As you drive through the UK’s countryside there are many things that will strike you. The green rural and arboreal splendour of Britain is punctuated with livestock. Cows and sheep are grazing everywhere you look. You might even see the odd free-range pig farm. However for the most part, certainly in the Cotswolds, the Yorkshire dales, all of Wales and Ireland, and the Highlands and … Continue reading What’s so great about Sheep?
If you’ve decided that moving is not an option and you’d rather stay where you are, but you still need the space, an extension is possibly the answer. There are many advantages to this as the building of an extension could well be cheaper than going through the process of buying a new home and selling you existing one plus all the cost of conveyancing … Continue reading Why a new extension might be the answer.
Are you considering laying an attractive tiled area leading up to your front door or in the garden area? If so, you’ll find the process not too dissimilar to indoor tiling but there are some differences to consider. Outdoor tiles are more exposed to the elements, so here are some useful tips: Picking the correct tiles – Be confident that you are choosing tiles suitable … Continue reading Tips for installing outdoor tiles
There’s so much going on in a warehouse that you need to keep your wits about you. From forklifts manoeuvring the aisles to the stocking of shelves, safety is a top priority in a warehouse environment if you want to avoid injury. Continue reading “Warehouse Working”
Have you ever looked at a painting and sculpture and wondered just exactly what it means or what the artist was trying to convey when they made it. Perhaps you’ve heard art critics and historians like Sister Wendy, go on and on about the symbolism in the piece or whatever hidden meaning the artist had in mind. What might look like a crowd scene in … Continue reading Appreciating Art, now that you’ve got the time.
One of the oldest cereals in existence is barley. Originally (perhaps) from north-eastern Africa and western Asia, today it is cultivated almost all over the world and is highly appreciated for its many nutritional properties.
Rich in B vitamins, barley is able to fortify nerve cells, prevent lung and cardiovascular diseases, and keep appetite at bay. Being also with a low glycemic index, it manages not to particularly raise the level of sugar in the blood and also helps to introduce minerals to the bones, which is why its consumption is recommended for children. Continue reading “How to cook barley”
A lot of people have struggled over the past year – whether from job losses caused by the closure of many businesses to the mental health consequences of lockdown. One of the groups of people who have suffered a great deal are the elderly, particularly those who live alone and have been unable to get out and see people. For this reason, many people are … Continue reading Make Sure your Home is Suitable if your Elderly Relative is Moving in
Austin is a city famous for its arts. The city has become synonymous with art and culture. The annual SXSW Festival brings hundreds of thousands each year to this unique festival. Take the time to enjoy three of the biggest art forms celebrated in this city. The Music When talking about the Austin art scene, there is nowhere better to begin than the music. Austin … Continue reading 3 Must-See Austin Art Scenes
Delays in the conveyancing process are not uncommon, especially if the sale or purchase is part of a chain of transactions. Occasionally, there will be no chain – for example, if a first-time buyer is buying a property from the executors of a deceased owner. However, many sellers are buying a property themselves, and many buyers are selling an existing property. These interlinked transactions are … Continue reading What are the most common property chain delays?
The 90s is back in fashion and as a decade that saw a huge amount of changes it is not surprising that it also inspired a lot of iconic fashion styles too. Here are some of the 90s fashion styles to look out for if you are wanting to update your wardrobe this season… Overalls – Worn in the 90s with one strap down, this … Continue reading The Men’s 90s Style Revivals Heading to Your Wardrobe