Category: Reviews

Feeling sheepish!

As we approach Christmas it is likely that we will reminded on the Nativity and hear the Carol singers telling us of the shepherds who watched their flocks by night. The task of being a shepherd is probably one of … read more

Light up your life

One of the biggest events on the calendar in Leicester is the festival of Diwali. The celebrations are among the largest outside India and this year Leicester attracted nearly 40,000 visitors to see the switch on of the lights on … read more

Scottish Renaissance

Glasgow of the 1980’s was seen as a dour, post-industrial place where violence and squalor was commonplace. However, 1990 changed all that. This was the year that the city was voted the European City of Culture, an honour which saw … read more

Web design with a Rockstar

Bryan Adams, the Canadian crooner, has been a very successful singer songwriter for decades but did you know that he actually spent most of the 1960’s growing up in Reading? His father was in the armed forces and the family … read more

Wood you believe it?

Who has timber built houses? Well anyone who lives in an old Tudor house will. Tudor houses were made from timber and something called wattle and daub. Wattle is a series of intertwined sticks placed in a wall between posts … read more

Hardwood vs. Laminate Flooring

Due to its natural appearance and warmth underfoot, many people prefer traditional hardwood floors for their homes. They are often amongst the benefits of purchasing an older home. Meanwhile, many newer builds are laying down laminate wood flooring to allow … read more