Salts Mill, Saltaire

Salts Mill in Bradford, West Yorkshire is a former textile mill.  It was opened in 1853 by Sir Titus Salt.  Congruent with his Utopian vision, Sir Titus Salt also built the adjoining village of Saltaire to house the mill workers.  With cloth production ceasing in...

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Myofascial Release Therapy and Plantar Fasciitis

In a recent post I wrote about the condition of Plantar Fasciitis and how my husband was going to try Myofascial Release Therapy for some respite from the painful symptoms of the condition.  Following the initial consultation, Mark attended the recommended five...

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Plantar Fasciitis – What Is It?

Plantar Fasciitis is apparently one of the most common causes of heel pain.  It is most common in middle-aged people.  Plantar Fasciitis is one of those conditions that you are unlikely to have heard of.  However, if you are sufferer, you will realise immediately that...

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God’s Own Junk Yard

As a family, we do love a bit of a 'find'.  So when you hear about a place that is literally on your doorstep that you haven't been to and THEN it ends up in the Secret London's feed the very same week - you just have to hop in the car and go!  This was the case for...

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My First NHS Mammogram

At the age of 50 you will be invited for your first NHS Breast Cancer Screening in the UK.  My appointment dropped through the letterbox within days of turning 50.  Very impressive.  Having now had the NHS Mammogram, I thought it may be useful to shed a little light...

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London Lumiere Light Festival

We visited the London Lumiere Light Festival at the weekend.  This event, now, I believe in its second year, is a festival of light across the capital. Over 50 works of art light up the streets and architecture of London during this four day spectacular display as...

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How to Check Your National Insurance Contributions Record

Hot on the heels of my last post about my Personal Pension Review, I have as I said I would, checked my National Insurance Contributions history.  I have also taken the opportunity to check my State Pension Forecast.  In for a penny and all that!!  I have to say that...

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Is it Time for a Personal Pension Review?

Pensions can be a topic that can make us want to run for the hills, can't they?!    A Personal Pension Review?  Stop it now, I hear you say!  So, when did you last have one?  Hopefully you have been a bit more on the ball than I have with my Pension review.  The last...

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Jamie Oliver Cookery School – Cooking Up a Treat

I was very lucky to be invited as a guest to a Christmas event at The Jamie Oliver Cookery School in London Westfield recently.  This was set to be a fabulous evening which would include meeting Gennaro Contaldo as well as getting to  experience the most amazing...

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D is for Dentist

Yes.  D is for Dentist. Not dignity!  Just in case you were wondering.     As I mentioned in my recent post Joining the Exclusive 50 Club, you will find yourself visiting the Dentist so often that you feel as though you work there!  Although this doesn't really have...

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