A short history of dandelion and burdock

Dandelion and burdock is a rather old-fashioned British drink which has its origins in the 13th century. Today’s versions are many and varied, but let us first take a look back at the origins of this classic. Image Credit St Thomas Aquinas It is said that around 1265 he made a drink with ingredients he found in the hedgerow, praying to God for inspiration. This first version would have been much less sweet than the drink we know today, with just a touch of honey. There also would have been…

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Make moving house stress-free with these tips

Moving house can be exciting and a great time to get rid of things you no longer want or need. However, it can also be a very stressful time as well as emotional, especially if you have lived in the house you’re leaving for a long period of time. There are things you can do in order to make the move go as smoothly as possible, and the key is to be organised. Declutter The best thing to do is to start as soon as you have a moving date…

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What is temporary car insurance and how can it benefit you?

Temporary car insurance provides you with a short-term solution to your insurance needs, so you can avoid the cost of taking out a full twelve-month policy. As with all insurance policies, there are a few initial hurdles to cross. The minimum age is usually 21 and policies are normally reserved for drivers between that age and 75. As long as you don’t have any serious convictions, you should be good to go. Image Credit A temporary policy There are all sorts of reasons for taking out a temporary insurance policy.…

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How Long Does SEO Take To Start Working

Once upon a time the plan was to recognise those keywords that were the most to the point to your business, got the maximum traffic, and weren’t very competitive. It used to be you would work 5-10 keywords that were your “golden keywords” and would bring in the more of your traffic. When someone comes to us and says “We require being #1 for such and such keyword,” we are aware they’re stuck in that criterion. That keyword plan is incorrect, because with infrequent and scarcer anomaly, there is no…

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The top four benefits of CRM software for financial advisers

Without clients, a financial advisory firm cannot function; therefore, the relationship an adviser builds with their client is the oil in the joints that keeps the business moving. Image Credit The value of good client relationships cannot be underestimated. The benefits are clear, as set out in an FT Adviser article back in 2013. Staying on top of increasing numbers of unique clients in a growing business needs some technological help, which is where dedicated CRM software comes in. There are numerous ways advisers are benefiting from using CRM software,…

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How to reduce traffic noise pollution in your home

You may have chosen your home based on its great transport links; however, whether you are close to a road, station or airport, the noise from cars, buses, trains and planes can be difficult to live with. Image Credit Noise pollution is a big problem, with around 75 million EU residents exposed to road traffic noise and an estimated 10,000 cases of premature death every year. Noise pollution can be prevented, however, so you can have both good transport links and a peaceful place to live. Preventing noise Windows are…

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