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10 low budget tips and tricks for the office

10 low budget tips and tricks for the office

Tips on how to de-clutter the work place, remind yourself to keep hydrated and maybe teach you something new!   1.     2.     3.       4.       5.     6.     7.   8.   9. .      And lastly something to impress your colleagues! 10.   Image credits »

Loom band crazy!

Loom band crazy!

The Duchess of Cambridge, David Beckham and 1D’s Harry Styles to name but a few have all been seen sporting loom band bracelets. So what is it that makes these little colourful elastic bands so captivating to young and old alike? More than 3 million looms have been sold worldwide since they first appeared in toy stores in 2011, and with kits costing approx £15 and loom band packets available for u... »

Savvy ideas for small gardens

Savvy ideas for small gardens

If you live in an apartment or town house with a small yard, you can still create a beautiful and interesting garden without it costing the earth. Whether its flowers, vegetables or herbs that you want to grow, there are plenty of savvy and creative ideas. Ingenious ideas for urban apartments include suspended upside-down ceiling pots, magnetic two-piece window pots or a modular rope-and-pulley he... »

50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

The National Trust have produced a list of “50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾” which is just perfect for getting the kids outside during the school holidays! There are a range of activities for younger kids to join in with from rolling down a hill to playing pooh sticks, through to activities to keep the older kids interested like tracking wild animals and finding a geocache. Si... »

Popularity of wood pellet use fuels EU import increase.

Popularity of wood pellet use fuels EU import increase.

The European Union rise in the use of wood pellets as fuel for small scale power generation plants and heating of homes is set to see the import of pellets rise by 25% this year. Approximately 50% of the world’s wood pellets are manufactured within the EU, mostly as a waste by-product from sawmills but increasingly from timber left over from felling. The top 5 EU wood pellet producers in 2014 are ... »

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