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Out And About

Get fit and stimulate your mind at the same time – why exercising outdoors is so good for you   If you’ve ever been for a long country walk you’ll know how satisfied you feel when you get home. That’s because exercising outdoors can have huge benefits both physically and mentally. Sadly though, most Brits […]

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Home is Where the Pet Is

Pets can get lonely if left alone. Here are some ideas to keep them happy while you’re out of the house. Just like us humans, pets like company. Dogs in particular enjoy the company of other dogs and people. Of course, it depends on the individual animal, as well as their breed, age and experiences, […]

Living Magazines A New Way for Mothers

A New Way for Mothers

A New Way for Mothers By Louise Webster £12.99 Amazon. A New Way for Mothers is a brand new book from Louise Webster, founder of www.beyondtheschoolrun.com. The book is a revolutionary approach for mothers to use their skills and talents while their kids are at school, providing inspiration, encouragement and a step-by-step approach for every mother wishing […]

Living Magazines Little Spirit

Little Spirit

Little Spirit By AJ Freer Available from www.whatdomykidsreadnext.com A refugee boy called Little Spirit finds himself lost and alone in Berkhamsted, and must try to find his way back to his family. In the meantime though, he must fight to survive – and try and win a reward for recovering the The Lost Sun. This is a […]

Living Magazines The Little Cafe at the End of the Pier

The Little Cafe at the End of the Pier

The Little Cafe at the End of the Pier By Helen Rolfe Published by Orion £7.99 paperback, £4.99 Amazon Kindle. Searching for love? You’ll find it at The Little Café at the End of the Pier… When Jo’s beloved grandparents ask her to help run their café at the end of the pier in Salthaven-on-Sea, […]

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Let’s Get Crafty

We all know it’s the thought that counts and with Mother’s Day just a few short weeks away, these crafty ideas are sure to go down a treat!   Tulip in a heart card What you need: White card Red, pink, green and orange card or thick paper Scissors Gluestick Pencil Instructions: Draw a heart […]

Living Magazines Gardening feature

The Good Life

It can be fun to grow your own fruit and veg – whatever outside space you have Whether it’s to have fun with the kids, to save money, or just for the hell of it, a new survey by Appliances Direct reveals that more than half of us Brits have grown our own fruit and […]

Living Magazines Easter chocolate feature

Chocs Away!

Want to make something special this Easter? Why not make your own chocolate? It’s Easter, which means – among many other things – chocolate of course! The shops are over-run with chocolate eggs of all shapes and sizes, but if you really want to give someone something special, why not give them their very own […]

Living Magazines View over Tring from Hastoe path

Pavis Wood Walk

Here’s the fourth in our series of dog-friendly local walks. This one starts at the highest point in Hertfordshire (801ft or 244m) in Pavis Woods, Hastoe. It’s 3.2 miles or 5.1km long or, for the energetic, an additional 3.5 miles or 5.7 km from Tring. START: At the entry to Pavis, Black and Northill Woods […]

Living Magazines Property Feature Improve, Don't Move

Improve, Don’t Move

If you’re unsure whether to move house or improve where you live, read this first… Whether it’s uncertainty about the future, rising house prices or the cost of stamp duty, more and more of us are choosing to stay in our current home rather than move. According to the 2018 Barclays Home Improvement Report, 28% […]

Living Magazines Chocolate orange Easter cake Recipe

Chocolate Orange Easter Cake

Ingredients For the chocolate cake: 125g plain flour 225g caster sugar 50g cocoa powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda¼ tsp salt 125ml buttermilk 60g melted butter 1 egg, beaten 125ml water For the orange cake: 175g plain flour 225g caster sugar 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda ¼ tsp salt 125ml buttermilk 60g melted butter 1 […]

Living Magazines New Year

Tasty New Year

Here’s our pick of the best places to eat out this New Year’s Eve Sometimes there’s nothing nicer than sitting down for a meal with your loved ones to see in the New Year. If you fancy something special to welcome in 2019, then these are places to be in Berkhamsted and Tring this NYE. […]