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alternative ways to spend Christmas Day

Alternative ways to spend Christmas Day

Maybe you can’t face a traditional Christmas Day with the family. Maybe you’re a stay-at-home parent and want to get out and about. Maybe you just want to work off that huge Christmas dinner. Maybe you’ve lost a loved one and Christmas doesn’t seem quite the same. There are many reasons why families like to

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Donation frustration

Donation Frustration

In the current economic climate, many of us are still struggling with meeting the financial demands for even the basics in life. There is always something to pay out in the household, things to buy for the kids, and cut backs are inevitable. However, many people still feel very passionate about charities and still kindly

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The ten day no tv challenge

The ten day no TV challenge

Could you live without TV in your home for 10 days? The practical answer is of course, Yes. No-one ever died from boredom before the TV was invented. But really – would you consider it? And how do you think it would play out if you did? Is there any benefit? The thinking behind the

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Hobbies to try out this Winter

Hobbies to try out this Winter

As the nights draw in and the colder weather creeps up on us, we tend to spend more and more time in the home. But rather than wasting that time slouched in front of the television, why not take up a new hobby? If you’ve ever thought about learning a new skill or broadening your

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firework safety

Firework safety

With bonfire night fast approaching, now is a great time to familiarise yourself with firework safety. When used incorrectly, fireworks can pose a serious safety threat. Whether you’re planning a small fireworks display in your garden or setting up a large community bonfire night display; there are certain rules you need to follow to ensure

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Things to do London in November

Things to do in London in November

November is officially the last month of Autumn, but we all know that it really feels like the start of winter. Chilly, frosty mornings, and damp dingy days define the weather for most of the month, so finding things to do can be a challenge. Indoor activities are the obvious choice, but there are a

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