Smile! 13 free online photography courses to learn from home

Everyone can take a photo; It is a simple matter of focusing with the camera (or mobile) and shooting. But taking a good picture is not so easy; it’s about going a little further, knowing the basic aspects of composition and light, as well as the elementary functions of the camera: aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Luckily, now you do…

Carpet vs Wood

If you’ve been having the debate over which flooring to lay in your home – hardwood or carpet – here are some of the pros and cons of each to help you decide which one works best for your home. Wooden flooring This type of flooring is often associated with style, elegance and class. It…

The magnificent city of Glevum

Gloucester city is one of the many large urban areas in England that can trace its ancestor ack to Roman times. Any city or settlement ending in cester was Roman area. Leicester was the camp Ratae, Chester was Deva and Cirencester was Corinum the second largest city in Roman Britain next to Londonium of London…

The Car Maintenance Tips You Need to Know This Summer

Let’s face it, British winters aren’t the time of year to be lingering outdoors, so cars and other outdoor machinery gets neglected. So when we start using them more in the spring the problems suddenly emerge. With the approach of summer weather it’s time to give attention to all outdoor engines. Image Credit Windscreens One…

Making Pine Dining Chairs Fashionable Again

If you’ve got the time and patience, upcycling old furniture is a satisfying hobby and currently all the rage. It’s useful to do some research beforehand in order to pick up useful advice and avoid mistakes others have experienced. Image Credit There are plenty of sites listing cheap and free bits of furniture, and pine…

Why Home Ownership Is Still Worth Fighting For

There is a lot of media focus right now on the difficulties many are facing when trying to get on the property ladder. We are told that we could be seeing a whole generation of people who will spend their whole lives renting. It’s easy to listen to the doom and gloom, but if owning…

Skype is suffering an identity crisis

Microsoft still does not know what to do with Skype, so they have decided to copy the Snapchat filters. At the beginning of June they announced a new generation of Skype and a totally renewed design. The goal of this new Skype was to “make your conversations more fun”. For this they decided to do something that is customary…