More and more people are deciding not to go abroad for their holidays this year, instead preferring to stay at home and avoid the cost and stress of travelling. The credit crunch has affected a lot of people and many are finding themselves short of money to spend on luxuries like holidays. The recession combined with the current strength of the euro against the pound, means it’s not surprising that the number of UK holidaymakers choosing to visit traditionally popular European destinations like Spain and Portugal has plummeted. (more…)
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Walt Disney Parks are most attractive holiday destinations for family. Today you can come up Disney resorts on nearly every continet. But little more of travel will give you more fun. (more…)
I think most people don’t realise just how strenuous surfing can be and fitness needed to be a great surfer. Professional riders have fitness levels that most people can only dream of and this is something you only realise once you are in the water and trying it yourself. Your muscles are worked incredibly hard as you take the board into the surfing launch zone and when riding a lot of energy is expended also. (more…)
Teaching associations and unions have responded to proposed budget cuts in schools and colleges by suggestion strike action may be taken. Lots of people are understandable upset by the announcement and proposed strikes have been speculated.
The cut was announced after more teenagers than first predicted applied to stay on in education. (more…)
There are a lot of things out there to do to help brighten up the garden for both the wildlife and for you and your family.
There are so many different ways that animal lovers can bring animals into their gardens. One of the best things you can do which don’t prove to be that expensive is start to get in bird feeders and bird boxes along with the bird bath. (more…)
The common hot water bottle seems to do the opposite to some furry mammals, who at this time of the year are beginning to hibernate. It remains out of sight in some cupboard, or under the bed until it senses the first signs of winter. Then, voila! (more…)
For most people having a heater that will work at the flick of a switch is very important when the cold winter months kick in. There are a few different types of heater which you can use for this purpose and some have more benefits than others. It used to be that stand alone gas or electric heaters were the heaters of choice for most people but nowadays many people prefer oil heaters. (more…)