Daily Archives: November 5, 2013


How much home protection is too much?

It’s often said that an Englishman’s home is his castle, and with all the security technology that’s now available on the market, the old adage seems truer than ever. Just how much home protection can be considered prudent, however – and when does it cross the line into ‘too much’ territory? For most homeowners keen to protect their possessions and keep click here claims to a minimum, there are a number of simple measures that can be taken to deter opportunistic thieves, such as: Ensuring doors are fitted with secure dead locks Always closing and locking windows before leaving the house Investing in an alarm system and/or external security cameras Locking more »


Holiday Inn Memories Competition – Win a hotel break with a tweet 1

Do you have a memory of your best family or childhood holiday?  If so do you have a photo of it?  Then why not join in with this fab competition from Holiday Inn to share your holiday memories. What do I need to do?   Share an image of your best family or childhood holiday to Twitter @mentioning the hotel and using #himemories.   The winner will receive a free weekend stay in the hotel. The 10 hotels that will be undertaking the photo competition are: Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury – @HIBloomsbury Holiday Inn London Regent’s Park – @HIRegentsPark Holiday Inn London Mayfair – @HILondonMayfair Holiday Inn London Heathrow M4, Jct. more »


11 poppy crafts, art or food for remembrance day 9

Remembrance Sunday seems to have jumped up on me this year.  I think due to having half term a week late.  I love to use the time that we craft as a family to talk about things and making poppy crafts with the boys always gives me the opportunity to discuss the need for remembrance day and this year has even more significance after our visit to the site of the Armistice over the summer.