Dogs have been offering humans companionship for thousands of years. Commonly referred to as man’s best friend, dogs are lovable, loyal friends. But apart from just being a trusty sidekick, studies are starting to show that dogs may offer us even more benefits than we may be aware.
Dogs have been … [Read More...]
You’ve just had a plasterer in your lovely new home. You might have spent a small fortune to get the work done so you want to save a few pennies by painting your own walls. The problem is you’ve never performed a job like this before and you don’t have a clue what to do!
Well don’t panic … [Read More...]
When we envision a lightning strike we often image the Hollywood movies and Disney Cartoons, where the main character always nearly misses being electrocuted and walks away with a fuzzy hairstyle much like Albert Einstein’s iconic firework hair.
Yet, in real life, the way individuals get injured … [Read More...]
In our homes, we use lighting to transform a room and create a certain kind of atmosphere. If we’re having a romantic dinner for two, we’ll use a dimmer switch to turn down the main light to a suitable setting, or lamps to light sections of the room. We may even choose to eat our meal by … [Read More...]
Using less water is not only good for the environment, but it can save you money on your water bill too. The bathroom is one area of our home where we use a lot of water, so if you’re trying to reduce your consumption it’s worth starting here. So here are six important ways to conserve water in the … [Read More...]
It’s coming up on that time of year again. The time to do a thorough spring cleaning of your home.
Where did the idea of spring cleaning come from anyway? It’s believed that the custom dates back to the 19th century. Before vacuum cleaners and dust filtration systems, springtime was the right … [Read More...]
In the ever evolving field of photography, competition is fierce. A photographer has many tools to assist them in creating their perfect shot; lenses, tripods, flashes, props, etc. Another pragmatic tool is the use of computer programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Granted, with all of the … [Read More...]
If you are the owner of a small business, attending an event offers you a great opportunity to network with potential clients or even foster new relationships. Signing up to a business networking event can sometimes be a costly exercise. Therefore maximising the effectiveness of an event is crucial. … [Read More...]
The great British summer seems to be lasting longer and longer every year, and it is still only natural that we would want to make the summer heat last as long as possible. You might be considering having a conservatory added to your house to create a space that catches the sun and keeps summer … [Read More...]
If you are self-employed or run a small business, you must be aware of the various tax laws and requirements in your area. These can vary wildly by region, but you'll find the greatest differences country to country.
If you live within the United Kingdom and are self-employed, you'll have to … [Read More...]
When planning on attending a business conference as a representative of your company, it can be a nerve-wracking and stressful experience, particularly if you’re travelling far from home. You want to make sure that you are fully prepared for everything in the event that anything goes awry during the … [Read More...]
Yoda is one of Star Wars' most well-known Jedi Masters, he is renowned for his wisdom, mastery of the Force and his abilities in lightsaber combat.
Origami is the name of the ancient Japanese art of paper-folding. Practitioners create fine works of art from one piece of square paper using … [Read More...]
Learning how to drive can be an extremely exciting experience, whether you are learning at age 17 or at age 37. However, it can also be frightening, stressful, nerve-wracking and a bit intense if you aren't very confident behind the wheel. In the same way, helping a reluctant driver learn how to … [Read More...]
Who doesn't enjoy spending time in the bathroom?
Soaking in the bath with a few candles here and there while listening to your favourite music or reading your favourite book? It's hard to beat!
If you're in the process of revamping your bathroom and looking for ideas to give it a more … [Read More...]
Whether you’re a keen gardener or an occasional pruner, there are a whole host of tools available to make your work in the garden a lot easier. You can plump for the minimum essentials if gardening isn’t your thing, or if you’ve only got a small space to look after. However, if you’re a gardening … [Read More...]
Bathroom renovations are all about creating a beautiful, luxurious space in which you can lie at your leisure in a warm tub with a good book, or just enjoy a hot shower in the presence of gorgeous decor. You’ll have picked out the wallpaper, the subtle finishes, the stylish towel racks, the new, … [Read More...]