5 Experiences to Gift this Christmas!

While the festive season is about celebrating with loved ones, there’s always the added headache of Christmas shopping. From braving crowded shopping centres to finding something for those who have everything, getting the right gift can be hard work! Instead, have you thought about giving an experience? Researchers suggest that purchasing experiences make people happier … More 5 Experiences to Gift this Christmas!

These tips will help your new year resolutions stick!

The new year is always filled with ambitious resolutions. You’ve most likely spent the last few months of the year planning and goal-setting for the next 12 months. But, trying to change your whole lifestyle at once can be overwhelming. The key to success is to keep your goals simple, concise, realistic and achievable. … More These tips will help your new year resolutions stick!

A brush, a canvas and a story: Sparking creativity with Painting & Drawing

Every Thursday morning from 9.30am, a handful of creative minds head along to John Gould’s ‘Painting and Drawing’ class at The Cottage to work on various artistic projects. In celebration of Adult Learners Week, we wanted to spotlight some of our excited contributors creating magic with a paintbrush and sharing their stories. … More A brush, a canvas and a story: Sparking creativity with Painting & Drawing

5 Easy Dinner Party Ideas That Will Please Any Guest

Planned a dinner party but not sure what’s on the agenda? Don’t stress, it’s normal to feel this way; it’s a lot of pressure entertaining a large group of people! To help ease your nerves, we’ve come up with five easy dinner party ideas that will please even the toughest crowd. Hosting a dinner party … More 5 Easy Dinner Party Ideas That Will Please Any Guest