March Monthly Archives

The Blog That Sucks: Wowcher’s Guide to Vacuum Cleaners!

Let’s face it, you can’t expect to be a bona fide domestic goddess (or god, of course) without a vacuum cleaner. Like the ironing board, tumble dryer and 7-in-one-steam mop, a house ain’t quite a home without it. But today’s brave new world of fancy futuristic cylinder vacs, cordless spaceship-like devices and annoying Dyson ads is a wee bit more complicated than back in the …

Fitness Fads: Totally Rad or Barking Mad?

In today’s world of sculpted celebrities, post-Olympics guilt and the comeback of the kettlebell, there’s an overwhelming pressure to jump on the fitness bandwagon. Unfortunately, not all of us are bouncing gym bunnies hopping from the treadmill to the cross trainer. Perhaps our tails were clipped at an early age by a callous PE teacher, or the trauma of our school sports days chased us …

Wowcher’s Guide To: Earphones

Before we begin, let me ask you a quick question. If you are reading this article at work, in front of a computer screen or on your mobile or tablet, are you doing so whilst also wearing earphones and listening to music? For many of us the answer will be yes. Indeed, as this blog is being written, the melodic sounds of Supertramp’s definitive album …

Cracking Easter Bank Holiday Ideas…

Somewhere between hangovers and hot cross buns, Easter leaves little to the imagination for anything but cocoa-induced comas. Yet with four heaven sent days off, it’s official: the first bank holiday weekend of the year is finally on the horizon! That’s 96 hours to do whatever you like, we’ll have you know. So before you eat so much chocolate your blood type becomes Nutella, check …

Wish You Were Here?

It’s that time of year again: having finally abandoned your New Year’s diet AND managed to find your loved one a suitable Valentine’s present, we’re beginning to focus on the future. And with the sun (albeit occasionally) peeking out from behind the clouds, summer holidays are on the horizon – but where to go? Whether it’s the Peak District or Peru, we’re always up for …

Food for Thought

Couple having dinner

Are you getting a little fed up with your traditional restaurant options? Italian getting irritating? French getting frustrating, Thai getting tiresome or Mexican getting a bit, well, meh? Luckily, there’s a whole world of alternatives cropping up for you to chow down on. Yes, apparently food is the latest hot new thing (who’d have thought it?), with culinary kings and queens all over the country …