Tag Archives: blogging

May 18

5 things to do today: Relive best Olympic moments, play group games

    Lifestyle News -Even though the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been postponed an entire year, here is your chance for an early start at getting in the mood for the world’s biggest sports event.. Read more Source: 5 things to do today: Relive best Olympic moments, play group games

May 18

5 Things to Do At Home During the Lockdown

If you’re thinking YouTube or Netflix, that’s not quite what this blog is about. Here are 5 actual things that you can do to enrich yourself during the lockdown! 1. Learn online, get certified. What’s something you’ve been meaning to learn, but never got to? Perhaps it’s learning Photoshop or coding. Well, this is the […]

May 18

5 Things To Do When Your Travel Life Has Stopped by blogger Daniel Pienaar

If you are a person working in the travel industry, your day to day life changes quite drastically when worldwide travel comes to a grinding halt. If you’re someone like me who travels for work very frequently, your life gets turned upside down. Here are 5 things to do when constant travel has stopped. Cook […]

May 18

5 things to do today by ‘Bag full of Rocks’ blogger Vaiva Lilionyte

It’s Sunday, we’re still in lockdown (at least here in Scotland) and not surprisingly, it’s raining. In the past, this would mean a complete nightmare for me, but during these last few weeks, I really learned to slow down and enjoy the little things. I am sharing my 5 things to do today and I […]

April 22

Kingston Councillor Dr Sharon Young shares her 5 things to do today

Ok, so you may have decluttered your living space, used up the old paint and DIY remnants, blasted every suitable surface with the jetwasher, spruced up the garden, tried a range of online fitness ideas and even sorted out your knicker drawer, BUT what about the following, all of which will make it easier for […]

April 17

Belinda Bradley: 5 ways to make a difference in the world #google #BelindaBradley #TedxKingston

Every day we make 35,000 choices. Most are insignificant, yet some are bigger choices needing bigger consideration. They may have heavier consequences. They could have many outcomes. These are the ones that leave you feeling out of your depth. Sound familiar? In 2017, I made such a choice. And it changed my life – and […]

April 15

5 ways to be kind today by Debbie Deegan – Founder of children’s charity ‘To Children With Love’

If I was to offer advice on kindness, we all are more powerful than we think, we can all achieve far more than we realize…small gestures really can change lives…in my case one simple gesture, without me realizing, a kiss, caused ripples that went on to change many, many young lives.Here are some things I […]

April 15

Zach Weckstein, producer of the soon to be released movie ‘The Host’ shares his 5 things to do today

1. I like starting my day returning calls and reaching out and networking with new people in all industries. Also, enjoy staying in touch with my rolodex of filmmakers. I find it’s a great way to come up with new ideas. Good conversations with both people in and outside of the film industry can bring out new ideas and it’s […]

April 14

5 Things You Need To Know When Online Dating by Fern Lulham

They say that “love is blind” but after spending many years as a blind young woman in the pursuit of love, my eyes have been opened to some important lessons. So, let me shed some light for you on 5 things you need to know when online dating! You will learn more about yourself than […]

April 14

Blooming Hell! Camden Town Brewery welcomes spring with new citrus lager

Spring is on the horizon, so at Camden Town Brewery, we’re getting ready for balmier weather and our latest seasonal beer, Blooming Hells. This limited-edition spring lager is inspired by British Springtime; come rain, shine and bloom. Brewed using fruity southern hemisphere hops from New Zealand, South Africa and Australia, Blooming Hells is crisp and […]

April 11

Five Things to Unleash Your Creativity Today by Joanna Aird

Lockdown can mean we’re all in a bit of a hamster wheel with the same routines and repetitive chores. Add to that the fear, and you find yourself facing a creative block. Good news, that needn’t be the case. As an artist and special needs assistant I spend a large proportion of my day with […]

April 11

5 free, fun and easy things your child can do from home (that require very little help from you)!

