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Living Magazines Boomerang Kids

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 […]

Living Magazines Buildings of England Hertfordshire

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 […]

Living Magazines Berkhamsted Circular Walk

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 […]

Living Magazines Pets Eating Raw Food

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 […]

Living Magazines Swiss Roll

Lemon and Raspberry Swiss Roll

Ingredients For the sponge: 3 large eggs 125g caster sugar 125g plain flour finely grated zest of lemon For filling: 150ml double cream 125g mascarpone 5tsp caster sugar 6-8tbsp good quality lemon curd 125g fresh raspberries – 35cm x 25cm Swiss roll tin – Oven 200C/Gas 5/fan oven 180C How to Make It Preheat the […]

Living Magazines Nordic Walking

Nordic Walking

As part of the Tring Spring Fayre, Ridgeway Nordic Walking are offering free taster sessions on Saturday 26 April at 2pm and Thursday 2 May at 11am. Nordic walking is a fabulous way to get or stay active and it’s suitable for everyone, from top athlete to senior citizen. The group will meet at the […]

Living Magazines Dog Behaviour

Nip It In The Bud

Here’s a great article by dog training and behaviour specialist, Hanne Grice. Five words that sum up an owner’s frustration about their dog’s problem behaviour. Five words I have heard so often if they were airmiles I would be heading to the States right now. Five words that also make me twitch… Can unwanted behaviour […]

Living Magazines A Place in the Sun Live

A Place in the Sun Tickets

A Place in the Sun Live takes place in three venues around the UK – Manchester, London and Birmingham. Each show has between 100 and 130 exhibitors from all over the world ready to showcase their collection of beautiful overseas homes for sale and explain the buying process in these different countries. We’re delighted to […]

Living Magazines Per Tutti Berkhamsted

Per Tutti in Berkhamsted

It was the night before the offical opening when we were invited to go and try out the brand new Italian restaurant Per Tutti, in Berkhamsted, and I couldn’t wait. I hadn’t heard much about it, and I was intrigued to see what they’d done with the old bank interior of the former Britannia building […]

Living Magazines View west from Eggardon Hill in Dorset, at sunset

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 […]

Living Magazine Pet dog in bed

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 […]