Category Archives: Lifestyle

April 09

LIFESTYLE – Ernie the Knitted Sailor

A charming piece of British Naval history to hold and cherish in your hands. This lovely knitted memento is a replica of the original knitted Sailor, which remains a popular exhibit at National Museum of the Royal Navy’s HMS Gallery in Portsmouth. Made by Submariner Ernest ‘Gus’ Britton in the 40’s, the original Ernie was inspired by […]

March 26

BOOKS – Asleep in Minutes… Bedtime the Danish way

How bedtime meditation helps children to sleep FROM ‘Hygge’ to parenting, the Danish way of doing things is often widely talked about and one of Denmark’s latest exports is no exception. “The Children’s Meditations In my Heart” by emerging Danish author Gitte Winter Graugaard enables children to fall asleep within minutes. Now available in three different languages, it […]

January 29

BOOKS – A must read ‘mental health issues from a highly intimate perspective’

James Shapiro has always written personal works that illustrate mental health issues from a highly intimate perspective; now, his new novel, published on November 30th, promises to be his most developed work yet. “I don’t write because I enjoy it, but because I have no choice; I bleed words.” Sunrise over Belet recounts one man’s […]

January 02

LIFESTYLE – Ditch the Detox!

Right about now people are waking up and starting their New Year’s resolutions. Many resolutions will be broken before the end of the day. Of course, there are some very strong willed people out there too, but often resolutions unsustainable and unrealistic. And then some are just plain bonkers. I came across an interesting one […]

December 22

LIFESTYLE: Ten tips to help you this Veganuary

It’s a lifestyle trend that has converted even the most devoted carnivores. Yes, it’s plant-based living! With Veganuary round the corner, have a read of these ten tips and tricks and join the masses. Have an open mind Don’t see veganism as a punishment or a form of deprivation. It’s an exciting lifestyle change that […]

December 08

CHRISTMAS – The 888 Collective Christmas Gift Guide

Treat a loved one this Christmas to a gift with a conscience – because we’re all somebody’s version of crazy The 888 Collective, a social enterprise focused on creating work opportunities for people with mental health issues have launched their online store ahead of Christmas. By supporting The 888 Collective you’ll help create a work opportunity for […]

December 07

CHRISTMAS – How to get the perfect Christmas Tree

Created by Crowe Sawmills, timber merchant and fencing specialist  http://www.crowesawmills.ie