Exploring the world of fishing

I have always found the whole idea of fishing very interesting. We lived close to a river many years ago and there was a lot of fishing going on there. It was always fun to watch how busy the river got on some days, especially in the warm summer months. Fishing is so popular in my town with the locals and it is super easy to see why. Spending time by the water, away from the hustle and bustle of the world is so relaxing. I like spending time outdoors and I love activities that keep me busy in nature.

Exploring the world of fishing

If you are thinking of exploring the world of fishing and you are not sure how to go about it all, here are some ideas and tips you may find handy.

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Get a fishing license

If you plan to go fishing in the UK, the first thing you will need to do is to get a fishing license. It is easy and affordable to get a fishing license. Children under 13 don’t need a license to fish. You will need to get the landowner’s permission to fish on private land. If you are looking to get into fishing, have a look online and pick the right fishing license for your needs. There are loads of options available.

Find a good spot

Picking the right location to fish is the first step. You want to select the right spot to enjoy the whole experience. Finding the right place to fish is easier if you live in a rural area. There are usually loads of options to choose from in the countryside, unlike the busy cities. Finding a nice quiet spot to fish would make the whole experience a lot more enjoyable.

Get the right carp bait

The most popular carp baits are usually boilies, pellets, corn, and maggots. You can explore different options to see what works for you. The best way to go about doing this is to shop around for bait bundle deals to explore different products. Once you have the right bait bundle, you are good to go.

Shop around for your fishing gear

As a fishing newbie, it is safer and more sensible to go easy on the fishing gear. You don’t want to splash out hundreds of pounds on new fishing gear only to discover you don’t need all the equipment you went shopping for. It is best to start off with the least amount of fishing gear and slowly add my items to your collection as you go along.

Enjoy the experience

Here is the most important tip of all. It is pointless following all the steps above and then when it comes to the actual experience, you don’t enjoy it. Make sure you relax and soak it all in to enjoy the experience.

Are you a pro at fishing or are you a newbie? Please share your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below, let’s chat. Thanks for reading, commenting, liking, and sharing. Have a good one.

How to Sleep Better at Night

With the current state of the world in general, having a good night’s sleep has never been more important. It is essential our bodies get all the rest needed to function properly. When we struggle with a lack of sleep at night, we may find that we also struggle to get on with our day. If you are not getting enough sleep and you are wondering what you could try to help you sleep better at night, here are some tips you may find useful:

Have a nightly routine

It is best to go to bed around the same time every night to get our bodies used to a nightly routine. The daily recommended sleeping hours for an adult is 7 hours. Sticking to a bedtime routine would help you get the recommended 7 hours of sleep every night because your body would get used to it. So ensure you go to bed and wake up at the same time every day even on weekends to reinforce your body’s sleep-wake cycle.

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Stay active during the day

It is important to stay active during the day so you would feel sleepy at night. Staying active is different for everyone. It could mean doing chores around the house, exercising, going for long walks, or running. Including physical activities in your daily routine would help you stay active during the day and help you sleep at night. Having said that, it is best to do physical activities during the day and not close to bedtime so it does not have a negative impact.

Watch what you consume

Pay attention to what you eat and drink hours before bedtime. It is best to stay away from caffeinated and alcoholic drinks in the evening if you struggle to fall asleep at night. You don’t want to go to be stuffed with food and you don’t want to go to bed hungry. Also, be mindful of what you watch and the conversations you take part in just before you sleep. It is best to keep it all light so nothing keeps you up at night.

Limit daytime naps

If you find yourself tossing and turning at night when you should be fast asleep then you may want to limit daytime naps if you can’t eliminate them altogether. Limit your nap to one hour a day and avoid napping late in the day. Any naps too late in the afternoon may negatively impact your sleep routine at night.


Style Icon: Olivier Rousteing

Hey Fashion and Style Police lovers! Another day, another blog post! The talented Fashion Designer, the talent behind BalmainOlivier Rousteing is the Style Icon this month. I have kept my fashion and style eye on this talent for many years. I love his creations. This man definitely knows what he is doing when it comes to fashion. He has been the creative director of Balmain since 2011, and his amazing Balmain portfolio speaks for itself.

This style icon and talented creative director has made Balmain a force to reckon with in the fashion industry. Having said that, today’s style icon post is all about his signature look.

Style Icon: Olivier Rousteing

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I am loving his look here. The all black everything with gold detailing is super stylish! I am a huge fan of Olivier Rousteing personal style. He is usually spotted rocking a monochrome look and it works so well for him. I love many of his accessories as well. He has a thing for rings especially and it adds a bit more vibe to his overall look. His Instagram feed is filled with images of his look and you can tell he loves black, whites, polka dots and stripes. His look is a whole new vibe!

When it comes to signature style, the more personal the better. Rousteing stays true to his personal style. You won’t catch wearing bright colours or following the current trends. He sticks to what he loves and it oozes confidence and style. I love his look a lot. He is one of my favourite creative directors ever.

What do you think of Olivier Rousteing as the style icon for October? Are you a fan of Balmain? Do you shop the brand? Please sound off in the comments section below. Also, check out previous style icons.

Thanks for stopping by. Have a good one.



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