Activities

How to Survive the Summer Holidays: 10 Simple Steps

Jeff Brazier | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jeff Brazier

Now how on earth am I going to juggle my work, the mountain of life coaching coursework AND entertain the children for the next six weeks?! As I pondered the enormity of the situation it struck me that I knew exactly how to cope.

The Carpet Picnic (With Sweetcorn Fritters)

Natasha Batsford | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Batsford

Once you have moved to a country that boasts outdoor living, it is really hard to admit that for a few months of the year, the living is best kept inside, where there are fires and a distinct lack of Antarctic winds.

Make the Most of That Extra Hour This Weekend

Jerrine M Lowe | Posted 25.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jerrine M Lowe

As the clocks go back - signalling the official start of autumn - Blighty benefits from a whole extra hour on Sunday 27 October. So this weekend forget lying in and get out and embrace that extra hour, with a whole host of hour-long activities that can be enjoyed with friends.

Free Activities in London for Children

Susanna Lascelles | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Susanna Lascelles

After the excesses of Christmas, entertaining children in January needs to be cheap and easy so here are my top picks of free days out in London for kids, which don't require a huge amount of energy or planning, won't be overly crowded and are fun whatever the weather.

There Is No Quick Fix but There Are Innovative Ways to Improve the Lives of People With Dementia and Their Carers

Ben Atkinson-Willes | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Atkinson-Willes

Dementia care has dominated the news agenda in recent weeks with talk of an oncoming 'dementia crisis'. Debates are ongoing around how to deliver the best standards of care to the growing numbers of people living with dementia.

Magical London at Christmas with Children

Susanna Lascelles | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Susanna Lascelles

If you're looking for something completely free then head to Duke of York Square's Christmas grotto. It's beautifully decorated, children get to meet Father Christmas, have their photo taken, get a small gift and if they're lucky meet Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer.

Purple Cauliflower, Yellow Carrots: Exploring Montreal's Jean-Talon Market

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Akeela Bhattay

I love markets, but the Jean-Talon market radiates a shinier freshness and a richer vibrancy I haven't experienced before; the produce is simply more abundant in colour, shape, texture and variety.

5 Things to Do This Half Term That Cost Under £1

Sara Bran | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Bran

I'm really looking forward to half term week with my 6 year-old Biscuit-thief, and I'm determined not to watch Cbeebies even once, however much I miss it.

What To Do When It Rains All Summer

Emma Baines | Posted 18.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Baines

I'm definitely not the first English person to complain about the weather and I certainly won't be the last. Given that it's now mid-August, I think i...