Lockdown is once again upon us here in England and just like before we’re faced with the prospect of a month spent mostly behind closed doors. For some the opportunity to spend more time at home can only be a good thing. While for others the prospect of being stuck inside with little to no […]
When Mark’s email first came through about the #TellYourStory campaign it instantly struck a chord with me. Especially the suggestion of revisiting my favourite childhood television shows! Unlike many of you, I grew up in the 80’s and 90’s. Of course, everybody thinks that their own particular era of children’s telly was the best. But […]
“Unprecedented times.” “The new normal.” “Good old-fashioned common sense.” Just three of the infuriating soundbites that are wheeled out by every politician, journalist and broadcaster under the sun., and the less said about “Hands, face, space” the better. 2020 really isn’t the year any of us were expecting, (sorry!) but it really has changed my […]
Food shopping. It’s one of those mundane tasks that we all have to do. Yet go about it the wrong way and you could end up blowing your entirely monthly budget in one hit!
So to help you out here are five of my top tips for saving money on your supermarket shop.
We all have fears. Even the most confident and brazen people are afraid of something. I was thinking about my own fears while I was planning this piece. I’ve always had this deep-rooted fear of vomiting ever since I suffered from a persistent bout of travel sickness during a school trip. I was only 11 […]
One of the most important elements of keeping your mental health in good check is allowing yourself to enjoy some regular downtime. Some ‘Me time’ if you will. The problem is though, that more often than not we’re encouraged to “keep busy” or “stay active” in order to stop our minds from drifting back into […]
Winter can be tough. Limited daylight, freezing temperatures and of course this year, the ongoing threat of Coronavirus. As important as it is to keep up to date with current events, sometimes it’s nice to grab a controller, fire up your console and escape into another world. Here then are my top five gaming recommendations […]
The festive season is almost upon us again and thanks to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic things are going to feel a little different. Work Christmas parties will be cancelled, traditional carol services will be restricted and those that love a big family gathering on the day itself will probably be disappointed. But Covid won’t stop […]
The concept of time travel has always fascinated me. Movies such as the seminal Back to the future trilogy, the Bill & Ted series and the more recent About Time have always managed to capture my imagination. Likewise, television is no slouch when it comes to exploring time travel. The Canadian series Being Erica is […]