Month: July 2020

Top Outdoor Destinations along the Tobu Network

When we’re allowed to travel again it’s not going to be the same as before: masks, temperature checks, social distancing. We now know that when it comes to this virus, the safest place to be is outdoors — luckily, Japan is overflowing with spectacular natural settings that are a far cry from the crowds of […]

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Most Memorable Moments on Live TV

Tuning into live TV resonates with Forrest Gump’s famous saying: “life is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re going to get”. You can sometimes expect the unexpected, live TV moments are not complete without them making you laugh out loud, gasp in pure horror or sink deeper and deeper into your […]

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LoveCrafts’ first ever free virtual crafting festival launches this August

The world’s largest crafting community hosts its first free month-long virtual crafting festival this August, packed with craft-alongs and live takeovers with special guests from the UK and US. There will be a virtual Main Stage where renowned makers will showcase their crafts and share their knowledge and expertise, as well as an Introducing stage […]

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Introducing The Pop Up at Cadland

The Covid19 pandemic has left many unable to travel out of the UK this summer and devastated much of the hospitality industry but one groundbreaking, outdoor, collaboration is making sure that staycations will be an option of choice for many, long after this unforgettable year is behind us. In a fresh burst of hope, opportunity, […]

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After Half A Century The Endangered Monk Seal Is Back In Elba Seaside

The beautiful monk seal made its reappearance in the transparent waters of the Tuscan islands after years of absence. This year certainly is special for Elba island and the Tuscan archipelago: after recent sightings of dolphins, striped dolphins, whales and sperm whales after 50 years, the monk seal has returned for a swim. The first […]

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10 thoughtful ways to show your friends how much you love them on International Friendship Day

No matter how old or young you are, friends matter – and showing your friends how much you care about them is vital for building strong, lasting relationships. Simple and thoughtful gestures, however small they may be, can go a long way to showing your friends how much you appreciate them. It can make their […]

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Leading PPE manufacturer donates surplus fabric to quilting project for vulnerable people

Leading PPE manufacturer Alpha Solway has donated a quantity of surplus quilted lining fabric from its Scottish factories to a textiles project in Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway.  Local people are exploring ways of using the material to benefit vulnerable groups and during the lockdown period they have been creating ‘Quilted Hugs’ which use the fabric […]

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Understanding and coping with grief

By Kirsty Lilley, Mental Health specialist at wellbeing charity CABA The Covid-19 pandemic has changed our lives in ways we could never have envisaged. For many people, this overwhelming change has brought with it a deep sense of grief and loss. From the heart-breaking loss of loved ones, livelihoods and future plans, to the missed […]

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Welsh Physiotherapist urges changing ‘lockdown habits’ as work from home set to continue for many

Welsh physiotherapist and wellbeing Clinic Director Rhian Davies has noticed an increase in urgent back care appointments since lockdown.  She warns that ‘the new normal’ lifestyle could be damaging in other ways, too, and offers tips to help people stay mentally and physically healthy. We recently re-opened for face to face physiotherapy treatments and it’s […]

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Why a Common Data Classification Standard is an imperative for NATO

Written by Alan Borland, SAFEmail Product Manager, Boldon James An exercise in improving interoperability This week sees the start of the Coalition Warrior Interoperability Exercise (CWIX) 2020 which demonstrates the resilience of NATO and partner nations as they continue to innovate in order to improve interoperability, even despite COVID-19 restrictions. The event is designed for experimentation, examination and […]

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