Why is it a good idea for Brits to buy property in France after Brexit? 10 good reasons why British people (or anyone) would consider buying a home and moving to France for a better and cheaper life.
What are Acrylics and Acrylic Paint Mediums and how do you use acrylic paints and acrylic medium? Acrylic Paint Gift Box Set make ideal gifts for artists. Advantages of acrylic paint.
Harry Selfridge had many lovers Victoria Sackville, Gaby Deslys, Alice Delysia, Anna Pavlova, The Dolly Sisters, Syrie Barnardo Wellcome, (Syrie Maugham) Elinor Glyn , Isadora Duncan, Marcelle Rogez
What do you need to make jam? This is a list of jam making equipment for perfect jam and jelly including jam pan, jam thermometer, jam funnel, ladle, home made jam labels, balance scales - everything!
Who Killed Cock Robin? This is a children's nursery rhyme that goes back to the 16th centrury. Nobody know what Who Killed Cock Robin really means. It is not very popular now as a book for children.
Shopping Seduction and Mr Selfridge by Lindy Woodhead is the biography of Harry Gordon Selfridge. It tells the story of a king of retail and commerce, family man and womaniser who came to a sad end.
Another royal baby on the way for William and Kate, another royal baby boy name? Prince George Alexander Louis Will have a little brother or sister - choosing a name for the new royal baby time!
A Christmas pie plate is just perfect for adding a bit of extra Christmas cheer to the dinner table. A plate for festive dishes, quiche dishes, fun Christmas pottery or stylish seasonal china.
Why do we cry? What is cryingexactly and why do we cry? Do animals cry too or is crying just something humans do? So many questions just crying out to be answered so stop crying ad find out more.
Yellow paintings are so cheerful, but who painted in yellow why did famous artists paint pictures in the colour yellow? What does yellow mean? Can yellow and other colors affect our emotions?
Tour Eiffel or the Eiffel Tower, iconic symbol of Paris, France, was built by the French engineer Gustave Eiffel. You can take a tour of the Eiffel Tower, find out about art, science and the tower.
Miss Garnet's Angel by Salley Vickers is the charming tale of a spinsterish woman and her trip to Venice where she finds her Guardian Angel, love and adventure in the picture of Tobias and the angel.
Easter Egg hunts are such fun for kids but you need the clues! These are Easter eggs hunt clues suitable for young tenagers. How to organise a hunt for Easter eggs and how to write rhyming clues.
One of the most charming tales by Beatrix Potter set at Christmas time, is the luxuriant story of The Tailor of Gloucester. Children and adults will love the beautiful language and illustrations.
Best Christmas gifts for Cognac and brandy lovers: cognac glasses, cognac posters and even a visit to the town in South West France for a Cognac vacation where you can see how cognac brandy is made..
The Hare With Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal is an amazing family history, their rise to riches, suffering under Hitler and final triumph, all told through the travels of a collection of netsuke.
A combination salt and pepper shaker and grinder really is a must-have kitchen gadget. My chef'n salt and pepper mill lasted me years. Great gift for a cook.
Vegetable marrow recipes for marrow jam, marrow cakes, marrow soup, marrow salads, vegetables, muffins - a recipe for marrow for ever occasion! Marrows are squash - over grown zucchini or courgettes.
Do you know what to pack for a trip to France? What will the weather be like? Not always hot in August, cold in November! Learn how to travel light and pack clever for your French or European vaction
A French pedicure is a great way to younger looking pretty feet. Tidy up your toe nails for summer and get yourself a pair of beautiful summer feet. Easy to do a French manicure or pedicure yourself!
Limousin is famous for oak woods which are harves
Oradour sur Glane in Limousin, France is a martyr village destroyed in the World War II and kept as a monument to the horrors of war. Nazi soldiers massacred almost all French Villagers in 1944
What does the name Barbara mean? Who are famous Barbara's? When is Barbara Saints Day? Who is Saint Barbara? Where is Santa Barbara? Find out more about name meanings barbara, name gifts for Barbara.
How to draw with pencils? Here are a few art school tips on how to get started with pencil drawing and how to really bring you pencil drawings to life.
You'll find the Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett a rollicking good story combined with historical intrigue, plotting medieval style and how to build your own cathedral! Architectural bliss.
A black pearl - the ideal sensual Valentine Day gift, for birthdays and special celebration days. Black pearls are perfect as gifts for men and women as black pearl jewellery (jewelry), oysters, love.
Welcome to my on-line School of Drawing and Painting. I'm a professional artist trained in painting and drawing. I have experience teaching in schools, colleges and centres of adult education and now I run painting...
Review of 'Black Diamonds, the Rise and Fall of an English Dynasty', Catherine Bailey. Black diamonds tells the shocking story of coal, exploitation by rich landowners and poverty of the coalminers.
Gifts from France and gift ideas for Fracophiles. There are so many wonderful things that come from France and French gifts are perfect for anyone who loves France and the French way of life.
Highgate Cemetery in North London is famous for its stone angels, the Highgate vampire and the celebrated people who are buried there: Karl Marx, Stella Gibbons, Radclyffe Hall, & Michael Faraday
Thinking of Christmas gifts for artists? Find some inspired art gifts for the artist in your life. Art materials or painting materials spring to mind but what about a painting holiday in France?
What are Angels? What are Cherubs? (or cherubim plural of cherub ) Angels exist in Christian, muslim and Jewish beliefs, but what is an Angel? They are messengers from God and our guardian angels.
Yes, this is me 'rolling' pastry in my Granny's kitchen at a very tender age, many years ago, but I still use my Grandmother's pastry recipes. Learning to make pastry was fun and I still enjoy cooking; even more since I...
The Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier is a fabulous read about two Victorial women fossil hunters, Mary Anning and Elizabeth Philpot. it takes place in Lyme Regis, UK and brings history to life.
Chabanais fall harvest festival takes place in this small town in the Charente, France. Called Les Journees de la Quintinie after Jean-Baptiste de La Quintinie, gardener to King Louis XIV.
Irmik Helvasi is an Easy and Exotic Turkish Dessert that we all love. Dry ingredients economic, delicious; this is a quick and easy pudding made with semolina, coconut, ground almonds and currants.
Three's something special about feet and shoes - so many people love shoes and feet, yearn for pretty feet, admire a beautiful shoe and adore the foot. what do shoes and feet mean in our cultures?
Do you have a name song? Looking for the name song of someone close to you? A song with her name in would make a very special gift. Charm your girl or guy with music and sing your love to her.
You will need to know how to line a cake tin if you're making a fruit, Christmas cake or large celebration cakes. It's quick and easy and all you need to line the tin is baking paper and scissors.
Christmas cakes are rich in tradition and there are many Christmas customs and traditions connected to the Christmas cake. These are some Christmas cake traditions from the North of England.
Melars are old-fahioned fruits, relatively unknown. You can't buy them easily so why not plant a medlar tree - grow your own medlars. You can make medlar jam and jelly too. How to Grow a Medlar Tree
Looking for some really good scary stories to read to the kids this Halloween? Here are some excellent children's book with a spooky theme. Ghostly stories that won't frighten them to death!