When the spring months come around, it is time for the micro ecosystems that exist in even the most modest of gardens to kick into gear. The buzz of activity is quite literally audible as plants and flowers flourish, the leaves appear on the trees and a whole host of creatures come out to play […]

Helping the Elderly Stay At Home
April 29, 2014

With care home bills seemingly set to continue rising, increasing numbers of people are looking to stay in their own homes. For elderly people with only minimal care needs, staying at home with a few small adjustments can be easy. Many older people would choose to stay in their own homes anyway, surrounded by their […]

There are some downsides to the life we all live these days that many people would agree with: We work really hard for long hours, we don’t have enough time away from our jobs we can sometimes lose sight of the importance of having fun. The thing is, we all have some free time – […]

The prospect of building your own doghouse for your furry friend really shouldn’t scare you too much. All in all, it’s a pretty basic DIY project, suitable for even the absolute beginner. This doesn’t mean you couldn’t use the extra help though, right? If you’re looking for exactly that, read on. Here are the basic […]

5 Fun Holiday Activities for Kids
January 13, 2014

The holidays are upon us, and it’s a truly magical season for children of all ages! If you’ve got little ones around, chances are they look forward with rapturous glee to the traditions of the holiday season. Here are some fun activities you can do with your kids to get them in the holiday spirit: […]

Top Tips for Online Dating
January 7, 2014

Online dating has opened up a whole new world for people looking for love, offering variety and freedom never before possible. However, for all its advantages, it also has the potential to trip up anyone new to the online dating scene. Save yourself some time by following the tips below to ensure that you do […]

Top 5 Quirky Museums in New York
December 9, 2013

The Big Apple is home to thousands of cultural attractions, from world class galleries and museums to concert halls and exhibitions. Among New York’s many well-known institutions like the Natural History Museum and MOMA, there are several which can only be described as ‘quirky’ or unusual. Let’s take a closer look at five unique museum […]

Pregnancy: The Effects on your Body
November 16, 2013

During pregnancy, you will undergo a radical transformation. In order to carry a zygote to full term, your body has to effectively rearrange into a life support system for two. The production of blood increases by around 50% to provide oxygenation. Meanwhile, the blastocyst (the outermost protective layer formed around a fertilised egg) implants itself […]

Family fundraising ideas
November 14, 2013

Getting together as a family to support a local charity or a cause close to your heart is a great way to spend some quality time together as well as raise some much-needed money. From joining a one-off organised event such as a family fun run to drumming up ongoing support for a community project, […]