HOPE IS EVERYTHING

January saw the release of the final series of Ricky Gervais’ ‘After Life.’ A bittersweet show that has won over the hearts of millions as it takes us through the process of grief. To encourage people to discuss mental health and talk more, Netflix has installed 25 benches in parks across the UK, similar to the one Ricky’s character sits on in the show, so people have a safe place to go and talk.

HAPPY PLACE

Beds Divans has used Met Office data to find out which areas of the UK have the most hours of sunlight during the winter months, making them the happiest locations in the UK. Chichester took the top spot with 232 hours of winter sunlight, followed closely by Hastings with 227. See the full list here and start dusting off the flip-flops!

THE MOST IMPORTANT MEAL OF THE DAY

Sleep website mornings.co.uk calculated the mentions of “best breakfast,” and “excellent breakfast” for every capital city on Trip Advisor to determine which are the best breakfasts in the world. A Premier Inn in London finished in the top ten with it’s all you can eat buffet, but the Park Plaza on Westminster Bridge was crowned champion with the best brekkie.

CLIMB THE LADDER

Moving up the property ladder can be a patient game, but there are some DIY trends to try that could speed up the selling process. For example, changing your front door and window frames could up the appeal and encourage more viewers to see the property. See the expertise by Lemon and Lime Interiors here.

PUT YOUR KNOWLEDGE TO THE TEST

Plantin Casino is looking for one lucky winner to watch and analyse quiz shows for them. As well as being paid £3,000, expenses such as TV licenses are covered, and you will be able to test yourself on shows like The Chase, Pointless, The Wheel and more! Entry details can be found at Lad Bible here.

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