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Free puzzle and game apps are a great way to relax or make the...

The best free puzzle and game apps

Satisfying little tricks, shortcuts and skills are often called “life hacks”, and the internet...

The Internet’s favourite tips and tricks

Knitting and crochet is a great way to pass the time when it’s winter...

Free knitting and crochet patterns

From heavy rain to snow and ice, winter can throw up some perilous driving...

Driving in winter weather
Free painting tutorials you can watch online

Want to improve your painting skills? These brilliant – and free – online resources...

Try your hand at calligraphy and lettering

Calligraphy and lettering is a great way to get creative for those of us...

Indoor exercise ideas for winter

If the winter weather has disrupted your daily walk, not to worry – there’s...

It’s never too late to play bridge

Bridge is a popular card game, but it’s fallen out of fashion in recent...

Simple tricks to manage your stress

From work commitments to personal challenges, experiencing periods of stress is a normal part...

Go green: juices and smoothies

From hiding pureed vegetables in Bolognese sauce to munching on vitamin supplements, we are...

New Year, New Hobbies

Starting a new hobby is a great way to learn, expand your skills and...

Be drink aware this December

Thanks to extensive awareness campaigns, most people understand that drink driving is a serious...

Fight loneliness with the Big Knit challenge

This year Age UK has partnered with innocent to bring back the Big Knit...

Password protection tools

A strong, unique password is the simplest – and most effective – guard against...

Try this: make your own vanilla extract

Good quality extracts are surprisingly pricey; and when a bottle only lasts a few...

Tips to encourage birds to your garden

If you love nothing more than sitting at your window sipping a cup of...

How to make your own dog food

The choice of dog food now available today can be dizzying – and dog owners only...

Try a new hobby this autumn

If you find yourself knocking around the house now that the colder weather has...

Quit Smoking for Stoptober

It’s time for Stoptober – an annual initiative from the NHS that aims to encourage and...

Planning your holiday packing list

Whether you’re away for three nights or three weeks, packing for a holiday can...

Find it online: the best interiors websites

Autumn and winter are a great time to start planning for upcoming projects around...

The best UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Britain

Visiting a World Heritage Site is a great way to learn about the history...

Delicious jams & preserves for end of summer

The end of summer is the perfect time to convert juicy, ripe berries into...

Tips for tracing old pensions

If you changed jobs several times over the course of your career, you might...

Test your skills with an online IQ test

Put your brain to work and test your skills with an online IQ test....

Find pension information online

Knowing about your pension is an important aspect of planning for retirement, yet for...

Discovering the joys of yoga

Yoga is a form of exercise that’s excellent for both mind and body. While...

Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes develops when your body is unable to produce enough insulin, or...

Boost your health and wellbeing with swimming

Gentle on joints yet providing a powerful punch when it comes to aerobic exercise,...

Nutrition for cancer patients

Whether you’re newly diagnosed, in the middle of treatment or navigating post-cancer recovery, looking...

The best book subscriptions to help you read more

Book subscriptions are a great way to discover new authors and encourage you to...

Trying home DNA tests

Advances in science and technology mean a home DNA test is now a simple...

Sewing projects for spring and summer

Sewing is a great hobby; it’s challenging, offers a chance to get creative and...

Best English gardens and tours

What better way to enjoy lovely landscaping and beautiful flowers than on a walk...

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