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9 times health and safety has confused us a bit

By Jade O'Donoghue 5th April 2017

The foundations of health and safety are built on rules and regulations and as such things need to be clear. Any confusion could result in danger to those involved. Serious stuff hey? Yes, it is, but it's also hilarious when signs, designed to protect our health and safety,...

The strangest laws in the UK

By Jane McGuire 31st March 2017

If you are searching for a criminology course , the chances are you will know the difference between right and wrong. Yet have you heard of the Salmon Act of 1986 (yes, as in the fish) or know what the laws are if a dead whale is found on the British coast? Yeah, we didn’t...

The most expensive animations ever

By Jane McGuire 27th January 2017

When you think of the most expensive films in the world, your mind instantly wanders to the likes of King Kong and The Titanic. Yet, some of Hollywood’s biggest budgets are, in fact, animation. As the likes of Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks pay a team of animators to work on each...

The 12 things TV has taught us about working in a kitchen

By Jane McGuire 27th January 2017

Whether it’s Masterchef or Monica from Friends, we’ve all learn a lot from our favourite TV chefs. Working in a kitchen involves a lot of stress, sweat and swearing, and there is nothing better than watching the chaos unfold from the comfort of your sofa. To get you in the mood...

How to make an origami dog in 11 simple steps

By Jane McGuire 27th January 2017

When it came to writing our crafts ‘fun stuff’ article, we decided to learn a new skill ourselves and try origami. Half an hour later, the editorial desk was littered with attempts of paper dachshunds until finally, we made it. If this doesn’t inspire you to try a crafts...

How to groom a horse in 7 simple steps

By Jane McGuire 27th January 2017

Grooming is an important part of keeping your horses coat shiny and healthy. To bring you some top tips, we asked Jane (and Roly her glamorous assistant) to run through some key elements of grooming. Whether you are a complete beginner, or a seasoned expert, have a read of...

Are these the strangest sofas of all time?

By Jane McGuire 27th January 2017

When it comes to upholstery, we had two options; the first, to smother you in cute Laura Ashley themed upholstery designs, the second to show you the weirdest sofas of all time. Unsurprisingly after a sugar fuelled afternoon, the latter won, so sit back and enjoy this strange...

9 things TV taught us about nursing

By Jane McGuire 27th January 2017

From Scrubs to One Born Every Minute, we have all been glued to the blood, sweat and tears of a hospital drama. Although our diagnoses based on ER based knowledge are often incorrect, there are some home truths that can be learnt from TV. Whether you are already a nurse, or...

8 things you didn’t know about acupuncture

By Jane McGuire 27th January 2017

If you are reading this, the chances are you will be interested in trying acupuncture, or signing up to a course to learn how to do it yourself. Nervous? Don’t be. Have a read of these eight things you probably didn’t know about acupuncture, and get ready to search for your...

7 things you might not know about welding

By Jane McGuire 27th January 2017

Before writing the guide, you could probably fit what we knew about welding on the back of a stamp. Fast forward a few weeks and we have become a melting pot of information about this sizzling profession. So before signing up to a course , why not sit back and take a look at...

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