Birdsong and Beethoven

Birdsong and Beethoven

Birdsong doesn’t just sound lovely – it’s also good for us. Have a listen to our some of favourite birdsong music

Recipe: Brioche hot cross buns

Brioche hot cross buns | The Simple Things

Get everyone’s favourites on the table with our laid-back Easter brunch, featuring a new take on an old classic: brioche hot cross buns

Grow indoor herbs PLUS a competition

How to grow herbs indoors in unusual containers

Add colour to your kitchen and flavour to your food…and win some brilliant freebies along the way!

Recipe: Dark chocolate and raspberry tarts

recipe for dark chocolate and raspberry tarts from the Simple Things magazine

With four cake and biscuit recipes to choose from, April’s issue of The Simple Things is a baker’s dream come true. Want more? These dark chocolate and raspberry tarts are pastry perfection

Win a summer wardrobe from Seasalt!


Enter our competition and you could be the lucky winner of a shopping spree at Seasalt clothing Seasalt clothing is ‘designed by the sea for people everywhere’ and their design studios overlook the stunning Falmouth Bay in Cornwall. You’ll be able to add a splash of Cornish sunshine to your wardrobe with the vibrant spring… Continue reading

Escape: The country's oldest daffodil hotspot

The country's oldest daffodil hotspot

They brighten our homes and herald spring. Grow them, visit them or simply enjoy them – you’ve got to love a daff

Recipe: Make Madeleines for Mother's Day

Madeleines recipe, The Simple Things

Make your mother’s day with a batch of madeleines, fresh from the oven, with our recipe 

Escaping: Moon Walk

Go for a walk by moonlight, the Simple Things magazine

Can’t wait for longer spring days to enjoy the great outdoors? You don’t need to. Go for a moon walk under night skies

Meet the original upcyclers: Mark and Sally Bailey

Mark and Sally Bailey Baileys Home and Garden

Mark and Sally Bailey, king and queen of up cycling, talk us through their stripped-back style

Wordless Wednesday

Perfect people-watching, with coffee and and a Natas tart. Lisbon, Portugal

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