Category: Lifestyle

Reasons to write your own wedding vows

Posted on: July 27, 2020

If you are plan your wedding this year, you will have a lot of your mind. Have you ever thought about writing your own wedding vows? This is a trend that is becoming increasingly popular, so if you and your partner want to make the event a truly personal experience, then here are some reasons why writing your own vows to one another is a great idea: They are uniquely personal to you both. The…

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Edward Jenner – The Father of the Modern Vaccine

Posted on: July 2, 2020

One of the men that not only changed the world but saved the lives of millions of people all over it, was born to humble beginnings in a small rural village in Gloucestershire. Edward Jenner, the son of a vicar, was born in Berkeley in 1749. He trained from a young age with a surgeon in the local area, before going on to become a doctor himself in the village where he grew up. One…

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Humans and horses a friendship developed centuries ago

Posted on: July 1, 2020

Horses are incredible creatures and many people marvel at how majestic they are. Humans and horses have had a friendship for centuries and horses have carried us on our journeys and helped us to deliver items before we established businesses like Same Day Courier Gloucester company https://allaboutfreight.co.uk/courier-service/same-day-courier-service/same-day-courier-gloucester/ who can help with all your delivery needs. Image Credit There are many things about the way horses look that attract people to these animals including their size…

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Flowers to include in your arrangements

Posted on: June 30, 2020

Do you love to have some flowers in your home? They are a wonderful way to add some character and color into any given room and why not give your local Florist Tewkesbury way such as https://flowershedtewkesbury.co.uk/ of your favourite cut flowers and ask them to create a beautiful arrangement for you. Here are some of the flowers that you might want to choose from. Image credit Daisy – these beautiful flowers are perfect in…

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Do you think that’s wise Sir? A few things about John Le Mesurier

Posted on: June 18, 2020

Despite his very French, even Norman sounding, surname John Le Mesurier was usually cast in the role of the quiet, unassuming English man from the Government office. His wonderfully understated and slightly despairing roles stood him in good stead throughout his long career. He is best known for his role of Sergeant Wilson in the sitcom Dad’s Army. Here he played the long suffering second in command, in both the bank where they worked and…

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The Otter Hound – Britain’s Rarest Dog

Posted on: June 15, 2020

There are a huge range of different dog breeds in the world, and sometimes it is hard to believe that they are all the same species of animal when you consider the vast differences in appearance, temperament and size! From the wolf-like huskies that pull sledges for miles across some of the worlds harshest terrains, to the majestic Borzoi that inspire beautiful bronze animal sculpture, to tiny Chihuahuas who became popular with ladies who could…

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Bedroom furniture options to have

Posted on: June 8, 2020

When it comes to kitting your bedroom out with furniture you will want to look at your overall decor and find items that will match with your vision. There are some essential bedroom items that you will want to be looking at and this can include the following: Image credit Bed – no bedroom is complete without somewhere to sleep. There are many different options available from metal framed through to wood and divans with…

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Working as a receptionist

Posted on: June 5, 2020

When it comes to working as a receptionist there are a number of common tasks that you will probably be expected to carry out. Given the proper desk space, a Draughtsman Chair for comfort and a computer, here are some of the job tasks for you to look through. Image credit Welcoming visitors – This is the most common task that receptionists undertake. Welcoming visitors into a business building is incredibly important in creating a…

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Indoor Activities for Lockdown that will make your House Smile

Posted on: June 2, 2020

If you, like many, have been furloughed during the UK lockdown, you may have spent the time doing up your garden. There has been a huge demand for garden products over the last couple of months – the nice weather and the fact there is little else to do has seen high demand for things from compost and plant pots, to garden furniture and hot tubs! But now your garden is looking lovely, you may…

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The Importance of a Healthy Home

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Ensuring your home is warmer and more comfortable is more important than you might think. We all benefit from living conditions with a consistent warm temperature, effective ventilation and plenty of natural light, all of which are essential for maintaining good health. It is well known that a mouldy, damp environment can cause health problems such as; nasal congestion, sore throat, wheezing or coughing, sore eyes and skin irritation. More seriously, people with immune system…

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Why is Cheltenham the Perfect Place to Live

Posted on: May 28, 2020

If all of this global pandemic stuff has made you think about moving to a new house, you could do a lot worse than move to Cheltenham. This is a town that offers something for everyone, whether it is stunning countryside, great shopping or a buzzing nightlife, Cheltenham has it all. Image Credit If lockdown in the UK has shown us, those living with access to green open spaces have a better quality of life,…

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 Animals that adapt and change colour to suit their environment

Posted on: May 6, 2020

If asked to name at least one animal that can change colour and adapt to their habitat and environment most people would be able to say a Chameleon.  How about a Mimic or Cyanea Octopus, a Pacific Tree Frog or Crab Spiders?  These animals have evolved and adapted in order to hunt for their prey, hide from predators looking to eat them, woo a potential mate or as a general survival technique. Image credit Unlike…

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