So I started this with the title 5 things you can do for your child this Easter and realised that the one thing many parents are seeking, is the opportunity for some peace and time away from supporting home-learning. So instead, here are 5 ideas that should keep your little ones (and not so little […]

April 08

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra streams first performance with Vasily Petrenko. Wednesday 8 April from 4pm BST on the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s YouTube channnel and 4 other things to do

Here are today’s selection One Royal Philharmonic Orchestra streams first performance with Vasily Petrenko. Wednesday 8 April from 4pm BST on the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s YouTube channnel Follow the link and set a reminder to be notified when it goes live for 24 hours only:  Two Watch Now, Visit Later:  Social Distance with the Derry Girls – Prepare […]

April 07

Tune into Russell Howard’s new show ‘Home Time’ and 4 other things to do

Here are today’s selection. Send a postcard to a loved one using the Touchnote app. Do you remember the feeling of receiving a postcard from someone on holiday? Touch note is a brilliant app which allows you to take a picture from your phone, add it to a post card which is then sent to […]

March 20

5 things to do today – Have you ever tried Yoga with Adriene #5thingstodotoday

In the worlds current situation now is the perfect time to suggest inspirational and creative things to do when life is not quite as free as it was. 5 things to do today might be able to help with this. Here are 5 suggestions Start a small habit such as every time you flush the […]

November 05

Take your child to World of Dinosaurs, Paradise Park, Broxbourne

This park is excellent if your toddler loves dinosaurs as many do. The wildlife park area is a little dated but the dinosaur aminotronic area is superb. There is a little train that will take you too – extra cost of £2.00 however Paradise Park

October 21

Visit Brighton’s Sea Life Centre

This sea life centre is just near the pier in Brighton and is truly spectacular for kids. In addition to looking peering through the glass at tropical fish, you can take a small glass bottom boat ride to see turtles, stingrays and sharks. You can easily spend a morning here especially if you touch the […]

October 20

Take your child to Investigate at The Natural History Museum, London

You can use microscopes, cameras and magnifying glasses. Staff are on hand to help you out. In the basement of the Natural History Museum you will find Investigate. Take a tray and investigate teeth, fossils, rock and more. The Natural History Museum

October 20

Visit the Moon at the Natural History museum, London

October 16

3. Download the 4 Pillar Plan Checklist/cheat sheet

We are pretty sure that this doesn’t exist already. It is based on The 4 Pillar Plan: How to Relax, Eat, Move and Sleep Your Way to a Longer, Healthier Life by Dr Rangan Chatterjee Basically it is a handy list for the week. go through the list every day and see how many you […]

October 13

4. Make a 6 page booklet out of one sheet of A4 paper

October 13

1. Have your passport photograph taken on the bridge between Waterloo East and London Waterloo

October 12

4. Watch a street performer in the covered market at Covent Garden

August 06

A virtual shooting range in London, Southport and a tropical soft play in Bolton

Go to Mac&Wild this August to eat grouse and shoot. They are offering a free one hour shooting session in their virtual range and bar. If you think you’re game enough, head to Mac & Wild this season. Eat lobster at Wright Brothers. For just £20, guests can enjoy a whole native lobster, grilled with […]

August 04

80’s legend Joe Longthorne are amongst today’s 5 things as well as Tim Ferris and the importance of a strong morning routine

Eccles cakes may not jump out at you when you are thinking to have something with your morning coffee or afternoon tea however the M&S Handcrafted ones are beautiful and well worth a try. 12 minutes in the oven. The entertainer Joe Longthorne passed away yesterday and although he may have been forgotten by many […]

August 03

Have you tried Jeff Galloway’s run walk method for running? Also 5 minute Journalling in today’s five

Here are today’s selection. Enjoy a Lasagna and Birra Morreti at Averna Italian restaurant in Molesey. This restaurant sits nicely in a town that could do with more good quality classic restaurants. Use Jeff Galloway’s run walk method for a quick jog in your local area. If you are daunted by running or have an […]

November 30

5 things to do – Friday 30th November 2018 #London #Cornwall #Travel #Christmas #NYE

  Private Fly, private jet company is offering an exclusive discount price of £877 per person to fly by private jet this ski season. Compared to the price of an economy ticket of £627, for an extra £250 this is a once in a lifetime offer to fly by private jet on holiday! Prices are […]

November 26

5 things to do – Monday 26th November 2018 #London #Inspiration #Woking #Theatre #Ballet

Here are today’s selection. If you work near Covent Garden the enjoy a takeaway lunch from Little Kolkata, an authentic Calcuttan restaurant. Offering a great alternative to everyone’s usual quick lunchtime haunts, Little Kolkata delivers great value for money on both flavour and convenience. Dine at Yen Burger in London’s Borough Market. From young female […]

