‘Ensam är stark’ translates in English to ‘Alone is strong’, which reflects just how important the value of independence is in Sweden. Striving for financial independence from the age of 18 and moving out of your parents’ home, making your own living and not being dependent on a spouse as an adult, nor children as you grow old, are principally all part of this Swedish concept.

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Following a brief warming up prior to lockdown, The Gyle Hotel will officially open on July 4th. Thanks to its quirky personality and residential feel, this London boutique hotel offers a refreshing break from the humdrum of current life and chain hotels.  C-19 has taken many things away from us…

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The government has now reopened the housing market, allowing people to view potential properties and relocate, as long as all parties follow social distancing measures. If you’re thinking of selling your home but feel it needs a little makeover, Matthew Currington, Technical Director at The Lighting Superstore has put together a list…

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One in ten UK couples say lockdown has led them to plan a new baby, a national study* has revealed. Lockdown Love – Those most likely to plan for a lockdown baby live in London (18%), the North-east (18%) and Yorkshire & The Humber (14%), according to research by financial comparison experts money.co.uk.  Seven per cent of couples have…

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Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) proudly returns to South Africa by introducing three new exciting additions to the portfolio. Launching imminently, Small Luxury Hotels is honoured to have two beautiful hotels from The Liz McGrath Collection – The Plettenberg on the coastline of the famous Garden Route, and…

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Cheryl Lythgoe, Head Matron at Benenden Health, shares five tips for promoting positive mental wellbeing. Every year one in four of us will have a mental health problem, according to mental health charity Mind, with the current pandemic having a massive impact on the nation’s mental wellbeing. Our own research has shown…

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