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Bike for sale – is it right for you?

Used bike - points to consider before you buy

If you’re looking to acquire a bicycle (or a few of them!) to finally work on that new year resolution to get fit (albeit almost a year too late!), or for an easier ride to work on your own time, or any reason at all,  there are a number of things you should consider before taking the plunge and investing. First, do you really need a brand new one, or will a used bike do? …[Read more]

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Trading in used iPhones: When do you stop?

iPhone 5 Vs iPhone 6

As I opened up my iPhone to start making a Christmas shopping list (my lovely friends had announced the arrival of Christmas goodies at IKEA absolutely without subtlety) on their Facebook walls, I got a close look at the gadget. The scratches, the rather small size, almost bulky look at a thickness of 7.6mm were staring at me in me face. That’s when it dawned upon me that it was time… time, to trade in my well-used iPhone 5 and start working towards …[Read more]

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Halloween Costume – Woodland Fairy in a twinkle!

halloween costume - woodland fairy

The month of October brings us the perfect excuse to get creative again: Halloween! While most people tend to dress up as brain-eating zombies or blood-sucking vampires, some of us prefer to sprinkle fairy dust and light up the room with an orgy of colours. If you’ve got a daughter, chances are she will favour something pretty and sparkly as opposed to Trick-or-Treating with her home-made guts spilling out on to the pavement and blood …[Read more]

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Deepavali holiday – let your kids light up the festival this year

Deepavali / Diwali - bake your own Diyas. Kid-friendly activities

I recently celebrated yet another birthday, and right on cue, fuddy-duddy thoughts entered my head and started painting a halo on top of old memories. Nostalgia made itself heard even though children were testing their vocal chords’ ranges in the background, and I sighed for quieter days when the school holidays were not on. Then guilt entered the discussion, reminding me that Deepavali this year is coinciding happily with the school break, and nagged me …[Read more]