Are couples moving in together for practicality instead of love?

March 6, 2014

Many Brits are feeling forced to move in with their significant others sooner than anticipated, due to practicality rather than emotion, according to new research from Confused.com.

My love affair with Berlin

October 2, 2013

So, after being off work for a week and spending four days in the wonderful city that is Berlin I was once again thrown into the every changing world of being a freelance journalist, and was introduced to OverBlog by a colleague (thanks Donna!).

Tea, biscuits and technology: pass on your technological know-how and transform an older person’s life

August 8, 2013

The humble tradition of tea and biscuits is getting a 21st century revamp as Age UK urges people to break with tradition and sit down to tea, biscuits and… technology in September. The charity is urging everyone who uses the internet and other technology to sit down with an older friend, family member or neighbour and help them get online. The aim is to encourage some of the 5.2 million people aged 65+ who have NEVER used the internet to give it a try for the first time.

Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained, bacon… How to get men interested in cupcakes

July 15, 2013

If there’s one thing that I’ve realised, it’s just how hard it is to make men enthusiastic about cupcakes. I can spend hours baking and decorating the most beautiful cakes, only for the men in my life to chomp them down in one bite. If they taste good that’s all that matters, and no amount of carefully crafted icing is ever going to change that… or is it?

Holidays could be the best form of ‘contraception’

July 1, 2013

New research reveals four in ten Brits will plan pregnancies around pre-booked holidays.

Help! The hairdresser fucked up my hair

June 17, 2013

“The hair is the richest ornament of women.” Martin Luther

There was an episode of The Brady Bunch titled “The Hair-Brained Scheme” in which Bobby starts selling hair tonic in an attempt to get rich quick, but Bobby has to run for his life after selling a bottle to Greg… and accidentally turning his hair orange just days before graduation – the horror.

Buy your dad a decent Father’s Day gift or he’ll cheat on your mum

June 14, 2013

You make him breakfast in bed, write him a heartfelt card and spend hours picking out and wrapping his present, and what does your dad do? He has an affair!

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