Our Top Tips for Effective Teen Home Learning in Lockdown
Feb09

Our Top Tips for Effective Teen Home Learning in Lockdown

And so the lockdown begins to feel oddly normal, and our Teen Home Learning routine is becoming rapidly ordinary and mundane. Which is a good thing – we’re adaptable creatures, and with some super-human effort and organisation skills, our schools and teachers have worked oout systems to make this new lockdown work. But it’s weird, and hard, and really a lot of effort. Some teens are good at it, but a lot are not...

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Feeling confident as a parent – yes… now. Probably. Most of the time.
Jan27

Feeling confident as a parent – yes… now. Probably. Most of the time.

My oldest child is 22 tomorrow. Twenty Two. I mull on that sometimes; looking back not at the obvious of how he’s changed (because, y’know, he’s a LOT taller… but he’s notsodifferent inside to how he was at 7, in all honesty), but more on how I’ve changed. Oh, the things I used to fret and worry over when he was a tiny little dot so incredibly, terrifyingly dependent and unfathomably...

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Equipment essentials no home-gym should be without
Jan20

Equipment essentials no home-gym should be without

What are your current training goals? Maybe you’re hoping to bridge the gap between now and when the gyms reopen, or perhaps you have your eye on that personal best. Whatever your goals, you’re going to need a strong home-gym set up to see your through. Purchasing fitness equipment isn’t as straightforward as it should be, and if this is your first time, you may be wondering where to begin. By ivan_kislitsin shutterstock So, what is...

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Speakers for a teens bedroom: Edifier R1280T |Christmas Gift ideas 2020
Dec14

Speakers for a teens bedroom: Edifier R1280T |Christmas Gift ideas 2020

If you’re looking for Speakers for a teens bedroom, we have you covered. These days, our teens are used to sound on the go; on their phones mostly, and maybe when they are at home on their computer too. But when do they get to listen to music the way it was supposed to be listened to, through a quality sound system? Not often I reckon. And yet – they’re a sophisticated crowd; they LOVE a quality listening sound, are...

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My Personal 2020 Top Gins
Dec10

My Personal 2020 Top Gins

I know, it’s a bit self-indulgent to chat about my personal 2020 Top Gins. Everyone’s all about the gin at the moment – But frankly, I don’t care! The drink I’ve loved for years is suddenly trendy, and that means there’s a whole raft of artisan makers and new flavours for me to try. Bring it on! There have never been so many fabulous gins to choose from – big brand names down to the smaller...

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Amazing Vintage Tea Light Lanterns by Kate Lycett
Dec09

Amazing Vintage Tea Light Lanterns by Kate Lycett

We think these amazing Lanterns by Kate Lycett are incredibly beautiful, wouldn’t you agree?These lanterns have been a staple in our Christmas traffic for years, and every time I see them pop up I pause and ooh at their prettiness. The tea-light lanterns are printed on fine card and laser cut – and entirely made in Yorkshire. Packaged flat, they come with photos and instructions. It also comes with a card envelope (38cm x...

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