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Charity fundraising ideas

If you are not sure where to start but want to do some fundraising, getting together with friends to organize a coffee morning with all the back up of a big charity and its publicity material is an easy launch pad. Choose a high profile cause or a local one with which you and...
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Ideas for holiday rentals in the UK

If you want to rent somewhere, and self cater here are some sites for rentals that are a little out of the ordinary, though you will have to book well in advance for many of them. English Heritage offers properties in historic properties such as castles, and abbeys . Equipped to...
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Ideas for days out in London

London Walks  A relatively unknown source of fascinating information, and highly recommended for a few hours is the London Walks Company They offer guided walks (morning, afternoon and sometimes evening) through both famous and lesser known areas of London. The guides are...
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Thinking of going back to work? These are your transferable skills

These are the skills that you have built up during any job or activity that you can apply to other jobs. You can build up skills through all sorts of activities – jobs, projects, volunteer work, hobbies, sports, virtually anything. For example communication – being able to...
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Caring for the Elderly

It is encouraging to read that most people over 50 feel less stressed, are happier and have a better sense of wellbeing than those who are younger – well I guess there has to be some advantage to gaining a few more wrinkles! Maybe to some extent the pressure is off because we are...
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Great places to stay and eat in Europe

  Czech Republic Prague Chateau Mcely It’s a fabulous spa hotel about an hour’s drive from Prague. Tel. 00 42 03 25 60 00 00 The Augustine Letanska 33, was a monastery dating in part back to the 13th C, and has been beautifully updated into a gorgeous hotel with...
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Where to eat in London?

London’s well known restaurants are often attached to the large hotels or linked to celebrity chefs, so for something a little different, here are some suggestions for great food. Amaya , Halkin Arcade, Motcomb Street SW1 Fabulous and sophisticated Indian food from the owners of...
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Going back to work? Transferable skills

These are the skills that you have built up during any job or activity that you can apply to other jobs. You can build up skills through all sorts of activities – jobs, projects, volunteer work, hobbies, sports, virtually anything. For example communication – being able to...
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Exercise that pelvic floor!

If you are reading this, it’s probably quite a while since you gave birth!  But sure as eggs is eggs, the nurse or midwife will have told you of the importance of pelvic floor exercises, also known as Kegel exercises. The pelvic floor refers to the layers of muscles supporting...
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