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Robert Burns, a poet and lyricist who understood the character of his nation, was born on 25 January 1759. He often travelled around Scotland to observe his country and understand and acknowledge its cultures and traditions. The great poet is highly regarded for his work to...

Have you heard the great news? Supermarket chain, Iceland, has announced that they will be going plastic free and replacing its own brand packaging with biodegradable material within the next five years. Why is this important? Plastic made from carbon to carbon bonds is dangerous for...

With investment in skills training, extra money for house-building, a pledge to increase the number of affordable homes, investment in infrastructure, tackling the large number of empty properties and a programme of planning reforms, the Chancellor's autumn statement promised young people he will make home...

Vacuum cleaners are great, not only do they clean surfaces but they also come in handy for other things around the home! Cleaning This one clearly goes without saying but vacuum cleaners can clean more than just your floors, sofas and car seats. For example, do you...

Hello! Today marks World Hello Day, the day to celebrate greeting someone and putting a smile on their face with just a single word. It’s a simple word and opens the door for communication. Here are some interesting facts to get you thinking next time...

    “Either do something worth reading or do something worth writing” -Benjamin Franklin   For all you writers and grammar enthusiasts out there, happy I Love To Write Day! Yes, today is the day we celebrate what you love so, a quick question for you, “Why not write about...

  Ah, Cappuccino: the answer to the problem of Monday mornings according to many. With Christmas coming and the range of delicious syrups now available to put in your cappuccino, it can be a reward for making it to Wednesday! But, did you know that the cappuccino...

NATIONAL BAKING WEEK – 16.10.17 – 22.10.17 We all seem to have gone baking mad! With shows such as GBBO being such rating winners, it seems that everyone has been reminded, yet again, that baking is a great pastime. Baking is a way to bring people together.  Most...

  On September 28th we were lucky enough to attend the very first KBBDigicon, hosted by Hubert Burda Media UK. The brilliant and informative day was jam-packed full of insightful guest speakers, an excellent panel discussion and a glamourous awards ceremony. With advice from some of the sharpest...

  On the 19th of September, architects joined together at Hackney House for the MultiGen Awards, hosted by the Riba Journal, in association with Norbord SterlingOSB. The awards celebrated the winning entries to the 2017 SterlingOSB ‘MultiGen’ competition which challenged architects to adapt an existing dwelling to...