There are a huge range of soups to buy these days. They come in powdered form, chilled cartons, frozen and the traditional tinned variety.
Winter Walk is a poem I wrote for the poetry assignment on the Open University Advanced Creative Writing course.
Best Products For Sore And Dry Eyes? The Eye Doctor Hot Eye Compress Mask And The Cold Eye Compress From The Body Doctor Along With A.Vogel Eye Drops Fit The Bill For Me!
Since setting up my website, I spend many more hours in front of a computer screen.
I have been sent a BubbleBum travel car booster seat to evaluate. Perhaps like me, this is a new product to you?
Best Supplements For Quality And Value For Money? In My Opinion These Three Products From Healthspan Certainly Are!
I have been sent three new products to try from my favourite vitamins and supplements company, Healthspan.
Merry Christmas was my first attempt at a poem after I decided to take writing seriously, in 2009.
One Christmas, in my dark and distant past, I was chatting to a friend about the gifts I used to receive when I was a child.
We all have our thoughts about Christmas, here is a short poem to share with you all. Happy Christmas!
Our good friend Sharon Boothroyd has written a poem to share with us all. We have all seen shops on the high street change over the years, but one still remains the same. Read on and you will find out!
The Key Safe Company is the market leader of mechanical key boxes, having revolutionised the way in which people can access properties safely and securely.
A Festive Food Treat - Fed Up With Traditional Shaped Mince Pies? Try These Mince Rolls, They Are Lovely!
I usually make these every year and they are so delicious, they soon disappear!
Are you a lover of herbal teas? Once considered a 'fad' by many, more and more of us are buying different varieties of tea.
I hope you like my latest humorous poem!
Have you heard of Corkers crisps? I have to admit that I hadn't until I saw packets on sale on an Easy Jet flight from Portugal!
With the recent sad collapse of BHS, I feel that it's a good time to remind ourselves of that high street favourite - our famous classic department stores.
Simple; just don’t eat meat. That’s where it starts with young children, full of ideals – and peer pressure – when they discover that eating meat involves killing animals.
The Unwelcome Guest is a big departure from my usual, pithy, throwaway poems. It was written after having the Pogues song, A Pair of Brown Eyes, as an ear worm for about a week. Strangely the ear worm vanished the same day as the poem was written.
Four years ago, almost to the day, our house was flooded following catastrophic rainfall.
Is This The Best Grass Trimmer On The Market? The GTech ST20 Cordless Certainly Gets Top Marks From Me!
I have been sent the latest GTech Grass Trimmer to evaluate and would like to share my findings with you.
With so many people affected by seasonal affective disorder (SAD, often referred to as the winter blues), or battling through some of life's more trying obstacles, it might be tempting to opt out when it comes to festive cheer.
Marigold Products - Since 1947, The Nations Favourite Household Gloves And Now A Range Of New Products For Cleaning Indoors and Outside!
If, like me, you can remember your mum washing up in the 50's, chances are she was wearing a pair of Marigold gloves to protect her hands.
My iPad Air 2 needs a STRONG DURABLE case to protect it. Where is the best place to buy one from I wonder?
I am getting VERY fed up of receiving emails from someone claiming to be from the DVLA offering me a vehicle tax refund.
Public Loos In The UK - Are They Up To The Standard You Should Expect And Can You Nominate One For An Award?
You are out shopping, on a day trip, travelling on Public transport, at an airport, a station, a service station etc etc and you need the loo.
Apples, cherries and many other plants give displays of beautiful flowers followed by delicious fruit. Blueberries do that, and more.
The Wrong End of the Stick, is a short poem I wrote after observing a group of people from an office down south, attending one of those idiotic bonding weekends based at a hotel in Nottingham.
Where Can One Find Switzerland's Best World Of Natural Health? A.Vogel Medicinal And Health Products!
The name A.Vogel may not be familiar to some of us here in the UK. I am a big believer in echinacea and buy one of their cold remedies.
Is This The Best Ever Cordless Vacuum To Deal With Stubborn Pet Hairs Along With Superb Cleaning Performance? Why Not Try The GTech AirRam Mk2 K9 For Yourself!
I have been sent the super powerful GTech AirRam Mk 2 K9 vacuum cleaner to evaluate and I am delighted to report my findings are all positive!
Best Ever Gourmet Marshmallows And Chocolate Spoons? Look No Further, Belinda Clark Wins Hands Down!
Last year I received some delicious marshmallows to evaluate and this year I have been sent some new flavours to try.
If you are looking for a FABULOUS hotel on the silver coast in Portugal, look no further!
I often think of autumn as the golden season, so many colours to see. Here is a poem I have written to share with you all.
Feet Swelling this Summer? Cosyfeet Have a Fabulous Selection Of Shoes Or Sandals To Ensure Comfort And Style!
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Back in March, I wrote a piece for OAPSchat called Getting the Buzz on Bees. Beekeeping is the perfect excuse to spend time in the fresh air, grow lots of flowers—and call it saving the planet!
What's your favourite mixer drink? Mine is any one of Fentimans superb range!
The Suffolk Disabled Anglers’ Forum is the proud winner of this year’s Cosyfeet Community Award.
We’ve not been on holiday for years. Okay, we’ve had the odd long weekend in London; a few days in Wales; and a quick trip to Spain to visit old friends and check out Granada.
A British company is now making walking boots and walking shoes suitable for swollen feet.
A crammed car park in the height of summer. We spot an area of scrub at the far end, pull in and park next to a van.
My poem, The Weather Girls was written after I had seen a rerun of the hapless Michael Fish’s unforgettable 1987 weather forecast, where he promised a lady who had phoned in, and the rest of the country, that the hurricane hurtling towards us, would miss by a distance and flatten France instead.