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Handel and Hendrix House: Musical pioneers and foreigners shaping London’s cultural landscape

May 29 2023
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London, a melting pot of diverse cultures, has witnessed the convergence of artistic minds from various corners of the world, leaving an indelible mark on its rich tapestry of music and culture. In the heart of Mayfair, two legendary musicians, George Frideric Handel and Jimi Hendrix, found themselves living under the same roof, despite being centuries apart. Their shared residence, 23 Brook Street – which has recently reopened after some refurbishments – not only served as their home but also became the birthplace of revolutionary music that forever changed the landscape of their respective eras. In this article I’ll explore the remarkable parallels between Handel and Hendrix, highlighting their influential contributions to the music world and shedding light on the foreign musicians who have shaped London and Britain as a whole.

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10 Things to do in London over half-term holidays

May 25 2023
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This May half-term holiday will be challenging for parents and carers but equally an opportunity for families to get together and create lasting fond memories. London has plenty of exciting things to do for everyone and for every pocket. Whether you’re into culture or outdoor activities, London offers lots of family-friendly activities. Find out London Mums’ top 10 things to do in London over half-term holidays.

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9 Reasons why every swimming pool owner should have a pool cover

May 25 2023

There are a lot of perks that come with being a pool owner, but there are also some not-so-cool things too. And these drawbacks are where having pool cover steps into the gap and saves the pool day. Here’s why you need to have a swimming pool cover.

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What is the cost of solar panels? Everything you need to know

May 24 2023
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Do you live in the UK and are thinking about installing solar panels? There are many advantages to this green technology. However, it can also be expensive.

Apart from the installation costs and the cost of purchasing the technology, you will also have additional charges for monitoring your electricity usage and accessing your solar generator.

For this reason, it’s important to carefully read the fine print and ask as many questions as possible. Keep reading to learn more about the cost of solar panels and everything that you need to know.

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How to help your child cope with type 1 diabetes

May 23 2023
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Receiving a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes for your child is undeniably difficult, and you are probably feeling anxious and overwhelmed, not to mention concerned about how your child will manage. In fact, both you and your child will probably go through an emotional period of adjustment as you learn to cope with this life-changing condition as a family.

While there is, of course, no understating the seriousness and stressfulness of such a diagnosis, the good news is that there are a number of things you can do to help your child cope with their new way of life. While they may struggle to accept their condition, to begin with, children are surprisingly resilient.

With that aim in mind, here are a few tips on how to help them live their best life alongside diabetes.

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