Category: Lifestyle

Adding some flavour to your home made spirits

Posted on: November 5, 2020

Making spirits at home is not as hard as you might first think and making flavoured spirits is even easier. You can either by spirit making kits or perfect the art of plain vodkas and gins at home or there is a very simple way to add your own chosen flavours to drinks. All you need is your preferred spirit and your chosen flavours which you can find from Stringer Flavour who is a Flavouring…

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How to Make Sure your Television is in the Best Place in your Living Room

Posted on: November 3, 2020

You living room is the space where you relax and chill out after a hard day’s work. This year in particular, we are all spending a lot more time at home and want our home to be as comfy and cosy as possible.   When it comes to decorating our living room, one of the important factors that most people have to consider is the television. Here is a good guide to advise the best…

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The 2020 Christmas Tree Trends

Posted on: November 3, 2020

As we come to the end of what has been a very difficult year for most people, a ray of light on the horizon is Christmas. Many of us may have to change how we celebrate the festive season this year, in order to make sure people are kept safe, but there is one thing that we can still enjoy to lift our spirits – the Christmas tree!   Whether you like a real tree,…

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What to Look for When Choosing Hiking Boots

Posted on: September 24, 2020

Choosing what to wear when going on a hiking trip is a tough one. You are probably going to want to go to the store to look at what is available, but this can be overwhelming and sometimes you just don’t know what to look for. Image credit The most important thing is to think about what type of terrain you are going to be hiking on. The best option is to buy the right…

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Fun facts of nightclub life

Posted on: September 8, 2020

Town nightlife, whether a Nightclub Cheltenham way or a pub in Leicester is an incredibly lucrative and fun world to operate in. People flock to nightclubs to spend a fun evening surrounded by friends and family, dancing the night away. There are a number of interesting facts relating to our nightlife world. Image credit Toasting – we often toast to a friend’s birthday or perhaps a special occasion such as graduating or getting engaged, but…

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Pests that can affect trees in the UK

Posted on: September 4, 2020

Trees provide us with many different items that we need for our existence and our ever expanding world. Timber Merchants Southampton way such as provide timber from a variety of trees to their clients, trees give us much needed oxygen and they even help to prevent flooding. But just like any other natural organism they can be affected by pests and diseases. Here are some of the pests that can affect trees in the…

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Famous TV legal people

Posted on: September 2, 2020

Legal drama’s are generally reckoned to be some of the best on Television. The sight of a combative bewigged Barrister fighting to save or send down someone, impart due to their own detective work in some cases, can make for thrilling viewing. The work of Gloucester Solicitors like Dee and Griffin sadly doesn’t make the screen because they do all the prepwork. The Barrister in the UK or the Lawyer in the USA (where they…

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What’s the Attraction to Italian Food?

Posted on: September 2, 2020

Why is Italian food so popular? Is it because people love pasta and wine? What about spaghetti? It can be a question asked of many of us. Many of us list Italian dishes as among our favourites. Image credit Many of these dishes come from different parts of Italy where you can find the perfect combinations of different flavours and textures that give Italian cuisine its unique appeal. When it comes to the type of…

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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 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 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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