Published on 28th April 2020, 10:04am
By Eva Malpass in category Lifestyle
As schools and nurseries nationwide close their doors, for the time being, millions of parents are left scrambling for ways to entertain the kids lest they begin a game of red-marker-on-newly-painted-wall. The stressful situation many parents face to find a doable means of home-schooling while still...
Published on 9th April 2020, 10:04am
By Eva Malpass in category Lifestyle
Predicted to be one of the less adventurous bank holidays we've all had, the long weekend ahead still offers hope, especially with the promise of the fantastic weather. So, you can't take your mini break to the south of France or drive down to Cornwall for a few days by the sea, but there's still...
Published on 8th April 2020, 11:04am
By Eva Malpass in category Lifestyle
As we reach our third week of self-isolation, some may be feeling disheartened and lonely. Creating a care package can give that person a well needed lift and remind them you're never too far. The key to creating a great care package is in striking the right balance between reminders of home...
Published on 12th March 2020, 1:03pm
By Eva Malpass in category Lifestyle
A tidy house is a tidy mind, but the chaos of tackling the annual spring clean is daunting enough to surrender to the mess. We all heed the call to clean that spring brings. Spring cleaning was originally a Jewish tradition that involved cleaning their homes in preparation for Passover. Nowadays...
Published on 2nd March 2020, 10:03am
By Eva Malpass in category Lifestyle
Tracing back to the ancient Greeks and Romans who held festivals for mother goddesses, celebrating mothers and motherhood is as old as the hills. Evolving later into a Christian tradition 'Mothering Sunday' took place on the fourth Sunday in Lent, when the faithful would journey back to their...
Published on 3rd February 2020, 9:02am
By Jo Lomax in category Lifestyle
Saint Valentine is the patron Saint of lovers, epileptics and beekeepers (I'm actually not kidding, google it) but the one we are interested in talking about is of course, the big L-O-V-E. With Christmas now feeling like it was a million years ago, February the 14th is just around the corner, so the...
Published on 15th January 2020, 3:01pm
By Jo Lomax in category Lifestyle
Once the festivities of New Year are out of the way (and the hangover that often follows it), the best part of New Year is the opportunity to set your resolutions. Who doesn't love a fresh start? You can shrug off all your bad habits, set new goals and see what you can achieve with just a little...