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Living Magazines The Little Big Things

The Little Big Things

The Little Big Things by Henry Fraser Published by Seven Dials, £8.99 paperback, Waterstones. Berkhamsted’s Henry Fraser was just 17 when a tragic accident on holiday severely crushed his spinal cord, leaving him paralysed from the shoulders down. Since then he has conquered unimaginable difficulty to embrace life and a new way of living, and found the […]

Living Magazines The Long Journey Home

The Long Journey Home

The Long Journey Home by Jenny Whitfield Available to buy from Bailey & Sons Jewellers, Berkhamsted £7.99. Local author Jenny’s debut self-published novel is a story she’d wanted to tell for many years, and has finally written and got published. It tells the story of Josie, an orphan who runs away from the children’s home where […]

Living Magazines I'm a Joke and So Are You by Robin Ince

I’m a Joke and So Are You

I’m a Joke and So Are You by Robin Ince Published by Atlantic Books, £16.99 hardback, Waterstones. Robin is a well-known and much-loved stand-up comedian and side-kick to Professor Brian Cox on their Radio 4 show The Infinite Monkey Cage. He’s also local, and a lovely man with a fascinating mind, so I was looking forward to […]

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Pets For Health

Having a pet is more rewarding than you think – your furry friends can help improve your health too As a nation, we’re pet mad. Last year, a survey showed that a whopping 45% of Brits owned a pet, with 26% owning a dog and 18% owning a cat. But it’s not just their cute, […]

Living Magazines Walkies Meg

Ivinghoe Beacon Walk

Here’s the third in our new series of dog-friendly local walks.  ‘This walk is dedicated to Meg (pictured, 2004-2018), our loyal Collie rescue dog, who gave us so much pleasure on our walks over the years.’ – George Edwards. START: National Trust car park (free) Ivinghoe Beacon (Beacon Road), OS grid reference SP963 159 ENDS: National […]

Living Magazines Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls

Go all-out this Christmas and turn your home into a Winter Wonderland Did you know that people who put their Christmas tree up early are happier than people who wait until the last minute? That’s according to the latest research at least, which says that putting up your Christmas decorations can reduce stress and anxiety. […]

Living Magazines Panto time

It’s Panto Time!

It’s panto season soon, so we’ve rounded up the best of the local shows (oh yes we have!) It’s that time of the year again when some of our favourite daytime TV stars, and some ex-soap stars, pile their faces full of make-up and leap around the stage in glittery dresses and tiaras – and […]

Living Magazines Safety Quiz and Competition

Halloween and Firework Quiz for Kids

Herts Police have a fantastic competition running this year for children aged up to 16. There are two categories: Children aged 5-8 can win tickets to 360 Play in Stevenage or Paradise Wildlife Park in Broxbourne! Children aged 9 to 16 can win tickets to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour – The Making of Harry […]

Living Magazines Hertfordshire Health Walks

Hertfordshire Health Walks Special Offer

Treat yourself to some new walking kit or sportswear! Hertfordshire Health Walks are pleased to offer all Health Walkers a 15% off voucher code to spend at Cotswold Outdoor, Snow & Rock, Cycle Surgery and Runnersneed stores and online. Simply download the voucher for terms and conditions. Offer Expires 31/12/18. If you’re investing in new […]

Living Magazines Thai Taste promotion

Win a trip to Thailand for two with Thai Taste’s meal kits

Thai Taste is giving away an exceptional ten-day trip to Thailand for two, including return flights from London to Bangkok, nine nights’ stay in Thailand’s finest hotels, plus private guided tours of Bangkok and Chang Mai, with an itinerary packed full of unforgettable experiences. Click on the link to read the full press release. Thai […]

Tring Living Magazine Crockers

Crockers in Tring

Crockers is a restaurant like no other – at least not round here. It’s not just a restaurant, it’s an all-round dining experience – and we were invited along to try it out. Crockers offers a tasting menu at lunchtime and evenings on Fridays and Saturdays, and this is what we experienced one Friday lunchtime. […]

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Aldbury Village looking across from Stocks golf course

The Ridgeway and Aldbury Walk

Here’s the second in our new series of dog-friendly local walks START: Layby, Northfield Road, Tring or Tring Station or Aldbury Village ENDS: Layby, Northfield Road, Tring or Tring Station or Aldbury Village DISTANCE: 4.2 miles (7km) ASCENT: Around 152m (500 feet) MAP: Ordnance Survey Explorer 181 This is a circular walk along part of The Ridgeway and through the picturesque village of […]