Rules

Plus Confidence

Vicky Frankland | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Frankland

A woman stopped me at the bus station on my way in to work last week. She wanted to tell me that she often saw me passing by, always loved what I was wearing and was curious as to where I bought my clothes. She brightened up what had started out as another depressing Monday morning I can tell you.

Eight Sharp Tips to Harpoon That Dream Job

Ed O'Meara | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Ed O'Meara

Jobs are horrible aren't they? What a waste of a life. Pity people who enjoy their job. They truly must have nothing. Still, while superrich psychopaths run our society you've got to play their sick, soul-destroying game. After all life comes with a monthly subscription charge, so here's how to get the job which will make everyone else think your life is great...

Hats Off the the Racing Season - Millinery in the UK

Gemma A. Williams | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Gemma A. Williams

To curate an exhibition of headwear is to capture moments in millinery history. The United Kingdom, with its formal dress occasions and historical class system, has a long and intriguing relationship with hats and headwear.

Are You Reading the Signs?

Pam Warren | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK
Pam Warren

Is it just me or are there more signs everywhere you go? Over the past few months I seem to have noticed more things I am supposed to read, digest and either act upon or, in most cases, not act upon. There are instructions, rules and some very strict ones where I feel I am being told off before I've done anything!

Eight Things They Should Tell You When You Join the Gym

Charlotte Buxton | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Buxton

So you've joined a gym. Good for you. But before you go in there and attempt to pump any iron there are some things you should know. There are rules they don't include on your membership form or on that bit of paper that asks if you've ever injured your back or had an allergic reaction to Lycra. I'm talking about social rules, gym etiquette...

Mischievous Creativity - why being bad can be good for business

Chris Barez-Brown | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK
Chris Barez-Brown

If when you're working you were to change your perception of what's right and wrong when it comes to thinking about the future, you'll be amazed how liberating it can also be. Get devilish when playing the business game and notice how easy it is to come up with very provocative ideas.

Don't Follow the Idiots - Break the Rules

Kevan Hall | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Tech
Kevan Hall

Where do these stupid rules come from? They probably come from the one person in history who managed to get run over in these circumstances, and the chances are that person was also an idiot! It happens in business.

Life's Too Short for Egg-White Omelettes (and Other Rules to Live By)

Lucy Karsten | Posted 21.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Karsten

Purple is long-gone but Vingt-Quatre is alive and well, and has just had a makeover. I popped along to see if I could recapture some of my glory days. Unfortunately, not being almost 18 years old anymore, I get tired nowadays, and so I went for dinner, rather than at 3am.

How To Survive Moving Back Home With The Parents

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

As exciting as the prospect of time off lectures coupled with home comforts and being cooked for sounds, you may be dreading two unavoidable obstacles...

Rules are rules are rules

Alex Hawley | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Alex Hawley

The 13th world athletics championships have recently finished. As anyone who was watching August now knows the biggest talking point was the run that never happened.