November 15

5 things to do – Thursday 15th November 2018 #EltonJohnLewis #London #Manchester #CraigCharles #Macmillancancersupport

How about a meal at The Dorchester Grill or to see Craig Charles in Manchester. Here are today’s 5 things. Watch the new John Lewis Christmas advert. The jury is slowly coming in. Enjoy fish and chips or maybe cheese souffle at the Dorchester Grill. Having recently enjoyed a third makeover in the long and […]

November 11

5 things to do do – Sunday 11th November 2018 #Lifestyle #Money #London #Jobs #Blinklist

Here are today’s selection. Everything from reading non fiction books quickly to having quick access to the perfect job. There is even advice on how to save money easily. Upload your CV onto Indeed. It takes seconds to upload, you can modify it anytime on any device and you will have access to thousands of […]

November 10

Saturday November 10th #London #Lifestyle #Theatre #themousetrap #AgathaChristie

Here are today’s selection. Everything from a touring version of Agatha Christie’s Mousetrap to rescuing unwanted food. Take a walk around Pen Ponds in Richmond Park. This is a perfect place to take your toddler for a walk. Park near the cafe and if it has been raining there are plenty of muddy puddles to […]

September 09

Top 5 Things To Do in Slovenia For A Solo Traveller #Travel #Slovenia

From it’s quaint, small city charm, to its endless miles of lush green terrain, complete with magnificent waterfalls and scenic hiking trails, Slovenia is a solid choice for those wishing for an action-packed, adrenaline-fulled getaway. Yet its humble approach to tourism and wanderlust leaves it flying under the radar for many – me included. Struggling […]

August 23

5 Things To Do When Somebody Criticizes Your Work by for the interested.com #work #wellbeing

Nobody likes to be criticized. But the ability to handle criticism is a prerequisite to success. Because the more you succeed, the more people are exposed to what you do — and not all of those people are going to love it. But dealing with criticism doesn’t have to be as hard as it seems. Here are […]

August 22

5 things to do in Munich this September #Travel #Munich #Germany

While we don’t want to wish the summer away, the recent spell of cooler weather has suddenly got us feeling all autumnal. But the change in season doesn’t mean the adventures have to stop. If, like us, you need something to look forward to once summer is over, why not book a trip to Munich? […]

5 Must Try Indian Foods by blogger Aditi Chawla August 22

5 Must Try Indian Foods by blogger Aditi Chawla

After having travelled to several countries, I realised how the representation of Indian cuisine is limited to just curries and Indian breads. Also, I believe, the common perception is that the food is spicy and drenched in oil. Even after staying most of my life in India, I can’t claim to have tried all the […]

August 18

5 things to do today by Danventure Travels #Travel #Life #Inspiration

1 – Take a moment to be grateful for what I have. 2 – Tell the people in my life I love them. 3 – Do some form of physical activity – not only is it good for my physical well being, but my mental well being as well. 4 – Learn at least one […]

August 16

5-Step Prep For A Long-Haul Motorcycle Trek

So, you’ve finally turned your attention to that long-distance motorcycle trip? Well done! You, my friend, are in for the road trip of a lifetime. It doesn’t get better than your bike on the road. You know how it goes; wind running through your hair and a close-up view of everything you pass. This is […]

August 12

5 things to do in Harrogate for families

If you’re visiting Harrogate for the first time with your family, firstly, a big friendly Harrogate Mumbler welcome – and secondly – good choice! Harrogate is such a lovely town and it’s totally geared up for families! If doesn’t matter if you’re looking for something to do in Harrogate with a toddler or your baby, […]

August 06

1. Order a Cortado coffee at #Costa #Coffee

I never knew these existed at Costa until very recently. A cortado is a Spanish-origin general term for a beverage consisting of espresso mixed with a roughly equal amount of warm milk to reduce the acidity. So much better than other coffees I have had at Costa Coffee

August 03

2. ALAN BENNETT’S ALLELUJAH! TO BE SHOWN IN CINEMAS THIS NOVEMBER WITH NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE

Allelujah! reunites the award-winning writer/director team of Alan Bennett and Nicholas Hytner, who were responsible for smash hits The History Boys andMadness of King George III Bennett’s first new work in the theatre for six years National Theatre Live currently screens to 2500 venues across 65 countries including 700 in the UK Allelujah! – the new play by Alan Bennett which received its […]

