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family christmas

Survive the festive season with self-storage

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  We all love a family Christmas, and plenty of homes will fill up this year with grandparents and guests joining us for the day. But with so many people squeezed into one space for a day or two, we can start to feel a little stifled. Make things easier this year, and avoid the traditional family row over the sprouts, by giving everyone a little extra room. Make way for the tree What is Christmas without a tree? Sparkly…

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piles of books

Keep your valuables – and your secrets – safe with us.

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We all have a secret or two that we would prefer that no one found out about it. Mine, I’m not ashamed to say, is books. Stacks and stacks of books of all ages, many genres, and of varying value – but to me they are all priceless. I’ve had this bookworm ‘habit’ since I was at school. I do own a Kindle, but there is still nothing more enjoyable than sinking onto the sofa or lying in on a…

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Top five collectables – collecting, and keeping, treasures of the future

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  Collecting, for some, might be just a fad that goes away as you grow out of your childhood. Remember the buzz you felt getting those football stickers, POGS, trolls, beanie bears or Top Trump cards from the 80s and early 90s. Each time we’d beg our parents or stumble through household chores for some extra pocket money to buy more – and then trade them with friends or keep them as something to treasure. Until the next collectable fad…

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Make the most of the summer holidays in London

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We are already part way through the summer holidays and by now I’m sure the children are getting as edgy as the adults. With the hot weather looking like it’s here to stay, now’s the time to make the most of a staycation in London Experience a city farm There are plenty of city farms for the whole family to enjoy – and they don’t need to cost the earth. Children and parents can enjoy seeing a touch of the…

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Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London

Considering moving to Shoreditch? We’re not sure you should.

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We all know what an amazing city London is to live in – you have the world at your fingertips, creativity in your lap, and diversity on your plate. But why would anyone want to relocate to an area with a reputation such as Shoreditch? It’s all about location in Shoreditch The Shoreditch Triangle includes the High Street, Old Street and Great Eastern Street, stretching towards the famous Brick Lane – a mecca for curry lovers. With some of the…

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Help reduce food waste with The Felix Project

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Have you ever thought about volunteering? If you have spare time, or want to meet new people, it’s a great way of getting involved in your local community. In fact, these are just 2 reasons why people volunteer. 49% of people say they volunteer in order to help people, while other reasons include learning new skills or because the cause was important personally. Sometimes it’s just a matter of finding the right job. How about getting out and about on…

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