Five Advantages of Growing Older

Old age is often portrayed in a very negative way in modern Western culture, but there are some aspects of life that definitely improve with age. Apart from not feeling the insecurity that afflicts many people in their youth, older people are often better able to deal with problems because they have experienced them before and have learnt to think things through carefully before reaching a conclusion. Here we examine [&hellip

Volunteering Opportunities

Charities in the UK rely a lot on their reliable volunteers who dedicate their own time to help support the not-for-profit causes. One charity, Action for children say their volunteers make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable young people and children. The charity says it is a great way to get involved in local communities and encourages new skills you can include on your CV. Another advantage of [&hellip

There Are Some Really Smart Reasons to Love Brentwood

There was a time, a few generations ago, when Brentwood was just another sleepy hamlet in the middle of Essex. This was before World War II ended and all across the UK, suburbs began to become a reality. At the time, it was far away enough from London to still be considered open countryside and property values were certainly extremely accessible. Like many areas of the country, the 50s and [&hellip

Bad Places To Get a Tattoo

Tattoos are a great way of holding precious memories close to you. Having your own tattoo or even tattoos is like having a personal tapestry that is unique to you as an individual. Whether it is a squiggle or some Chinese script that you don’t understand it will still have significant meaning to you depending on where you got it or at what stage in life you were at when [&hellip

A Critical Shift for the Fashion Industry

For decades, the fashion industry has been all about youth. Youthful looks, youthful models, a general worshipping of everything young. Typically, this is translated into having young, beautiful models exhibiting a designer’s collection. I mean, Kate Moss started modelling when she was what, 10 years old? That’s a little bit of an overstatement, and I apologise Miss Moss, but you get my point. We have been worshipping at the altar [&hellip

Leave It to the Aztecs to Create a Fanciful Legend

Do you like tequila? If you do, you’re not alone. It is one of those spirits that packs a potent punch and depending on the quality, can actually have almost hallucinogenic properties. Made from cactus and agave plants which are typically found in Mexico and neighbouring countries, it has been around for centuries, although it is only been in the last 50 years or so that it has begun to [&hellip

Winning It Big – Things To Consider When You Win The Lottery

Like millions of people worldwide I occasionally play the lottery. Admittedly, not every week, but once in a while the ‘you’ve got to be in it to win it’ mentality kicks in and I get myself organised and online to buy those tempting tickets. I also, just like everyone else, think about what would happen if I won, and the practicalities of being a winner. There are some things that [&hellip

Top tips for choosing fitted bedroom furniture

One of the easiest and most convenient ways of creating a stunning bedroom is to invest in some fitted bedroom furniture. You’ll be able to create a uniform look with minimum fuss and you’ll enjoy the co-ordinated appearance of your new bedroom. What to bear in mind when buying fitted furniture Take a good long look at the dimensions of your bedroom as well as its access to natural light. [&hellip

Student wardrobe: Fashion on a shoe string

Making a first impression What we wear forms part of who people think we are, and so it is important to consider what image we want to create. Starting at college or university is a big step in our life and a time for making new friends who may be there for the rest of our life so first impressions may have a huge impact. Changing your image At home [&hellip

Online Dating: A Closer Look at Its Many Advantages

Online Dating: A Closer Look at Its Many Advantages Everyone has heard of online dating – this novel form of dating where you can meet other people online, individuals who have the same interests and priorities as you. Some of us, especially the younger generation, may even have dabbled in it at some point, whether it’s because of curiosity (“everyone else is doing it, why not give it a try?”) [&hellip

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