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For Your Pets at Christmas

There is one family member that you should never forget as they are going to be the most loyal thing in your life, ever and that’s your furry friend. We’ve been on the hunt for some lovely gifts for your furry boy or girl this season. Some are mu...

Jumping in muddy puddles – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 210816

Who said it’s only pigs that like jumping in muddy puddles? The post Jumping in muddy puddles – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 210816 appeared first on .
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Aug 21, 2016

Project 366 2016 Week 33

Project 366 2016 Week 33 Day 227-233 – a week of trains, Red Pandas and racing sheep. Another fun-filled week. Sunday 14th August – Day 227 We headed down to London for the day.  I’d bought tickets for The Railway … Continue...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Aug 20, 2016

A Visit to the Cotswold Region

If given a choice, I prefer small towns to the big cities. It is not that I do not enjoy the cities but after a few days I wish for a slower pace, a quieter place! So visiting the Cotswold region after a few days in London made perfect sense! I visit...
by Travel Tales from India on Jun 27, 2016

The Fox Inn Great Barrington

We may be about as far away from the sea as you can get, being based in Oxfordshire, but we are surrounded by beautiful countryside.  As you know, we do love exploring and we are big fans of the Cotswolds, … Continue reading → The post T...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on May 20, 2016

Interview : Cotswold Cook

Cotswold Cook is the brain child of Ryan Butler, a chef with 10 years experience based in Cirencester. I’m happy to have the opportunity to interview Ryan and found out more about his new venture : Cotswold Cook. When did you get into cooking?
by Chimmyville on Nov 28, 2015

UK workers reach new highs

The number of UK workers has increased to new record highs according to official figures. According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS) there were 31.03 million people in work- which is 354,000 more people than for a year earlier. There were 2...
by Home Based Jobs on Sep 13, 2015

Red tape costs UK employers £41 billion

UK compliance red tape is costing the economy an estimated £41 billion. The survey by the Forum of Private Business (FPB) has found that the average SME spends more time on compliance now than in 2013. While the amount of money being spent on extern...
by Home Based Jobs on Aug 13, 2015

Employers hit in Budget with higher costs

The Chancellor has used his first Conservative Budget to force employers to pay more for their staff. In his Budget 2015- Mr Osborne announced the National Living Wage for employees- which will start at £7.20 and rise to £9 an hour by 2020, replaci...
by Home Based Jobs on Jul 15, 2015

The Rolling Cotswold’s Most Haunted Castles

Close to the Welsh border, in south-central England, Cotswold is an area of pristine beauty, rolling hills, rich history, and home to one of the most active Ley lines in England. Also known as dragon lines, believed to have mystical significance, the...
by BarePockets on Feb 11, 2015

Yard Art Day Is Back!

Yard Art Day Is Back! Last year, I did a post to introduce my readers to Yard Art Day.  And the good news is: It’s back again this year! Yard Art Day is an art project based in Charlotte, but looking to grow outside the Charlotte area.  In fact...
by Hip Hoods on Sep 5, 2014

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Teardowns Stage Comeback in Charlotte

Tear-downs Stage Comeback in Charlotte “From SouthPark to Myers Park, Dilworth to Davidson, homes are being bulldozed and replaced with larger, much more expensive ones in the latest sign of Charlotte’s housing rebound.  Dilworth is (and almost...
by Hip Hoods on Jul 18, 2014

New Listings Hit the Market in Charlotte!

New Listings Hit the Market in Charlotte! New Listings Hit the Market in Charlotte! You won’t want to miss these new listings!  One is a new construction Charleston style house located in Cotswold and the other is a large, updated & stunning...
by Hip Hoods on Mar 19, 2014

Sherwood Forest Home For Sale!

Sherwood Forest Home For Sale! 5309 Doncaster Drive Updated home in the heart of Sherwood Forest. Kitchen has been updated with new cabinets, granite, tile floors, & stainless appliances. Baths have been updated with new fixtures, tile, and frame...
by Hip Hoods on Feb 28, 2014

Check Out This Cotswold Ranch For Sale…

Check Out This Cotswold Home for Sale! 4327 Castleton Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211 This is the perfect opportunity for an investor, so don’t pass it over too quickly.  This brick ranch is in one of Charlotte’s most desirable neighborhoods, Cotswold...
by Hip Hoods on Feb 21, 2014

Ppp pick up a penguin

My mum’s got terminal cancer.  I’ve not written about it as although there’s lots I can write, I’m not sure I want to share someone’s story that isn’t actually mine, although it impacts us and will impact us even more.  … Continue...
by Bubbablue and Me on Nov 9, 2013

Silent Sunday

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by Bubbablue and Me on Nov 3, 2013

Older people in work on the rise

 The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said changes to working patterns meant more older people were still working. The proportion of older people who are economically active has almost doubled in 10 years, figures have shown. The Office for Nati...
by Home Based Jobs on Sep 6, 2013

More UK workers earning less than living wage

The number of UK workers earning below the so-called living wage has risen to 4.8 million new research suggests.The figure, equivalent to 20% of employees, is up from 3.4 million in 2009, the Resolution Foundation think tank said. The living wage is...
by Home Based Jobs on Sep 3, 2013

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