Interesting Hobbies

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How to start a journal – and keep it going

How to start a journal as a diary, creative journey or self-care tool? How to keep it going with the same focus once you've started?

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How colouring helped to make me a better writer

Colouring helped writer Stephanie treat her creative muse the way the ancient Romans did...

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How I learned to love cryptic crosswords

Discover the world of doing and solving cryptic crosswords with the fiendishly brilliant Maitresse...

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Sing your HEART out with indie women’s choirs

Fancy joining an indie women's choir? SING IT!

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The best colouring books for adults and what to look out for

Colouring books for adults - creativity with no strings attached. Which ones do people like best, and why?

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How to enjoy opera as a beginner

Our guide to opera will teach you how to enjoy opera - alternative style!

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Fire walking – the hobby that’s mind over matter

Fire walking is a hobby that encourages you to conquer fear with mind over matter. You've got this.

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How to keep pet rats – 10 tips from a ratty lover!

Fancy something eclectic? Here's a guide to all things ratty, from horrible histories (rat-baiting and fancy rats in ribbons and Queen Victoria, oh my!) to how to look after one.

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Cosplay costumes – DOs and DON’Ts

Looking for fresh ideas for cosplay costumes? Check out these suggestions from a regular cosplayer.

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Interesting hobbies – could you be a flaneur without knowing it?

Interesting hobbies: Explore street photography and psychogeography as a flaneur.

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Floriography – send messages using the Victorian language of flowers

Send coded messages like the Victorians using floriography in a nosegay or tussie-mussie. Here's how...

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Unusual hobbies – how to be a taphophile

Do you take an interest in epitaphs, tombstone rubbings, or just spending time (respectfully) in cemeteries? That's being a taphophile...

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Combine fitness and circus skills with aerial hoop

Looking for interesting fitness routines? With aerial hoop you'll combine circus skills with core body strength!

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8 Alternative Flower Arrangement Ideas

Flower arrangement lives and breathes. Discover nimble fingers and explore living art with 8 flower arrangements on the flip side...