According to a recent report in the Daily Telegraph, around 50% of people aged 60 and over live alone, whether through choice or as a result of divorce or the death of a partner. Loneliness is often cited as the biggest worry for the older single person, with personal safety not far behind. Join Special Interest Groups It’s a bit of a cliché to urge single people to join a […]

The media often highlights the poverty and struggles that are an everyday occurrence in many countries and it is sometimes easy to put this to the back of your mind and hope that somebody else will have the kindness and thoughtfulness to deal with it themselves. However, for many individuals such as yourself, it may be at that moment that you decide that you would like to do something to […]

Childcare is when children are supervised and cared for by a person outside of their family group. Parents who have a full time job or need support can get this from seeking childcare, to balance any stress the family may be feeling. Foster homes are a household where a minor can be placed to receive the loving and care they need that they may not have gotten before. Foster homes […]

We’re barely out of winter and already wardrobes are being filled with new fashions for the warmer months ahead. The high street stores and retail websites are now filled with spring and summer fashions, ready for you to get out your credit cards and treat yourself to something new and fresh. If you’re fed up of your knitted jumpers and heavy denim jeans here are a few tips on what […]

The following article has been provided by RUComfy; a leading manufacturer and online retailer of beanbags, whose objective is to simply make people more comfortable and transform contemporary living. Children’s bedrooms need regular make-overs as the child grows and develops. It can be sad to see yesterday’s best-loved characters rejected and stripped away in favour of more ‘grown-up’ characters and themes, but let us be honest, you do not really […]

The younger generation have it tough these days. It’s hard enough getting a job let alone buying a small house or flat. Monies are tight and it’s a catch 22; people rent because they can’t afford to buy but with extortionate rental fees they struggle to save for a big deposit. Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, has claimed that the UK housing market is recovering. So with […]

Most of us like to have a cup of coffee, especially to get us going in the morning. Personally, I’m guilty as charged. Practically the first thing I do when I get up is reach for my first cup of coffee. It’s almost as if I have become trained like a good bloodhound to start engaging my brain only after that first cup of coffee has gone down. However, many […]

It is that eternal question, a big pub favourite. What would you spend the money on if you won the lottery? There have been so many winners now that there are many stories out there of things that people have done with it. Perhaps they might be of some inspiration to others. Give It To Charity: You hear stories of many lottery winners giving at least some of their cash […]

If you’ve been at all dissatisfied with your bedroom during 2013, the New Year is an excellent occasion to put matters right. Here are 14 ideas to help you redesign your bedroom during 2014. 1. Basic bedroom furniture When you’ve been tossing and turning on the same bed and mattress for years, now’s the time to look at the options offered by modern bedroom furniture and invest in a new […]

It can be hard to stay up to date with fashion when everything seems to be changing too quickly. One way to get around this is to fill your wardrobe with cool staples that will never go out of style. These five pieces of clothing are essential items for every woman’s wardrobe. Black Blazer A black blazer is sleek, stylish, sophisticated and goes with almost anything. There’s hardly any outfit […]