Clair Hart

Clair Hart

Clair is a (real) mum of two toddlers (eleven months apart - yes, it's full-on), a part time employee, and spare-time writer of all things family and lifestyle.

Golden Advice on the Fluctuations in the Price of Bullion

What is the future of gold?

#IGCommodityChat: what is the future of gold? IG is presenting ‘IG CommodityChat’ – a series of live discussions focused on trends in commodity marketThe first chat looked at what the future might be for the goldmarket (this took place on 22nd November)Presenter Sara Walker was joined by Simon Popple, director of...

How to Relocate an Employee: Mistakes That Can Derail an Overseas Move

Word up — 5 writing jobs that might float your career boat

Does your spine tingle when you read a majestic metaphor in your local paper? Or if you notice a sublime simile in a new novel, does it send you into spasms of deep satisfaction? And do you spend your lunch breaks crafting coruscating limericks about your manager’s lack of social...

5 Fragrance Lines That Won’t Harm Your Health (Or Your Wallet)

When you think of a certain friend, or maybe a relative, does a particular scent come into mind? Does the aroma of Elizabeth Taylor's White Diamond perfume bring back memories of your childhood Sunday school teacher? The truth is that a pleasant fragrance has the ability to enhance memorable moments...

Choose your favourite press photograph of the year

Choose your favourite press photograph of the year

Choose your favourite press photograph from the best 100 taken this year. SWNS is the largest independent press agency in the UK, supplying up to 20 per cent of our daily news content. Each year the SWNS news wire supplies newspapers and magazines around the world with some of the...

PHILLIP SCHOFIELD TAKES DELIVERY OF 14FT MARBLE STATUE OF HIMSELF

PHILLIP SCHOFIELD TAKES DELIVERY OF 14FT MARBLE STATUE OF HIMSELF

  Phillip Schofield has received the ultimate piece of fan mail - a 14ft tall marble statue of himself. Christmas came early for the popular This Morning presenter as he signed for the topless replica of himself - complete with rippling muscles. The much-loved TV personality accepted delivery of the...

Veteran dairy farmer killed by his own cattle

Veteran dairy farmer killed by his own cattle

A veteran dairy farmer was killed by his own cattle as he tended to them - something he had done "thousands of times", an inquest heard. Brian Swales, 67, went to check on his 17 Friesian heifers and one bull like any other day after one was described as "acting...

Retired couple travel from Oxford to Hong Kong on public transport

Retired couple travel from Oxford to Hong Kong on public transport

A retired couple took the trip-of-a-lifetime to visit their son in Hong Kong for his birthday – by travelling all the way there using only PUBLIC TRANSPORT. Phil and Emma Whiting spent three weeks aboard 16 different trains, travelling through Europe, across Russia, into Mongolia and eventually into the Chinese...

Tory tax changes double David Cameron’s holiday home stamp duty

Tax changes under the Tories resulted in David Cameron paying more than double the amount of stamp duty on his holiday home than if he’d bought under the previous Labour government. It can be revealed the former Prime Minister and wife Samantha paid the treasury almost one quarter-of-a-million pounds in...

Possibly the best toddler friendly hotel in the world

Possibly the best toddler friendly hotel in the world

Guess what? A toddler friendly hotel really does exist. Our lifestyle writer and mum of two Clair Hart, took her family to a boutique hotel that offers family time with a difference... A toddler friendly hotel with a difference Anybody with children knows that going on holiday or for a...

World War II pilot fulfils dream of “one last flight”

World War II pilot fulfils dream of “one last flight”

A World War II pilot who was desperate for "one last flight" has fulfilled his dream after he took to the skies at the age of 96. George Harvey flew bombing raids behind enemy lines during the conflict after joining the RAF in 1939. Now the 96-year-old has taken off...

High costs stopping Brits from attending university

High costs stopping Brits from attending university

Over half of Brits say current costs would stop them from attending university. Over 50 per cent of people in the UK would now choose not to attend university if they were to start today due to the high level of tuition fees and associated living costs. The research by...

DAD’S TRAPPED NERVE IS AN INCURABLE BRAIN TUMOUR

DAD’S TRAPPED NERVE IS AN INCURABLE BRAIN TUMOUR

A dad who was told he had a trapped nerve after collapsing at home was given the devastating news he is suffering with an incurable brain tumour. Neil Grist had gone to a sports therapist and was doing exercises to help relieve the tingling in his legs when he suddenly...

Tumour dog left to die by her owner

Tumour dog left to die by her owner

This shocking picture shows an "incredibly thin" dog which had bones and a massive tumour protruding from its side after her owner failed to get help. The sick and emaciated dog suffered from an infected one-and-a-half kilo tumour and had to be put down because her owner failed to call...

Student has lucky escape when fell on tracks during fit

Student has lucky escape when fell on tracks during fit

  A young student came inches from death after falling onto a railway track during an epileptic fit. Lucky Toby Taplin, 20, was dragged from the track by on-lookers just moments to spare before the train pulled into the platform. But he told how he would have lost his life...

A motorist died after he parked on M5 and was hit by a lorry

A motorist died after he parked on M5 and was hit by a lorry

A motorist has died after he parked in a hard shoulder and was hit by a lorry. The M5 northbound was shut following the smash at 4.40am today (Thurs) causing miles of tailbacks during the morning rush hour. Police have found the victim's car on the hard shoulder and believe...

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