The best weighted blanket on Amazon   

Over the past couple of years, weighted blankets have surged in popularity as a means to combat sleeplessness caused by insomnia, anxiety or stress. And now one of these blankets is causing a stir among shoppers on Amazon, with reviewers describing it as a ‘life-changer’, ‘super snuggly’, and the greatest thing ever’. The Quility Premium … Read more

How to profit from a loss-making firm: It might sound bonkers but you can make a fortune 

How can you profit from investing in loss-makers? It sounds bonkers, but can actually be highly lucrative. Just ask investors in Amazon, Twitter or Ocado. Taxi hailing app Uber was the latest loss-making firm to motor on to the New York Stock Exchange yesterday, completing one of the most highly anticipated US floats in recent … Read more

How a young woman went from caring for her sick mother to being one of the youngest female CEOs

A young woman who went from carer to successful CEO said looking after her sick mother as a teen helped her mature ‘at warped speed’ and influenced her career for the better.  Annastasia Seebohm, 32, who divides her time between New York and London, is the recently appointed Global CEO of luxury concierge company Quintessentially, which … Read more

The world’s best water parks revealed, from Orlando to Dubai

Pack your swimsuit and your sense of adventure because water parks are not just for children.  Some of the world’s best combine white-knuckle, adrenaline-filled rides with relaxing activities for those not so keen to make a splash. BEST IN THE WORLD: Aquatica, Florida The Taumata Racer in Orlando. For fun as a group, grab a mat … Read more

Ancient ruins and modern day charms? Go to Gozo!

Gozitans (as they are called) are well-schooled in accepting their lot.  ‘The rest of Malta thinks we still live in caves,’ a grandmother in the capital Victoria (so named after our former queen, who, unlike her great-great-granddaughter, never actually made it here) tells me.   In fact, they live mainly in two or three-storey houses (nothing … Read more

Royal fans think there’s a hidden tribute to Meghan in baby Archie Harrison’s name

Fans claim baby Archie’s name is a secret tribute to Meghan because it’s a near-anagram of her real moniker, Rachel Many praised the tribute to Prince Harry in Archie’s middle name Harrison Harrison is derived from ‘Harry’s son’, and his surname is Mountbatten-Windsor Eagle-eyed royal fans have spotted potential tribute to Meghan in name Archie  … Read more

From novelty mugs to ‘gangsta’ bodysuits, websites cash in on baby Archie with royal souvenirs

Websites are cashing in on the exciting arrival of Meghan and Harry’s son – with dozens of Baby Archie souvenirs flooding the online shopping realm. Superfans can get their hands on a china mug emblazoned with an official photo of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex cradling their newborn, which also features his name, the … Read more

How Facebook saved one man’s life

Major Depressive Episode. That was what the doctor wrote on my medical record. It was August 10, 2014. The day before, some friends had pulled me up off the pavement outside the office block where I worked and manhandled me to the nearest hospital crisis centre. They’d come because I’d put a message on Facebook saying: … Read more

Vault Interiors: Renovation queen transforms a $12k vintage caravan into a tiny home on wheels

With the tiny home movement only rising in popularity across Australia, renovation experts and interior stylists are now moving into caravan flipping – with spectacular results.  Justine Wilson, a Sydney-based property styling expert, is one of these professional ‘van flippers’ and recently transformed a $12,000 vintage caravan into a chic home on wheels for approximately … Read more