Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is traditionally the day before Ash Wednesday and marks the beginning of Lent. For 40 days people customarily give up sugary or fatty foods and pancakes were found to be a great way of using up these products. Many now use it as a great excuse to indulge and invoke memories of childhood attempts at flipping using the pan.
Do you cheat and buy a ready-made mix in a packet or always make from scratch? What’s your choice? American style, scotch pancakes or french style crepes? Perhaps you just don’t have the time so plump for shop bought ready-made pancakes (we won’t judge you). We’ve got a few tips Continue reading
At the Mobile World Congress 2014, Sony unveiled their latest smartphone although they are touting it as:
“The world’s best camera and camcorder in a waterproof smartphone.”
Which makes sense as the features make it more than adequate to Continue reading
Each year hundreds of thousands of people descend on Las Vegas to see the latest electronic gadgets unveiled by brands like Sony, Samsung, Phillips and more. For some gadget lovers it feels almost like a second Christmas as they gaze at what they could soon own.
This year CES 2014 sees a raft of new goodies including developments to smartphones, televisions as well as the resurgence of virtual reality (which we thought died along with the Lawnmower Man franchise).
Here are some of our favourite picks.
Sony 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector
We all need more space in our homes but Continue reading
Bored of your spinning class or just want a change from the treadmill this year? Sadie from Hip and Healthy has some great ideas to mix up your workout.
Founded and developed by the former world-class gymnast and Broadway dancer Christopher Harrison, AntiGravity Yoga is a form of yoga that uses a silky hammock to support you as you carry out yoga and Pilates moves all Continue reading
If you’re buying online this year or posting your presents and cards to your friends or relatives make sure you check the last dates for posting.
Standard parcels is Friday the 13th of December
Both the Royal Mail Standard 2nd Class and 2nd Class Recorded Delivery is the Wednesday the 18th of December 2013
The Royal Mail Standard 1st Class and 1st Class Recorded Delivery is Friday the 20th of December 2013
Special Delivery is Monday the 21st of December 2013 with Tuesday delivery guaranteed.
For international dates check the Royal Mail website.
Now that winter seems to be just around the corner, you will likely need a way to keep your home insulated. The following guide will give you a chance to find solutions to make your home warm and cosy in wintery conditions and save you money on your heating bills.
Let’s see the steps you can take:
Rubber Weather Sealing
These are a good way of making sure your windows are secure against drafts from the outside. You can find them at most hardware or DIY stores sold as strips or even self-stick sealing. You can cut them according to your needs and the dimensions of the windows themselves. All you have to do is cut them, peel them and Continue reading
As they say, beauty begins within. Whatever you put on your face, if you wear confidence like a killer pair of heels, people will naturally be attracted to you. First of all, stop slumping. Not only does good posture show your body off at its best, but it shows that you’re assertive.
Smile naturally and make eye contact with the people you meet. Strangers will want to get to know you better, especially if you’re looking at your best. Beauty is not just what you wear, but a Continue reading
Perfect for taking on your holiday, long commutes into work or when you’re relaxing in bed at night; the Kindle Paperwhite can hold up to 1,100 books, last up to 8 weeks for reading and allows you to download new books on the go with free in-built 3G.
And now we’re giving one away for one lucky Review Centre visitor. So how can you get your hands on this nifty piece of tech? Continue reading