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You Better Send Your Children To Private School

In some areas here in the UK you simply cannot send your children to public schools any longer! I have seen them wanting to stuff the children in class rooms with more than forty children! In many larger cities like London or Birmingham, the teachers are stressed out and seem rather happy to get the day over with than actually being motivated to teach, especially those children with learning difficulties. Problem, in a class with more than forty children no teacher can dedicate much time to those children that would actually need it!

private schoolI have long come to the conclusion that private schools are a much better choice for the children. Many of my relatives and friends who send children to private school for generations only confirm this to me!

Pretty much all of those children ended up mature and polite with well-paying jobs now. This is entirely different when I look at those children that were schooled in public schools. A lot of them barely made it through school with average grades. They also told me that their teachers didn’t really attend to them.

Fortunately we have lots of good private schools here in the UK which means there is an always an option to give your child the best education. If you happen to live in Hertfordshire and look for some good Hertfordshire private schools I definitely recommend the Kingshottschool. This is where Jeff and Linda sent their children and they’re extremely happy! They love this school! The oldest is now almost done with the school and he’s already lined up a great job at a software company. Believe it or not, I really think that some firms take applicants just because they know they attended a good school! This is another reason you should look into private schools for your children. Do it if you want the best for your children!

Cool European Travel Locations

Some locations in Europe we have been to already although we normally avoid the more popular, touristy spots. But there is just so much to see in Europe that one could easily make a long list of travel destinations to go to and it would need a couple of life-times to see them all.

What are the coolest European Travel locations?

London UK and Great Britain in General

London UK is always a top holiday destination although it for sure won’t come cheap. I don’t even know where to start why to go to London. It’s a great place to shop and of course you can see a lot of great spots there ranging from Buckingham Palace to Camden Market, Big Ben or the Royal Opera House. And of course London has a great nightlife which ranges from typical English pubs to extraordinary clubs and bars.


Germany is another great travel location. Berlin is a great city with a really superb nightlife and many things to do. See the famous Brandenburg Gate or visit the impressive Charlottenburg Palace or Potsdamer Platz.

The South of Germany is quite different as compared to its North. You can travel all the way south to Bavaria with Munich being the major capital. You can take a trip to the alps which is a great destination in Winter when you love to go skiing. And obviously there are many more things to visit such as the typical Bavarian beer gardens, Octoberfest or the HofbrÀuhaus.


Italy is a great place because it has a fascinating history and warm Mediterranean climate. There is too much too see in Italy to list here. You can take a trip to Rome, Venice or Milan. You can enjoy many of the great beaches on the Adriatic Sea. There is lots of culture and if you like great foods and the Italian way of life then it may be just the destination for you!

Horse Racing Tips: Don’t Get Ripped Off

My husband Jim enjoys horse races a lot. To be honest I don’t really care too much for it. It’s not that we already won a lot of money at the horses, in fact I would lie I think he’s losing more than he’s bringing home.

Horse-racing_1The Saturday two weeks ago he got really angry because he was convinced winning this time around because Jim gave him a “100% sure tip” before he went. Of course he didn’t win and he was very upset the entire weekend.

On Wednesday then he came home all excited because he met someone at work who is a horse racing “pro gambler” or whatever you call those people. This guy won 200.000GBP last year along, all from horse races. And obviously the two hit it off real well because the guy gave my husband several horse racing tips which he called “insider secrets”.

He told Jim that all the methods he used in the past cannot be more wrong since they’re bound to lose or in a best case scenario would just make you very little money. What he did that he told Jim about the exact way how he makes his money at the races and naturally Jim was very excited that day when the guy told him all those things.

What he told him is that there are really no working winning systems for horse races and that all is based on knowledge and researching the horses and jockeys. He said he needs to make a journal and keep track of horses and their wins and losses and that the “secret” is really just knowing the good ones that have the best chances for every race. He also made a spreadsheet where he keeps track of all this and Jim is now using it too, it shows the chances for each horse and gives tips on which ones to bet for the highest possible payouts.

I’ll keep you updated how it goes with my husband and if and how much he’ll win with this new “system”.

Where would you like to travel to?


My husband and I like to travel and recently we’re hooked on Europe. We’ve pretty much done all the major domestic destination already, from the obligatory Rocky Mountains, Grand Canyon to Disneyworld and Disneyland in California and Florida.

But in terms of a really good vacation and for when you really want to see new things I don’t think there’s anything better than going to Europe. In the last four years we have been to the UK, Germany, France and Italy. Each of those places has its very unique charm and flair but I think the overall winner here was Italy. I attribute that to the great weather, friendly people and the fantastic things we saw in Rome. It was an unforgettable trip, no doubt.

When we talk with others we can often see that they’re pretty shocked since they think we must be rich to be able to afford going to such places. But let me tell you that those trips were not that much more expensive than staying in Disneyland Florida. The secret here is that you need to know where to look online to get in on the cheapest flights and best deals for hotels. You can save even more money if you skip the hotels altogether and just rent an apartment for a week or two. We did that on two occasions. Heck, if you’re younger you might even rent a camper or a tent if you dare. Once you find a cheap flight (and there are many sites that allow you to find them easily) you’re basically already half way there, the rest is on you and depends only on how much you’re willing to spend.

One thing is for sure, with the internet it’s so much easier today to travel the world without having to spend a lot of money.