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 […]

The dating arena has a lot of pitfalls, as we all know. Every one of us has experienced a date where we couldn’t wait for it to finish so we could go back to our regular lives. But once in a while, through sheer luck, perhaps, we actually find someone who is a delight to talk to and whom we can imagine spending more time with. But, realistically speaking, this […]

We have all heard that many of us really don’t get enough sleep, or at the very least enough quality sleep. It is probably due to the hectic lifestyles that we lead, as we desperately try to balance jobs, family, recreation, exercise, and a host of other little intrusive things. It doesn’t help that we appear to have become completely addicted to our smartphones. We seem to be unable to […]

Some people simply never get round to getting married. Years ago it seemed to be the thing to do and most of your friends may have duly obliged. Predictions of a lonely life by not getting married were rarely worth a second thought by you, if you were single and were enjoying life. On the one hand you may have found that your friends who paired up were not around […]

Do you get a lot of overnight guests? How much notice are you generally given? Are you always in a rush to get the spare room set up? Well, with just a few simple changes to the furniture and accessories in your extra room, you can create a guest room that will please the fussiest friend or the pickiest family member. The first thing to consider is, of course, the […]

The largest city in Western Australia, home to almost 2 million people, Perth is packed full of intriguing and unforgettable experiences. Take a trip to Shoalwater Park and enjoy the snorkelling. Explore the lush reefs, seagrass meadows and discover shipwrecks packed with exotic marine life. Sea Lions, Penguins and Dolphins frequent the park all year round, and a waterproof camera is highly recommended. Spend some time in famous King’s Park. […]