How to make the most of retirement

Retired couple sitting on a wall on holiday

Enjoy your golden years in style
Image: Daniel Myjones

Retiring? With the curtain falling on your professional life, now’s your chance to finally get around to fulfilling your dreams. Take up a new hobby, get back to nature, hit the road – whatever you always wanted to do but never had time for – now is the time. Need a little inspiration? Here are some great ideas for things to do, courtesy of some of our favourite bloggers.

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19 things to take to uni

19 things to take to uni that you might not have thought of

Heading off to uni for the first time? We’ve got you covered.
Image source: Dollar Gill

Pack light for your first term at university, taking just the essentials to get you through your first few weeks. Clothes, bedding, stationery, basic cookware, and your toiletries are all you need, plus a few of your favourite things to help see off the homesick blues. There’s no point hauling everything bar the kitchen sink to your student digs – remember, university towns have shops too.

We asked some of our favourite student bloggers and YouTubers for their top tips for what to take to uni – those little extras that will make your new life a bit easier. We don’t suggest you pack all these items, but select the ones that seem most sensible to you.

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