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My Favorite London Parks

London is famous for its wide-open green space that has become a luxury in most of the developed cities around the world. It has large open spaces in the outskirts of the city while in the city you can enjoy the secret gardens. Thus, it is no surprise that it has been voted as the greenest city in the world of its size.

London very soon aims to be declared a national park. It has the greenest and the most picturesque park all around the city. Whether you go to North London or East London, it has some of the best parks in the world.

There is no better place to soak in the famous London summer than the famous London parks. Here is a list of my favorite London parks to visit when in London.

Hampstead Heath

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Hampstead Heath is a park that has fields for you to run, ponds for you to swim and woods for you to hide in. It provides a great view of the city of London that brings visitors back again and again. Being a part of North London it provides the locals a chance to be with nature while still experiencing the hustle and bustle of being in a jungle of concrete. It is a perfect spot for flying kites and is dotted with pubs around the edges of the park.

Golders Hill Park

The Golders hill park is situated right next to the Hampstead Heath Park. Often overshadowed by its famous neighbor, it is a beautiful place where you have lovely flowerbeds. There are little secret gardens where you can reach by treading on the little paths in the garden. There is also a very nice petting zoo in the garden.

Regents Park

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The Regents Park is a spectacular creation of London’s famous royal architect, John Nash. It is famous for the London Zoo that is located at the park’s northeast corner. Another remaining area of the park showcases its beautiful landscape.

Greenwich Park

The Greenwich Park is famous for the amazing view it offers with green open spaces that’s perfect for a picnic, jogging or a little stroll down the park with your dog. It has been declared as a World Heritage Site ad is home to the line of Greenwich Meat Time. It is also home to National Maritime Museum, Old Royal Observatory and the Royal Naval College.

Victoria Park 

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One of the best-kept secret gardens in London, Victoria Park is an amazing place to spend your day. The park is divided into two by grove Road with one part, the western section home to the most beautiful lakes with a functional fountain. The park’s skyline is lined with various types of trees like horse chestnuts, cherries, Kentucky coffee, hawthorns and oaks.

Hyde Park

One of London’s most famous and picturesque places, Hyde Park has beautiful manicured lush green garden and pristine swan-filled lakes. Situated in the heart of central London, it is home to the famous landmark Serpentine Boating Lake and Speakers Corner. As it is highly accessible because of its central location, it attracts a large number of crowds making it the most fun place to enjoy the green space of London.

 

 

5 Quick Fixes to Bring a Room to Life

Giving a new look to your home is an interesting thing rather than daunting, the same way when you decide to cut your hair so short when your hair has been hanging until your waist for so many years.  The result is generally refreshing you can just marvel about it. Change can reenergize you and changing something in your home just brings more positivism.  It reenergizes you and the rest of the people living in the house. Something new just pumps up energy.

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Among the simplest methods of achieving that is to decorate your home.  A change in accessories would bring life to what has been a dull living room which has been in that same arrangement and colour scheme for almost two years.  By stating that, one does not constantly necessarily suggest wall decorations, lamp shades mirrors, furnishings or things like that.

Comfortable chairs, relaxing beds and uncommon lighting are terrific alternatives however the space can likewise be jazzed up with things that are as simple and basic as vibrant seat cushions (and can also be designer cushions), restroom rugs, carpeting rugs, ornamental pillows and drapes. They act as a great way of revamping your house decor.

The kind of design you decide to provide your space shows your taste, choices and frame of mind. Likewise, the house decoration can considerably affect your state of mind and aid in easing anxiety after a long day at work.

  • Painting your walls with refreshing new shade can be a great idea. For many, white is ‘the’ color that assists in introducing a sense of peace and calmness. While some people want to include some tones of color making the space come alive. Perhaps a nice bunch of vibrant and tastefully chosen items like seat cushions/ designer cushions, restroom rugs, carpeting rugs, ornamental pillows and drapes can significantly contribute to the concept.
  • Drapes can bring about the change your looking for too. If you put some with colours of your choice and style, they would surely bring back the vibrance to your living room and bedrooms.
  • Get some planters so you can put plants somewhere in your living room. This should really be easy and a low-cost make over.  Plants are refreshing because of their green colour and their capability to freshen the air in your interiors.
  • You do not have to buy anything if you do not have a budget for a quick fix for your home. You can think of a new arrangement of your living room, for example.  Re-arrange the furniture that would give you a brand new feel.

Besides, it is not necessary to spend too much to fix your home. Smart preparation is the key.

Welcome to the new blog!

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I wouldn’t have pushed with the idea of starting a new blog had it not been for a recent acquaintance  who blogs like crazy!  Don’t get me wrong, it’s not crazy like really crazy.  Crazy in a way that he was so passionate about it because he said he is able to share his views about virtually anything.  It’s more of an outlet for him and he was really excited as he talks about his exchanges with some of his online community.

Well, here I am starting a brand new blog but it’s all about something I am passionate about and that is home improvement.  Ever since I could remember, I know that I would make a living out of it and I did.  I always love anything about home improvement and design.  I come from a family with so many Home Improvement guys around.  Surely they were my influence and even until now.

So why blog? First, I am at the point where I like sharing my thoughts and I believe that this is one of the best platforms.

This blog will be about home improvement and I know for sure you’ll enjoy reading through my future posts.

I am Rodger and I am happy to be here and hopefully to belong to a community!