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The Great Summer Giveaway

July 25, 2011

Our Facebook and Twitter followers should be excited to hear today that we are announcing the start of our Great Summer Giveaway. For one month only our followers will have access to a very special offer, where for each order placed with a code entered in the comment field, we will give away a FREE mystery umbrella! Without giving too […]

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Promo-brellas

July 21, 2011

Promotional umbrellas are a tried and trusted marketing strategy. Even just walking down the street on a rainy day, you will notice a huge number of umbrellas with logos printed upon – not only small businesses, but the larger companies as well. Marketing professionals have successfully used promotional umbrellas for years as a means of […]

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The senz° Revolution

July 21, 2011

senz° are a leading umbrella company, specialising in a very innovative design. Winner of multiple design awards, the senz° umbrella shifts itself in high winds to its most comfortable position, preventing the frame breaking and the umbrella turning inside out. Its unique, aerodynamic form and smart design makes it not only a truly practical umbrella, […]

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Children’s Rainwear

July 18, 2011

At Umbrella Heaven, we have a fantastic selection of children’s rainy day attire. Wet days can be a huge let down, especially when you’ve promised to take your children out for the day and the weather spoils it for them. Fortunately, young children can be easily pleased with bright colours and fun outfits. We sell […]

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St. Swithun’s Day

July 15, 2011

If anybody knows the legend of St. Swithun, they will be watching the skies with an eager eye today. Tradition says that whatever the weather is like today, it will continue for the next forty days. The story stems from the Anglo-Saxon bishop, and subsequent patron saint of Winchester, who allegedly asked whilst on his […]

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Wedding bells

July 13, 2011

With the weekend drawing closer I thought I would have a quick check of the upcoming forecast, and was disappointed – but not surprised – to see none other than: rain, rain, rain. If you’re seeing the same where you live – which I hate to say might be likely! – you may want to give us a […]

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Problem solved.

July 11, 2011

As we are an umbrella specialist company, it may be easy to forget that there are many other products we sell. Rob McAlister Ltd was formed with a vision of providing people with innovative products which we believe would make everyday life that little bit easier. Although our wind-resistance technology remains a large part of our […]

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Spoke too soon!

July 7, 2011

The typical British weather strikes again, and as ever it’s time to get our umbrellas back out. Fortunately for you, it doesn’t have to be a dull day with one of our more flamboyant designs. To get an idea, here are just a small selection…       These beautifully intricate and elegant designs have […]

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