Introducing a new cat to your family can be difficult especially if you have other cats but with patience , love and a few helpful tips it can be done with pleasing results.
What will the new Royal baby be called? If it is a boy will Kate and William choose any of the most popular names in the USA or UK?
Bluebell has extra toes- quite a few actually that make her little paws seem like huge cart horse feet at the end of her legs.
What happenned during that wonderful weekend in June 2012 that was the Queens Diamond Jubilee
Is your cat wriggling in her sleep, for all you know she could be running through the ong grass in persuit of the imaginary mouse
A quick soup combining the flavours of Broccoli and Stilton which results in a warming meal for the family. AS Stilton is quite a strong cheese;addd it to taste
If you are in Leicestershire and want a day out with a difference I recommend the Battlefield Line- a trip on a train and the opportunity to walk in beautiful surroundings where the future of English rule was decided over 500 years ago
Do you love cut flowers but find that they don't last too long. Follow this simple advice to make your flowers last longer.
Are you unhappy with your body, are you psychologically damaged by a big nose or pointing ears, contact your G.P. there is a chance that the NHS will pay for you to have free cosmetic surgery. Its worth asking?
What does it take to be a good leader? Some are born, some are made but they all exhibit a range of qualities- few exhibit all. Have a look and see if you agree
If you live in the United Kingdom there is a way for you to get free hearing aids- read this and saveyourself £100's if not,£ 1000's
Dr Crippen- the very name chills the reader to the bone. He murdered his wife and buried her body in his own home which he started to share with his mistress!
The death of the body was not the end of life in Ancient Egypt- they believed that the spirit of the dead person moved on and lived in the afterlife. Sometimes their help was needed by the mortals still living on earth.
The twentieth century has seen many changes, most notably in royal funerals. Still they are formal with pomp and ceremony but much of that ceremony is manufactured to suit the occassion.
Why do we have names? Could we do without them and if we did what would we call ourselves. If we have to have names, what on earth to we call our children and why?
King George V1 did not expect to be King- that was the role his eldest brother would claim. However when King Edward abdicated this role, his younger brother "Bertie" stepped into his shoes and putting his duty first became a much loved King. This wise man was the father of our current monarch,...
New from LEGO is the Alien Conquest collection in which your young modeller can attack the Aliens who are picking off people out of the streets. Plenty of play value and not too difficult to assemble.
The Ancient Egyptians believed that every night the Sun God Re dipped below the surface and journeyed through the Underworld, combatting danger in order to be reborn and rise in the morning as the sun.
Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her Diamond Jubilee, this year in June - have a look at some of the useful and inexpensive souvenirs available from Amazon.com
Cough syncope is a faint which is caused by coughing- in me it had some quite frightening results.
Oscar Schindler was an unlikely humanitarian , a business man who used the war to make money- but spent it all saving his Jewish workforce
If you are a church goer then you will need to find a gluten free alternative to the communion wafer or peice of bread.
King George was not brought up to be the heir to the theone. His reign was charcterised by warfare on a scale never seen before and the loss of many ofthe monarchies of Europe, but Britain survived
The year 2012 is a big year for the United Kingdom. We have the Olympics but we also have the diamond jubilee of our Queen, Elizabeth II who has reigned from 1952 until the present day.
Shiva is violetn when he is angered. Yet, when his followers plead for mercy he is magnanimous
A novel of great pace, suspense with a plot that twists and turns. It was written in the nineteenth century but don't let that put you off!
George IV was the profligate prince. He arranged a secret marriage which did not affect his accession to the throne. He married again to a woman he hated, returning once again to the woman he loved.
For people with communication difficulties Makaton is a way of explaining what you need or how you feel. It can be used with babies through to adults and is easy and fun to learn.
Believe it or not you can buy clothing for your cat! Would you, could you, dress little kitty in a fock, or even worse, fancy dress?
Tips for grooming your cat and do you really need to bathe the animal?
The story of Sir Gawain who showed just how brave he was, puttin his head on the block!
