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How to Self-Care like the Stars

Tips on how to self-care like the stars in our ‘new normal’. Have you been finding yourself struggling with stress-induced issues like anxiety and insomnia? Do you find it hard to relax and recharge as work and personal life blend when working at home? Well, we’re here to tell you…

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Ways to Purify Air in your Home

Do you know that indoor air is more dangerous than the air you breathe outdoors? Indeed, our home is an invisible hideout of pollutants and poisons which are able to cause allergies and even severe illnesses, such as asthma, heart attack and lung cancer!  All this depends on the fact…

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Tips for an allergy free home

Dealing with allergies in the outside world is one thing, but  to deal with them inside your home is something you can have complete control over. Following some of these suggestions will help to keep your home allergy-free. How to Allergy-Proof Your Home Taking proactive steps to allergy-proof your home…

Mental ill health can touch anyone

This is a heart-felt piece that includes true life stories of people I met in mental health hospitals with reference to self-harm and suicide. This is done with sensitivity but please take this into consideration before reading. What do you visualise when you think of a person battling mental health…

Ease Your Wedding Planning With a Checklist

Ease Your Wedding Planning With a Checklist A wedding planning checklist is a beautiful thing to have on hand. It can help you be organized in your quest to plan a wonderful wedding. The checklist allows you to get your tasks in order and keeps things moving forward. Wedding planning…

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Operation Elsewhere • Theatre

Operation Elsewhere An Irish adventure.. to a mythical other world…  Adapted and directed by Zoe Seaton   2 – 4 May 2020 Six live performances 3pm and 7pm   “There is more to this world than meets the eye. What you take for real is an illusion. What you take for…

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Anti-bacterial hand sanitiser – homemade

Worried about the virus? We all are, protect yourself and your family by washing your hands regularly for 20 seconds with soap and water or using a hand sanitiser gel when out at the supermarket or opening post. The virus can last for a number of hours on various surfaces…

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UK charities need your help • 2.6 Challenge

SAVE THE UK’S CHARITIES                   The Pink Ribbon Foundation calls on its supporters to hop to it and join the 2.6 Challenge from Sunday 26thApril 2020 The UK’s charities need your help! The Covid-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic effect with the cancellation of thousands of events and the loss…

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SUGAR-FREE CARDAMOM, PECAN AND PARSNIP LOAF

Tonia Buxton’s Sugar-Free Cardamon, Pecan and Parsnip Loaf  Recipe from here fantastic book The Secret of Spice.  I often put veg into cakes and muffins because they add moisture and nutrients, too. If you don’t like parsnips, use grated carrot or courgette instead.   SERVES 8_10   100g pecan halves…

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How to Plan a Successful Hen Party

Hens party is very common nowadays. It is the perfect time for a bride to say goodbye to her peers. The chief bridesmaid mostly plans this event. The other bridesmaid can also chip in to help in the planning. This includes deciding the invitees, the activities to take place, and…

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The Tempest • Live In Your Living Room!

Creation Theatre and Big Telly Theatre Company presents The Tempest Live, Interactive and In Your Living Room Adapted and directed by Zoe Seaton 11– 13 Apr 2020  “BE NOT AFEARD; THE ISLE IS FULL OF NOISES” Join Creation Theatre, Big Telly Theatre and a cast of nine actors over the…

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Books • Mensah Williams’s New Rom-Com Imperfect Arrangements

Ghana Is The Setting For London Author Frances Mensah Williams’s New Rom-Com Contemporary British fiction in an African setting featuring smart, strong-willed women dealing with themes of substance – think love, guilt, race, careers, identity and the challenges of clashing cultures – and written in a humorous and accessible style….

Turmeric – The Wonder Spice!

Turmeric • For beauty and beyond… Over the years I have sought and tried many natural beauty treatments made from materials in your kitchen. I also have a curiosity of traditional medicinal herbs and spices for general well being. Some of the many recipes I’ve collated and tried have been passed…

Chia Seed and Turmeric Smoothie

Chia Seed and Turmeric Smoothie This smoothie exemplifies one of my favourite aspects of smoothies. It’s a perfect way of enjoying healthy ingredients that otherwise one wouldn’t consume individually, namely the Super Spice Turmeric Turmeric is also the liver’s favorite spice and helps boost liver detox. It does this by…

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7 TIPS TO GRILLING A PERFECT STEAK

7 TIPS TO GRILLING A PERFECT STEAK Excited for the next barbeque get-together with friends and family? It must have been fate that led you to this guide because if steak is on the menu, we’re here to tell you some useful tips on grilling that steak to perfection. Make…

 OKAYFABE: A WRESTLING COMEDY• Theatre

Late night cult slobberknocker  OKAYFABE: A WRESTLING COMEDY is coming to London. Fresh from its acclaimed tours in Australia and Edinburgh, award nominated I’m OKayfabe: A Wrestling Comedy is making its highly anticipated appearance at VAULT FESTIVAL FROM 18-22 MARCH. A grimy, visceral underground comedy drama, the show is created by women, about women, for…