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…

How do I create a small business budget?

A budget is defined as a financial document that plans and estimates future expenses and income. Image Credit The budgeting process is conducted by companies or individuals and estimates whether the business can operate within its projected expenditure and income. It can be simply prepared using pencil and paper, or a spreadsheet program on a…

She was such a beautiful dancer

Anna Pavlova is one of the ballet worlds most loved ballerinas. She is best known for her role in Swan Lake as The Dying Swan. It is hard to believe that she felt that she was not suited to the art of the Ballet. While her frame was perfect she suffered terrible with her feet…