The United Kingdom is full to the brim with history, and nowhere is this more evident than in its county names. Have you ever stopped to consider the background of these names – their etymology? We did, and this map reveals a fascinating past. Each UK country—England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland—is divided into counties, […]
Do you struggle to remember the name of a person you were just introduced to? How is it that some people seem able to remember everything so easily? Fear not! There is hope for us all. We’ve gathered some of the best tips and tricks to help boost your memory skills. Whether you’re studying for […]
Everyone has their own approach to cooking. Maybe you like to keep it simple, or perhaps you like to try something more adventurous once in a while. But whatever your standard as a cook, it only takes one little mistake to ruin a meal. How can you ensure your efforts in the kitchen are the […]
Whether it’s exotic holidays or timesaving takeaways, paying to relax or ease the pressure of our daily routine means big business for those who are on the receiving end — and money misery for those of us who just want an easy life. When you’re stuck in a rut, it can take a major jolt […]
With autumn approaching, it’s time to start thinking about how you’ll take care of your plants when winter arrives. Without proper preparation, cold weather and neglect can ravage your plants during the winter months, leaving you to fight an uphill battle come spring. Below, we’ve compiled an eight-item checklist to help you get ready! Autumn […]
This week Quid Corner was given the honour of hosting the Carnival of Financial Camaraderie. The carnival provides an opportunity to read some of the best personal finance blog posts of the previous week. Which was your favourite post? BUDGETING GYF @ Gaming Your Finances writes We’re Financially Independent (For The Next 3 Months Anyway) […]
Pets make a joyful addition to the family. Do you include Rover and Spot in your monthly budget? You should! Taking care of a pet can cost you more than £1,000 per annum.