A review of the book written by 93 year old Denis Avey and his personal experiences in a Jewish Concentration camp
This is a filling dish that can be made from cheese and potato with onion to satisfy even the most hungry of families
Her Majesty the Queen celebrates her Diamond Jubilee in 2012- Here is a selection of the commerative coins that are available on Amazon
Does your cat shed a lot of dry flaky skin, could be she has dandruff. Read here about ways to prevent it or get rid of it once it has arrived.
There were so many jokes about panda bears following the google panda roll out that I started to become interested in these bears and their habits- they are not necessarily the gentle bamboo eaters that we think of.
Do you remember Showaddywaddy? My husband had a lifelong friendship with Bill Gask who sadly died last month.
This is a long article but it will give you a good understanding of the rulers of England and now the United Kingdom from 1066 to the present date.
Cats sleep nearly all day and many like to play at night- how can you stop them making your life so exhausting?
Cat Illness Symptons are hard to understand, the animal cannot tell you why they feel rotten or where the pain is. Some symptons might mean they need urgent medical treatment from a qualified vet, others, just off the shelf remedies and a little cuddle
the story of Queen Medb and her search for the Brown Bull of Ulster
Demeter's beloved daughter is kidnapped by her brother- a tale of how she gets her back but at what cost?
A Celtic myth- this is a story from early Ireland where the most beautiful woman in the world is turned into a butterfly. It is a strange story which I am not sure I really understand
The story of Herakles and his twelve labours which were a punishment for killing many of his family.
what actually happenned at the battle of Hastings, why did William win and Harold lose the battle? William had come over by ship and was short of supplies yet Harold was the King with all the resources of the crown.
Medusa was a beautiful maiden until she was banished for an act of desecration. Read how Perseus managed to kill her horrible new body and rescue his beautiful wife to be- romance and danger in one story!
King John signed the Magna Carta in 1215 and immediately tried to renege on its provisions- yet it formed the basis for British life for almost a thousand years after
The story of Oedipus is a classic story from Greek mythology- There are many different wordings to this story so this version may be new to you
Creation myth abound in all religions. This myth stems from the Babylonian era and concerns how man was made
A Babyonian Myth- the story of a young king who runs wild and the adventures he has, the friendship he makes and the loss of everything he holds dear.
Two versions of the story of Illuyanka and the weather god. A story from the Hittites who lived before the time of christ in the area now known as Turkey.
Sumeria was an ancient civilisation somewhere where modern Iraq is today. The Sumerians's had many womderous myths and fables one of which os the Goddess Inanna's descent to the Underworld
Sumeria is now occupied by modern day Iraq. As an anicent civilisation it had its own myths and legends- this story is about how mankind was created.
This is a collection of books written to celebrate the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton-
A poem written by my son for Mothers day when he was 13. His sistersmare both older and work so bought me items,but he thought of a way to give me great joy, without spending any money!
Royal Worcester founded in 1751 has created a range of china to commemorate the marriage between HRH Prince William and Kate Middleton
How can I get tickets for the London Olympics in 2012- they are still available for some events all you need to do is to contact...
King Edward 1, took the battle to Wales, establishing supremacy over the country and starting the tradition of the Prince of Wales. This is held to this day that the ruling monarchs eldest son ( and therefore heir to the throne) is Prince of Wales
Commerative Coins are sought after by many coin collectors. Have a look at tsome of the coins on offer to commerorate the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton
Henry III was King from the age of 9 following his fathers death. His rule was characterised by the charter of civil liberties - a move from the Magna Carta
Why choose Amazon to buy your Royal Wedding Souvenirs, reliability can be a real problem with on line retailers, but Amazon do deliver on time (usually!)
King John settled in England, the first resident king since King Stephen. He was not liked as he constantly suspected that he was being plotted against, He did have difficulties. at home and in Europe.
Richard the Lionheart- the truth is very different from the 3 lions credentials, a man who stayed away from England as much as possible and left huge debts behind for his brother John to pay.