August 03

1. Discover Open City Documentary Festival’s Top 10 Films You Can’t Miss – Running from 4th – 9th September 2018 #London #Film

To celebrate the highly anticipated eighth edition of the Open City Documentary Festival, running from 4th – 9th September, we wanted to explore the Top 10 films you won’t want to miss at this year’s festival! Documentaries that transport you across the world, from Brazil to Greece to the UK, exploring stories that are heartbreaking, gripping and […]

August 02

How to Improve Your Website’s User Friendly Features 

Your website is your virtual shop front, and the services and menus you offer are a part of your customers’ buying experience. Many people focus too much on promotion and neglect the user-friendly features that make a difference for their customers. In fact, marketing and customer service should go hand in hand, and you have […]

August 02

Here’s How You Make Your Marketing Strategy more Effective

If you want to make your marketing strategy more effective than ever before then there are a couple of things that you can do about this. Take a look below to try and find out more. Product The first thing that you need to do is try and define your product. Think about what you […]

August 01

1. Visit this year’s Surrey Game and Country Fair – Sunday 23rd September at #Loseley Park #Surrey #Guildford

The 18th Surrey Game and Country Fair will be an action packed day out for the whole family, combining top class entertainment, have-a-go activities, shopping and rural crafts and local food and drink. This year we are delighted to welcome some very special guests in the form of the famous Shetland Pony Grand National. This […]

July 30

How To Stand Out At A Business

Image Source If you’ve been running a business for a while now, there will come a time where you will want to attend an event. These happen throughout the year in various cities and are very essential if you want to gain as much exposure as you can while creating leads to the masses. You […]

July 30

How To Find The Perfect Office For Your Business

The office space that you run your business from is more important than people realize. It’s more than just a space for people to work in, it has a big effect on your success. If you get an office that doesn’t fulfil your requirements, your staff won’t be as efficient as they could be. You’ve […]

July 29

Essential Investing Moves for Millennials

Image source Research appears to show that Millennials are saving more towards their retirements than any other generation. The problem is where they are saving it. Almost 70% of them leave it in a normal savings account and with interest rates being so low, that is not the wise thing to do. Even worse are […]

July 27

4 Ways To Banish Your Child’s Boredom This Summer

Sick of hearing, ‘muuuuuuuum, I’m boooooored?’ Well, you are not alone, in fact, mum, dad’s, older brothers and sisters, and grandparents all over the UK are sick of hearing that refrain from kids off of school over the summer. Luckily, you can eliminate the need to listen to this anymore with the smart tactics below. […]

July 27

Spend Now Before It Gets Worse

When you’re trying to save and generally just afford a better lifestyle, you need to be wary of the issue of the false economy. What does this mean? Essentially, when you try and save, you can make decisions that actually negatively impact your finances, and that’s what you need to be wary of. One example […]

July 21

2. Take a tour of the Cotswolds with Cotsworld Tours & Executive Travel

Guided Cotswolds Tour A guided Cotswold tour will take you to hidden villages amongst the stunning English Countryside. Guests staying in London can take a day trip to the Cotswolds -the largest area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the country. Film Settings Traditional Cotswold villages lend themselves to stunning film locations . Whether you are a Downton […]

July 20

1. See Early Birds – a new play by Birds of a Feather writers Maurice Gran and Laurence Marks (3 – 27 August) #EdinburghFringe

The new play Early Birds, from the writers of Birds of a Feather, Maurice Gran and Laurence Marks, which tells the incredible yet true story of the birth of one of the nation’s favourite sit-coms, will play at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival at PQA VENUES @Riddle’s Court (venue 277) from 3 – 27 August […]

July 18

1. Buy or admire the Shower Caps in Fortnum and Mason. #London #Luxury

July 13

5. Book to see The Johnny Cash Roadshow at New Victoria Theatre, Woking on Sun 22 July #Woking

Welcome to the Johnny Cash Roadshow, a show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener. This year prepare for a musical adventure unrivalled by any other that truly celebrates the career of a music legend, Johnny Cash. The UK’s No1 Tribute, fronted by respected singer/songwriter Clive John, with The Spirit Band, re-create with astounding […]

July 12

4. Celebrate Bastille Day in Covent Garden #London #Covent Garden

St–Germain will be celebrating Bastille Day at their pop-up on Covent Garden’s East Piazza from Friday 13th until Sunday 15th July. Featuring the celebrated St–Germain Flower Truck Bar, bartenders from the Henrietta Hotel will take over on Saturday 14th from 1-7PM , adding their je ne sais quoi with a delectable array of cocktails, including […]

