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The 10 Commandments of Travelling Solo on a Budget

I love to travel. Exploring new places, learning about the history and culture, and of course sampling all of the foreign junk food I can get my hands on – what’s not to love? So far I have visited 15 countries and I can’t wait to add to that number when this corona stuff is […]

Easy Ways to Stay Active at Home

Since gyms have closed, we have all had to get a little more creative with our exercise regimes. A lack of weight machines, treadmills and cross trainers has forced many of us to go back to basics in order to stay active. My biggest challenge when it comes to exercising without the gym is finding […]

10 of the Best Click & Collects for Nottingham Foodies

Believe it or not, we are now three months into the corona virus pandemic in the UK. That’s three months of social distancing and working from home for many of us, and almost three months without our favourite pubs, cafes and restaurants. Since closing their doors at the end of March, food and drink businesses […]

Budgets, Booze & Bonding Time: 10 Reasons to Book a Caravan Holiday

I am going to make a bold statement here: caravan holidays are the best type of holiday. They are also disgracefully underrated. A beautiful hybrid of camping and resort holidays, a caravan stay has all the perks of camping (natural surroundings, budget-friendly, uninterrupted quality time) without any risky squat-and-pee situations when your bladder wakes you […]

How to Survive a Global Pandemic without a Murder Charge

Thanks to some guy in Wuhan thinking a bat looked like a tasty snack, we have all been spending a lot more time at home recently. I bet at the start of this year the prospect of more quality time with your partner or housemate would have seemed like a fantastic idea – perhaps you […]

How to Self-care: Lockdown Edition

‘Self-care’ has become something of a buzzword over the past few years. I don’t know about you, but for me the term conjures up images of willowy women doing yoga while simultaneously sipping herbal tea. If that’s how you self-care, then more power to you – I envy anyone with the balance to practise yoga […]

9 Types of Lockdown Shoppers you meet at the Supermarket

Trips to the supermarket are objectively one of the worst things about lockdown. Nothing sends stress levels rocketing like realising it’s time to do the food shop. With delivery slots snatched up weeks or even months in advance, most of us have no choice but to brave the aisles of Sainsburys or Tesco and, worse […]


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