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K2 in Hemel Hempstead

I love curry, but the ones I make at home either end up slightly bland or far too hot. So, when I go out for curry, I want something special – and the K2 in Hemel is definitely that. I’m also fairly hard to please when it comes to my curries, but I’d heard good […]

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The Northern Lights Lodge

The Northern Lights Lodge By Julie Caplin £7.09 paperback, Harper Impulse. A brand new book from Tring author Julie Caplin. With a shattered heart and her career in tatters, Lucy needs to get away from her life in the UK. But when she takes a job as hotel manager of the Northern Lights Lodge in […]

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Stand Tall Like a Mountain

Stand Tall Like a Mountain: Mindfulness and Self-Care for Children and Parents By Suzy Reading £12.99 Aster. This is local author Suzy’s second book, which aims to help parents empower their children to: learn tools for dealing with everyday emotions; express how they’re feeling; and learn about their bodies and minds, along with some easy […]

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Our Life in a Day

Our Life in a Day By Jamie Fewery £7.99 Orion. This is a debut from Berkhamsted author Jamie – and it’s a corker! It’s a love story with a difference. On their 10th anniversary, Esme asks Tom to come up with significant moments in their relationship for every hour of the day. Although these moments […]

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Have a Staycation – In Your Own Back Garden

Forget luxury holidays – you can bring the glamour to your own garden for a fraction of the price. Here’s how to enjoy your garden all year round. If this summer proves to be anything like the summer of 2018, we’ll all be glad of the little oases we call our back gardens. But if you’re planning […]

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Plasma Pen Treatment

We put a brand new treatment to the test Most of us dream of looking younger without having to go under the knife, don’t we? As we age, our skin thins and produces less collagen, all of which combines to make our skin look older and more wrinkled. Plasma Pen treatment is a brand new […]

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A Man’s Guide to the Menopause

Yes, you read that right – this is the MAN’S guide to the menopause! Every single woman goes through it, yet it’s barely talked about. Here we give a man’s guide to the menopause to help you give her the support she needs. You’ve heard of it, but aside from mood changes in your other […]

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Get Your Home Ahead of the Curve

We take a look at the latest interior trends for 2019 to make sure your home is looking at its best Seasons change and so do fashions – and that goes for your home, as well as your wardrobe. Recently, people have gone crazy for retro furniture, as well as Scandi style and dark, sumptuous […]

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Boomerang Kids

How do you cope if your grown-up children come back home to live? The kids have left home and you’re rattling around the house wondering what to do with yourself. But what if, after finishing university, or returning from travelling around the world, they’ve decided to move back in? Over the last 20 years the […]

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The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire

The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire By James Bentley, Nikolaus Pevsner and Bridget Cherry £35.00, Pevsner Architectural Guides. Despite being one of the smallest English counties, Hertfordshire possesses an enormous range of fine buildings. In this beautiful coffee table book about the county, each city, town and village is covered with interesting facts and some lovely […]

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Berkhamsted Circular Walk

This is the fifth in our series of dog-friendly local walks. Thank you to George Edwards for producing for us another fine walk around the area in which we live and work. This one starts in the centre of Berkhamsted. The walk climbs steeply towards Kingshill Way, crosses underneath the A41, before crossing back  over at […]

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The Raw Food Debate

Feeding cats and dogs raw food is on the rise – but are you putting your family at risk? Over the last few years the number of people feeding their pets raw food has risen significantly, with freezer sections full of raw meat, bones and organs springing up in most supermarkets. Known as the BARF […]