Living Room Lifestyle

Mercedes Vito camper van

Luxury travel with the new Mercedes Benz Vito

Set to revolutionise the holiday-making and luxury lifestyle industries, Horizon MCV Vito/Sport is the first vehicle of its kind to genuinely enable owners to have a truly luxury experience for both … [Read More...]


Monday Morning Coffee Break Quiz

1. Who is the current Chancellor of Germany? 2. Which woman's research was  crucial in the development of x-rays? 3. What do we call the Islas Malvinas? 4. What would you find growing on the … [Read More...]

Health & Beauty


Lung Cancer Awareness – Your Health Matters

With Lung Cancer Awareness Month upon us we will be de-mystifying the myths surrounding the disease in our live web TV show. The sad truth is that most of us have been affected … [Read More...]

health technology

Future innovations of health and care, wellbeing and transformation

With recent forecasts that the population will increase by almost 3 billion to 10 billion by 2050, a new report – Future Technologies of Health and Care, Wellbeing and … [Read More...]

Fashion Feature

Not Your Daughter's Jeans Kendall Floral Cuffed Ankle Jeans,Painted Bouquet from John Lewis

Looking For UK Stockists of Not Your Daughters Jeans?

Looking for U.K. tummy tuck jeans stockists? Let us help! No matter what age a woman is, she still likes to feel trendy and fashionable, but trying to find a pair of jeans that fits and are comfortable, is not easy. Having tried NYDJ I can … [Read More...]

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What’s In A Name? Parka?

As nature paves the way with a change over from green to bronze, golds and browns, we follow suit with our outerwear too. Coats reappear and our wardrobes take on a new look as we banish our summer clothing and replace it with more suitable … [Read More...]

Work at Home & Office

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What are your legal rights when it comes to fair pay in the employment sector

Close to one in five bosses admit they are not paying their workers fairly, while more than half of employees believe they are not being paid what they should. That’s according … [Read More...]

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Are You A Secret Spender?

Have you been known to smuggle shopping bags into the house without your partner noticing? Perhaps you snip off the tags from new purchases and then hide the items of clothing in … [Read More...]

Garden Leisure

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Country Diary – November

November (Late Autumn) by Salt and Pepper (The Seasonings) November is a month of quiet preparation for the coming winter and planning for next spring all rolled into … [Read More...]


Country diary – October

Well, autumn is definitely approaching this week. However it has been incredibly warm, giving us a glorious Indian summer. Not only are the days becoming shorter, but have you … [Read More...]

In The Kitchen

Roast pork

Roast pork loin with warm plum and ginger chutney

TV chef Sophie Michell gives her top recipe for cooking a mouth watering dish with seasonal fruit When cooking with pork, adding fruit is a great way to bring out its succulent flavour whilst cutting through any underlying fattiness. Yet … [Read More...]

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala a Family Favourite

Chicken Tikka Masala is officially one of the nation’s favourites – and this dinner recipe means it’s pretty simple to make, too. It really is easy – just marinate succulent chicken breasts in lime, coriander, chilli, ginger and other spices, … [Read More...]

Cataplana fish

Seafood Cataplana

Seafood Cataplana is a Portuguese dish. This is such a simple meal to have with friends. Serve with plain boiled potatoes and chunks of crusty bread. How to Make Seafood Cataplana Ingredients: 225g/8oz Fresh Mussels in shell … [Read More...]

Jollof rice

Jollof rice a tasty all-in-one curry recipe

Spicy jollof rice is a simple, tasty all-in-one curry recipe that’s popular in many parts of West Africa. Succulent chicken thighs are browned, cooked in a tomato, chilli and ginger sauce. Then you pop in the basmati rice and cook on a very low … [Read More...]



Samphire Grass-where to find and when!

What is Samphire Grass? Salicornia europaea or as you will more likely have heard of it, Samphire Grass is a “sea vegetable” which has a quite delicious flavour and is well worth sourcing. Samphire is also known as glasswort, pickle plant, … [Read More...]

edible flowers

Flowers That Are Edible

For thousands of years flowers have been used for culinary and medicinal purposes. With the upsurge in demand of home-grown vegetables and fruit, it maybe of interest that flowers can add an extra dimension to recipes, flavour-wise and … [Read More...]

Food Events

Stir-Up Sunday

Stir-Up Sunday 2014 and History

Stir Up Sunday Traditions & History Stir-Up Sunday 2014 will be November … [Read More...]

Pumpkins and sqaush

What’s the difference between pumpkin, squash and gourds?

Pumpkin and squash are both from the cucurbita family just as are ­cucumber, courgettes … [Read More...]

Food Fayre

Food Festivals For Autumn 2014

With September nearly upon us and the onset of  an Indian summer and colourful Autumn and … [Read More...]

Kitchen & Domestic Info

Top of log burner before polishing

How to Restore Your Log Burner or Fireplace

Is your log burner looking like it could do with a little TLC? Does it need bringing  brought back to life to regain its former gleam of black cast iron? There are several makes of black grate … [Read More...]


Types of Vinegars and Their Uses

Summer or winter, salads have become a staple part of our diet, as have the dressings that accompany them. Most dressings will have vinegar as part of the ingredient, but do you know what the … [Read More...]

Women’s Thoughts Latest Podcast

couples in 50's

Is this really something that you are planning for at the moment.  Issues like these always seem to be years away but millions of over 55s will be unable to afford long-term care. These statistics are quite staggering and reading them perhaps for … [Read More...]