Is Engaging an Escort on Your Bucket List?

Photo by Chad Rogers

One of my friends went on holiday to London after a breakup with his special someone. He called me yesterday to say, “I’ve fulfilled one of the items on my bucket list—I called an escort service and it was every bit as delicious as my fantasies!” In some ways I couldn’t believe my ears. This […]

The Science Behind Thrill Seeking

Photo by Androoouk

When someone overtakes on a bend or accelerates hard to beat the traffic lights, we often label it idiocy. But is there a certain science behind the concept of thrill seeking, and is it something we each have built within our personality make up? Thrill seeking can be considered as “sensation seeking” behind the wheel, […]

Avoid Getting Stuck in a Borrowing Cycle

Photo by Christine

A solution to debts which is both temporary and terrible – a few minutes of searching for payday loans can place thousands of pounds in your account from multiple lenders, who can briefly provide a painkiller for the post-Christmas financial hangover. But soon the demands and letters for the money appear, plus a hefty wedge […]

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

Photo by Dick Jones

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 […]