The counties of the UK are a weird and wonderful mosaic of overlapping histories, local rivalries, strange dialects, and curious customs. While the land was originally divided into administrative areas by the Romans, over time these artificial borders have come to represent the best and worst of regional pride – […]
It’s easy to spend money here and there on a new blouse or colourful trainers, but what about the things that could make a big impact on your day-to-day? Impulse purchases aren’t great for your budget and the initial joy of your new purchase fades in a short amount of […]
Small talk is a fact of life. And while some people are naturals, the rest of us struggle to know what to say during casual chit-chat. Those awkward silences grow painful, and leave you feeling like a social failure! But even if was possible to avoid small talk situations altogether, […]
You’ve been looking forward to this moment for weeks — hard earned holiday time away from grueling hours of work. Your itinerary is set, your bag is packed and there is only one more thing standing between you and your time off: your out of office email. While this basic practice […]
“Learning” is often thought about as a school-related task. Writing papers, studying for tests and listening to lectures all require you to learn something. But learning goes far beyond the classroom — it’s an integral part of our daily lives. How you learn is a different matter. Do you prefer […]
There are hundreds of budget trackers available for free across the web, but sometimes your lifestyle or spending habits don’t quite match those templates. Want a way to track your budget that’s more personalised to you? You can build your own in Excel! Not sure where to start? Use our step-by-step guide to create your own budget based on your needs and start working towards your financial goals.
Britain is rightly known for its great stately houses, castles, and churches – and its ruins are also worthy of celebration. Wandering through ancient ruins can inspire tales of adventure, historical insight, and wonder for the way we used to live. But there is one drawback with exploring a half-destroyed […]
Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are lightweight, easy-to-install, and usually free. Things you thought impossible to achieve with a browser become possible with these add-ons. And processes you never even imagined become easy work, as […]