Category: Lifestyle

Keeping Cool – How to Stop the Summer Heat from Ruining your Sleep at Night

Posted on: June 28, 2022

We all look forward to the hot sunny days that summer brings. But sleeping at night is one of the downsides of the hot weather. In the UK we are just not used to it, and when we get a long spell of hot weather, sleeping is something that many people find very difficult! Here are a few ways that you can beat the heat this summer and get a good night’s sleep on those…

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Giving first aid advice from heaven

Posted on: June 21, 2022

“Just Like Heaven” was released in 2005 and sees Reese Witherspoon playing the lead role of Elizabeth alongside Mark Ruffalo playing David. Elizabeth is an emergency doctor who spends all of her time working or studying for work. She is in a serious car accident and ends up in a coma. Her apartment is put up for rent, and David moves in. Elizabeth starts to appear to David in her apartment, and hilarity ensues as…

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What is Judaica?

Posted on: March 22, 2022

Confused about what the term Judaica refers to? An explanation of Judaica helps in the understanding of Jewish ritual objects and artifacts. Hopefully, you’ll learn something about the varying types of Judaica and what they mean to people of the Jewish faith. Quite literally, Judaica refers to any literature, art or historical objects relating to Judaism that are used during special events and rituals such as holy days, festivals and feasts, for example.

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Five Common Things That Cause Disputes Between Neighbours

Posted on: November 29, 2021

Neighbours are something that most people have to deal with. In many cases they can be a blessing – helpful, supportive and considerate neighbours are something that many people have and really cherish. Other neighbours can behave terribly and sometimes so badly that they can make people want to move out of their home in despair!

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Ways to Improve Safety at Large Events

Posted on: November 19, 2021

One of the first priorities of any event planner should be safety. There are many ways to improve safety at large events. If you are planning an event, firstly map out the venue and consider expanding the parameters if you can. More space will ensure that attendees are well protected. Once you have a good idea of the safety levels you will need, you can plan for the event. When deciding on the location, consider…

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Five ideas for elevating your loungewear to work-from-homewear

Posted on: November 15, 2021

It’s difficult to get the right balance when working from home to find something that is both smart and comfortable and relaxed. Loungewear can be great for relaxing around the home, but when it comes to working from home, you need to look professional. Here’s five easy to follow ideas to turn your loungewear into work-from-homewear. Image Credit Choose good T-shirts and casual wear and learn how to style them for a look that is…

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Considerations for choosing your dream home

Posted on: November 15, 2021

What does your dream home look like? Is it a city apartment or a country cottage? If you’ve been planning a move to a dream home, there are many things to consider. Here we look at some of those considerations before making a decision that will have a big impact on your life: Buy or Build? Does your dream home already exist or do you have a concept in your head that you want to…

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The alcohol we get from Potatoes

Posted on: September 24, 2021

One of the most versatile alcohol spirits we can use for mixing as a base in cocktails has to be Vodka. This Russian/Polish/East European staple has been warming the cockles for centuries. Where does this clear yet strong tasting liquid come from? It certainly is a popular drink. As with any alcoholic beverage it has to be stored away securely in places like a bonded warehouse first and foremost. Maintenance of stock in such places…

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Tips for Moving Abroad

Posted on: September 22, 2021

Moving abroad is exciting but also scary, no matter what your reasons for moving are. The most important thing to do before moving abroad is prepare by doing as much research about the place you’re moving to as you can. Read on for some tips for moving abroad. Image Credit Research the average cost of living in the country you plan to move to and save up. It may be recommended to change the currency…

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Natural Wonders to See in the Woodland in the Autumn

Posted on: September 10, 2021

Although the weather is getting chillier, going out and enjoying the woodlands and countryside in the autumn is great fun and there is so much to see! Wrap up warm in cosy and snuggly Aran Sweaters from Shamrock Gift and get out and about to enjoy the fresh autumnal air – here are a few thin Mushrooms and Fungi – The autumn woodland is brimming with these weird but wonderful and essential organisms. Keep looking…

