February has arrived with a little bit of a cold snap but happily there are milder temperatures forecast for the rest of the month. Many gardeners up and down the country have already been busy preparing their gardens for the spring and summer months but it’s not too late if you’ve not yet started.
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This Friday (January 25) Scots around the world will gather together to raise a dram or two to Robert Burns.
Known as Scotland's National Bard, the fact that Burns' legacy endures more than 200 years after his death shows not just a love of his songs and poems, but of Scottish heritage.
And there is plenty to celebrate...
It’s January, a new year and an opportunity to feel optimistic, so why not kick start the year by organising your summer garden displays? Read about jobs you can make a start on and we have plenty of great value plant collections for you to browse!
Take the stress out of Christmas present shopping this year and choose from our range of Hampers, Subscriptions, Cds, Books & Crafting. We've even got presents specifically for your relatives abroad! Order online today from the comfort of your own home and then put your feet up, relax and tuck into some mince pies.
Struggling to find the perfect gift for your loved one this Christmas? Fear not, we've got it covered!
Browse or gift guide and find the perfect present for all the family. Our range features subscriptions, books, hampers, jewellery and much more, whether thats for Mum, Dad, Auntie, Uncle, Grandparents or Children. Bring on the festive cheer!
Our magazines are packed with loads of fun things to make and do for Halloween. These are some of our favourite baking and craft ideas - great for Halloween parties or sleepovers!
With rationing on certain foods lasting until 1954, cooks in the 1950s had to be resourceful and creative. Some recipes have stood the test of time and remain family favourites, while a few of the more “creative” dishes are less popular today.
Tips and recipes were shared with and by readers of The Sunday Post, People’s Journal and The People’s Friend. Take a look at some of the best recipes and tips from the most inventive cooks that ever lived
Join us as we travel back in time to explore some of Beano’s most iconic moments. Our fun, interactive timeline will take you on a trip down memory lane from the first edition with Big Eggo as the cover star to the creation of everyone’s favourite character, Dennis the Menace, and everything in-between. Help us search the alleyways of the 1980s edition for Dennis’ beloved pet, Gnasher, or celebrate Minnie the Minx’s 60th birthday in the 2010s. Our digital timeline will help you relive some of these treasured memories and maybe you’ll even learn a fun fact or two along the way.
You can guarantee every contestant in the new series of The Great British Bake Off will utter one phrase at some point during the competition.
They’ll say they want to bake something: “just like Mum used to make”.
Well, how did Mum make it? Why were the cakes, puddings, soups meat and veg of the past so good?
Enjoy the third collection of these much-loved tales, accompanied by the original watercolour illustrations created by Dundee artist Douglas Phillips.