The 3 stages of failure in property investing… and how to fix them

If the key to success is about knowing when to hold ‘em and when to fold ‘em, how do you apply this to your property investment strategy?

Sure perseverance, hard work, determination are are all admirable qualities.

But when it comes to success in life – be it in your personal relationships, career, or even property investing — there comes a time when you must decide whether you should stick with something for the long haul, or accept defeat and move onto greener pastures.

Putting all of your energy into something that is doomed to fail and thereby “flogging a dead horse” is probably the least efficient and effective use of your time and money around.

If the key to success is about knowing when to hold ‘em and when to fold ‘em, how do you apply this to your property investment strategy?

Well, there are three areas within which … Read more

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Es Devlin constructs Brit Awards stage like rainbow-coloured maze

Glowing, zigzagging volumes were layered to form the labyrinthine backdrop of the 2021 Brit Awards, courtesy of set designer Es Devlin.

The ceremony for the annual music awards took place at London’s O2 Arena on 11 May and welcomed 4,000 guests, making it one of the biggest indoor events to take place in the UK since the country first went into coronavirus lockdown in the spring of 2020.

Wide view of Es Devlin's set design for Brit Awards 2021
The 2021 Brit Awards took place at London’s O2 Arena

Devlin’s design for the presenter stage, realised in collaboration with set building company Diagon, consisted of plywood modules that were strategically layered and illuminated by LED strips to create the impression of a three-dimensional maze rising up behind the podium.

The set incorporates geometric forms and rainbow colours in a nod to the work of London designer Yinka Ilori, who worked together with Devlin to create this year’s pair of Brit Awards … Read more

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The RHS warns gardeners against buying plants online – here's how to shop plants safely

The Royal Horticultural Society has issued a warning to gardeners to make sure they’re buying plants from reputable British garden centres. This is to reduce the risk of introducing new pests and diseases into our gardens.

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Three million of us discovered the joy of gardening over the past year, with many of us filling even the smallest of spaces with clever small garden ideas. But, the RHS predicts that this increase in demand could see us unwittingly taking risks.

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The RHS’ warning about buying plants online

At worst, this could introduce new plant health issues, damaging our landscapes. ‘The boom in gardening has seen online sales rocket over the last year, enabling many to find solace among their plants,’ says Lisa Ward, Principal Plant Health Scientist at the RHS.

‘However, gardeners need to be made aware of … Read more

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A Designer’s Fun, Mid-Century Makeover Of Her ‘90s Townhouse!

A Designer’s Fun, Mid-Century Makeover Of Her ‘90s Townhouse!

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by Amelia Barnes

Artedomus tiles. Brass handles by Superfront. Tapware by Astra Walker. CDK Stone ‘Verde Fusion’ granite benchtops. Kitchen door painted in Dulux Balsam Pear. Photo – Armelle Habib

Home owners Liz and Rob with their children Ravi (4) and Ottoline (2). Photo – Armelle Habib

Artwork by Michael Vale via James Makin Gallery. Behruz Studio rug. Sideboard from Syber’s Vintage Bazaar. Vintage blur chair. Photo – Armelle Habib

Edel Carpets ‘Vanity’ carpet in ‘Atlantic’ sourced via Whitecliffe Imports. Photo – Armelle Habib

Artedomus tiles. Brass handles by Superfront. Tapware by Astra Walker. CDK Stone ‘Verde Fusion’ granite benchtop. Kitchen door painted in Dulux Balsam Pear. Photo – Armelle Habib

The converted garage! Walls painted in Dulux Cosmic Aura. Door painted in Dulux Balsam Pear. Pink ottoman from Brosa. Sofa/spare bed custom-made by Studio Tate. Photo – Armelle

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How To Design Your Wall, Submit Plans And Materials To Use

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Whereas discovering properties on the market in Paphos, Cyprus could be a tough task, many people the duty is much simpler with the help of an experienced property agent. cnc red floor Within the humorous design of our Arrow Bookends,In the humorous design of our Arrow Bookends, Cupid’s arrow has struck the object of every e book lover’s affection. These distinctive bookends feature an arrow’s feathers on one bookend and the arrowhead on the other, making it appear as if the arrow is piercing by any row of books positioned between them. These decorative bookends will add interest and enjoyable to any bookshelf, side desk or console desk. Vance’s records appeared to seek advice … Read more

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