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Freddie Patmore

Come along to our 2017 workshops and learn to knit and crochet It’s quick and easy to book – call 0800 024 1212* Tickets price: £79 per person for a…

Cupcakes Make Crochet Pattern

The Great British Bake Off always leaves us craving homemade treats. With delicious cakes, biscuits and loaves of bread being carefully crafted by the contestants each week, it’s really not…

Food waste

There are a number of organisations trying to educate us on how to stop wasting food. The People’s Fridge Disposing of food waste in London costs a staggering £50m per…

English country garden

Even if you live in the suburbs and your house is modern, it’s easy to create an authentic country-style cottage garden if you look to your granny’s garden for inspiration.…

Brain

1. I’ll walk, thanks Or run, dance, climb stairs – or just keep moving. Regular exercise stimulates your brain’s oxygen supply, nourishing nerve cells and dilating arteries, which can protect…

Irises

Irises have been a favourite flower since the Chinese fell in love with them thousands of years ago. Their picture-perfect blooms have also been a source of inspiration for many…

Thyroid

We don’t usually notice the butterfly-shaped thyroid gland at the front of our necks.But it’s the body’s pacemaker, producing thyroid hormone (thyroxine) to regulate the activity of every body cell-…

Hot air balloon

The UK and Switzerland are both wonderful places to take a hot air balloon ride. Peak District Fly over the rolling hills of the Peak District, the UK’s first national…

Dog-friendly gardens

If you’re thinking about bringing a dog into your home, you must ensure your garden is safe and pet friendly. It’s vital you cover all escape routes to stop your…

Boost resilience

Whether we’re suffering from stress, problem overload, or a short- or long-term mental health problem, it can feel like an uphill struggle just to get through the day. But resilience…

Green Grass

1. Green Up Grass The most common reason for a lawn turning yellow is excess heat and drought, but over-fertilising with nitrogen is another. Feeding a hungry lawn with leaf-making…