Getting Engaged? Read This!

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It’s that time of year again and, as everyone knows by now, my special someone finally proposed marriage. I was beginning to wonder if my ever-so-organized beloved would ask me to marry him, but I’m engaged at long last! These words aren’t a complaint of any sort because I’m old enough to understand the importance […]

UNICEF: A Great Holiday Gift to Children Everywhere

Photo by Mathias Ripp

I recently spent the day with my grandmother. She’s very active and alert, and generally tells hilarious stories about my mother when she was a girl. It’s fun to make a meal with her at home, go out to a restaurant, or shop with her. A fondness for antique jewelry is one of the reasons […]

Who Past the Post? A Look at the UK General Election 2015

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As May 2015 rolls ever closer, and with the recent news of Ed Miliband’s waning frontbench support, that one particular quinquennial question brings itself to the fore once more: who’s to run the country? With 20+ Labour MPs set to strike out against the current Leader of the Opposition, Labour’s future in the fast-arriving electoral […]

How Commuting by Bicycle Can Make Going Back to Work Even Better

Photo credit: Till Krech

When your paternity leave is coming to an end, you’ll be faced with myriad of feelings – excitement, worry, fear and anticipation. You know that it is necessary to go back to work, especially when figures from the Money Advice Service claim the average cost of putting a kid through nursery in London is £248 […]

The Most Astounding Beaches in Britain

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For most people, one of life’s greatest passions is to travel and see the wonderful places our beautiful world has to offer. As you travel, it is important to make your journey a pleasurable part of your holiday, and stopping only at service stations when you need fuel means missing the full spectrum of what […]

Why Diamond Cut Is SO Important

Photo by Tela Chhe

I love diamonds! Everyone who knows me knows that I cannot wait to have my very own diamond engagement ring. But even my closest friends didn’t know (until now) that I am considering the purchase of a diamond for my right hand. Yes, my significant other and I are moving our relationship in the right […]

How to Empower and Protect Yourself in the Hospital

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When you go into the hospital for a procedure, you put your trust in the medical professionals caring for you. After all, you don’t really have a choice. So, when something goes wrong, it’s easy to feel helpless and out of control. There are, however, some steps you can take to empower yourself before, during, […]