What is usually a routine procedure can sometimes be a little more complicated. Here's what to expect when you neuter your dog.
Many people attend a spirit medium night to try and communicate with loved ones who have passed, but are they really worth it? I went to one in the run up to Halloween.
Ian McEwan's 1978 novel The Cement Garden is short, gritty, and quite unsettling for a 2020s readership. Here's my mini review.
Being pregnant for the first time is a step into the unknown. Here are my top tips for keeping calm and managing your first pregnancy.
Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson is every UK visitor's dream read - a funny and insightful account of one man's journey to the corners of Great Britain.
Here’s another review to go alongside my Books and Tea reading challenge. I picked Altar of Eden as my Why Haven’t I Read This Yet? title, as I got it from a quirky bookshop on a day trip to Canterbury.…
Summer temperatures in the UK have been steadily rising, and August 2020 has been sweltering. Here's how you can survive the next heatwave.
Not so long ago, Ted and I experienced our fourth unpleasant experience with a big dog breed and its owner in just three months. In short, a German shepherd off the lead completely invaded Ted’s space, and its owner did…
Literature isn't just written by stuffy, old, white men. Some of the greatest novels ever written are by BAME authors, and should be on all our bookshelves if we want to promote a more equal society.
When we bought our fish tank, I was a total novice in keeping tropical fish. I'm still no expert, but here are the things I wish I had known first.