From the magical wooded dell to the pop-art painted coffin and leopard print hearse, award-winning celebrants Kate and Kate are putting the choice into end-of-life celebrations

Stuart Baillie first met ‘The Kates’ in 2018 shortly after they’d set up a local Coffin Club, he caught up with them recently to find out all about their mission to change the face of funerals forever! When you meet Kate Tym and Kate Dyer it’s never anything other than an uplifting experience. As a team […]

How to keep warm next winter

Even though winter is likely to be the last thing on your mind during summer, wintertime is special. There are bonfires, hot chocolate, twinkly lights, and the holiday season. The catch is, it also gets bitterly cold! Staying warm can often feel like a mission, especially if you are trying to cut down on your […]

Hair loss – is there anything we can do about it anyway?

Having our hair ‘done’ should make us feel good. Haircuts and styles give us choices about how we express ourselves. Hair also protects our scalp from sunburn, so it’s not surprising that we may feel anxious and alarmed if our hair starts to thin.  This month I consider whether hair thinning, or hair loss in women is […]

The benefits of sleep – a good night’s rest and how to get one

Bexhill’s Jane Midwinter is the founder of HotWomenAtMenopause, an associate trainer with Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace and is a menopause coach. She also writes articles on menopause for women and their employers. Jane’s monthly column, specially written for Battle in Focus, offers accurate information and support for women and a better understanding of menopause for all. After losing an hour in […]

Spring has sprung the time for hope and rebirth has arrived!

Bexhill’s Jane Midwinter is the founder of HotWomenAtMenopause, an associate trainer with Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace and is a menopause coach. She also writes articles on menopause for women and their employers. Jane’s monthly column, specially written for Hastings in Focus, offers accurate information and support for women and a better understanding of menopause for all. Spring is upon us. Winter – […]