July 11

5. Adam Garcia Hosts London Tap Festival Gala Sunday 29 July 7.30pm – 11.30pm #HeadsTogether #Mentalhealth

Producers, Kane D. Ricca and Sarah Ivory are delighted to announce a Gala Performance to celebrate the final day of the London Tap Dance Intensive (LTDI), taking place at London Cabaret Club on Sunday 29 July. The event, hosted by star of stage and screen, Adam Garcia, will have performances from cast members of 42nd […]

July 11

3. Sit outside at Brasserie Blanc on London’s Southbank #London

July 11

2. Enjoy the finest of tapas at Messet Dar #Hamptoncourtvillage

July 09

The 2018 Small Car Showdown

With roads getting busier, cities getting more packed, and people becoming a lot more conscious of their carbon footprint, it’s no wonder that small cars are very fashionable at the moment. Providing the get up and go to make driving fun, without guzzling fuel, these cars are great for commuters and intense drivers alike. Of […]

July 05

Go Green: 5 Things To Do Today To Save The Planet

If you’ve woken up with a desire to make a difference today, why not make it your mission to embrace greener living? With so much talk about the planet in the media, is it time you did more? If you’re keen to go green, here are 5 things to do today. Read all about it […]

July 05

Can They Walk And Talk Like A Human?

Artificial intelligence has always been a hot topic on the frontline of technological advancement. AI is seen by some as an enemy that is waiting to emerge and thus we should take extra precautions. And by other people it’s seen as the future for humanity, being able to program machines to do things we would […]

July 03

Make Your New Eco-Car A Smoother Ride 100%

We all know that eco-friendly cars are a lot better for the environment, but how are they compared to gas-guzzling cars when it comes to driveability and all the other factors we look for when we need to buy a new car. You know the types of things, such as safety, power, and handling. Well, […]

July 02

Ferris & Milnes present 70 In 70… And a Swell Party! at The Pheasantry – Tuesday 3rd July 2018 at 8.00pm

Ferris & Milnes will appear live at the Pheasantry in 70 In 70… And a Swell Party! on Tuesday 3 July 2018 at 8.00pm with a burst of their inimitable style of comedy and music – but this time with a twist… In this brand new production, Ferris & Milnes attempt to beat the clock. Their challenge – to cover seven decades […]

June 28

The High Rises You’d Be Mad Not To Move Into

We’re in an age where apartment living is becoming the norm. Blame rocketing house prices or the fact we love a Pinterest aesthetic. Whatever the reason, the millennial generation can’t get enough of the elevated lifestyle. As well as being cheaper to buy (in most cases), apartments bring a host of benefits. They’re easier to […]

June 28

Making Your Car an Asset to Be Proud Of

Cars are expensive investments. No matter how you go about the matter, you’re going to have to fork out for lessons, a vehicle, insurance, tax, fuel, and maintenance. But there are ways that you can cut costs to make the venture an affordable one. The key to purchasing a car that you can be proud […]

June 14

Do you want to watch the World Cup in a private booth or maybe treat your dad to a Red Letter Day Experience?

1. Treat your Father to a Red Letter Day Experience 2. Watch the World Cup in a Private Booth at Voltaire Bar, Blackfriars, London 3. Stay at Marbella Corfu and join their running club for a run on some unique running tracks with beautiful scenic views. 4. Have a ‘Smashing’ Wimbledon Afternoon Tea at The Arch London.You […]

June 11

5 things to do today – Monday 11th June 2018

See film and sports at St Katharine Docks Summer Screen. A perfect place to see Wimbledon Tennis. Book and celebrate Father’s Day with Royal China. Treat dad to an authentic Chinese dining experience. http://www.royalchinagroup.co.uk/  Photographs by Harleigh Reid. Watch Wimbledon canal side this summer at King’s Cross. https://www.kingscross.co.uk/event/wimbledon-summer-love … Find out about Nower Wood Educational Nature […]

June 10

5 things to do today at The Guinea Grill, Mayfair

The Guinea Grill  Sit in the bar area and enjoy a pint. You may also find a plug socket to charge your phone – the usual stuff. This is a lovely historic pub in a quiet area of Mayfair. 2. Book a table and move through to the back. A pub at the front with […]

