How did Marketing first appear?

Marketing is as old as human civilization itself, although it is a fairly young discipline only really emerging in the 1900’s as a concept. From early society to our digital era, culture has based its trading and selling upon communication in order to move products faster than the competition. From the 1950’s onwards, the concept […]

Murderous Middle Ages

The Middle Ages were a dark and bloodthirsty period in our history. Maybe it was because alcohol was so readily available and people carried knives and daggers on a daily basis. Justice was not as prevalent as it is today and so if there was no threat of punishment, it was easier to act violently. […]

Doctor Foster should have come back

The nursery rhyme tells us that Doctor Foster went to Gloucester, in a shower of rain; he stepped in a puddle, right up to his middle, and never went there again. There are several different interpretations of who this rhyme is about but nobody can say for sure. It doesn’t make Gloucester look great either […]

How long should your online content be?

Research shows that the length of online content has a big impact on engagement levels, and these tips will help you stand out on social media for the right reasons. Image Credit A tweet With a limit of 140 characters, keeping content brief is imperative. Track Social has conducted research that suggests the ideal tweet […]

How to Get Rid of Flies in Your Home

A single female fly can lay as many as six hundred eggs in her short life. The fly’s prolific ability to reproduce means infestations are quick to take hold in the home or office, and the problem could become even worse in the future. Image Credit A scientist in Southampton University suggests that climate change […]

Enjoying Essex

Are you looking for things to do in Essex? This is a great county of contrasts, a wealth of history and modern day attractions and a beautiful mix of countryside and sea. Here are some top things to do when you arrive in the county. Colchester Zoo is one of the top 20 zoos in […]

Brilliant Bouquets

Busy planning your big day? There is so much to get through, from who to put on the guest list to what colour dresses should your bridesmaids wear. As you get bogged down in all the fine detail of wedding planning, it can be quite easy to overlook the flowers. Your dress will be your […]

Everything you need to know about men’s underwear

Underwear may not seem like a glamorous topic, but it can affect how comfortable and confident we feel in our clothes overall. There may be numerous adverts in the media that emphasise fashionable underwear on models, but in reality, we should emphasise the fit, quality, and suitability for our lifestyle. Image Credit By getting informed […]

WWT Slimbridge – Sir Peter Scott’s Legacy

Sir Peter Scott is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in British conservation. He has been described by Sir David Attenborough as ‘The patron saint of conservation’. Greatness and an interest in nature was in his blood, as the son of Antarctic explorer Captain Scott – who died when he was just […]