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Spending time outdoors is a great way to explore and enjoy nature. If you’re...

Appreciate nature’s wonders with bird watching

If you find yourself knocking around the house when the cooler weather arrives, why...

Try a new hobby this autumn

Knitting and crochet is a great way to pass the time when the season...

Free knitting and crochet patterns

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

How to make your own dog food
Keep learning with the best Open University courses

The end of summer needn’t only signal back to school for children – it’s...

Fixed term versus decreasing term life insurance – what’s the difference?

Purchasing a life insurance policy is a way to gain peace of mind that...

Getting started with flower arranging

Flower arranging can be a very relaxing and rewarding hobby. Create gorgeous displays whether...

Delicious jams & preserves for end of summer

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

Best Great British Bake Off recipes

The Great British Bake Off is one of the nation’s best loved TV programmes....

Over 50s dating tips and websites

The world of dating can be tricky when you’re in your 20s and 30s....

5 superfoods you should know about

We all know that when it comes to food, not all choices are equal....

Resources for family carers

It’s Carers Week in the UK – a nationwide campaign that aims to raise...

Planning your holiday packing list

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

Simple sewing projects for spring and summer

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

Best walking trails in Britain

Spring the perfect season to get on your feet and go out walking.  Whether you’re...

Digital healthcare tools

Thanks to devices like smartphones, smartwatches, step counters and heart rate monitors, it’s never...

Easter activities for grandchildren

The Easter holidays are an excellent opportunity to spend some quality time with family...

The best free puzzle and game apps

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

The Internet’s favourite tips and tricks

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

Driving in winter weather

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

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...

Quit Smoking for Stoptober

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

Find it online: the best interiors websites

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

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