Author: andrea

Bringing Club Tropicana To Your Home

LOOKING to bring a splash of colour into your home this summer? Then why not opt for something totally tropical to turn up the heat inside. Whether you’re looking to transform an entire room or just to liven up a drab corner, there are a wide range of accessories and furniture this season to fire up your imagination and help you to inject some colour. From cushions, blinds or wallpaper to ornaments and lighting, you can easily transform any space in your home and create a relaxed, tropical vibe. So pull up your deckchair, put on your shades and...

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How To Keep Coloured Hair Your Crowning Glory

The summer months are coming and for many that means injecting a dash of colour into your life. And that doesn’t have to stop at your wardrobe – you can have a lot of fun experimenting with hair colour to totally transform your look. Just take a scroll through Instagram and you’ll be bombarded with a collage of colourful tresses – from soft pastel ice cream shades to bold vivid colours.   But whatever you choose, hair experts claim coloured hair needs a lot of extra TLC – particularly if you’re planning to head out into the sun with your...

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Life Changing Decisions Made On Holiday

STARTING a new career, proposing to your other half and penning a novel are among the list of life-changing decisions Brits make while on holiday. A new study among holidaymakers has revealed that a typical adult will spend around six hours of their holiday mulling over their career plans, love life and living arrangements, going on to make an average of two major life decisions while taking time out. The study by travel agent Travel Republic, also revealed that not having the stress of work made it easier to think, with 34% saying that a holiday enabled them to...

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Religious Reflection at St Peter’s

Sunderland City Council Cabinet Secretary, Cllr Mel Speding, with artists Rachel Welford and Adrian Riley in the Bakehouse refectory at St Peter’s Church WORK has been completed  to install stained glass windows at Bede’s Bakehouse café at St Peter’s Church in Sunderland, where the first stained glass in England was made in 674 AD. The 12 new windows mark the completion of a major project to enhance St Peter’s and increase public awareness of the historical importance of the site. Artists Rachel Welford and Adrian Riley designed and made the windows drawing inspiration from Bede’s book ‘The Reckoning of Time’, written in...

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Spring Clean Your Life – De-stress and De-clutter

Spring is a good time to de-clutter and order your home – but what about yourself? We are living in a world that places increasing demands on our time and often we are left feeling stressed and juggling so much that we don’t find time to press the pause button and take a breath. But stress is not good for your health and too much of it can affect how you feel emotionally, mentally and physically as well as how you behave According to the NHS, the reason for this is that stress actually causes physical changes in the...

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