The start of Henry's reign ushered in a time of peace as it was the first indisputed succession in the last 100 years of joint saxon and norman rule
Stephen, nephew of the childless Henry I, acted quickly to secure the throne of England. After a period of civil war he managed to stamp his authority on the country and become recognised as King of England
Henry I inherited an unstable kingom , the Duke of Normandy was returning wishing to regain his territory and maybe even England
William Rufus, son of the great William the Conqueror held England together in the face of armed rebellion
William, Duke of Normandy defeated King Harold at the Battle of Hastings and ended Saxon rule in England. He was the founder of the new dynasty of Kings in England
The other Royal Wedding to take place in 2011, HM Queen Elizabeth's grand daughter Zara is getting married to an English rugby ace. The details are becoming more public and the wedding will be a celebration
This is an easy recipe for beef stew to which vegetables can be added. It can be cooked on the hob, in the oven or in a slow cooker, if you are out all day
Camouflage was a word invented in the twentieth century, used to describe the act of hiding any thing from the enemy. It was developed during the first world war
Tom Tierney is an artist who produces dress up doll books- dress your dolls as Kate and Wiliam in the Royal Wedding souvenir book.
You don't have to be aable to knit to have a hand knitted pram blanket- take a look at these suggestions
You too can buy a replica of Diana's engagement ring, that Prince William gave to his wife Katherine on their engagement
A mom has to be able to do anything and everything. That's the rule and thats what we do. If you think that perhaps you are not really in the super mom league follow these tips and you soon will be!
Stuck with ideas for Valentines day? Look at these, for the budget, average and the man for whom the "sky is the limit".
Lego Pharoahs Quest is one of the newer Lego sets and is really good for children aged 10-14 years and also for older children. I have the models on my coffee table they are so cute
Aynsley china have created a beautiful range of pottery to celebrate the engagement and marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton
If you suffer from coeliac/celiac disease there are so many times when you want to eat the same things as the rest of your family. This recipe is gluten free and all you have to do is to add the pasta- free from gluten for you, normal if they prefer it
Have a look at the wide range of souvenirs that were made to celebrate the marriage of Kate Middleton and Prince William. The marriage took place on 29th April 2011 in London
The Beveridge Report commissioned by a wartime government identified disease as a major evil in the country. Aneurin Bevan was Minister of Health and it was his role to counter the opposition from doctors against the National Health Service.
One of the aims of the Invasion was for British and Canadian troops to engage all available German troops and armour in heavy battles. The purpose of this was to act as a decoy so that the American 1st Army could break out of Normandy with a reduced opposition. The American progress was slower...
Once the Invasion forces had landed and made their way off the beaches they needed to consolidate their position and push forward against the German forces
Peveril caste is set high upon a steep hill in Derbyshire, England. It is the setting for a romantic story from the time of William the Conqueror
The eighteenth century saw the eradication of some disease in northern europe and the prevention of others.
Jennifer Worth has written a vivid portrait of life in the East End of London during the 1950's which she experienced in her role as a midwife attached to an order of nuns.
Brenda Ann Spencer was the subject of the Boomtown Rats, song, "I don't like Monday's" . She had stood in her bedroom window and killed and injured people in the elementary school opposite her home
Nearly all the jobs that I have applied for ask for a CV or resume- if you are not sure what to put in one, then following this guide will help you.
The stone of Scone stolen from the Scots by Edward 1. In 1950 four scottish students tried to steal it back for Scotland
In 1974 Princess Anne and her then husband Mark Phillips were the victims of an attack only yards from her mother'shome at Buckingham Palace.
Daniel Lambert was a very big man at a time when people were smaller and leaner. His weight was huge and his girth enormous
At the outbreak of war it was decided that the army's need was for young doctors who could serve anywhere.In 1914 the territorial armies were immediately mobilised, the doctors with them. This left gaping holes in civilian medical care and strategies had to be devised to cope with these holes.
Prince Albert was the oldest son of Queen Victoria. He had a taste for women and had a number of liasons during his long life
How far did the settlement of the first war cause the unrest that led to the second world war
Do you want to make unusual christmas cards- try these ideas including the christmas cracker card.
Charles II followed his father to the throne of England after the restoration of the monarchy. He loved women, despite being married to Catherine De Braganza he continued to have a stream of royal mistresses.
If you need to eat gluten free food have a look at Tesco Free From Range. Tesco have a range of products, the majority of which are quite nice and are all "free from foods", in other words they do not contain gluten.
