Gadgets today – antiques tomorrow

Who would have thought during the Rubik’s Cube craze of the 1980s that the colourful 3D combination puzzle would one day become a popular collector’s item? And it’s not as though they are rare. As of January 2009, 350 million cubes had been sold worldwide making it the world’s top selling puzzle game. Equally, it’s doubtful that families […]

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Advice for festival first timers…

Festival season is in full swing and it seems more people than ever are venturing to open spaces, camping, glamping and generally hanging out for an extended weekend in the country, backed by their favourite bands and artists. With 2014 shaping up to be a vintage summer (looks like our complimentary biscuit crumbs were right) […]

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Britains most interesting houses…

Thanks to programmes like Grand Designs, us Brits are getting much more creative with our houses. And whilst bedsits, 1 & 2 bed apartments and square-box semi’s might might be the stock and trade for most of us, those with the wherewithal are thinking laterally (and – it would seem – vertically). All sorts of obsolete buildings […]

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If We’re Lyin’ We’re Cryin’ – Tall tales of Self Storage

Those of you who are diehard fans of Disney’s hit animation Cars will undoubtedly be familiar with Mater’s Tall Tales. A series of “cars-toons” where Mater the tow truck spins an unlikely yarn that turns out to have some truth behind it. Likewise, devotees of Gavin and Stacey will recall the moment when John Prescott appeared […]

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Graduation

Graduation is a memorable occasion for many. Proud parents applaud their children whilst they collect their degree and students often sigh with relief to have finished university and can finally start the next chapter of their life. Moving back home after graduation isn’t the first choice for many graduates, however unfortunately after expensive tuition fees […]

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