It is probably the most stress-filled, expensive and significant day of your adult life. Everything for your wedding day is organised and ready. Or is it? Paul Cook takes a look at the ins and outs of providing a safety net for your big day.
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Plymouth Hoe is one of Plymouth’s most beautiful places. The stunning sea views over the Sound mean that you can watch yachts, speedboats, tourist boats, navy frigates and every other kind of vessel you can think of.
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Pleas for Scottish Independence have taken a new turn with regard to the planned increases in the state pension age.
Learning from your mistakes can be a real asset. There is nothing more demoralising that realising you have been through this once before and how did you manage to let it happen again! Learning from the mistakes of others is just as useful – and a lot less stressful and potentially damaging. That is especially true in the financial world. With the frequency of changes to regulations concerning investments, tax and pensions, plus the inventiveness of scammers to get hold of other people’s money, it makes sense to monitor newspapers, TV, the internet and the radio. Don’t forget the radio. Paul Lewis and his Radio 4 “Money Box” programme...
A classic Devon market town just fifteen miles from Plymouth, Tavistock is well worth a visit. It is the largest market town in Devon, with a population of approximately 11,599 in 2007. It is set on the River Tavy, from where it’s name derives, and is below the western edge of Dartmoor.
Everyone who lives in Plymouth loves it (unless they are seriously deluded!). But what sets Plymouth apart from lesser places? When you’ve been away to foreign lands, like Exeter or London, what are the unmistakeable signs that you are back in Plymouth? For your convenience I’ve compiled a check list: Seagulls keep you awake at night. Those loveable little feathered friends of ours can get a bit noisy at times. People don’t stare straight through you. In London or other large conurbations you can easily feel as if you don’t really exist. Not so in Plymouth, where people may actually speak to you! You can get to most places...
The taboo around end of life matters stops us being open, honest and comfortable about death. This article by experienced celebrant Wendy Coulton looks at how to discuss this natural stage of our life cycle.