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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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Mind the gap: preparing for an adult gap year

Mind the gap: preparing for an adult gap year

Grown-up gap years have become popular with mid-career professionals, tired of the daily grind. With long hours, cramped commutes and soggy Pret sandwiches for lunch, picking up and leaving it all behind can seem rather tempting. But taking a career break as an adult can be tricky. […]

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Get Appy! The ten best apps to help organise your life

Get Appy! The ten best apps to help organise your life

With September being at the door steps, life, work and school will be back to these hectic time. Try these ten essential apps to help your head (and wallet) cope with the buy schedule and make the most of your time.

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More than just a music collection

More than just a music collection

  Digital music downloads and live streaming now account for the majority of all music purchased, so you’d be forgiven for presuming our home music collections were carefully curated libraries taking up no more room than a few megabytes on a hard drive. The reality is an […]

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The Grad-u-hate: How to survive when your child returns from University

The Grad-u-hate: How to survive when your child returns from University

Do you remember waving goodbye to your eldest as they headed off to University with an IKEA wok and armfuls of never-to-be-opened cookbooks? Nights were sleepless, worrying how they would cope without you. But sooner than expected you settled into life without a stroppy teenager hogging the […]

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Dealing with downsizing: leaving the family home

Dealing with downsizing: leaving the family home

Whether it’s because the kids have left home, retirement is looming or to raise some extra finances, there often comes a time when we have to wave goodbye to the family home. Times of change can be tough, and that’s completely normal. If you’ve lived in a […]

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Bricking it? Getting the builders in: Our top tips

Bricking it? Getting the builders in: Our top tips

You buy a house, you move in, you make promises to yourself that you’re going to do some necessary renovations to turn the house into a home. Years go by and you’ve barely unpacked those boxes under the stairs, let alone embarked upon a full-blown renovation project. […]

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How to turn your passion into profit

How to turn your passion into profit

The key ingredients in pursuing your passion are hard work, dedication and not being afraid to step out of your comfort zone. But we know that success doesn’t happen overnight; turning something that has been an occasional hobby into something that could make you money is a […]

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