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Thursday photo #342

With the announcement about lockdown coming to an end, it seems strange to be finally making plans again. Not a lot will change for us really, but the girls can’t wait to get back into the swimming pool. Christmas of course causes another dilemma, but thankfully I think for us it will be easily resolved. My mum is in our bubble anyway and we usually see her on Christmas day and boxing day. So, we’ll stick to the usual plan. It will be a shame that we can’t see other relatives we usually visit, but it’s only for one year.…

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9 ways to make your house more eco friendly [AD]

These days, most of us are becoming more aware of our responsibility to care for the environment. Whilst cutting back on air travel and reducing vehicle use is a great option, there are also loads of things we can do at home. So, here are 9 ways to make your house more eco-friendly. I’m pretty sure none of us will manage to do all of them. But if we all take one, small step towards improving our own impact then it will soon add up. Make your home more eco friendly by reducing waste Any kind of waste is terrible…

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Thursday photo #341

Freelance life never fails to take me by surprise. One moment, I’m merrily ripping down cupboards to decorate the kitchen. Safe in the knowledge that I’ve got no work on. I’ll easily get the whole lot painted and put back together within a few days. The next moment, my three email accounts for different jobs are all going mad and I’ve got a months worth of work lined up for the next week. It looks like the kitchen will have to wait, thank goodness nobody is allowed in our house for the time being. History When I was at school,…

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Jameson Irish Whiskey and Newspaper Gift Set Review [AD]

The one thing most of us have in common when we’re Christmas shopping is an awkward recipient. The person who already has everything. They probably say that they don’t want anything. Often, consumables are a good bet for someone like that. If you know what they love to eat or drink then the gift definitely won’t go to waste. The Historic Newspapers Jameson Irish Whiskey and Newspaper Gift Set takes that idea one step further. It combines a bottle of triple distilled Jameson Irish Whiskey with a newspaper from the day they were born. About Historic Newspapers Having been the…

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Where to access nature in London [AD]

Visiting London is always a treat. The buzz, the noise, the hustle and bustle. Everything you need is on tap. Food, drink, entertainment, shopping, accommodation. London has got it all. Sometimes though, it can all feel a little overwhelming. For those of us visiting from a more rural location, access to nature feels like a real breath of fresh air. It’s a chance to slow down, soak in the atmosphere and recharge before hitting the bright lights of the big city again. I’m sure for anyone living in London, it has the same effect. So, here are a few ideas…

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