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Avoid the flu this winter: 10 herbs & spices to boost your immunity

As we age, we become more susceptible to colds and the flu, and this vulnerability increases even more during the cold winter months. Having a…

Boogie the night away to keep dementia at bay!

Dancing has been shown to reduce the risk of dementia by a whopping 76%!! As an added benefit, it also has a positive effect on depression and anxiety.

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Top 10 tips for autumn: early prep for winter

After a hot summer, the cool nights of autumn can feel like wonderful relief. Now is the time to throw open the windows and cleanse your house, inviting the fresh, crisp breeze into every room. Autumn is also the perfect opportunity to prepare your home and garden (and yourself!) for the impending cold days and nights of winter.

Seize the year!

It’s never too late to set goals – regardless of your age or the time of the year but the New Year does provide a reminder to think about your resolutions and what you really want to achieve.

Our top 5 Christmas gifts for your loved ones

Giving is a great feeling and the best thing about this time of year. However choosing a present can be hard and it’s even harder when you’re thinking about an older loved one who may simply have it all. Here’s our top 5 Christmas gifts to inspire your shopping.

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$1000 to prune camellias!

Yes, you read correctly. $1000 to prune your camellias. Really and truly. And we’re not talking about a flower farm but rather a copse of camellias in a suburban backyard.

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Green is good – 5 hardy house plants

You may have noticed the resurgence in house plants. Gorgeous little shops that once were florists are now focussing on promoting longer lasting plants. Trailing…

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Books to lose yourself in

A good book is an immersion into another world. So this month we’re recommending a great book – in fact it’s a collection of short stories that allows you to dip in and out.  Helen Garner’s Stories: The Collected Short Fiction is an extraordinary collection and here’s why.

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