There are some mental health illnesses that can last all your life and have to be controlled by medication. It is not a case of "snap out of it" or "things will be better tomorrow", people are ill, just as they would be if they had a physical condition such as diabetes
One in four if us will suffer with mental health symptons during our life time. The physicological effects can be overwhelming as can the physical symptons which we can often attribute to something else
There are many of us who have experienced feelings of depression or even a little bit down, the trick is to keep everything balanced.
Read about Fritz Haarmann who toured the city of Hannover butchering and selling the meat of young men
William Palmer killed for financial advantage and was not above killing his own family
In 1979 the Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher attended the Conservative party conference in Brighton, staying at the Grand Hotel in Brighton. The conference ended with the death and disablement of a number of delegates
Olof Palme was Prime Minister of Sweden. His second term ended abruptedly with his assassination on the streets of Stockholm.
Lego Star wars a world of Clone and Droids is popular with children of all ages and some big boys too! Amazon have a full range of Lego Star Wars models
Alexander 1 was King of the newly formed Yugoslavia having inherited his title on the death of his father King Peter. He was actually King of three distince countries, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia
Tucked away in East Anglia is the Isle of Ely which is home to the wonderous Ely Cathedral which was originally founded in 673AD. The current building is a magnificent medieval church which has been added to over the centuries and is beautifully maintained
Otosclerosis is a degenerative hearing condition which is usually hereditry and can be eased by earing aids or even an operation
Jack Kevorkian was an advocate of euthenasia and even invented a machine to help people kill themselves.He died in 2011 of natural causes
Arthur Warren Waite was a wealthy New York dentist and socialite who killed both of his in laws in order that his wife could inherit their money and he could live more comfortably.
Paul Knowles was a prolific killer who killed a number of people in 1974 when he went on a killing spree
In 1911 an award winning novelist was shot and killed in borad daylight. Living for a few short days after the shooting he was abe to provide police full details of the attack.
The invasion fleet sailed through the night of the 5thJune 1944 from its assembly points between Weymouth and the Isle of Wight. As dawn broke the signals were given and soldiers emerged from an assortment of landing craft with others waiting behind them. Men struggled through the foaming waves,...
The Invasion onD Day would not have been successful without the troops from the Airborn Divisions. It was their bravery in establishing beach heads that enabled the batallions to escape from the Normandy beaches.
The preparation for the D Day landings involved the training and stationing of a huge number of men- almost 3/4 million and the preparation of heavy armour and vehicles
The expedition to Egypt mounted by Napoleon in 1798 was two fold to reduce the British influence within the region but also to explore a civilisation that Europeans found fascinating
The SS Lusitania was a luxury liner ploughing across the Atlantic Ocean between America and England during the early years of World War One when America was not a combatent.
The assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his beloved wife, the Duchess Sophie was the catalyst for the first world war.
This is a basic recipe for french onion soup that can be eaten by celiacs as well as the rest of the family. It is so easy to make and can make a filling meal if you add some bread. Gluten Free bread for us celiacs though!
the rich in Ancient Egypt were upon their death turned into mummys by priests who performed rituals to ensure that the body was preserved for the journey to the next life.
trial was taking place in a court. The opponents were the Ancient Egyptian God Horus and the Ancient Egypttian God Seth. The trial had been going on for some time, almost eighty years!. READ ABOUT THE OUTCOME
Leslie George Hylton was an international cricketer with the West Indies but he was not above the law as he was hung for murdering his wife.
Writing a risk assessment is easy, all you need is understanding of the task, a little help from your team and confidence.
In Ancient Egypt there were women priests. Although outnumbered by men, women had specific roles within the Ancient Egyptian Kingdom.
Even in wartime when people were scared for their lives, killers were on the loose - Gordon Cummins was one such killer who attacked women in the dimly lit streets
Ancinet egyptian mythology, this popular story showed how ISIS used her charm to find out the secret name of an egyptian god
Albert Goozeedied in the summer of 2010. He was a killer whose murders were the subject for the 1996 film "intimate relations" starring Julie Walters and Rupert Graves.
What type of hair do you have ? It is important to know what type of hair in order to choose the right shampoo and conditioner. Choosing the right products is the only way to ensure good results when washing your hair!
