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Growing Your Own – Can You Dig It?

Growing Your Own – Can You Dig It?

Traditionally the pastime of flat-capped grandads, the humble act of gardening, and in particular growing your own, is attracting a new, younger audience. In line with the surge in popularity of other traditional (read old fashioned) hobbies adopted by hipsters in recent years – knitting, taxidermy, colouring […]

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Living Danishly

Living Danishly

Denmark is having a real moment – it has for the best part of the last decade anyway. Knocking off Sweden’s Scandi-cool (especially thanks to everyone’s most loved / hated flat-pack furniture store), Denmark has held the top shelf position in recent years. It has been frequently documented […]

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Book review : The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Book review : The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

The idea that if you transform your home into a permanently tidy, clutter-free space, you will in turn transform your whole life, is the crux of this international best-seller. This may sound pretty far-fetched, and at first, the almost mystical tone so familiar to these self-help biggies […]

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Corrie or Emmerdale? Important questions to ask before moving an elderly parent in

Corrie or Emmerdale? Important questions to ask before moving an elderly parent in

Love them or loath them, you only get one family and as parents get older, the time may come when roles reverse. Making the decision to move an older family member into your home can be one of the toughest in your life. These questions are a […]

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Invest in the best: four fashion essentials every man needs

Invest in the best: four fashion essentials every man needs

Sometimes it feels like fashion is changing as quickly as the weather. By the time you discover the latest look in The Gentleman’s Journal, the next season is being showcased in Milan with a totally different look and feel. Instead of constantly debating whether to splash the cash […]

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Making bracelets and headbands from t-shirt yarn – a guest post by Crafts on Sea

Making bracelets and headbands from t-shirt yarn – a guest post by Crafts on Sea

We had so much fun turning our old t-shirts into bags that we decided to sit down with the kids and get them involved in their own clothing up-cycling project, creating headbands and bracelets from t-shirt yarn. Craft projects are a great way to get kids off […]

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T-shirt to tote bag – upcycling what’s in your wardrobe – a guest post by Crafts on Sea

T-shirt to tote bag – upcycling what’s in your wardrobe  – a guest post by Crafts on Sea

I’m sure you’ve experienced that sinking feeling of opening the wardrobe door and being faced with a wall of clothes that you just can’t bear to throw away. We’re all guilty of keeping hold of those jeans we haven’t fit in since 2011 and stashing that crochet […]

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Joining the Expat Pack: 5 things you need to know

Joining the Expat Pack: 5 things you need to know

More than 5 million people born in the UK have emigrated. A quarter have been lured by the pull of year round BBQs, sunshine and scary spiders in Australia, whilst a large share of the remainder have fled to the USA, Spain and France. It may be […]

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Chosing a style to suit your new home – A guest post by Extraordinary Chaos

Chosing a style to suit your new home – A guest post by Extraordinary Chaos

When you buy a house it’s normal to be excited about filling it with all your things and making it feel like home. But have you thought about whether your existing furniture will fit in, or will you need to buy new furniture to suit the style […]

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Tips for moving home, by a serial home mover – a guest post by Extraordinary Chaos

Tips for moving home, by a serial home mover – a guest post by Extraordinary Chaos

You have signed on the dotted line and are moving again. I say again because we have moved home 8 times in 20 years. Why? Looking back I ask myself the same question. At first they were aspirational moves, bigger house, better area but then it became […]

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