The history of the hoodie2

The history of the hoodie

It may be a staple of the modern wardrobe but hoodies have a history dating back hundreds of years; in fact, the roots of the hooded sweater can be traced to the 12th century. From medieval monks to Rocky Balboa, here are the key moments in its fashion evolution.

The council that helps to define British fashion2

The council that helps to define British fashion

One of the most important and influential agents that affects British Fashion is the British Fashion Council (BFC). Like their counterparts in the USA and the Council for Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) they provide help, guidance and funding to new and up and coming fashion designers based throughout the UK. Their other important work is to manage the all important London Fashion weeks that happen in February and September. Without these a major boost and showcase to the UK Fashion industry would be lost and would take a great deal to recover from.

Items to take on a winter break2

Items to take on a winter break

Winter breaks have become more and more popular over the years. For some this gives them the chance to enjoy warmer weather whilst their home countries are experiencing colder weather and for others it means experiencing lots of snow during the winter.

Do You Own A Home With Drain Problems2

Do You Own A Home With Drain Problems?

Do you own a home with drain problems? If the answer is a yes, then you may not be aware of the fact that there are plumbers who specialize in fixing the drainage systems in residential properties. Drainage problems can occur for many reasons, one of the most common reasons being clogged drain pipes. This problem can occur in any part of the house and can also occur if you have just installed a new shower or water system, so if you discover a clog, it’s very important that you deal with the problem as soon as possible, before the problem spreads and you have massive flooding or leak problems all over your home. For replacement Copper Pipe, go to Watkins & Powis, suppliers of Copper Pipe.

Travel destinations on the UK COVID19 green list

Top 3 travel destinations on the UK COVID-19 green list

The restrictions have been around for what feels like a lifetime for us. We have been closed up in our houses unable to go to work, to get some retail therapy, let alone to travel abroad. As the world begins to open up, a lot of us are having daydreams about where and what we could be doing when we begin travelling again. Could it be a beach holiday, a city break or a cruise which will include stops to all the above?!

Business Challenges for Remote Working

Business Challenges for Remote Working

With much of the world starting to see a return to ‘normal’, the more permanent changes that have come as part of the big adjustments made are starting to become more clear and one of those is certainly within a major shift to remote or flexible working options for a huge number of individuals – but the change hasn’t come without difficulty as many employees and employers alike are still figuring out some of the difficulties for remote work. But what are the biggest business challenges for remote working, and how can they be overcome over time?

Securing Financing for Your New Garden

Securing Financing for Your New Garden

Giving your garden a big overhaul isn’t a cheap process and depending on what your grand ambitions are it could be a project that extends over a much longer period of time with a growing cost for each stage too. You could get lucky and win big from a scratchy or a favourite online service like these here, but your best bet is to go for something a little more sustainable to ensure that your garden project is well funded throughout the whole journey – but how can you ensure you’ve got enough to complete the project?

An Overview of the Various Uses of Steel2

An Overview of the Various Uses of Steel

Steel is an alloy composed of iron, usually with higher than average amount of carbon to increase its hardness and fracture resistance than other common metals. This property enables the use of steel in a large number of industries. In manufacturing, it is used for the frame of machines; for bending, welding and also to build bridges. In architecture, steel is used as an element in building column lines and columns; for roof trusses and beams; as well as reinforcement in concrete. It is also widely used as reinforcement in reinforced concrete for skyscrapers. Steel can be shaped using Bending Machines like the ones from Cotswold Machinery Sales which makes it the perfect metal for many different uses.

Common Student Concerns when Heading to University for the First Time2

Common Student Concerns when Heading to University for the First Time

If you are heading off to university for the first time this year you will probably have a lot of worries and concerns. It has been a strange eighteen months and student life hasn’t been what it was before covid, but as we gradually ease out of lockdown and with the vaccine rollout still going well, hopefully the new term will be a better one for students and a return to more of a normal student life.

Tips for Buying a Boat

Tips for Buying a Boat

You’ve thought about it long and hard, and now you’ve reached a decision. It’s one that you’re ready to put to action, and it’s one that will finally get you your boat. But it’s your first time buying a boat, and you’re not sure how to go about it.