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Traditional Toys for a Traditional Christmas

Many parents and carers think that they need to spend a fortune on the latest, expensive electronic gadgets in order to give their children the best This is simply not true. A US study has found that some of the simplest traditional toys are in fact the most effective aids to learning. For example, coloured building blocks encourage creative play and support psycho-motor and language skills development....

How to Make Money from Premium Rate Phone Services

Premium rate phone services have been in the news lately due to the scandals over their use in various television programmes. A premium rate service means that the caller is charged for information or entertainment over and above the normal rate for a telephone call. Premium rate numbers in the UK normally start with an 09 dialling code and they are commonly used for phone in competitions, quiz programmes, chat...

Outdoor Play Equipment Aids Child Development

Children in the UK are currently suffering because they are losing the opportunity to play outdoors. This trend has been blamed on overly anxious parents and the explosion in sedentary activities such as playing computer games and watching TV. But what can a parent do to encourage their kids to break away from their addictive computer games and go outdoors to play? I recently posted this query to the forum...

Ergonomic Chairs for Tall People, Product Review

Being 63 it’s not very easy to find a quality ergonomic chair suitable for extensive every-day use by taller people. The new S-T-R-E-T-C-H chair from High and Mighty Office Seating is a great solution. As with all ergonomic chairs from High and Mighty, the chair comes with a number of options which make it very customisable. There are two mechanism options:J-Mech which rocks from a centre-pivot...

Are You Sitting Pretty?

For many of us these days our working life involves sitting at a desk, hammering away at the keyboard. At the end of the day, we get up, stretch and creak a little, then head home. Most of us are aware of such problems as RSI and eye-strain, and some of us even consider the ergonomics of our environment. But just how much attention do we pay to our posture throughout the working day and the effect it can have...

Cheap calls via the 18185.co.uk network

You could save on your phone bill instantly. By dialing 18185 before each call, you will profit from the lowest rates possible. Just sign up for the service (this will only take a minute) and you are set to go! You will keep your regular (BT) phone number, while the costs for calls made via the 18185 network will be significantly cheaper, you do not need to change a supplier to save money. Dialing a UK mobile...