In America they refer to the toilet as the bathroom. To actually use the word toilet is considered slightly bad form. That begs the question, however, where did the word loo come from and why is it so particular to us Brits?
The toilet. Virtually everyone in the UK has at least one, and sometimes
two, in their home. However, many of us simply don’t realise what an
incredible invention the toilet was and how it revolutionised the way we
VictoriaPlum.com is a proud Hull business, having been established in
the city in 1999. Most of us are Hull born and bred and live in the city
and surrounding areas. So as you can imagine, we’re absolutely thrilled
that Hull has been named UK City of Culture 2017.
Find out more about our city with this handy infographic.
Black Friday has quickly become the biggest shopping day in the UK, and it is right around the corner (Friday 27th November in case you didn't know!). So, to make sure you are all in the know about this now famous day, we’ve been finding out a bit more about where the day came from and why it has become as popular as it has.
Believe it or not, there is an actual National Mud Pack Day that takes place every year. If you've never tried a mud pack or face pack beauty treatment before, we'll explain what they're all about and try it ourselves...all for a good cause of course!
A lot of people are still finding their direction in life, even far into
adulthood, and I know I’m still finding mine. My recent path has led me
to marketing so, to help you choose your direction, here’s an insight
into graduate life in the world of online marketing at a major retailer.
With the drip-dripping of the taps, weird noises coming from the
plumbing and the fact you are often utterly, utterly alone, it's no wonder that toilets can seem to be spooky places. We take you on a spine-chilling tour of the top 5 haunted toilets in the UK.
Outdated bathroom suites left relatively untouched since the 1970s are
not as uncommon as you might think. As many of us make the decision to
renovate our homes slowly, on a basis of one room at a time, it is
inevitable that one space should be left behind.