Category: Lifestyle

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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Uses of a same day courier

Posted on: April 26, 2021

A Same Day Courier is a very effective solution for those who are always on the rush. These companies can provide you with your required parcel delivery service without having to wait any time for the service as they would be delivered in the next 24 hours. Same day delivery services are also provided by the Post Office, but they are not as reliable as the services of aSame Day Courier Slough way such as…

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Staying Safe While Shopping Online

Posted on: April 26, 2021

The number one thing that you must do when shopping online is to make sure that you have the right security features on your computer. This goes for all types of shopping as well, whether it is for your home or work. The fact is that some people are refusing to shop online because there is a danger that they can be hacked into and information can be stolen from them. In order to keep…

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How to Care For an Aran Wool Sweater

Posted on: April 26, 2021

How to care for Aran Sweaters, like the ones from Shamrock Gift is actually very easy. This type of sweater is popular all over the world because of its good quality and great price. What’s more, this type of sweater is so friendly and very reasonably priced. You can get a decent sized sweater in different colors and shapes. If you want to care for it, just read this article below. Image credit How to…

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Interesting Facts About the Great British Bake off

Posted on: April 7, 2021

The famous TV show of the same name, “The Great British Bake Off” has been a hit for many years. There are more than a dozen bakers who compete in this competition every week, and they have become quite popular among the cooking public. These days, there are even more interesting facts about the competition, including information about the history and circumstances that led to the creation of this show in the first place. This…

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What Are The Advantages Of Using A Mobile Phone?

Posted on: February 6, 2021

In recent years the mobile phone has become a necessity for most people, replacing the traditional landline. Nowadays everyone owns a mobile phone because they can use it on the go, when commuting is not an option, when in the hospital or even when relaxing at home. But, there are many more advantages that make the mobile phone so popular today. Image credit There are many more advantages to owning a mobile phone other than…

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Have you given any thought to retirement?

Posted on: February 2, 2021

For those of us born as Generation Xers there is a constant worry that we wouldn’t have a decent pension. Quite simply most of us haven’t made any provision for it. As one very clever  advert for Financial services once stated, paraphrasing The Who, “You didn’t die before you got old…”. Retirement is some 20 years away but this isn’t going to be about  how you might be financially insecure. Ours will probably be the…

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How to Make your Student Accommodation More Homely

Posted on: January 29, 2021

When moving away from home for the first time, it is the first opportunity that you have to create your own home and space to suit you. For many people, the first time they move away from home will be to study, so will most likely find a place like this Cheltenham student accommodation  that specialises in housing students.   As well as being one of the most exciting times in a person’s life,…

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