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Buy it, make it, sell it

With bidorbuy’s great selection of crafting equipment and supplies, you can get artistic at home – and even sell your creations on our site.

How to make an origami rabbit

With school holidays in full swing, keeping kids entertained for hours can be quite a challenge. Besides playing outside to catch some vitamin D, creating crafts can be another way to stimulate a child’s brain and keep them busy for hours! There are so many great origami ideas, from dogs and cats to a beautiful […]

The joy of text

Our latest blog is definitely worth a read – it’s all about the pleasure you can get from reading a real book. Of course, we’ve got nothing against e-readers, but this article might just re-kindle your interest in paperbacks.  Read on! You’ve got to love books – they’re awesome! If it’s been a while since […]

Top 5 TV series at the moment

Don’t you hate it when everyone is talking about that new TV series and you have no idea what’s going on? Of course, there are some TV series that spark no interest whatsoever, and that’s ok – you should watch genres and storylines that appeal to you. Hence, the purpose of this blog, take a […]

Benefits of playing an instrument

If you’re looking to have some fun with strings attached, or you can’t get enough of your keyboard, it could be time to enjoy the benefits of learning to play a musical instrument. Encore! Perhaps you (and your parents) are still traumatised by your childhood attempts to master the violin. Learning (or remembering) to play […]

How to learn a new language

Learning a new language is challenging, yet exciting! Once you have decided on your language of choice, consider these steps to help you ease into the learning process. But before we explore these tips, here is the best tip of all: acceptance. From the get-go, you need to mentalise yourself and just accept that you […]

Pablo Picasso, the pioneer

Picasso, a name so well known, it doesn’t need an introduction. Pablo Picasso is considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. You could easily say that no artist before Picasso had created such a huge impact in the art industry. Not only did his work have an influence on his contemporaries, […]

The 27 club

Have you heard of the 27 club? It is the unofficial name given to artists (musicians, actors, painters) who tragically died at the young age of 27. It is a very sad thing, especially considering the amount of extraordinary talent lost at such a young age. There isn’t a particular statistic that shows people are […]

The mystery of van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh is famous due to his unique paintings and style of work. This 19th century painter is also shrouded in mystery, due to his bizarre actions such as cutting off his own ear and taking his life at the age of 37. So I think it’s only fitting to find out why van […]

How music affects your brain

Most of us listen to music, even though it might be different kinds of music. Some genres we love, some leave us indifferent  and some we hate. We can’t all like the same music. This blog post is designed to look into the effects of music on your brain and how different types of music […]