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How to Boost Your Creativity: 10 Tips for Writers

Roberta Verdant | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roberta Verdant

This week I'm not housesitting. Here at home in South Devon I'm writing, creating, running creative writing workshops and musing on one of my favourite topics: creativity. In particular I'm thinking about inspiration for writers. Looking for some suggestions to free up your writing/creativity? Read on.

Is This The Crappiest Proposal Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Some choose the tops of waterfalls, while others commandeer flashmobs. Some prefer the safe environment of restaurants while others yell it from the h...

Get Out of My Way - I Have Post Holiday Blues and I'm Prepared to Use It

Alfie Evers | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Alfie Evers

I am confronted by a dead pigeon. Its body hard pressed and flattened to the floor. Its face contorted to a fixed expression of doom. Its guts spread across the road. I sigh. We are one. Its state reflects how I am feeling.

How to Build a Blanket Fort and Avoid Adult Responsibilities

Ellie Lewis | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ellie Lewis

We were all so comfortable and content. I hope we can make it a tradition to build a blanket fort because it's simply, well just that, simple. It was such a relaxing, and easy way to spend a day. If you ever find yourself not knowing what to do on a lazy day, I highly suggest finding a couple of blankets, and friends to build your own fort.

Maximise Your Pool Time This Summer - Pick the Perfect Pool Side Position

Emyr Thomas | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Emyr Thomas

Are you heading off on your holidays over the next few weeks? If so, read my guide to picking the perfect poolside position. Whether it's to maximise sun exposure, the shortest route to the bar or selecting the best view, securing the best sun lounger is an art form.

The Alternative Christmas Gift Guide

Diana Verde Nieto | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK Style
Diana Verde Nieto

Christmas is the season for uncontrollable urges - it's like it was designed to mess up every good intention. There's the mistletoe and the alcohol for starters - which is practically inviting misbehaviour and then there's chocolate lying around.