Ways To Keep The Kids Entertained On A Budget This Summer

Most parents know that at the best of times children can be difficult to keep entertained and out of trouble. Children are constantly looking for things to do and ways in which they can cause as much mess or disruption as possible. This is necessary for their cognitive development of course, and it is up…

7 ways to celebrate your Birthday ‘virtually’ during lockdown

No birthday should go uncelebrated, even during lockdown - whether it’s just your run-of-the-mill 27th birthday, or you’re hitting a major milestone. We've created the ultimate birthday party inspiration list to help you get together with faves, whilst you’re all apart. 1. The one for the food lovers Kickstart it with a classic: birthday brunch.…

Veganism and celebrity gossip biggest ‘turn offs’ for Brits

Boring subjects most likely to make Brits 'turn off' during a conversation include celebrity gossip, veganism - and Meghan and Harry. A poll of 2,000 adults discovered what makes the nation prick up their ears, and what makes them tune out of a conversation. Rants about online dating, Brexit and diets are also likely to…

Top 25 Best Things About Christmas

Spending time with loved ones, festive music, pigs in blankets and time off work are among the Top 25 best things about Christmas. A study of 2,000 adults explored exactly what it is that we love about the holidays - with Christmas jumpers, mince pies and putting up the tree also making the list. This…

Office Christmas Party: Top 40 most embarrassing moments

    Millions of Brits cringe when looking back on an office Christmas party - with four in 10 confessing to a face-reddening embarrassing moment.A study of 2,000 workers found one in 10 have been caught photocopying a body part, and a fifth have drunkenly revealed a secret they would rather have kept quiet. Another…

To Be Or Not To Be On Halloween? – That is the question

Halloween has become a popular cultural event throughout the world over the last few years. Halloween celebrations date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1st as a time to honor all saints.…

Visiting the US East Coast? 9 Original Things to Do

If you're planning a visit to the US east coast, you don't just want to hit the same tourist spots everyone else does. Try these fun activities instead. In 2019, driving through Northern New England ranked in the top 5 road trips, and the southeast had the most online searches for people looking at places…

5 Tips to Planning a NYE Event 

Many people look forward to New Year's Eve. It is a time to celebrate the end of the year and the beginning of a new one. If you are planning an event, every aspect should be covered early enough to ensure everyone has a great time. For example, if you intend to use a party…

Board games: When in Rome v Obama Llama

Mrs P. playing the Alexa-controlled board game, When in Rome, while on holiday in Yorkshire Chris Price takes a look at two very different board games, the Alexa-powered When in Rome and the brilliantly named Obama Llama... First of all: a confession. I'm not really one for board games. As a kid, I got incredibly…