Day: June 28, 2018

Discovering the secrets of Lake Como beyond the glitz and glamour

Discovering the secrets of Lake Como beyond the glitz and glamour

Lake Como is a wonderfully ostentatious playground for the obscenely rich and glamorous. But beyond the pizazz there is rustic, mysterious charm; even for those without the personal GDP of a small Pacific island. It’s easy to imagine Lake Como as a Knighstbridge-on-the-lake. A soulless den of laundered money pumped ...

Lifestyle changes to help your kidneys

5 tips on maintaining a healthy lifestyle

Being healthy should be part of everyday life, helping us towards the prevention of chronic diseases and long term illnesses. Feeling good about yourself and taking care of your health are two of the most important things in your life and for your self esteem. If you are someone who ...

Powerful domestic violence campaign launched to coincide with World Cup

Powerful domestic violence campaign launched to coincide with World Cup

A new campaign has been launched to coincide with the World Cup highlighting the link between football and domestic violence. As football fever sweeps the globe many would rather not face the uncomfortable truth that darkens the world’s favourite sport. Domestic Violence and the World Cup are closely linked, with ...

Strazzanti Hackney City Farm

Strazzanti to host Sicilian supper club at Hackney City Farm

Following successful collaborations with the likes of Bar Termini and House of Peroni, Strazzanti has been serving Sunday brunches in Fitzrovia this Summer. Set up by three sisters, Emilia, Nina and Sofia Strazzanti; the Sicilian bakery and brunch pop-up will partner with Frizzante – the café at Hackney City Farm ...

How Team Collaboration is changing the way we work

Summer sun can be “demoralising” for office workers

Millions of workers admit they feel 'trapped' in their office when the sun is shining outdoors, a study has found. As the UK basks in temperatures of almost 30C, three in five office-based employees admit they feel glum at the thought of being stuck indoors during the heatwave. And a ...

UK’s first vegan Oktoberfest comes to Camden Town

UK’s first vegan Oktoberfest comes to Camden Town

The UK's first vegan Oktoberfest is coming to Camden Town this year. Launching on Saturday 6th October Vegtoberfest will couple the merry traditions of Oktoberfest with beers, wines and street food. Vegan-friendly Bavarian beers will sit alongside a handful of local vegan craft ales, while vegan wines, mulled wine and ...

The Queen and the Brexit: Does it really matter?

Queen’s taxpayer-funded costs rise 13% in past year

The Queen's taxpayer-funded costs rose by 13 per cent in the past year, new accounts show. Public funds used by the Queen for official expenditure and duties went up from £41.9 million to £47.4 million. More than £4 million was spent on the initial phase of improvements at the palace, including ...

Secret Teacher – ‘Tis the season…for the same tired old tat!

Almost 6,000 school staff lost in 2017 as education cuts bite

Almost 6,000 school staff lost their jobs in 2017 as the Conservative Government’s education cuts began to bite, according to GMB Union New figures released today also show nearly 3,000 teaching assistant lost their jobs last year – the first drop since records began. In total 5,800 school support staff ...

Austerity sees domestic violence victims sent back to their abusers

Austerity sees domestic violence victims sent back to their abusers

A shocking new report has revealed that domestic violence victims are being sent back to their abusers because of austerity cuts to local services. The Women's Aid report reveals the horrific ordeal faced by women who need emergency housing when they flee abuse. Of the women surveyed, more than one ...

A London guide to affiliate marketing in 2018

A London guide to affiliate marketing in 2018

Affiliate marketing has undoubtedly been one of the most topical subjects in e-commerce for some time now. Often described as a ‘win-win' business model, this type of promotion has grasped the imagination of so many entrepreneurs because of its relative simplicity. Retail organizations, or advertisers, offer ‘affiliate programs' which anyone ...

Green automotive trends continue to gain momentum

Green automotive trends continue to gain momentum

As the international automotive trend towards greener cars gathers pace one of the most important manufacturing sectors in the world is experiencing disruption and rapid evolution. Renewable energy powered vehicles, hybrids and driverless cars are already changing the way we drive and will continue to revolutionise the way we drive ...

“You Have To Support The Home Nations”: Not If You’re English

Playing to lose in tonight’s win-win game is a nonsensical notion

With England and Belgium already qualified ahead of tonight's 'dead rubber' clash in Kaliningrad attention has turned to the virtues of second place in the group, which on paper maps an easier route to the World Cup final. As Robbie Savage pointed out on Twitter "surely coming 2nd is far better" for ...

Film Review: The Bookshop

Film Review: The Bookshop

Isabel Coixet adapts The Bookshop, Penelope Fitzgerald’s novel of the same name, in her latest Goya award-winning film. Coixet crafts an interesting film, one that curiously marshals satisfaction and frustration.  Despite its predictability, it remains ambitious in its scope, and touches on subjects that feel both timely and important. It’s ...

Why accessibility and interpretation services will be the headline act this festival season

Brits losing out on face-to-face time with friends

Millions of Brits struggle to spend time with their own friends - because they are too busy or can't afford to catch up, a study has found. Hectic work schedules and a lack of cash mean three quarters of the nation don't get as much face-to-face time with their pals ...