UK Winter

Dreaming, Uncertainty and Dreaming Your Way Through Uncertainty. (What Do You Dream About?)

Roberta Verdant | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

Winter is for the dreaming, as far as I am concerned. As the darkness sets in I begin to long for storytelling, for deep talk by candlelight, for open fire to stoke my spirit, for dreaming deeply.

Woman's Frostbite Is Like Something Out Of A Horror Film

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

WARNING: Graphic Images If you've ever complained of having cold hands after forgetting your gloves in winter, imagine falling asleep outside a bar...

Adventure 78° North in Spitsbergen

Kerry Christiani | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Christiani

Named after its characteristic pointed peaks, Spitsbergen is riven with fjords, covered in two thirds ice and buckled with mountains bare of vegetation. Beyond the main settlement of Longyearbyen lie epic landscapes and wildlife ripe for the discovery.

After A Week Of Sun The Icy Claw Of Winter Has Cruelly Returned

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK

We warned you it was coming… but we didn’t expect it to happen this fast. After a week of blue skies and sunshine the icy claw of winter is ba...

Parents, Here Is How You Survive the Cold Winter Days

Torsten Klaus | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Torsten Klaus

So, in order to stay calm and relaxed about such grim winter days, I came up with a list of things you and your children can enjoy. Personally I printed my list and I keep it visible as my personal back-up plan when I feel the need for pulling a little joker from my sleeve.

Winter Proof Your Home Without Breaking the Bank

Robin Adams | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK
Robin Adams

Over a quarter of UK boilers have broken down without being insured, with two fifths of Brits saying that they'd have to borrow money to cover the repair cost or have no choice but to go without heating if their boiler broke down.

Six Luxury French Ski Hotels

Olivia Greenway | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Greenway

French alpine skiing is among the best in the world and together with fine dining - for which the French need no introduction - their ski resorts offer a winning combination.

4 Winter Health Myths You Need To Know About

Buzz60 | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Winter can be treacherous, but there are a few cold weather misconceptions debunked to keep you healthy during the colder months....

Turn Your Trampoline Into An Ice Rink This Winter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In winter, there's nothing we want to do more than curl up under a duvet and eat chocolate. But one man is tempting even us hermits out of the house.....

Why Wearing A Scarf This Winter Could Stop You From Getting A Cold

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

'Tis the month of sniffles, sneezes and snot. If you're fed up of catching colds then you'll certainly want to take note of a new health study fro...

You Definitely Know It's January When THIS Happens...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Your friends have gone into hibernation (as has your social life), the weather is even colder and you're considering replacing meals with cornflakes b...

This Cat In A Scarf Is The Best Thing You'll See Today

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You know that expression "you look like the cat who got the cream"? Well, this guy got the cream, ahem, scarf. And he's absolutely loving it! Reddi...

Weather and Wildlife in Wales - 2014

Gwen Potter | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK
Gwen Potter

Pretty much every beach had some birds washed up. At Ashridge, one of the oldest beeches fell along with hundreds of other trees. Some of our ancient and veteran trees succumbed in quite spectacular ways, with their sheer size meaning their falls resulted in a domino effect, the aftermath of which we are still dealing with in some places.

O Christmas Tree...

Caragh Little | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

So Christmas trees, it seems, have spindly tops and broad-based bottoms this year, because there have been a couple of mild winters.

Cold Spice: Using Seasoning to Stay Healthy This Winter

Ella Jameson | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ella Jameson

Few things convey the arrival of the festive season as well as the smell of spices; from cinnamon to cloves to nutmeg, these scents are synonymous with Christmas. Unfortunately, cold and flu season goes hand in hand with the winter festivities, with December and January being the months when infections are most prevalent.

Festive Winter Breaks in Lausanne, Switzerland

Zahra Razavi | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

There's nothing like a short European break to get you in the mood for Christmas. As the nights draw in and the December days pass by, pop over to Lausanne, Switzerland on a special winter trip--you'll have ample opportunity to get your festive shopping done, and return refreshed and ready for the big day!

Fed Up Of Being Ill? Top 10 Foods To Boost Your Immune System

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In January, the coldest, baddest, longest month of them all, our immune systems could do with a boost to help us avoid joining the office cough chorus...

How to Winter-Proof Your Skin

Jamie Tolentino | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jamie Tolentino

Winter weather can wreak havoc on your skin. The combination of freezing temperatures and central heating can leave you with dry, itchy and uncomfortable skin if you let go. With that in mind, here are a couple of simple to follow tips to get your skin looking healthy this season.

How To Cope With Your Cold Student House During The Winter

The Huffington Post UK | Kate Samuelson | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

It's a truth universally acknowledged that a student house gets cold in the winter. Turning the heating on for only an hour in the morning and an hour...

There's No Such Thing As A 'Beer Blanket'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Next time someone tells you that they don't need a coat because they'll soon be wearing a beer or wine blanket, tell them to turn around, go back into...

Syria's Refugees Not Hoping for a White Christmas This Year

Matthew Frost | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK
Matthew Frost

Only a week ago, I sat squashed into a tent filled with a family of fourteen Syrian refugees in the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon - surprised that even that much body heat could not thaw the freezing cold I felt...

Ten Things Everyone Should Have in Their Home This Winter

Sarah O'Meara | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah O'Meara

How can you hold on to that early snuggly happiness brought on by the thought of winter, and prevent your life descending into a mildly confusing mixture of mulled wine, Wham-on-a-loop and nightmares about layering?

Helping The Environment Will Make You Feel Warm (Quite Literally), Say Psychologists

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you need a cheap way of warming up during the colder months, then we might have a solution. According to psychologists, doing an environmentall...

Christmas Wonderland 'The Magical Journey' Shuts After Parents Accuse It Of 'Ruining Christmas'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK

Better call in Changing Rooms. It looks like Christmas theme park.The Magical Journey in Warwickshire is in need of a makeover. Except it was actually...

Seven Ways to Beat Winter Fatigue

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

The nights are drawing in, temperatures are dropping and many of us are starting to feel less energetic - I know I am! Fatigue is something we all struggle with at some point in our lives, and dealing with it regularly can cause real distress - particularly when despite your best efforts, you just cannot seem to improve your tiredness levels.