How to try and stay safe. Link is from NPCC website

My thoughts are with the victims of last night’s attack, their families & the emergency services supporting them.

I found this on the NPCC website about how to try and stay safe  – It also includes a video which is very helpful

The UK will observe a minute’s silence on Tuesday at 1100 BST to remember those killed in the London attacks.


Free Prize Draw – June 2017

JUNE 2017

I am offering a free prize draw to current and future subscribers.

If you are a new subscriber please complete the subscribe form on my main page. You will receive an email asking you to opt in. Until you have agreed to opt in you will not be entered into the free prize draw.

Good luck to you all.

Please see below for all the terms and conditions.

Is this YOU then enter my free prize draw to win a book about the Menopause

June 2017 Free Prize Draw is a paperback book on the Menopause.



June Free Prize Draw is a paperback book on the Menopause.


Terms and Conditions

This free prize draw is open to all UK residents over the age of 18.

By entering the free prize draw you will be required to subscribe to my blog. Current subscribers will also be entered into the free prize draw.

The closing date is Friday 30th June at 11pm and the draw will take place on Saturday 1 July at  2pm.  The free prize draw will be conducted under the supervision of an independent person

The winner will be notified by email within 7 days

Should the winner not respond within 28 days (and I will try to contact the winner several times over the 28 days) then the prize is forfeited to another entrant.

The prize is not sponsored by anyone.

Your details are never passed onto a third-party and are only required so you can receive regular updates from my blog  you are free to unsubscribe  at any time.

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5 Tips on how to prevent lost luggage at airports

Recently in the news there was a major problem at some of the UK airports when the baggage check in was not working after ‘computer said no’

This meant that all the passengers could not check in their luggage and it was going to be sent on separately to them at a later date. – not an ideal start to their holiday and very stressful for everyone.

So what can you do to make sure that your luggage does not get lost?

Below are 5 tips which means you and your luggage will not be parted at any time during the duration of your holiday (unless there is another major IT problem like the recent one!)

Would you be able to spot YOUR suitcase

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Free Prize Draw Winner – May 2017

The winner of the free prize draw for May is Alice Dixon – congratulations.

I have emailed Alice  so I can send her prize out shortly.

Thank you all for entering. Stay subscribed as I am going to be running a new competition for June to win a book on Menopause Breakthroughs. This book will cover both traditional Western medicine and alternative therapies, providing a wide-ranging overview of available treatments to ease the symptoms of menopause and ensure a smoother transition.

I have also done a blog post earlier in the year on Menopause and the link is below in case you missed it.

I aim to have this on my blog first week of June (just waiting for delivery of the book!)

Thank you all for being subscribers to my blog and if there are any topics you would like me to cover please do not hesitate to contact me.

Kind regards


Everyday healthy eating tips

We are all aware that losing weight is one way to keep you fit and healthy.

Below are some everyday tips which we can all implement in our daily life without feeling we are on a diet.  No special meals, no calorie counting, no strange foods, no banned foods but good common sense tips for a lifestyle choice.

Skipping breakfast won’t help you lose weight. You could miss out on essential nutrients and you may end up snacking more throughout the day because you feel hungry.

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5 Tips on choosing the right sunglasses

Over 11 million of the UK population will purchase a pair of sunglasses each year but are you buying the right glasses that are going to protect your eyes  or are you just looking for a fashion statement?

We all love wearing sunglasses as they certainly make it easier to see more clearly on a bright sunny day. This includes when you are out and about doing your everyday activities.

Below are 5 important things to consider when purchasing sunglasses so they help your eyes be protected from the sun.


Sunglasses can be a fantastic fashion accessory. However the most important feature of them is to help most protect your eyes from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) ray


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Banish the Burglar

Tips on stopping unwanted vistors to your home…………..

When and Where does a burglary happen?

Did you know….

  • Each year there are around 1 million burglaries,  and attempted  burglaries,
  • Every 40 seconds in the UK someone is  burgled.
  • Often burglaries are not pre planned but by criminals seeing an opportunity.
  •  57% of burglaries occur when someone is at home.
  • 56% of burglaries happen at night.
  • Most burglaries take place after dark; 10% occur in the morning, 20% in the afternoon, 32% in the evening and 23% during the night, whereas 30% occur in the weekend.


 The following tips should help you not receive an unwanted visitor


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Tips to stay cool in the hot weather

With the Bank Holiday approaching and the weather getting hotter here are a few tips to help you stay cool in the Sun……

Trying to remain cool in the hot weather can prove to be a nightmare. Even getting on the tube in this weather can be like sitting in a sauna – only slight more cramped!

Getting too warm can mean you suffer from dehydration and you could even get some heat related illnesses which can include heat exhaustion or even heat stroke.

You must keep you body cool which in turn will help you remain calm. There are lots of simple and effective ways to stay cool in warm weather and further tips are below.

Water is essential for keeping you cool during hot weather


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