The history of the Polo Shirt

  Image credit Whilst it is sometimes difficult to pinpoint the exact moment a new fashion trend began, it is thought that the polo shirt came about as a result of the popular sport Polo that started in the last 19th Century in Manipur, India. The game was witnessed by British Soldiers and brought this…

The beginnings of Maths in the world.

Who were the first mathematicians? Probably the neanderthal that decided to count the food out equally. The fact is we just don’t know. It is very likely that we never will know as there is very little evidence to show that there was any understanding of the concept of numbers. Until early civilisations start to…

What Is Clinical Negligence?

What is clinical negligence? This is a legal term used to describe the medical mistakes that are attributed to a hospital, doctor or a health care organization. Find out more about how Medical Indemnity Insurance works by visiting a site like MPRS, providers of Medical Indemnity insurance. Image credit There are many reasons why a…

Common questions about demolition

When you need to tear down a building, where do you start? The first important point is to understand the requirements of the legislation known as CDM 2015. This is an acronym for Construction Management Design. Image credit What is Construction Management Design? Construction Design Management is a set of rules to help manage and…

The digging man of archaeology.

Throughout the nineties and into the noughties one show alone put the art and science of archaeology solidly on the map. This was the “Time Team” and it’s premise was simple. A team of archaeologists had just 3 days to dig up a site that was actually well known to contain something, and see what…

Living and working in sumptuous Stratford-upon-Avon

A historical beauty spot that attracts thousands of tourists and visitors to its areas of outstanding natural beauty every year.  Living in this thriving picturesque town with all its local attractions including the Birthplace of William Shakespeare and The Royal Shakespeare Theatre is a pleasure and a privilege.  Once you are settled into life here…

Magnificently Manicured, Neat, New Nails.

The true beauty of a professional manicure and pedicure is clear to see, the resulting fingers and toenails are immaculately tapered and polished and look amazing. We’ve all done the double-take to look again when we see someone who’s finger nails are magnificently sculptured and designed with intricate art work.  The nail Technician who carries…

The Challenges of Working from Home

During lockdown, many of us have had to adapt to a new life. Some of us have been furloughed, so have gone from a busy working life to days stretching out with nothing to do. Some of us have had to continue working, whilst changing our working practices. There are many people who have had…

Signs that your septic tank needs to be emptied

If you’re unfamiliar with your system, you might miss the warning signs and it will take longer to fix the problem than you would have without the knowledge. A lack of routine maintenance can lead to the tank filling up with liquids and other materials and failing to drain properly. Signs that your septic system…