Top snacks for road trips

Summer is just around the corner. That means it is nearly the time of year for road trips to lakes, holiday cabins, beaches and all kinds of other vacation destinations. Weekend getaways and short trips are excellent ways to escape the depressing constraints of the office and enjoy the sun, fresh air and experience the…

Why being pregnant doesn’t have to mean not being feminine

Pregnancy is such a beautiful and exciting experience – however it can be difficult for some to cope with a changing body. While this is a great excuse to go on a bit of a shopping spree, it can be challenging because you temporarily can’t fit into the same style of clothes that you know…

Learn more about carnivals in Brazil!

Carnival History The origins of Carnival can be traced back to Greek and Roman celebrations. The Catholic Church, in turn, supported carnival as a prelude to Lent and the Easter celebration and, later, medieval Portuguese and Spanish ‘conquistadors’ brought carnival to the New World where it began to absorb and incorporate African and South American…

“Economise” Is Not a Dirty Word

As is the case in many parts of the world, large numbers of people in the UK are experiencing a drop in income. Expenses certainly do not seem to be going down but incomes are stagnant or dropping, and sometimes it looks as if there is no relief in sight. Having to make do on…

Customer’s of phone contracts asked ‘Are you free?’

Visitors to Brick Lane last month were treated to the spectacle of a Ferrari being driven by a human bunny rabbit and an army of Roman soldiers, all in the name of promotion and freedom. This was a stunt by the mobile phone provider GiffGaff that asked those that had assembled, to witness the commotion,…

Do you want a free TV?

How to get free stuff for your new place For those that are economically challenged shall we say, buying new furniture such as sofas, fridges and other household essentials can be a difficult and often challenging experience. Now what if I was to tell you that there are hundreds of sofas, TVs, beds and cupboards…