On The Pros & Cons of a Life Built On The Soil

The coronavirus pandemic has encouraged a lot of city dwellers to embrace life in the countryside. Remote work arrangement has made their dreams possible. They can make the most of the time outside the house without fearing unwanted interactions with crowds. 

There’s also something deeply satisfying about going back to a rural living. It is in our roots. People are made to enjoy life built on the soil. Yet, if you’ve moved recently into a cosy cottage in a small hamlet or a remote location, you are probably wondering if the challenges of a soil-based lifestyle were worth the effort. There are challenges, it’s no use denying it. But most of the issues people face have to do with lack of preparation. 

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4 Fun Things To Know About Living In the Countryside

The city has the bright lights, it’s true, and the excitement and diversity that cosmopolitan spaces allow mean it’s a popular choice for people looking to live life to the fullest. However, though the countryside might not be quite as bright in the traditional sense, it does offer a great deal of enjoyment that can give anyone’s lifestyle a significant boost. If you’re thinking of moving from the city to the countryside, then take a read of the below, where we’ll outline some of the fun things to know.

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5 Great Reasons to Live in the Countryside

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If you are looking to move to a new home, you probably have your mind made up over whether you want to live in an urban area or a rural one. And if you’re a city dweller, you probably have no interest in moving to the countryside. After all, you’re going to be far away from all shops and entertainment, the transport links are rubbish, and you’ll probably have to learn how to deal with spiders in your home and how to stop foxes pooping in gardens.

But this isn’t the reality at all. It’s perfectly possible to live in the beautiful English countryside while still leading an exciting, social and busy lifestyle. More and more people are leaving the fast pace of city living to move to more peaceful areas of the country.

If you are still undecided, here are five fantastic reasons to live in the countryside. Read more

Planning For The Post-Covid Party Of Your Dreams

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What’s the first thing you’ll do when the covid pandemic is over? It’s getting to that point where many people are tentatively starting to ask themselves these kinds of questions, as it grows increasingly likely that we might be able to come out of the darkness some time in 2021. For many people, the first thing that they will do is throw a big party for all their friends. If that’s something you’d like to do, it’s never too early to start planning. So let’s take a look at how you can plan for the post-covid party of your dreams right now. Read more

How To Survive This COVID Christmas

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It’s almost Christmas, which for many is usually such a wonderful time of the year, however, this year may be very different for some. Due to the Coronavirus, many people are unable to see their loved ones this year as there are too many of them, and others are unable to see their elderly or vulnerable relatives for fear of infecting them. This Christmas, for many, may be a time of great sadness, loneliness and loss. Suddenly the traditions you have become used to have been turned upside down. And sadly, one of the worst parts of this is that this year, there is nothing you can do about it. So, what can you do to cope this year? Read more