Wellbeing

Stay Active This Winter

Stay Active This Winter

| December 27, 2016

When it’s grey and gloomy outside and the days are short, it can be hard to motivate yourself to get up and do exercise. Over the festive season most of us will have eaten a lot of the less healthy options on offer. Between mulled wine, mince pies and lack of exposure to sunlight, I’m […]

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Learning to be a Warrior!

Learning to be a Warrior!

| December 27, 2016

The word warrior is one we all know and will probably assume, correctly, that it is a word that means a fighter, a soldier, a combatant of some type. But hopefully not many of us will ever know physical fighting in today’s society. I came across a definition in the urban dictionary which seemed to […]

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Skincare Tips To Get You Through Winter

Skincare Tips To Get You Through Winter

| December 27, 2016

With the darker nights and colder weather now here it is safe to say that winter has officially arrived.   Most people seem to forget about the effects that winter can have on your skin, so we asked our friends at the Grooming Clinic to put together some skincare tips that will help you get through […]

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Travel

Travel Resolutions for 2017

Travel Resolutions for 2017

| December 27, 2016

As we start another New Year, it’s customary for many people to make New Year’s Resolutions, and it’s fair to say that the most common resolutions are to lose weight, quit smoking, and perhaps even drink less. Often, we’ll find that our resolutions don’t quite make it through to 31st January. While trying to be […]

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Another Way to Stay

Another Way to Stay

| December 27, 2016

New Year means new starts, new experiences and new ways of doing things. And that includes short breaks and holidays. If you fancy a holiday with a difference, a new British company has come up with the perfect solution – staying on a boat instead of a hotel.   Beds on Board is an accommodation […]

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Glamorous Living in The Mews Suites  at Sopwell House

Glamorous Living in The Mews Suites at Sopwell House

| December 27, 2016

Most of you will be aware I’m a lover of all things associated with luxury and glamour. My alter ego likes to be treated like the princess it thinks it is and Sopwell House in St Albans seemed the perfect place to experience this! Oozing style and sophistication Sopwell House is a luxury country retreat […]

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Food & Drink

Brocolli Quinoa Casserole

| December 27, 2016

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups uncooked quinoa 4 1/2 cups low-sodium vegetable stock, or water 2 tbsp pesto sauce 1/2 tsp celtic salt 2 tsp arrowroot powder, or cornstarch 2 cups fresh organic spinach 16oz mozzarella cheese 1/3 cup parmesan cheese 12oz fresh broccoli florets 3 green onions, chopped   Method Preheat oven to 400F/ 200C […]

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Apple Cider-Glazed Chicken with Parmesan Potatoes

| December 27, 2016

“This chicken dinner is a real winter warmer”     Ingredients 1lb baby potatoes, halved Extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup grated Parmesan 1/4 cup chopped parsley, plus more for garnish 1 ½ lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2 garlic cloves, grated 1 red onion, thinly sliced lengthwise 1/4 cup […]

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The Magic of Mezze

| September 29, 2016

The town of Bedford has many hidden gems, and this month we found another one, hidden away in the Castle Quay area is ‘Shish’, a restaurant that serves up the most delicious middle eastern dishes that are predominately – Mezze, Tagine and Grill food.   Dark wood furniture and walls are complimented with red hues […]

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Brighten Winter with the New Mazda MX-5 Artic

Brighten Winter with the New Mazda MX-5 Artic

| December 27, 2016

Mazda are hoping for things to turn a little Arctic this winter with the launch of their latest special edition version of the award-winning MX-5 convertible. On sale from next month (February), the new Mazda MX-5 Arctic aims to brighten winter days with its free-of-charge Blue Reflex Metallic paint and contrasting bright silver design cues. […]

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The Champion Edition

The Champion Edition

| October 31, 2016

To celebrate the success of Marco Wittmann securing yet another DTM driver’s title at the season finale at the Hockenheimring, BMW is launching the BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition. The new edition model consists of top-class motor racing technology for drive and suspension as well as a specific design that mimics the DTM racing cars […]

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Faster, Tauter, and Technology-Packed

Faster, Tauter, and Technology-Packed

| August 28, 2016

The all-new R8 Audi Convertible Super Sports Car Devotees of the gloriously vocal ten-cylinder engine at the heart of the all-new Audi R8 will be able to revel in the roar even more completely by opting for the latest open-air R8 Spyder. Priced from £129,990 OTR, the new addition to the second generation R8 range […]

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