‘Don’t get your knickers in a twist’, voted favourite British phrase

Researchers polled 2,000 adults to find out the most popular dialect sayings with 'Don't get your knickers in a twist' topping the list. Other beloved phrases include ‘a curtain twitcher’ – ‘a nosey person’, ‘it’s a dreich day’ – ‘a miserable day’ and ‘having a blether’ – ‘a chat’ or ‘a gossip’. But there are…

Cute Labrador Puppies help to breed better Guide Dogs

This adorable litter of puppies is among the first to take part in a pioneering genetic study to help breed the best possible guide dogs. The 10, six-week-old Labradors are the face of a major research project by Guide Dogs to better understand what makes a successful working guide dog partnership. More than 3,000 trainee…

1 in 3 Brits have tried out wacky fads – like Dog Yoga

  Dog Yoga by ErharYaksaa - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=62034151 A third of Brits have tried out wacky fads, including screaming therapy, dog yoga ('doga')and drinking saltwater, according to a new survey. A survey of 2,000 adults found almost half have tried drinking apple cider vinegar, a well-known fad…

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…