Gardening – Our Magnificent 7: Tips as Spring becomes Summer

It’s the pride and joy of many an English household summer. Some of us use them for a kick about, others a water fight. There are those who stretch for a spot of sun worship, and a good number who practice the weekend ritual of cooking sausages to within an inch of their lives on the barbecue. The garden […]

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(South) Bank Holiday activities

Southwark has long been at the heart of London culture. Unlike some of the relatively recent outer borough’s – which began their relentless sprawl in the 17th & 18th centuries, Southwark is a part of the capital that’s been around a long time. Which means it’s seen every bank holiday there’s ever been – because Bank Holiday’s only […]

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Work Hard, Relax Harder!

Everyone looks forward to a bank holiday weekend – what’s not to love?! Three days to spend relaxing, re-cooperating, and catching up on the things we enjoy. Bank holidays are few and far between (well, perhaps not this month!), so it’s essential to make the most of them. With the mid May weather (supposedly) warming up and three […]

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How to make Exam Hell, Exam Heaven

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a year 6 primary school pupil who’s about to sit SATS or a Post-Graduate University boffin revising for a Rocket Science paper next Tuesday. You’re probably anxious about the upcoming test, and how you’ll perform. If your palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy, there’s vomit on your sweater, Mom’s […]

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Furniture for Storage – Upcycling #3

It’s time for another look at clever upcycled furniture. Furniture that’s morphed into something altogether more useful from a basic hulk of old or seemingly obsolete homewares. So read on for some more ideas where creative alteration, decoration and inspiration come together to create furniture that’s both useful and attractive…

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