Things you should always have at home

Most homes have quite a lot of junk in them – items which were bought on a whim, or which were received as gifts, which are almost never used and sit at the bottom of a cupboard somewhere, ignored and forgotten. The problem is that, although some people realize that the item is junk very…

Dressing to impress for freelancers

As the office work environment has started to become a thing of the past, so have its rules and regulations, including its dress code. As a freelancer, nobody is ever going to call you into their office and politely but condescendingly ask you to wear a longer skirt or cover up your cleavage in future,…

Living a private life in a prying world

Living a private life

More than ever, for citizens of developed countries, every detail of our lives is scrutinized and stored by our governments. Whether we like it or not, should someone, perhaps in a government agency, want to find out about us, they could. And they’d have a much larger picture than most imagine. The way we walk,…

Rowing Machine Workouts

Many people might look down on the rowing machine and mistakenly believe that it is a boring piece of equipment that does not offer you a very good workout. However, these people are wrong and there are many good workouts that you can try on a rowing machine to reach your goal – be it…

Baby Car Seats – Important Features to Look For As You Do Your Shopping

Baby car seats come in great brands and varieties that fit the different needs of parents. Forward facing car seats, combination, car seats, harnessed and children booster seats are a few examples of these important carriers for parents. Safety, comfort and ease-of installation are some of the important properties that you should look for as…

Buying a Guitar?

When buying a guitar, it is important to select the correct model for you. Always trust your instincts, if a guitar feels right for you, it probably is, but do not go out and buy a hugely expensive model if your ability doesn’t reflect that standard. It is a depressing fact that a huge amount…

Exercise Makes You Beautiful

Exercise has always been really important to me. I like to look and feel great.  I find exercise as important for my appearance as wearing nice clothes, shoes and make up. The exercise you do and the food that you eat make such a difference to how you look and feel. I am lucky that…

Personal story: Grounded Power

When it comes to keeping personal documents confidential, in some instances, the only recourse is to purchase a strong and secure safe to keep them from ever searching eyes. The fact of the matter is that there are some bits of information that you may not want to be shared with the general public. Sensitive…

How to Fix a Hairdryer or How to Buy a new One!

How many hairdryers have you had over the years?  If you are lucky and bought a good quality hairdryer and looked after it you may have had one for years.  If you are a one for gadgets perhaps you have had several hairdryers just throwing them aside when they pack up. Buying a new hairdryer…

Why I Don’t Trust Hairdressers: My Experience with “Lynne”

Lynne is the hairdresser that was filling in for my regular lady, who is named Mary-Kate. I’m going to refer to her as MK, because typing out “Mary-Kate” every single time is going to give me carpal tunnel syndrome quicker than I could have ever anticipated. Anyways, this is a story about how I went…

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