Category: HOME & LIFESTYLE

Colouring Books for Adults, Art Therapy

Colouring Books for Adults, Art Therapy I always loved colouring as a child and encouraged my daughter and nephews to colour so that I could join in. It was great to sit with them, chatting away about their day whilst creating a beautiful piece of artwork. Except…..children GO OVER THE LINES! It drove me CRAZY…

Cures for Hiccups (why do we get them?)

Cures for Hiccups We have all had bouts of hiccups (hiccoughs) or singultus as it is medically known and there is no definitive cure for them. It can be really annoying. Even unborn babies hiccup in the womb. What are hiccups and what are the most popular cures for them? What are hiccups? It is an involuntary…

Beautiful Bohemian Fashion Trends

I love the Bohemian style of clothes and home interiors but where does it originate from and what does it mean? Bohemian “A socially unconventional person, especially one who is involved in the arts” is the meaning according to the Oxford dictionary. Or a person originating from Bohemia which is in the Czech Republic. How…

Magical Powers of Turmeric

magical powers of turmeric

Magical Powers of Turmeric Most of us have Tumeric in our spice racks, after all, it is the spice which gives curry its distinctive yellow colour, but did you know about the amazing magical powers of turmeric? It has been used widely in India for thousands of years for the following conditions Stomach ailments including…

Social Anxiety

Social Anxiety I’m an introvert, with a social phobia. I prefer to spend my time with my dogs and my books and just a select few humans (aka my family). Small talk is something I find draining and a waste of good reading time. I used to be persuaded to go to social gatherings, would…

Like a Flamingo

Like A Flamingo       (Wild flamingos photographed in the Dominican Republic) I’ve been scouring Pinterest for pictures of flamingos.  It has become a bit of an obsession which started with a set of glasses from Ikea and from then on I have looked everywhere for tall, pink, odd-looking birds, that stand on one…