June 04

Keith Jack, Mica Paris and Jorgie Porter to Star in Fame at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Keith Jack, Mica Paris, and Jorgie Porter are set to star in the upcoming 30th anniversary tour of Fame – The Musical, which plays at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking between Monday 1st – Saturday 6th October. Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film, Fame – The Musical is the international smash-hit sensation following the lives of students at […]

June 04

Celebrate World Gin Day by going on a Gin Journey with Mr Fogg’s

This year, in celebration of World Gin Day, Victorian bar collection, Mr Fogg’s are joining forces with Bombay Sapphire, inviting guests on a gin journey around London, to celebrate the spirit of the summer. On Thursday 7th June, guests are invited to take part in a gin tasting tipple adventure on Bombay Sapphire Tuk Tuks, […]

June 04

Raise vital money and help support people living with cancer – Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support has launched a series of 15 fundraising challenges to raise vital money and help support people living with cancer. Including eight marathon-length hikes, two runs and five outdoor swims, anyone is welcome to join #TeamMacmillan and take part in ‘Challenge Events 2018’. Participants are encouraged to ask loved ones for sponsorship and every penny […]

May 16

5 things to do on a Lazy day by blogger Katie Lauren

Thank you to Katie Lauren for these 5 Chuck on some comfy clothes: pjs, onesie, fluffy socks, dressing gown or wrap yourself in a blanket or your duvet. Allow max comfort! Watch the hell out of Netflix: binge-watch a series, repeatedly play Love Actually or watch all the films your friends have been telling you […]

May 10

Blackpool Livewire Festival with Mariah Carey, The Sanderson Hotel, Free events at K West Live, green steps at Kings Cross and Kasper’s Restaurant at The Savoy

Thursday 10th May 2018   Book your tickets for Blackpool’s Livewire Festival (Friday August 24th 2018). The headliner this year has just been announced as Mariah Carey. Tickets priced from £65 on sale Friday May 11th at 10am from: livewirefestival.co.uk Enjoy afternoon tea at The Sanderson Hotel London this Summer. This summer, in collaboration with Laurent-Perrier and […]

May 09

Vegan afternoon teas, immersive dining, virtual reality blasters, Dublin airport hotels and Disney’s Aladdin

Wednesday 9th May 2018 Dine at Collage restaurant if you happen to be at Dublin Airport. You will find Collage at the Radisson Blu Hotel. Collage is an exciting new brasserie concept featuring authentic local cuisine with a unique twist. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Collage provides an informal, fun culinary option for guests, […]

May 08

Four final places to celebrate The Royal Wedding

One British Feasting at Blueprint Café. Royal Wedding celebrations are quintessentially British occasions, and Blueprint Café has a menu packed full of British produce and nostalgic dishes, perfect for honouring the big day. Chef Patron Mini Patel has made his mark at Blueprint Café with his contemporary twist on British plates, from Treacle Tart with clotted Devon cream to Blueprint Café […]

May 08

5 places to watch the Royal Wedding on 19th May 2018

One The Stafford London. The Stafford London in St James’s will be screening the wedding in The American Bar, The Lounge, and The Game Bird restaurant. Furthermore, they will be offering special dishes and cocktails on the day, including Grilled Dover sole with Dubonnet sauce and Boîtes des fraises Reine Elizabeth. The five-star hotel’s classic afternoon tea will also be […]

April 17

Enjoy a Nest Collective’s London Campfire Club Concert

Campfire Club: 4th May – 28th September Forest-housed, city-centered, unplugged concerts Filling London’s green spaces with music Unamplified, outdoors, around a fire Gather together and listen Every Friday from May – September More Details Here  

April 17

Go to Chestertons Polo in the Park – 8th, 9th and 10th of June at Hurlingham Park

Use the discount code LOVEPOLO for a £5 off Friday and Sunday tickets. Chestertons Polo in the Park is the finest summer social on the calendar. Not only can you watch three matches of the world’s best polo a day, but tickets also include the finest perks that make the perfect party. Enjoy access to The Grazing Paddock […]

April 17

Visit Winchester’s Marwell Zoo Tropical House Powered by Poo

Marwell Zoo has debuted an £8m Tropical House – its largest and most ambitious project to date. The exhibit is part of a 10-year, £17 million investment plan to create better animal habitats and immersive guest experiences.“This exhibit is a key guest experience with complementary education and sustainability,” said James Cretney, Marwell Zoo’s Chief Executive. […]

