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5 Reasons To Go Alfresco For Better Health

Posted on Thu, June 29

Summer’s here and the outdoors beckons. Heed that call and you’ll reap physical and mental health benefits. Here are five good reasons to get outdoors: 1. Your vitamin D levels will go up Sunlight hitting the skin...

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5 Fire Products Every Man Should Own

Posted on Sat, May 20

The nights are lighter and the days are brighter so it’s time to spend time outdoors and enjoy the change in weather. Beer. Sun. Relax… Perfect! We know it can still be a little cold, though. So,...

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A Toast: Four Flavoursome Fireside Cocktails for Everyone

Posted on Tue, March 21

Whether you’re in the garden, on the beach or camping in the sticks, a campfire unquestionably makes the whole experience a million times better, and as the camping season creeps up, many of us start to get...

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5 Ways To Update Your Garden This Spring

Posted on Sun, March 5

This spring season is where it kicks off for summer; light pastel colours, sunny days and more time in the garden. Embrace the beautiful change in weather and take a look at our suggestions to further enhance your...

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Style: Harmony at home with Feng Shui

Posted on Wed, January 18

These tips are based on the ancient Chinese tradition, Feng Shui (which literally means wind-water), and it is becoming more and more popular in western culture. Put simply – it’s the art of creating perfect harmony at...

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The first fire used by man dates back 1 million years…

Posted on Sun, January 1

Some Science… There’s no doubt that outdoor cooking brings out the primitive side in all of us. After all, it’s how we evolved. Apparently, anthropologists believe that without cooked food, our brains would never have evolved into...

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5 Favourite Movies to Watch Outside

Posted on Tue, July 5

Give your party guests a real treat this summer and host your own outdoor cinema viewing in your garden. This can be done in multiple ways, and we suggest using a projector and projecting your movie onto a...

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Style: Recycle your old clay chimenea

Posted on Sat, June 18

We’ve got some ideas that will help you give your chimenea a new lease of life. What’s more, it will look fabulous in your garden… Chimenea revival begins at the very basics… If your chimenea is looking a...

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May Bank Holiday Garden Party

Posted on Fri, May 27

It’s simple – really simple. All you need to enjoy the May bank holiday is good music, good food, good drink and good friends. The perfect formula for a great garden party! #1 Add decorations Decorate your party...