by Ben Rawlins
13. June 2014

Luxury Catalogues: The Word Of Mouth Of The 21st Century

There was a time when you just knew. If you were a wealthy gentleman about town, then you just knew that you could buy fine wine from Berry Bros. & Rudd, get quality watches from Heming, and send your children to King’s Bruton Boarding School, because knowledge of these luxury brands was just a part and…

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by Ben Rawlins
04. March 2014

The Joys of Hampstead Heath

  Hampstead Heath is the best park in London. Fact. Richmond Park may be larger and Hyde Park may be more famous on an international scale but when it comes to sheer beauty and character the Heath wins hands down. London is such a busy, noisy place and I feel that the only way to…

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Cycling

by Ben Rawlins
04. March 2014

Changing Lanes

  Changing Lanes Morning rush hour. What a lovely time of day, especially on the Northern line (sarcastic tone). Thankfully I never had to take that tin can of despair but instead sat on the Victoria line at Stockwell and witnessed the beast roll into the platform. Nothing looks more out of place than yuppie…

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by Ben Rawlins
10. February 2014

Do We Need to Worry?

                    Do We Need to Worry? This might be a funny thing to ask, especially on a lovely up-beat blog such as Life Well Lived, but are there things we need to be doing in preparation ‘for the end’? Yes: as in the end of the…

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by Ben Rawlins
10. November 2013

Most Inspirational Glass Buildings

If we mention ‘glass used within interiors’, what’s your first thought? It might be the double glazing windows that those dull door-to-door salesmen are always trying to sell. Or the French windows which were – and still are – popular in many interior design magazines. Either way, glass doesn’t inspire a huge amount of innovative…

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by Ben Rawlins
14. September 2013

The Hidden Dangers of Keeping Your Mobile Phone in Your Pocket

  The Hidden Dangers of Keeping Your Mobile Phone in Your Pocket As I begin writing this blog post, I have no idea what the dangers of keeping your phone in your pocket – be it trouser or shirt – actually are. I have heard musings and muttering over the years that radiation from phones…

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Sexhappy

by Ben Rawlins
10. August 2013

All you need is love

                        All you need is love (for a healthy heart) Did you know that love and intimacy are good for you? I’m sure most will agree it feels good, but did you know just how good it is for your well-being? Here are a…

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by Ben Rawlins
02. May 2013

Why not visit…Aberdeen?

                    Why not visit…Aberdeen? Aberdeen may not immediately spring to mind when considering places to visit in the UK. Located in the North-East of Scotland it is a rather remote, cold and rainy city. The journey from London takes about 8 hours by train and 12…

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by Ben Rawlins
04. January 2013

Escape the City!

                      Escape the City! In a meteorological sense, the last few days have been stark evidence of the Summer coming to a grinding halt. A cold wind has blown in, followed by some pretty miserable rain. We are not alone – the majority of the…

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by Ben Rawlins
04. January 2013

3 Ways to Turn your Home into a Spa

3 Ways to Turn your Home into a Spa In our busy working lives we all know how important it is to strike a balance and get the rest your mind and body needs in between. Spa breaks and pampering holidays are booming industries, and as marketers persuade us that we need to part with…

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