Arts and Crafts: There Is So Much You Could Be Doing!

Arts and Crafts: There Is So Much You Could Be Doing!

Arts and crafts is an umbrella term that includes so many artistic endeavours, that we could really say it’s a “beach umbrella term”! However, it’s true: everything you can build or create More »

Flea Market Hunters, There is Hope for You Yet!

Flea Market Hunters, There is Hope for You Yet!

Let’s say that your hobby is hunting for forgotten, minor treasures in flea markets and car boot sales. Let’s say that your spouse has given you an ultimatum of sorts: either the More »

Have a Photographic Eye? Get Your Camera (or Smartphone) Now!

Have a Photographic Eye? Get Your Camera (or Smartphone) Now!

Maybe you’re not one to read or write your own stories, but everyone commends your photos at parties or family gatherings. This is interesting and deserves your attention, because in spite of More »

 

What Do You Know About “21st Century Hobbies”?

The Trade Union Congress reported that, as of 2015, British citizens had the longest working hours of all of their continental counterparts, with an average of 48 hours in the office per week. Additionally, one in 25 workers spent up to 60 hours away from home – actually closer to United States standards than our own. The data has improved only slightly in the following years, making it obvious that balancing a professional life with one’s private needs remains somewhat elusive.

And that’s exactly what we’re here for: this site is aimed at all of those people who are not content with putting their feet up at the end of the day, but would like to do something more with the little extra time they have. Having a hobby, a passion, an activity that helps a professional unwind but at the same time gives them satisfaction and – why not? – Could even end up being a welcome addition to the family income. Forget about long-term investments like collecting stamps or coins – we’re talking about 21st century hobbies, something with a much more immediate return.

There is a new wave of occupations that may very well be considered fads, but really they could benefit you in a 360 degree fashion: relaxing your body and mind, and giving you a new lease on life, helping you escape what our American cousins have aptly described as the “rat-race”.

Read on and learn all about our suggestions: you will surely find something that is right up your alley, whether you’re an artistic type or not, and this could even help you cement the relationships in your family.

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