Have you tried a virtual exercise class?

Have you tried a virtual exercise class?

As a business, we encourage all of our employees to maintain a healthy lifestyle and take part in regular exercise, not only for their physical health but also to maintain a healthy mental well being. Due to the current situation, we are unable to attend our usual...
Why not have a go at painting furniture?

Why not have a go at painting furniture?

  Several years ago I had a collection of mismatched bedroom furniture and other odds and ends and so thought I’d have a go at painting some of them. I was immediately hooked! I used Annie Sloan chalk paint as I’d heard a lot about it and everyone said it was...
Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – week 3

Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – week 3

Unbelievably, we are now into week 3 of isolating or ‘shielding’ as it has now become. Because my daughter’s Cystic Fibrosis means that she is in the group of extremely vulnerable people, as designated by Boris, realistically we can’t go anywhere either for fear of...
Making a vegetable patch

Making a vegetable patch

When my kids were very young, we made a vegetable patch. We grew everything from potatoes to peas, we grew strawberries, raspberries and gooseberries, special favourites were the tall white leeks and the muddy carrots. My kids often used to sit in the dirt eating...
Coronavirus: Keep calm and carry on!

Coronavirus: Keep calm and carry on!

The recent coronavirus outbreak has created a large amount of worry and anxiety amongst people and it can affect different people in different ways. No one knows what is going to happen next, so we need to be proactive and get through this together. We have suggested...