Author Archives for Maureen Fox

Christmas gifts for Dads

Posted on: October 17, 2020

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With Christmas nearly upon us, men can be very tricky to buy for. Asking them if they want anything, you will usually be told to save your money, before disappearing back into the shed, man cave, under the bonnet, or…

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What is Veganuary?

Posted on: October 15, 2020

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If you’ve been thinking about going vegan, the best month to do it is January. Have you heard of Veganuary? A UK nonprofit company called Veganuary started the challenge in 2014 with the aim for everyone to try a plant-based…

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The ancient world of Oak trees

Posted on: September 30, 2020

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Oak trees have been around for thousands of years and they have become so legendary that they even form part of our oral history. The great oak tree in Sherwood Forest that is thought to have sheltered Robin Hood and…

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Tips for moving home

Posted on: September 28, 2020

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Image credit   Moving home can be an incredibly stressful time and it feels like there is a never ending list of things to do. But there are ways that you can make the move a little easier and one…

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Why walking is good for you

Posted on: September 28, 2020

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Image credit   More and more of us spend our days sitting at a computer desk working long hours and it has a negative impact on our physical and mental health. Anyone who regularly works outside like a gardener who…

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How to Organise a Surprise Party

Posted on: September 16, 2020

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If you want to organise something special for a loved one, it is important that you know how to organise a surprise party. There are so many different ways of organising a surprise party and what you will need to…

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Exploring the Folklore of Dartmoor

Posted on: September 15, 2020

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You only have to see Dartmoor to see why for centuries it has been inspiring local folklore. These wild and mysterious moors are the setting for many ancient legends and tales spanning back centuries in some cases. The craggy tors…

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What Happens During a Thunderstorm?

Posted on: September 15, 2020

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Thunderstorms are one of the less enjoyable parts of summer in the UK – often after a prolonged spell of gorgeous sunny weather they come to wreak havoc across the country – spoiling barbeques, felling trees and damaging homes, making…

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Planning the perfect party

Posted on: September 8, 2020

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Are you thinking of planning a party for a special birthday or anniversary that you have coming up or perhaps you are thinking about planning a get together with your friends and family next year to catch up on what…

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