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A celebration of new music from around the world: Indie Week 2019

The music industry may as well be one big lottery – the stakes are high, the odds are low and there doesn’t seem to be a surefire way to win, no matter how badly you want it.  In a landscape…

10 things to consider when opening a restaurant

Against the competition of chains and smaller multiples, ensuring your independent offering survives and thrives in the dining sector requires careful strategic planning. What started as a passion has become a business, and staying true to your vision while keeping…

Flying Drones; Ready for a new hobby?

It’s great to have a hobby. As we already know, a hobby can help with your state of mental health, allow you to learn new skills and talents and meet new people. But why is flying drones fast becoming one…

Why Dating During The Holidays Is Weird

It’s November, the month that signals the return of red cups at Starbucks, the release of countless Hallmark movies about  female bakers who’ve turned their backs on love, and scary Black Friday shopping. But November also signals something more subtle,…

Ask Samantha: Should I save for home ownership or retirement?

It’s a super grown up question, one most of us would probably rather not think about:  our financial futures.  Working to make a living can be hard enough, and saving what we can after bills are paid up is challenging…