Should You Rent or Buy a Home?

Pros and Cons of Buying a House vs. Renting

Moving is one of life’s most stressful events, from searching for a place that suits your lifestyle and your budget, to the exhausting act of physically hauling all your belongings and starting over somewhere new. But that doesn’t really include the planning stages or the tough decision of whether to […]

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£30 and Under Products for a Better Public Commute

6 Budget Items to Improve a Public Commute

According to a recent study published by the Trades Union Congress, the average time spent commuting to work in 2017 increased nearly 18 hours over the course of one year compared to data from 2007.1 Even with the surge of remote work and the gig economy, most workers in the […]

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A Voxel Art Tribute to UK’s National Parks

This year, the UK is celebrating the 70th anniversary of our national parks. The 1949 National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act created the framework for the fifteen national parks that we know and love today. The framework focussed on conservation, the creation and maintenance of public paths, and […]

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Geekiest cities in the UK

The Geekiest Cities in the UK

‘Geek’ is a commonly-used term, but it means different things to different people: a statistician; an obsessive person with a terrible wardrobe; a daring outsider who operates on a dimension of reality unperceivable to normies*. *(okay, a geek probably came up with that definition). Here, we prefer the Urban Dictionary’s […]

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monthly expenses

Monthly Expenses You Can Cut in Half This Week

In business, there’s a concept of fixed expenses vs. variable expenses. It’s a key part of maximising profit and of forecasting performance in coming years and quarters. It works like this: Fixed expenses are those that will be the same month after month; like rent, insurance, average payroll, and static […]

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A Flower Map of the UK

A Flower Map of the UK

When you think of the counties of the UK, your first thought might be of the boundaries we’ve drawn, the accents to be heard, the county coats of arms or mottoes. But how about, more simply, what you find underfoot when you tread the natural land?   In 2002, conservation […]

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