Category: Lifestyle

Mini has unveiled a one-off electric version of its iconic original car

2018-03-30 17:24:43

 - by Adrian Hearn Mini has unveiled a one-off electric version of its iconic original car - as the British firm showcases its zero-emission technology. The classic Mini is the world’s most recognisable city car, with more than five million sold between 1959 and 2000 and now engineers at the Oxford-based manufacturer have transported a classic model into the 21st century by turning it into an electric car. The road-legal car is fitted with 30 lithium-iron phosphate batteries to give...Read more

Putting your feet up could be slowing you down

2017-12-03 10:27:37

Putting your feet up could be slowing you down There’s nothing like putting your feet up in that favourite chair however, according to new research we’d better not get too comfortable. Sedentary lifestyles can impact on many facets of health and the Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have realised research illustrating the potential adverse effects of too many hours in front of the television or reading a book. Us woman are particularly at risk with...Read more

A trip down memory lane, car profile drawings from Graeme Jenner

Car profile drawings from Graeme Jenner Graeme Jenner’s a man on a mission; this, to draw profiles of some of the world’s most iconic cars. The challenge is Graeme’s drawings are amazingly detailed and time consuming however the finished article is well worth the effort. The technique used is known as profile drawing, the detail though as precise as a technical drawing has a delightful warmth and feel to it with approaching 700 cars in the series Graeme’s focus in...Read more

Royal Mail stamps commemorate 70th Wedding Anniversary of HM The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh

2017-11-20 15:01:44

Royal Mail today announced the release of a set of stamps to commemorate the 70th Wedding Anniversary of HM The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. The six-stamp set features paired images from their engagement period, wedding and honeymoon. On 9 July 1947, Buckingham Palace issued the following announcement: “It is with the greatest pleasure that the King and Queen announce the betrothal of their dearly beloved daughter The Princess Elizabeth to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten RN.” Officially, the wedding of...Read more

The Bonneville Bobber Black

2017-10-19 09:34:10

Following the overwhelming success of the Bonneville Bobber – the fastest selling motorcycle in Triumph’s 115-year history, the company has taken the model to new heights for the 2018 model year, with the darker, meaner and stronger Bonneville Bobber Black. Following the overwhelming success of the Bonneville Bobber – the fastest selling motorcycle in Triumph’s 115-year history, the company has taken the model to new heights for the 2018 model year, with the darker, meaner and stronger Bonneville Bobber Black....Read more

Online class: Painting With Watercolors

Online class: Painting With Watercolors Everything you need to start painting with watercolors. WHAT YOU GET 14 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list and reference images 5+ hours of close-up instruction Answers to student questions from instructor Kateri Ewing CLASS OVERVIEW Colour your world with watercolors! Join expert Kateri Ewing in this comprehensive beginner’s class as she helps you navigate all the basics. You’ll explore a range of tools and...Read more

California Prune, Blackberry and Apple Smoothie

2017-07-23 12:03:35

Prune It is a healthy eating campaign designed to educate consumers to understand the role that California Prunes can play in helping to help reduce the fat and sugar content across a wide range of recipes. When blended into a puree, prunes offer a useful fat replacer in cooking by adding fat-like (but fat-free) characteristics that also work to enhance the flavours in both sweet and savoury dishes. In addition, the naturally occurring sugars present in California Prunes can also...Read more

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2017 Highlights

2017-07-03 18:47:01

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) announces a selection of confirmed highlights at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (4 – 9 July), supported by Viking Cruises, including new category ‘Gardens for a Changing World’, empowering gardeners to meet the challenges we face in our ever-changing, uncertain world. Gardens for a Changing World Extreme rainfall is one of the consequences scientists claim is a result of climate change, and 21-year-old Will Williams, who made his debut at the show...Read more

Over 50s makeup tips from Look Fabulous Forever

2017-05-29 12:15:40

Here at The-Boomers we absolutely adore Look Fabulous Forever (LFF). Founded by Tricua Cusden, LFF is the ‘go to’ website for makeup products and tutorials formulated to suit more mature faces, eyes and lips. Tricua is an inspirational figure, regularly featuring in the press featuring articles on entrepreneurship and business start-ups. 'At 65, she finally had the time to turn a long-held dream into a thriving business. “I adore make-up,” says the grandmother of four'. With so many of the...Read more

RHS Malvern Spring Festival

2017-04-14 11:55:17

About RHS Malvern Spring Festival RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2017 takes place from Thursday 11 May until Sunday 14 May. One of the first major RHS shows of the year, RHS Malvern Spring Festival opens the door into the summer season. Renowned for showcasing the latest trends in garden design, plants and innovation, visitors can also expect RHS Gold medal winning show gardens and displays and a plethora of nurseries from the UK and abroad. In 2014, an enhanced food...Read more