Common Freshwater Fish In The UK To Get You Hooked On Angling

Posted on July 4, 2023 at 6:05 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Here in the UK, we’re lucky enough to be spoilt for choice when it comes to freshwater fishing; we’re never far away from a canal, river or lake, all of which have a wide variety of fish. There are over 42 species of freshwater fish in UK waters, from the tiny 20g stickleback to the […]

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Pawsome Pet World Records 2023

Posted on June 19, 2023 at 9:30 am by The Insurance Emporium

Record Breaking Pets We pet owners all think our pets are amazing, right? They are the cleverest, most talented pets there are, each one unique. The way your dog lifts his paw for a biscuit? Genius. That noise your cat makes when you ask her a question? Definitely gifted. But some of our furry friends […]

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Posted on February 16, 2022 at 4:41 pm by The Insurance Emporium

The highly contagious upper respiratory tract infection “strangles” is known to affect horses, donkeys, and ponies. It is unpleasant for both the horse suffering from it and the stable trying to contain it. One of the most common equine diseases, The British Horse Society estimates that there are approximately 600 strangles outbreaks in the UK […]


Posted on February 16, 2022 at 3:56 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Vets across the country are frequently asked “what could I have done to prevent my horse from developing laminitis?” With studies suggesting that 1 in 10 horses/ponies are affected by laminitis each year, it can be a challenging condition, which in many circumstances could have been prevented.  

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Posted on March 12, 2020 at 10:30 am by The Insurance Emporium

Mountain biking can lead to some really magical adventures, but some perilous ones as well! Bike trails all over the world climb mountains, cut through rocky woodland and traverse huge canyons. If you’re scared by heights, high speed or narrow pathways, you might want to look away! On the other hand, if you’re a thrill-seeking […]

Tags: Cycle, cycle insurance, Cycling, cycling bucket list

The Evolution of Cameras

Posted on February 5, 2020 at 1:44 pm by The Insurance Emporium

Today, photography is very much a part of everyday life. Modern smartphones have at least two cameras, allowing you to snap great pictures and videos wherever you are. But you don’t have to go back too far to find photography in its infancy. Although its concept and history dates back thousands of years, photography as […]

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The Most Iconic Photos Ever Taken

Posted on January 21, 2020 at 10:30 am by The Insurance Emporium

A picture paints a thousand words and can create an unforgettable adventure in our imaginations forever! But there are some photos that do more than this, and go on to define an era or shape popular culture. We’re taking a look at some of the more memorable in our latest infographic of five of the […]

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A Brief History of the Bicycle

Posted on November 15, 2019 at 2:28 am by The Insurance Emporium

For many years, bicycles have been not only an efficient and environmentally friendly means of transport, but also the gateway to many adventures! However this wasn’t always the case; so we’ve been digging deep into the archives to discover where the humble bike came from. Find out more with our brief history of the bicycle! […]

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Posted on September 27, 2019 at 11:30 am by The Insurance Emporium

Going to university is a real adventure, and the beginning of an exciting chapter of your life! You’ll be introduced to a whole new cast of characters from all walks of life. Here are just a few of the people you’re bound to run into in your first year! The House Parent Usually a more […]

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Posted on September 18, 2019 at 11:30 am by The Insurance Emporium

The guitar is the cornerstone of rock music and at the heart of the rock and roll experience. The mighty axe is about as iconic as the musicians who wield them. At The Insurance Emporium, we love rocking along to legendary riffs, licks and guitar solos. That’s why we’ve put together our list of some […]

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