UK Summer

Summer Ready - Four Luxe Treatments We Love

The Spa Spy | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Often, when I'm heading to the sun, I'll give my nails a break and leave them clean to soak up the vitamin E. If I do opt for a manicure I always go for a Shellac over a Gel - I find it kinder to the nails, and it usually stays chip free for around a week.

Welcome To British Summertime

The Huffington Post | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK

It's the first day of British summer and yes, you guessed it, it's raining. If walking to work with only a soggy Metro to shield your coiffured barnet...

The Fashionable Student: What You Need to Know About Summer Clothes Shopping

Natalie Turco-Williams | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Natalie Turco-Williams

Flip flops, shorts and bikinis - oh my! There's nothing better than summer clothes shopping, even if you haven't got a holiday booked. Just the though...

The Perfect Vegan Barbecue - Strawberry Vanilla Lemonade, Potato Salad and More!

Poppy Velosa-Ayres | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Poppy Velosa-Ayres

In my opinion, a barbecue should be a relaxed way of cooking and eating. And so it defeats the object entirely if you spend hours slaving in the kitchen before the coals are even lit, preparing and cooking sides.

Summer Bucket List

Lucia Williams | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lucia Williams

Living in the UK you learn from an early age that summer is a special time, to be savoured, cherished, enjoyed, worshiped even? It's a time for BBQs, festivals, parties in the park, softball, families, ice cream and fun.

England's Balloon Set To Rise This Summer

Vince Raison | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Sport
Vince Raison

We are a strange breed. For a nation with a high patriotic regard for itself, we don't half apologise a lot. We're not fond a boastful winner either. We like a trier. In truth, we're more Eddie The Eagle than Richard The Lionheart.

Northern Ireland's Bite Is As Formidable As Their Bark

Vince Raison | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Sport
Vince Raison

Northern Ireland's hopes aren't pinned on brilliant mavericks, no matter how much fun they are. They're built on everyone doing their bit for the team, like honeybees, working for their queen. But honeybees in a 4-4-2 formation playing a strong pressing game.

Why Wales Could Be On Cloud Nine This Summer

Vince Raison | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Sport
Vince Raison

The Welsh are a proud bunch. Proud of their beautiful country, proud of their history and culture, proud of having a ruddy great dragon on their flag. But right now they are very proud of their superb football team. And it's not even their favourite sport. That's just taking the Mick...

Entertaining This Summer: The Secrets Of Hosting A Budget BBQ

Written by Ruth D'Alessandro | Phillip Othen | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The sun is (often) out, the tinnies are on ice and it is time to get grilling! Barbecues are the best way to get all your mates together for some al f...

Sam Faiers Causes Stir On Instagram With This Photo

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Parents

Sam Faiers has caused yet another unanticipated debate on Instagram after uploading snaps of her son and niece without sun hats and life jackets. The ...

13 Stages Of Every British Picnic

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Australians may have the barbecue, and Americans have a cookout, but none quite compete with the humble institution that is the British picnic. Despit...

Our Guide To Affordable Outdoor Entertainment This Summer

Written by Ruth D'Alessandro | Phillip Othen | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It’s summertime, and wallet-conscious Brits are choosing staycations in the UK, rather than schlepping off abroad. According to a report by the Worl...

All The Story of The Night Told Over...

Caragh Little | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Caragh Little

This was a special production, too, in that the parts of Shakespeare's 'Mechanicals', the working men of Athens who stage the play-within-a-play at Theseus and Hippolyta's wedding feast, were played by actors from local amateur dramatic groups in each region visited by the tour, and the parts of fairy attendants being played by local schoolchildren.

This Woman And Her Disastrous BBQ Attempt Is All Of Us This Summer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Summer's almost here which can only mean one thing: BBQs (and lots of 'em). For some, the art of barbecuing comes naturally. However for one woman, h...

Getting Your Skin Summer Ready

Seena Seka | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Seena Seka

Finally, with warmer weather soon to arrive, is your skin ready for the extra UVA / UVB exposure? Sunny days generally mean more bare flesh - so now is the time to make sure your skin is looking its best and continues to do so with adequate protection!

Travel Essentials: What's In My Carry-On

Steph Matthews | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Matthews

You might be in the midst of making travel arrangements for the upcoming summer months so I'm sharing the types of things that I enjoy traveling onboard with.

How to Plan for the Best Summer Holiday Ever My #sweetsummerchallenge

Lisa Barry | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK Parents
Lisa Barry

The thought of the approaching 6 week summer break may bring you feelings of dread or excitement but either way you can't stop them coming, equally th...

Three Habits You Absolutely Need for Summer

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

It's easier to be out of shape in winter, with all those layers to hide under. But once the warmer weather is here, being in less-than-peak form gets harder to ignore - particularly if we're carrying a few (or more) extra pounds. Just the wake-up call we need for a mind and body turn-around.

5 Easy Tips To Prep Your Skin For Summer

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Style

As summer approaches, putting away the winter coats and boots and taking out the new summer wardrobe is only half the battle. When the weather get...

What Kind Of Holiday Spender Are You?

By Ruth D'Alessandro | Phillip Othen | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Summer is fast approaching and, for most British people, this can only mean one thing – it is time for a holiday. We all look forward to our holida...

Danish Men - Hunky, Humble or Simply Stylish?

Melanie Haynes | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Melanie Haynes

The Danish summer has brought out the inner Cougar in me (yes I am a woman of a certain age!). The summer sunshine arrived this week and with it what seems like a new shipment of hunky Danish men.

7 Times It's Totally Inappropriate To Wear Bell Sleeves

Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Style
Natasha Hinde

This week alone I wore two items of clothing with large, wafty sleeves in the name of being a bit summery. But both times I had to really, really try hard to keep them safe from bodily fluids, wine or spaghetti bolognese sauce. Here are seven times bell sleeves proved completely impractical...

10 Things To Do In London During This Weekend's Heatwave

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

This weekend, the weather is expected to be sizzling - we're talking 25°C on Sunday. This kind of forecast pretty much never happens, which is why i...

Getting Fit for Summer Means More Than Just a Beach Body

Daria Kantor | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Daria Kantor

With summer 2016 just around the corner, it's hard to imagine almost a year's sailed by since the hubbub surrounding Protein World's infamous 'beach b...

Three Things I Want to Try This Summer

Debz Aiken | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Debz Aiken

With summer fast approaching I am starting to think about how I would like to spend my time. Seeing as we get about 5 weeks of sunshine a year I am determined to make 2016 the year I make the most of the sunny days!