Ancient Egyptian Mythology has given us a nymber of stories, This legend describes how the year got the number of days, and even accounted for leap years.
The creation story is found in many faiths as we attempt to understand why we are on the earth. In the Ancient Egyptian version Ptah was the God of Creation
On July 10th 1553 Jane processed to the tower of London as queen. She signed documents in person as “the queen”. At that point it was not expected that Mary would oppose the crowning of Lady Jane as the Queen of England.
One of the benefits of making your own bread is that you can control the ingredients so no more fillers or e numbers or preservatives
If you are thinking of setting up a business in the United Kingdom this gives you an overview of the type of business there are available and links to the Government help
It is really important to get the name of your business right, or else you could be doomed to failure
Before you start your business think about what you want. Do you want to work a 90 hour week and earn mega millions or do you want a short week and low income?
Ian Brady and Myra Hindley were cold blooded killers who buried the bodies of their victims on Saddleworth Moor, not caring if any were ever found.
If you have room for a compost bin consider making your own compost. Not only do you save money for the garden but it helps you get rid of your organic rubbish which might save you too. It's cheap to set up and easy to do.
Why do women kill and murder? They are supossed to be the gentler sex, the ones who nurture the babies and support families, keeping the very structure of society in place. Why do some women go wrong? Greed, jealousy, or just plain nastiness. Here are some case studies to help you decide for...
The Egyptians believed that their land had been unified by an ambitious warrior king Menes who had raised an army fighting from Thebes (Luxor) to Memphis (Cairo) and here being crowned Pharoah to unite the land- he succeeded the divine kings and the first pharaohs became called followers of Horus
Sometimes medical professionals are killers read about the most prolific, Harold Shipman, Beverley Allit and the Lainz Angels, amongst others
I have ab Indesit IWB 5113 which I am very pleased with- however it was a problem installing it, and we learned some valuable lessons.
This ancient egyptian myth shows Isis mourning for her dead borther/husband and how she manages to control the scorpions
Do you like to feed the birds? Dont overdo it or you could end up with a heft fine as did this woman in Leicester, England
Fishing is a sport. There are matches on almost every day of the week somewhere on a lake near you
Car boot sales are a good opportunity to clear out unwanted goods and change them into money- all you have to do is to add a little hard work
Do you want to have beautiful hanging baskets for the summer but don't know where to start? Hanging baskets are quite easy to do and the baskets can be reused making them far cheaper than store bought baskets.
We took our son fishing and I can recommend it to anyone- it mixes a challenge for the child, and an appreciation of nature with good old fashioned fresh air. A break from the computer game.
You can make a pompom out of wool, yarn or raffia, using just one colour or a mixture. Follow these instructions for the perfect pompom.
Isis, married to Osiris gave birth to a son Horus after his death....he was killed by his brother Seth ( Seth was also Isis brother as she was his siter, and yes sister to Osiris too)
I was asked by my niece to make a pram blanket for her first baby. My niece loves brown in all its shades, particularly chocolate brown. Off to the Yarn store I went for the perfect Knitting wool- They didn't have a pattern that she liked so I devised one myself- for the modern mum- come and have a...
You may have a signed peice of pottery by R. Everill. I have managed to peice together a little information and some snap shots of signed pottery that I collect
The River Nile was of major importance in ancient Egypt as it played a major part in transportation of people, animals and crops and allowed for easy communication between settlements.
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder which means that the sufferrer cannot eat flour, which means there are loads of things you cant eat.
Wilbur Smith write so well, it is such a pleasure to read his well crafted books. This book "Monsoon" is from the Courtenay family saga, set on land and sea and is really a very good read
Some days I need a quick and easy recipe to feed my family and any additional hangers- on that seem to appear at meal times. One of my tried and tested recipes is Cottage Pie,which involves a little preparation but once you have it in the oven you can get on and finish the ironing or heavens forbid...
use this pattern to knit a cardigan for a new baby
Trying to knit a garment? This is the hub that tells you how to read the instructions on the pattern- it is not as complicated as you may think! There is another with instructions for a cardigan or a baby pram blanket
When a baby is due, do you reach for your knitting needles? If it is your first time knitting, then there are a few questions you need to think about