The Beginners Guide to Upcycling Furniture

You have a worn armchair in the corner of your garage, which has been passed down from generation to generation. The fabric is hanging off at the sides and there is a clear groove where…

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Turning 40 – THE BUCKET LIST

There is no denying it, turning 40 is an experience that is now hurtling towards me and I simply cannot ignore that in less than six months I will no longer be a thirty something.…

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Why buy private health insurance?

In the UK we all have access to professional health care provided free at point of entry by the NHS. Private health insurance (private medical insurance) is an additional service that you can take out…

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The path of parenting

One thing I have realised as I enter my twelfth year of being a parent, is that it is a minefield.  Most days, parenting feels like building a complex flat pack without any instructions, and…

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 Reasons to Take the kids on a Cruise

The ocean spread out ahead of you, the sound of sea gulls in the sky, the feeling of the sun beating down on you as you stretch out across a reclining sun bed. Sounds good…

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