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

Planning your holiday packing list

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

Best walking trails in Britain

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

Digital healthcare tools

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

Easter activities for grandchildren
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...

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...

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...

Tips for tracing old pensions

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

Get the knitting bug with modern designs

You might be tempted to think about knitting as a somewhat old fashioned kind...

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,...

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...

Best English gardens and tours

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

Best Coffee makers guide

It’s official; we’ve become a nation of coffee lovers. Tea may still be up...

A look back at the best sitcoms of the 70s

Though viewers might not have realised it back then, the 70s were a golden...

Tracing your family tree

Take up genealogy as a hobby and it might just spark imagination and adventure...

Living with tinnitus: an online guide

Tinnitus is a hearing condition that can cause considerable frustration, confusion and irritation. It...

Movember: A beginner’s guide

If you notice an unusual amount of men with moustaches walking around town this...

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