UK Lifestyle

This Couple Are Crowdfunding For A Baby, Here's Why You Should Support Them

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Parents

A couple who are 'desperate' to have a baby have launched a crowdfunding appeal as they aren't eligible for surrogacy on the NHS. Lauren and Ben Ma...

Heli-skiing Costs £300. Is It Worth It?

Mark Hodson | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hodson

Heli-skiing is the ultimate indulgence for the adventurous skier. It's potentially dangerous, it can be hard work and it's expensive: £300 per person for a single drop. It's also banned in most European countries. Switzerland is an exception.

Five Pop-Up Stores Popping Off This Spring

Bwoywonder | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Bwoywonder

The trend of opening a store with limited edition items for a short period of time, closing, (popping down) before moving to another location, has worked wonders for many niche brands. Consumers rush to purchase items knowing they only have from a weekend, to a few weeks, before the store closes for good.

Proposal By Graffiti Artist Is Our New Favourite Way To Pop The Question

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Street artist Candie Bandita has shared the story of a less-than-normal proposal she was involved in completely by chance. The West London-based gr...

Could Physiotherapy Be The Best Way To Treat Back Pain?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Back pain affects more than 1.1 million people in the UK, with 95% of patients suffering from lower back pain problems. Surgery is sometimes used t...

These Women Want To Tell You About Their First Period

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The majority of women have periods, and, slowly but surely, it seems we're finally learning to talk about them without blushing. In the above adver...

The Ordinary Man's Restaurant Review Series: Gogi London

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tarun Sakhrani

No Korean meal is complete without Kimchi, either as an appetizer, a pre-appetizer, in your soup or your rice... See what I mean? You can't go through a Korean meal without picking or being forced to pick Kimchi somewhere in there.

Holidays Can Put a Strain on Your Relationship

Susan Leigh | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

Holidays can put any flaws or short-comings in our relationship under the spotlight as we book time away, expectantly hoping to have fun together and rekindle some of the old spark and intimacy during our trip.

Why We Need to Stop Ignoring Childhood Obesity

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Parents
Dr Sally Norton

It is hard to give a good example to our kids when our own eating behaviour and body image have been skewed by years of yo-yo-dieting, misleading health advice and media pressure. If we develop a better relationship with healthy eating and exercise, then not only will our own bodies benefit, but our children will have a great example that they can learn from.

Burger-King Wedding To Be Paid For By... You Guessed It

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An engaged couple got the Skype call of a lifetime when Burger King told them they would pay for their wedding. Why? Well just ask Joel Burger and...

Tipi Valley- Surf, Yoga,....Ecology

Kismet Johnson | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kismet Johnson

For some, there is something about ecotourism that screams fad-for-the-rich. You go to a remote location, dine on local insects, and revel in the fact your toilet is a hole in the ground. Then you go home, tell all your friends, and have your back patted for being so environmentally conscious.

Into the Fast Flowing Stream in Search of Watercress

Fi Bird | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Fi Bird

My daughter, Lili has medical finals looming but she was easily distracted from her books to jaunt in the warm Easter sunshine. We foraged ramsons in ...

Why Your Purpose Is Not to Have a Destination

Janice B Gordon | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Janice B Gordon

I realised in my forties that my purpose is not a destination, but it is the experience, it is the journey. It is the entire impact I have on the world, with my relationships, my experience and the impact of my actions.

Seven Great Places to Eat in the Cotswolds

Mette Poynton | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mette Poynton

More and more, the Cotswolds is becoming a great hub for foodies from all over the country. Great chefs are coming here for the wonderful produce and to showcase their talent and their food, great food lovers come here from all over the country, and in fact the World, to enjoy the food on offer.

Hurray, It's Equal Pay Day! Oh Wait...

Poorna Bell | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

It would be irresponsible not to acknowledge that men get paid more because they are better and more aggressive at negotiating, but rather than abolishing negotiations, should we not just teach women to be better negotiators?

Hot Cross Buns

Lisa Roukin | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

If your crosses have disappeared during the cooking process, you can make a paste with icing sugar and water and pipe again over the buns. Will keep in a airtight container for a few days; reheat in the oven for 5-10 minutes before serving.

Plop Me A Line - Why Toilet Phonecalls Are Not Okay

Sophie Deal | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Sophie Deal

Allow me to share a recent experience. I was sitting minding my own business (literally) in a toilet cubicle at work. The next thing I knew, a phone started buzzing in the cubicle next to me. What happened next violently shook the unspoken rules of toilet etiquette. She answered it.

This Baby Grow Is Shocking, But Thanks To A Viral Photo It Is No Longer For Sale

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Parents

A baby grow emblazoned with the shocking slogan 'I Hate My Thighs' is no longer for sale thanks to an outcry on social media. One man, his camera a...

These Underwater Babies Have An Important Message For You

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Parents

These incredible photos of 'Underwater Babies' are not only adorable, but they also aim to raise parents' awareness of an important issue. "Underwa...

Starbucks Will Pay Tuition Fees For Employees (But Only If You're American)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Starbucks has announced a radical new incentive to work for them in an attempt to "redefine the role and responsibility of a public company". The U...

10 Facts About Food Safety You Need To Know For #WorldHealthDay

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The majority of people will experience a food or water borne disease at some point in their lives, regardless of where they live in the world. That...

30 Things Parents Worry About Every Day (That Will Be OK)

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Parents

Children bring their parents boundless happiness - but they also bring endless worry. Whether it's why your baby won't stop grizzling, where your t...

Brilliant Experiment Inspires Women To Choose Beautiful Instead Of Average

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A brilliantly simple experiment/marketing campaign from beauty specialists at Dove has taken a look at how women across the world view themselves. ...

Finding Peace during Difficult Times

Deborah Quibell | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Deborah Quibell

The eyes of the spiritual heart see the necessity of life's vicissitudes to develop inner strength and transformation. It is this heart that unravels the tensions of the mind, and frees us from the entrapments of fear. It is in this heart, that we can find rest and comfort amidst the thunderstorms around us.

Adapting to Foreign Cultures is Easy

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

Once I get to know some people in a country I absorb their history and culture continually; they tell me about their nations history (a golden age when they conquered their neighbours is invariably highlighted). Then I start reading and I never stop learning about their culture until I leave it.