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Save The Bees

Make your garden bee-friendly this autumn Autumn is a tricky time if you’re a bee. All summer long there are plenty of sources of nectar and pollen around, with all the flowering plants to choose from. But come autumn, many of these sources have disappeared, ready for the cold winter. Bees are still around at this time of year […]

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Make It Permanent

Removable make-up is so last season! What’s your morning routine like? If you’re one of those people who can just get up, run a brush through your hair and leave the house, then that’s brilliant. But for most of us, it takes a little more time to get ready in the morning–and for many, applying make-up […]

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

We all need to look after the health of our minds as much as our bodies. Here are some techniques to help Most of us know that, to stay fit and healthy, we should eat good food, exercise regularly and have the odd check-up. But how many of us can honestly say we spend as much time looking after […]

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Keep Your Pets Safe

We all adore our little furry friends – but do you know how to keep them safe? Here’s our handy guide We’re a nation of pet lovers – but how many of us know exactly what to do if our beloved pet gets into danger? Whether it’s eating the wrong things, getting ill or going missing, it’s important to know the […]

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Vintage Upcycle

Welcome to the first of our regular upcycling ‘how to’ features Ηave you ever looked at an upcycled piece of furniture and thought ‘I’d love to do that’ – but have no idea where to start? Yep, us too! Which is why we’ve started our new regular series of ‘how-to’ features! They’re step-by-step guides to upcycling, complete with all the info you […]

Living Magazines Confessions of a Single Mum

Confessions of a Single Mum

Confessions of a Single Mum by Amy Nickell Published by Headline, £8.49 ebook, £16.99 hardback. Born and bred in Berkhamsted, Amy Nickell worked for a while as a celebrity reporter. She had fun. She didn’t take life too seriously. Then she fell pregnant at 24, and everything changed. In Confessions of a Single Mum, Amy debunks single mum myths, delves into the world of […]

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Big Brother

Big Brother by Louis Quail Dewi Lewis Publishing, £35 Berkhamsted Photographer Louis Quail is a talented man – his 2015 show ‘Before They Were Fallen’ won various awards, and he spends much of his time on personal, long term projects. This gorgeous hardback book is the culmination of years of work. Deeply personal, Big Brother is essentially a  collection of photographs of Louis’ older brother […]

Living Magazines The Affair of the Christmas Card Killer

The Affair of the Christmas Card Killer

The Affair of the Christmas Card Killer by Jack Murray Available on Amazon Kindle Unlimited, Free Local artist Jack Murray has turned his hand to writing, and this is his debut novel and, he hopes, the first in a series of ‘cosy crime’ books. It tells the story of a murder at Cavendish Hall at Christmas, 1919. Lord Kit Aston investigates. As the snow falls, […]

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The Berko Loop

The Berko Loop by Kevin Exley £15, available from Number Twenty and www.theberkoloop.co.uk. Taking in a loop – as the name suggests – round Berkhamsted, starting at the top of New Road (by the golf club), through Frithsden, The Amaravati monastery, past Ashridge and Northchurch common, along the Grand Union Canal to Cholesbury, Hawridge, Bourne End and Little Heath Farm, this is a […]

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Towns of Two Halves

Towns of Two Halves by David Guest Rosewood Publishing, £8 paperback, £3.47 on ebook, Amazon. Former Berkhamsted Living Editor, Sub Editor, roving news reporter and tea maker extraordinaire, David Guest has just released his second book, Towns of Two Halves. Described as a ‘tourist’s guide to football towns,’ it is just that, plus much much more. The premise of the book is that David, […]

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Unplug Your Kids

Are you worried about how long your kids spend online? Here’s how to disconnect to reconnect. Picture the scene; you’re sitting down to dinner with your family for a lovely catch-up at the end of a long day. You  turn to your loved ones only to be greeted with a wall of people staring at their phones, engrossed in an […]

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The Great Outdoors

When the sun shines the UK can be a beautiful place to live. Here’s our guide to go with the kids to get some fresh air and exercise this summer, all within an hour’s drive. Tring Reservoirs Tring HP23 4PA. All ages. Admission Free Built to top up the Grand Union Canal at the Tring […]