A history of sitting

A history of sitting

Chairs used to be an item of furniture reserved for the elite and officials only, not being found in normal people’s homes when you look back into history. There are even some seats that are still used as a symbol of authority, for example, the speaker’s chair in the House of Commons, the Queen’s throne and executive chairs for those who ‘chair’ meetings. Not until the 16th century did the humble chair become the seat…

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Fitted Wardrobe Advantages

Fitted Wardrobe Advantages

When you seek to update your home, are you wondering whether you should include in your plan, fitted wardrobes to bedrooms and other rooms? There are various good reasons for doing so. Let’s explore some of the advantages to ponder when you decide if you’re going to add fitted wardrobes to your plans. Get a wardrobe tailored to how you need it You can plan the cabinets so they are equipped with all the features…

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What to know about inheritance tax

What to know about inheritance tax

If a loved one dies, issues such as inheritances and taxes can seem of peripheral importance. They can be very important in the long run, however, to help you and your family and so it is a good idea to know a little about the subject even before anything terrible has happened. Image Credit What is inheritance tax? Experts using software for financial advisors can undoubtedly help you unravel the intricacies of inheritance tax but,…

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And suddenly there were houses.

And suddenly there were houses.

After the First World War, the politicians of the time knew that the soldiers returning from the trenches, naval Fleet. Merchant fleet and fledgling air force deserved more than they had before. Their youth, bodies and minds had been sacrificed to keep the Empire and the country safe. The least they could hope for was a better, fairer Britain which they believed they had been fighting for. They were hopeful because the Prime Minister of…

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FIA to investigate pitstop safety

FIA to investigate pitstop safety

Cars being released from the pitstops with unsafe wheels and a mechanic breaking a leg have raised serious concerns about pitstop safety in Formula 1. As examples, both Haas cars left the area with loose wheels in Australia and a mechanic for Ferrari had his leg snapped in an incident in Bahrain. Image Credit The FIA is investigating the procedure; however, Haas F1 driver Kevin Magnussen does not believe it is time to impose the…

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How to clean commercial refrigeration

How to clean commercial refrigeration

In just about every commercial kitchen the refrigerator is not only one of the most crucial appliances, it is also the one that takes the most beating. That’s why keeping it clean is essential. Image Credit This may sound like a simple task but it isn’t always easy, so these tips will help you ensure that your catering fridge stays in tiptop condition. Turn it off and empty it out As a safety precaution always…

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Things from our childhood we don’t notice anymore

Things from our childhood we don’t notice anymore

As a child there were several things that stood out in our lives. Some of these do not occur in todays society and others are not noticed by adults anymore. This include everything from calling for your friends right through to councillors canvassing the local area. Here are our top memories. What are yours? Image Credit When we were children we knew that the Labour party would come round in their cars and trucks with…

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Tips for matching flooring thats old with new

Tips for matching flooring thats old with new

There are few things in life more satisfying than successfully laying new flooring. This is certainly the case when you’re trying to match old and new flooring together, whilst also making it look seamless. So, what’s the best way to achieve this? Image Credit What’s the reason for new flooring? If you are installing new flooring because you have lived in your house a while and you want a fresh look and plan on staying…

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The beauty of a royal wedding.

The beauty of a royal wedding.

As a nation we have been lucky enough, over the last few years to have the privilege of watching the wedding of Megan Markle to Prince Harry and Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank. Royal weddings are always something spectacular to watch and similarly to the wedding of Kate Middleton to Prince William these most recent weddings haven’t disappointed with the level of elegance. You often find many a famous face dressed in a variety of…

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Healthy and hearty winter recipes

Healthy and hearty winter recipes

There’s been a definite change in the weather recently, and summer appears to be over for another year, so instead of lamenting the loss of warm days and long, sunny evenings, it’s time to look forward to dark evenings and delicious comfort food. Image Credit Comfort food needn’t mean junk food, however, and not everything needs to be stodgy. Also, not everything is full of calories, so choose a proper meal and dig in, guilt-free….

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