Archive for: December, 2012

A Little Helping Hand from the Traveller Blues Band

At this time of year most of us are accustomed to giving, even if we struggle a little and cut back on a few luxuries in order to make the Christmas season special for our loved ones. Yet due to the current ‘crisis’ many Spanish families find themselves in a predicament which is unbelievably shocking […]

Chelsea celebrates centenary

LOOKING ahead to 2013 the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is taking place between Tuesday 21st – Saturday 25th May 2013 at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London. In the centenary year of the world’s greatest flower show, many of the Show Gardens at the 2013 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, sponsored by M&G Investments, are promoting a […]

The beauty of Christmas

MORE make-up than ever is worn over the festive season. Women are expected to wear three times the normal amount of make-up during the Christmas season says Debenhams’ Beauty Hall. As the biggest party period of the year gets underway, millions of women are set to get glammed up for an abundance of festive dinners, […]

Sickness bug plagues England

MORE than one million people inEnglandalone have now been infected with the dreaded bug norovirus. It causes severe stomach cramp, diarrhoea vomiting and headaches for up to five days and is wreaking havoc across the NHS. The volume of people affected is already some 80% up on last year and is the worst start to […]

Stay active and win battle of the bulge!

EVEN some fitness fanatics believe they can drop everything and enjoy the festive season without putting on weight. Okay, no one is asking you to run half-marathons on Christmas Day, but it is essential to keep up a degree of fitness if you are to enjoy yourselves and stave off a bulging tummy. A brisk […]

Talking Turkey

I love British Turkey have put some fun facts together about our Christmas eating habits. 76% of us preferTurkey 25% of us buy our bird months in advance 50% of families ‘mum’ cooks lunch 47% of ‘dads’ carve the turkey 2.26pm is the average sit down time 31% will eat prawn cocktail 29% prefer no […]

Travel trends

IN the UK 2012 was one of the wettest on record, Brits went to greater lengths to ensure their share of the sun, with more travellers than ever before looking to get away to faraway shores, according to the annual Travel Trends report by travel search site Skyscanner. India became one of the most popular […]

Rip off Britian: Holidays

IT’S the most popular day for Britons to research and book their holidays; with the festive season a distant memory and the day to day drudgery too much for some Brits book their holidays so as to have something to look forward to. It is known as “Skyber Tuesday”, normally the second Tuesday of the […]

Christmas goes better with Coca cola!

FOR millions of people worldwide, the sight of the famous Coca-Cola Christmas advert Holidays Are Coming hails the beginning of the festive season. And, as the legendary trucks have been visiting over 64 towns and cities the length and breadth ofBritainandIreland, the Coca-Cola brand has been spreading happiness in the run-up to Christmas. Coca-Cola’s iconic […]

An omen for Great Gaffers?

WHISPER IT, but leading the Oasis Fm Pool League at Christmas can be a curse. The last two sides to lead Division One on the day the turkey goes in the oven have failed to take the spoils in May. Gaffers have that dubious “honour” this season and they are still the league’s only unbeaten […]

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