Don't have a spare bedroom? You can still welcome guests
Sofa Living room or den sofas can double as bedding for overnight guests. As a shortterm solution, a night or two on the couch can be comfortable enough. Be sure to cover the sofa with freshly laundered sheets and provide those amenities one would ...
August 21, 2015
9 ways to fall asleep faster
If you need to use your alarm clock or phone to ensure you rise on time, put it under the bed or in a drawer so you aren't tempted to glance at it every five minutes. 9. Vent on paper. If racing thoughts keep you up, consider jotting down what's on ...
April 22, 2015
Police officer Darren Belford sues nightclub as burglar alarm 'gave him tinnitus'
A police officer has threatened to sue a nightclub after he claimed their burglar alarm damaged his hearing. PC Darren Belford claims he suffered hearing loss and tinnitus after attending a suspected break-in at gay club Gossip in Stoke-on-Trent ...
August 11, 2015
The last days of the Hotel Marshall
Terry Sackrider's spindly frame listed in his wheelchair on the sidewalk in front of the old Hotel Marshall in downtown Sacramento. For five years, he had Floyd Merchant was among the tenants on the clock. Leaning on a cane . The double whammy ...
December 27, 2014
Loose Women's Linda Robson on surgery that's let her ditch reading glasses
I used to sleep with a pair under my pillow, so that when I woke up, I'd be able to see the alarm clock. .. Exquisite Sharon Stone, 57, shows off her slender frame in Milan in a youthful white dress with racy contrast lace panels Presented awards ...
June 22, 2015
Owen James DiCandilo who doctors said would never show emotion is a smiling ...
'That really sparked an alarm bell. From then on, I was quite pushy – I just wanted to know why my little man wasn't the happiest.' At three months of age Owen underwent a series of tests, which led to a devastating diagnosis. They thought their little ...
July 9, 2015
The best (and worst) travel gadgets to take on holiday
The 'Kingii' is a flotation device consisting of an inflatable nylon bladder folded up in a pouch and integrated into a handy wrist strap. The brainchild of Tom Agapiades, founder of Kingii, who lost a friend through drowning, the device is an ...
July 13, 2015
Sofa Living room or den sofas can double as bedding for overnight guests. Access to a television, a reading lamp, a fan for some white noise and a table on which to place a phone or alarm clock are helpful to have. If your living room or family room has a door that can be closed, this will help create more privacy for guests. Convertible bed Frequently marketed under the brand name Murphy Bed, convertible beds can incorporate sleeping options into rooms with limited space. This furniture is essentially a bed that folds vertically or horizontally into a frame. Some convertible beds come with bookcase accessories to expand storage space and also make the piece look like a more cohesive unit. Designers also have experimented with these beds, and some transform from a desk or even from a low-lying bookshelf or bench into a bed. Sofa bed or chair Sofa beds and chairs have a fold-out bed nestled beneath their cushions. Sofa v beds vary in regard to their comfort levels, so prospective hosts should investigate their options to ensure guests have the most comfortable sleeping situations possible. A bed in a couch can turn an office or living space into a guest sanctuary in a matter of minutes.
Tattooed cop sues nightclub where he attended break-in - because he claims the burglar alarm gave him tinnitus. PC Darren Belford attended scene at Gossip club and found alarm blaring Doors of the club were open but not known for how long he was inside Alleges that alarm was so loud that it damaged his hearing, causing tinitus Club owner Pete Terry said he... A police officer has threatened to sue a nightclub after he claimed their burglar alarm damaged his hearing. His legal team complain that the disco's burglar alarm was 'set to an unsafe noise level' which was 'likely to cause injury', when he attended first thing in the morning. It's not known exactly how long PC Belford spent within the premises, but his lawyers are set to pursue a claim for damages alleging that his hearing was significantly impaired by the volume of the alarm. 'This was caused by the unsafe noise level he was exposed to from the alarm, which was set at a level foreseeably likely to cause injury.
It was early summer, and the Hotel Marshall, long Sacramento’s residence of last resort for felons, addicts and the indigent mentally ill, was preparing to close. The Sacramento Kings had approval to construct a new arena a block away, and if all went according to plan, the vermin-infested building at the corner of Seventh and L would be transformed into a market-rate hotel. First, 57 long-term residents had to go. But where. Terry Sackrider’s spindly frame listed in his wheelchair on the sidewalk in front of the old Hotel Marshall in downtown Sacramento. For five years, he had called the place home, sharing booze and TV westerns with his pals before collapsing for the night on his sagging mattress, a photo of his grandson smiling down from the shelf above. Thirty-four days to find a new place to live. “What am I going to do. ”. The Hotel Marshall, long Sacramento’s residence of last resort for the indigent mentally ill, addicts and sex offenders, was preparing to close. The Sacramento Kings had approval to construct a glimmering new arena just a block away, and if everything went according to plan, the vermin-infested brick building that had stood at the corner of Seventh and L streets for more than a century... Like Sackrider, many of the hotel’s tenants had lived at the Marshall for years.