Why the kitchen is the heart of your home

No matter what kind of house you live in, large or small, the heart of every home is undoubtedly the kitchen. From small, cosy rustic kitchens to contemporary, open plan kitchen concepts, there are many ways to design this special space to create aesthetically pleasing, comfortable rooms and that are also very functional. Many people…

A long history of toothbrushing

Every day we squeeze some toothpaste onto a toothbrush and brush our teeth but have you ever wondered when we first started brushing our teeth? At what point in human history did we realize the importance of keeping our teeth healthy? Let’s look at the origins of toothpaste. Egypt is said to have begun using…

How to choose a funeral director

A good funeral director will help you at a sensitive time to organise a funeral, burial or cremation for a loved one who has passed, putting your mind at ease while you deal with family matters. Most funeral directors can also organise a natural burial, a life celebration and any other personal or creative ideas…

Leaks can cause a lot of water damage!

If you have a water leak in your home, it can cause far more damage than you can imagine. Unsightly mess and damage can negatively impact resale values for starters. We always imagine something disastrous is the result of major flooding or burst pipes, but what if the damage is occurring slowly from something as…

The birth of motor racing

Racing cars began in the mid 19th century and has continued to be extremely popular ever since. The first ever race of two self-powered vehicles on a prearranged route took place at 4.30am on 30 August 1867. It covered a distance of 8 miles between Old Trafford and Ashton-under-Lyne in England. The winner was Isaac…