April 14

5 things to do at Applebee’s Fish Restaurant, Borough Market

Applebee’s Fish Restaurant  1. Sit at the counter and watch fish being fried and meals being prepared 2. Order a starter of Scallops with Pork Belly. Seared and served with celeriac cream, slow cooked pork belly, crispy crackling and an apple cider sauce.   3. Try the main course of fillet of Cod with an almond crust […]

April 14

Dine at Chokhi Dhani, Nine Elms, Battersea, London

Chokhi Dhani London  Hailed as a “tasteful and authentic symbol of ethnic village life,” Chokhi Dhani or “Fine Village or Good Dwelling,” opened near Jaipur in 1990 as a celebration of traditional Rajasthani cuisine. Since then the original restaurant has expanded to include a huge 22-acre five-star resort and event park, as well as numerous […]

March 31

See Lambing at Bocketts Farm, Surrey

Bocketts Farm Park is a working family farm run by the Gowing family who opened it in 1992. Jane and James are first generation farmers who grew up in London and Kent. After picking brussel sprouts on the windswept Isle of Thanet for 6 weeks and spending a year on a farm in the northern […]

March 31

Get fit at tibits 100% Vegan gym – exercise using fruit and veg

As we approach summer, most people are starting to think about getting back into shape following the excesses of winter. To help people realize their ambitions tibits are launching the World’s First 100% Vegan Gym on Sunday, 1st April! They have achieved this by replacing conventional exercise apparatus with gym equipment made from fruit and veg. […]

March 31

Enjoy afternoon tea at The Ivy Cobham Brasserie

With something for everyone, The Ivy Cobham Brasserie offers an all-day menu that ranges from breakfast through to lunch and dinner including light snacks, sandwiches and afternoon tea. We have a dedicated weekend brunch menu with some delicious alternatives to our mid-week à la carte and a drinks menu featuring much loved cocktails, including some […]

March 31

Read An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Education by Tony Little, The ex Headmaster of Eton College

Tony Little was The Head Master of Eton for 13 years. One of the most progressive and imaginative people in British education today he has hitherto kept a low profile. This book, published to coincide with his retirement, sets out his educational fundamentals. There is a crisis in the British education system. Year on year […]

March 28

Talk: Funzing’s new Prison Talks series kicks of with Alcatraz: Becoming a Serial Killer, on 2 April

Book Here Join us for a truly unique evening, into the immersive world of ALCOTRAZ – the Prison themed BYO cocktail bar – for a fascinating insight into the mind of some of the USA’s most infamous Killers. Smuggle in your own liquor, and have it made into your favourite drink by the ‘serving’ in-mates of […]

March 28

Tour London in a Yonda talking car – 1000 free tour giveaway

Yonda is London’s fun, new sightseeing car that talks. And to celebrate the return of British Summer Time, it is giving away 1,000 free tours* between Monday 2nd April and Thursday 31stMay, worth up to £120 each. With Yonda, you drive, while the car talks – it’s your very own virtual guide. Offering so much […]

March 28

Make Hot Cross Buns as you will find them at Macdonald Compleat Angler in Marlow

Macdonald Compleat Angler shares recipe for delicious hot cross buns Nothing signals Easter quite like the smell of freshly baked hot cross buns, and ahead of the holiday weekend, Macdonald Compleat Angler Hotel in the Buckinghamshire town of Marlow, is sharing its recipe for the classic golden treat. Crafted by new head chef Kevin John […]

March 28

Get ready for the new single by Sam Smith – “Pray feat. Logic” – available to stream on 29th March

Today, Sam Smith announces his latest single “Pray feat. Logic“, available to stream and buy from 3pm BST on 29th March worldwide. Smith’s sophomore album “The Thrill of It All” is out now. The new single sees legendary producer Timbaland work with Sam Smith for the first time alongside longtime friend and collaborator Jimmy Napes. […]

February 20

Gastronomy for Your Gut: Italian Hospitality Collection Launches the Equilibrium Cooking School in Three Tuscan Spa Properties

Italian Hospitality Collection is delighted to announce the launch of the Equilibrium Cooking School across its three Tuscan spa hotels, Grotta Giusti, Bagni di Pisa and Fonteverde. On select dates in 2018, guests across the three hotels will be able to sign up for the School entirely free of charge, with the option to join five two-hour sessions from Monday to Friday. […]

