Sometimes it feels as if we are all being pushed into using the internet for things we would prefer to do face to face, or by good old-fashioned Royal Mail. For many park home residents using the internet is a daunting prospect, and fears of online fraud don’t exactly fill us all with confidence. Nevertheless, the benefits almost certainly outweigh the dangers, and with more and more offers and services being provided exclusively by websites and applications known as “apps”, there is no better time to dive in and discover the wonders of the online world.
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There is a new trend in astronomy. It’s called astrotourism, where eco-minded travellers search out locations, far and wide, to find the clearest skies for gazing at the stars and moon and finding distant galaxies. However, for aspiring astronomers, residential and holiday parks have a built in advantage, often giving clear access to the best night skies without even leaving the park. In association with Bartons Group here are our suggestions on how you can begin your own astronomy adventure without packing a suitcase.
Whether you are an ardent fan of the Antiques Roadshow, with a priceless heirloom hidden in the attic (you never know!) or perhaps you secretly enjoy seeing who makes a loss on Flog It, knowing you could do much better, this may take your fancy. In association with Bartons Group here is our advice on how to turn your interest into a hobby collection, and maybe make a bit of welcome cash too!
Life on a residential park frequently offers the chance to join a ready-made community of like-minded people, of a similar age, and with shared interests. Indeed, this sense of neighbourliness adds to the feeling of security and relaxation that residents often remark on, when they move to parks such as Barton Group’s Glenholt Park, in Plymouth.
Navigating your way through the food fads and seemingly conflicting advice filling the airwaves, and your favourite magazines, is no easy task these days. The TV schedules are packed with every possible variation on the cooking programme theme, whilst the newspapers are full of scare stories about things that until recently we all thought were healthy!
There is a growing emphasis on health in the UK. However, there are plenty of other ways to improve your health beyond eating more fruit or veg! It is about becoming more active in a gentler way, making the most of the outdoors and the opportunities around you. Here are other affordable and fun ways to get the most out of life as Spring approaches.