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A Brief Guide To Choosing The Best Beachwear *

*Collaborative Post. Just how should you dress for the beach? Now that summer is almost here, many of us will be planning beach breaks and thinking about what to wear. This post offers a few tips on how to choose the best beachwear for you. Find a Swimsuit you Feel Comfortable in If you’re going to be going in the water (or you simply want…

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Thinking About Buying a New Home? Here’s What To Think About Before Hand

*Collaborative Post. If you are buying a new home whether that be as a home to live in or as an investment to rent out, there is lots to think about before you get to the process of actually buying the house. If you prepare and plan properly you can make sure that things can smoothly when buying your home and decrease the chances of…

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How to Make Your Office More Comfortable for Employees and Clients Alike *

*Collaborative Post. When clients and employees walk into your office, you want them to feel comfortable. You may think that the best way to make them feel comfortable is by having a beautifully decorated space, but that’s not always the case. In fact, sometimes, too much décor can be overwhelming and distracting. Instead, a better way to make your office more comfortable for both groups…

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Top Five Roast Dinners in Havering, East London

Who doesn’t love a Sunday Roast? I’d be full on lying if said ‘not me’! It’s legit one of my most favourite kinda meals. With that being said, I am not really one for cooking my own at home as there are so many places locally that just smash them out of the park, so why try? Am I right? I may have drawn you…

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Summer Wine & Drinks for the Warm Weather; A Tutored Tasting at The Hop Inn

If you’re a wine lover, like myself, then you will know that white wine isn’t just just for drinking in summer with fish and red wine doesn’t need to be drunk in front of an open fire with a hearty meat based meal (although that is nice!). Wine can 100% be drunk anytime of the year, depending on the grapes availability, you just need to…

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7 Ways To Restore Balance In Your Life *

*Collaborative Post. It can be easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We often find ourselves so busy that we don’t have time for the things that are really important to us. This can lead to feelings of stress, anxiety, and even depression. Image Credit If you’re feeling out of balance, it’s important to take steps to restore balance…

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The 2022 World Beer Cup Winners and Fun Facts

Returning after cancellation in 2020 because of the pandemic, the 2022 World Beer Cup returned on the May 5th in Minneapolis. It was the largest competition to date, with 10,542 entries from 2,493 breweries representing 57 countries with 118 entries from the UK and 6 from Ireland. Being a beer lover, I thought it would be fun to share a few facts about the 2022…

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Exploring Modern Cider; A Cider Tasting at The Hop Inn

Growing up, I always thought that cider was best drunk during the summer months at a music festival but since becoming a regular at The Hop Inn, I have learnt that not all cider is drunk warm! Plus, there’s far more to it than the mainstream names you could all list off. Joining my good pal, Natalie, we embarked on a modern cider journey through…

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I'm Squibb Vicious, better known as Haydy!
Happiest with a craft beer in hand, eating til my heart is content or exploring somewhere new.
Here you can read about my adventures!