February 20

Visit the University town of St Andrews: Kohler Waters Spa at the Old Course Hotel Reopens Following Multi-Million Renovation

Kohler Waters Spa at the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews has reopened following an extensive multi-million refurbishment. Opening up to the public for the first time as the only Kohler Waters Spa outside the USA, it offers a luxury spa retreat in the heart of Scotland with a focus on hydrotherapy and organic treatments. The […]

February 20

Win a luxury Limo for the day with Wilcox Limousines

DO YOU DESERVE TO BE TREATED LIKE ROYALTY OR KNOW A DESERVING PERSON? Lend Us Your Limo Competition – We’re giving away a luxury Jaguar Limousine & a chauffeur for the day to several winners throughout 2018. This is to celebrate our 70th Anniversary here at Wilcox Limousines head office. All you have to do is […]

February 15

Interview with rising star comedienne Lauren Pattison

Thank you so much to Lauren Pattison for this detailed interview. Lauren has just finished a sell-out run at The Soho Theatre, London with her Lady Muck show. Lauren Pattison Can you remember the first time you made someone laugh? I can’t even remember what I had for breakfast yesterday. I imagine it was when I […]

February 14

Interview with Doc Martin actress Caroline Catz who is about to perform in Curtains at the Rose Theatre Kingston upon Thames

  5 things to do today is very grateful to Caroline Catz for taking time out of her busy rehearsal schedule for this interview. Caroline plays Susan in the poignant family drama Curtains at the Rose Theatre from Thursday 22 February to Saturday 17 March. Book Now Have you performed at the Rose Theatre before? Do […]

February 02

5 things to do in the Cotswolds this Weekend

The weekend is fast approaching and for those still deciding how to spend their Friday through to Sunday, we pick 5 of the best ways to spend your weekend in the Cotswolds 1. Armonico Consort performance of Biber’s 53-part Salzburg Mass, Malvern Theatres Hear Biber’s 53-part Salzburg Mass in concert at Malvern Theatres on Saturday February […]

February 01

25 Best Things To Do In London

Attracting 27 million visitors every year, London is the most visited city in Europe. It’s no surprise that London is top of so many people’s travel plans: the city was founded by the Romans and has thrived over the centuries. Today, London is one of the most diverse cities in the world, with a rich […]

January 30

Interview with nine year old Britain’s Got Talent magician Issy Simpson

Issy Simpson was runner-up in Series 11 of Britain’s Got Talent and will be headlining the Blackpool Magician’s Convention on Friday, February 16th What was your first trick? When. I was just 6 years old. My grandfather taught me a trick using a rubber band How long does it take for you to perfect a trick? It […]

January 25

On the trail of British women who changed the world

In March, London’s Southbank Centre hosts its annual Women of the World festival, celebrating the achievements of women around the world. But it’s not the only place with the WOW factor. Here are nine destinations showcasing the highlights and heritage of influential British women. 1. J.K. Rowling Visitors to Edinburgh can experience Potter magic through some […]

January 25

Six places to sample Britain’s best cheeses – Please comment if you have visited any of these places?

Did you know Britain produces over 700 varieties of cheese? And that 14 of those have a protected status of origin? That’s why British cheeses will be celebrated at the Big Cheese Festival at Brighton Racecourse this coming March. From smooth bries to vintage cheddars, the nation’s cheeses are as diverse as the regions they come from. […]

January 25

Get married at Jimmy’s Farm – Jimmy’s 17th Century barn is now available to host stylish weddings all year round

Nestled in the heart of the Suffolk countryside, Jimmy’s 17th Century barn is now available to host stylish weddings all year round. Against the beautiful backdrop of an old fashioned working farm, there are photo opportunities a plenty as guests can wander through ancient woodland, explore the farm, walk with nature and enjoy incredible food […]

January 25

Have you had coffee in one of these places? Britain’s best coffee houses – the new British brew

Brits may be stereotyped as avid tea drinkers, but it hasn’t stopped a growing coffee culture brewing across the nation. With award-winning roasters and World Barista Champions, an emphasis on ethically sourced, independently roasted and perfectly brewed flavours, plus “third wave” coffee tastes from Aeropress to cold-drip methods, it’s clear there’s more to Britain’s caffeine […]

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