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Eating with the Seasons

Posted on: September 8, 2021

The planet is in urgent need of help, and we all must alter our lifestyles if we want to preserve the earth. There are lots of ways that we can live more environmentally friendly lives, from ditching the car to recycling more, and one great way that we can also make a big positive change is by growing our own food and eating what is in season – which reduces the travel time of the…

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The Enduring Popularity of Dancing

Posted on: August 24, 2021

Something that has been a huge part of human culture since humans have existed is dancing. It is something that for many of us is a way to group together express ourselves and feel part of a family or tribal group. Nowadays, the crowds at festivals and in nightclubs speak for themselves about the popularity of dancing, and it shows the similarities that we share with our ancestors in this enduring activity. Image Credit Of…

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The uniform of the rocker is still here.

Posted on: August 23, 2021

Rock and roll is meant to be “sticking it to the man”, so says Jack Black in School of Rock. He’s not wrong but there has become a sort of uniform to the process, which as Boy George observed when talking about Punk rock, sort of “defeated the purpose”. However it seems that rock is still with us. Observe the recent Eurovision of Maneskin from Italy. The usual bubblegum pop spectacle was blown away by…

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The beauty of warm woollen jumpers

Posted on: August 20, 2021

Aran Sweaters are one of the most popular sweater styles in the world and you can find some great options from places like Shamrock Gift. These sweaters tend to be fairly large and bulky, with many of them having double-breasted designs. They are usually constructed from highly breathable wool or a similar fabric. Image credit Many Aran sweaters are made using only Aran yarn, which has a high, superior fibre which makes it ideal for…

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How to Organise a Virtual Event

Posted on: August 2, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced most of us to go online for a number of things we would otherwise do in person. These events can include a protest, a meeting, any type of celebration or a conference. It can be difficult to know exactly how to make a virtual event as engaging as it would be in person, but I’m here to help with some tips on how to organise a virtual event. Image Credit…

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Tips For Driving a Heavy Goods Vehicle

Posted on: July 27, 2021

Are you looking for some good tips for driving a heavy goods vehicle? If so, you are not alone. Many people get behind the wheel of a new or used heavy goods vehicle and do not know how to operate it safely or properly. Not only can this type of vehicle be extremely dangerous if you are not aware of proper driving techniques, but it can also be very costly if you happen to have…

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Some Lesser-Known UK Festivals that Have Something for Everyone

Posted on: June 30, 2021

It has been a difficult time for organisers of large events as well as the people who like to attend them. Because of the ongoing uncertainty and restrictions due to the pandemic, it has made it incredibly difficult to organise a festival – months in advance, artists, stalls, construction staff and the event medical cover like Outdoor medical solutions need to be booked, and for some organisers the uncertainty has made this impossible.   But…

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Treatments For Male-pattern Baldness

Posted on: June 2, 2021

Baldness is typically associated with aging and other factors. This may often lead to the question of how to slow the loss of your hair. The fact of the matter is that there are many options available to you when it comes to how to fight this common problem. Baldness usually refers to excessive hair loss in the scalp. Some individuals prefer to leave their hair loss unchecked and eventually be treated naturally by the…

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Why Do People Love Clubbing?

Posted on: May 29, 2021

Why do people love nightclubs? It is often difficult to put into words but it’s the thrill of the loud music and the socialising that attracts people of all ages and walks of life. Image credit Clubs are a great place to meet new people, to get to know new friends, to drink, to dance the night away, or to simply have fun with other people who share your interests. When you go to clubs,…

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How to Choose a Solicitor to Help You Make a Will

Posted on: May 27, 2021

If you have made the decision to make a will it can be an apprehensive time, but there are a few things you should know before you get started. One of the most important things you need to know is that in legal terms, you should organise a will through a solicitor. This means they are supposed to make sure everything is done according to the laws and they are there to mediate if you…

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