5 Reasons to Visit Maker Faire Rome

What is Maker Faire Rome? #MakerFaireRome is the official European edition of Maker Faire, which originated in 2006 in the San Francisco Bay Area. It’s a no-profit, family-friendly event where children and adults can get involved in hundreds of fun, educational activities, workshops, and conferences. Quite simply it’s Europe’s greatest innovation event spotlighting hundreds of projects from around Europe and the world. The makers are a tech-influenced DIY (Do It Yourself) community including hobbyists, enthusiasts, researchers or students (amateurs!) steeped in innovation and creativity. Some makers even move on to become entrepreneurs and start-up small businesses. 5 Reasons to visit…

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DIY Home Office Storage

There is nothing I love more than turning something lost and redundant into something useful again. It’s incredibly satisfying. When I entered Hillary’s Craft Competition I had mentally planned to use the metre of gorgeous Daisy Pistachio fabric to make some cushion covers for my office chair or maybe a padded seat. I complain enough about the wooden monstrosity I might as well make it beautiful. However I had a flash of inspiration (code for an easier idea!) instead opting to turn a plain old cardboard box (which I was going to pop in the recycling bin) into somewhere to…

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4 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Wellbeing

Wellness is something I have been thinking a lot more about lately. I realised that I quite quickly have fallen into a rut, I’m running on that hamster wheel dictated by the going ons around me. You know, that imposed routine of school, after school activities and designated working hours I feel a lot like I don’t have time for myself.  I even find myself saying “I don’t have the time”. In reality I have time I don’t always use it effectively.  The Summer Holidays have been the perfect opportunity to think about what I want to add into my…

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