Home > Ciao Café > Member Advice

Member Advice on Hobbies

1-30 from 67 products sort by Popularity | Product rating | Price

Member Advice on Hand Made Crafts

(+) Will show you how to create your own unique collectable/gift (-) Not the hobby for everyone, takes time and concentration (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2002)

User reviews (20)

 
20 reviews

Members Advice on Gardening

(+) Mary mary, quite contrary. How does your garden grow? (-) With slime and snails and puppy dog tails!! (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2003)

User reviews (7)

 
7 reviews
Member Advice on Hobbies - Member Advice on Card Making

Member Advice on Card Making

(+) Pleasure in the making and for the recipient (-) Can become addictive! (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2002)

User reviews (17)

 
17 reviews

Member Advice on Freelance writing for magazines.

(+) Got that of my chest (-) Not much to write abut in summer (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2003)

User reviews (7)

 
7 reviews

Festivals

(+) Amazing music, amazing people and amazing atmosphere (-) Not for hygiene fans! (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2000)

User reviews (18)

 
18 reviews

Member Advice on Tarot Reading

(+) A way to lay your problems out and tackle them (-) beware of fakes (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2001)

User reviews (13)

 
13 reviews

Playing an instrument

(+) Relaxing, entertaining, a fantastic hobby that can enrich your life (-) Takes a lot of time and possibly some money (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2006)

User reviews (8)

 
8 reviews
Member Advice on Hobbies - Annual THQ WWE European Superstar Challenge

Annual THQ WWE European Superstar Challenge

(+) Free, Fun, Great Opportunity To See Wrestlers Close Up (-) The Line-Up (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2005)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review
Member Advice on Hobbies - Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkin Carving

(+) Fun for the family if you like Halloween. (-) Pointless if you don't like Halloween (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2010)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Member Advice on Researching Family History

(+) reveals the story behind your family, there's always something unusual to know (-) it's a seriously addictive hobby, requires time or money or both! (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2003)

User reviews (10)

 
10 reviews

Member Advise on Karate

(+) Self defence and keeping fit (-) can be quite expensive (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2003)

User reviews (3)

 
3 reviews

Members advice on learning to drive

(+) The feeling of accomplishment at learning something new, the ultimate independence driving brings. (-) A difficult (and expensive) skill to master and failing a test can be quite hard to overcome. (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2005)

User reviews (8)

 
8 reviews

Member Advice on Bingo

(+) Is fun, can win money, play from the comfort of your own home (-) can be addictive (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2001)

User reviews (25)

 
25 reviews
Member Advice on Hobbies - Collecting Postcards

Collecting Postcards

(+) Cheap hobby to start, educational, fun for all ages,easily available. (-) Can be time and space consuming! (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2006)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Member Advice on Golf

(+) Great Sport, Fun, For All Ages (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2003)

User reviews (4)

 
4 reviews

Member Advice on Dancing Festivals

(+) The festival itself (-) The add ons - make up, hair, costumes that pinch (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2003)

User reviews (2)

 
2 reviews

Members Advice on Bird Feeding

(+) Keeps the bird population going. (-) If you aren't careful you can encourage cats!! (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2003)

User reviews (6)

 
6 reviews

Member Advice on Skiing

(+) Thrills spills parties and fun (-) Expensive if you're not careful (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2001)

User reviews (5)

 
5 reviews

Member Advice on Radio-Controlled Models

(+) Cheaper than flying/driving the real thing (-) Needs a lot of room! (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2004)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review
Member Advice on Hobbies - Member advice on cricket

Member advice on cricket

(+) Exhaustive account of cricket. (-) Exhausting account of cricket! (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2006)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Member Advice on Cycling

(+) good aerobic exercise that all can partake in (-) Roads are simply not made for bikes (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2002)

User reviews (10)

 
10 reviews

Members Advice on Hand Spinning of Wool

(+) It keeps tradition alive. (-) Costly to start. (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2003)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Trampolining Competitions

(+) Great fun! (-) Not everyone gets a medal every time. (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2003)

User reviews (3)

 
3 reviews
Member Advice on Hobbies - Member Advice On Bird Watching

Member Advice On Bird Watching

(+) A calm and serene way to spend a few moments. (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2009)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Member Advice on Surfing the Internet

(+) You've been warned of the dangers (-) Many faceless users waiting to pounce (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2000)

User reviews (17)

 
17 reviews

Gig-going

(+) Remember why you came to the gig in the first place and you will get more out of the night (-) sadly the problems listed are becoming the norm rather than the exception. (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2001)

User reviews (16)

 
16 reviews

Member Advice on Cross Stitching

(+) Great fun, easy to learn, rewarding (-) Can be expensive, time consuming (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2001)

User reviews (15)

 
15 reviews

Clubbing in the 21st century

(+) The music, lights, company (-) High prices (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2001)

User reviews (12)

 
12 reviews

Photography

(+) Great fun, A hobby that can create an income, produces artwork for your home, etc etc! (-) Can get expensive... (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2005)

User reviews (2)

 
2 reviews
Member Advice on Hobbies - WWE Live events

WWE Live events

(+) Finally got to see the Heartbreak Kid, Shawn Michaels live!!! (-) A lot of rubbish matches. (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2006)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Compare products

(*) Reviews by Ciao members

Latest reviews in Member Advice on Hobbies »

Custom My Little Ponies- a unique collectable

Advantages: Will show you how to create your own unique collectable/gift
Disadvantages: Not the hobby for everyone, takes time and concentration

I can see the raised eyebrows, puzzled eyes and looks of complete disbelief as you read that title "Custom my little ponies" you exclaim, yes custom my little ponies. Believe it or not it is an increasingly popular hobby, from amatuers who simply want an ...

piggypine 13.03.2007 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Member Advice on Hand Made Crafts

I've become a bit of a wool bore - I am a reborn knitter

Advantages: keeps your hands busy, and you make beautiful original objects
Disadvantages: costs of buying needles and wool can be a lot at first, but once you have them they are yours

I was sat in a Wacky warehouse with my husband last year, knitting away while the 2 boys were running round playing on a wet bank holiday. 2 women at a nearby table were staring at me. Eventually they started a conversation about what I was doing, and wer ...

cha97michelle 27.10.2012 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Member Advice on Hand Made Crafts

I Pull Limbs Off Babies!

Advantages: Good fun, rewarding, nice people
Disadvantages: Hard work, little financial gain, expensive hobby

As a child, I enjoyed playing with dolls, especially Sindys. I wasn’t so keen on baby dolls though. Anyway, for some reason, I was browsing the ‘Dolls and Bears’ section of Ebay earlier this year, when I discovered something interesting – a phenomenon cal ...

KarenUK 27.08.2004 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Member Advice on Hand Made Crafts

Poetic Justice.

Advantages: A great vehicle for your poetic talents.
Disadvantages: It needs a lot of practise.

It’s so nice to back on Ciao and writing again after what seems an age to me. My friends will know that my niece from Plymouth has been staying with me for a week’s visit but must have wondered why I couldn’t get online just to read a few reviews and say ...

Elffriend 14.11.2004 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Member Advice on Hand Made Crafts

A Kick In The Crochet

Advantages: Relaxing, making things, being girlie.
Disadvantages: I'm telling you lot!

I sometimes wonder what happened to me. I am such a failed girlie; I cannot sew, my house is a mess and I don't care, I don't mind when my children play football indoors. Neither do I like shopping, even for clothes, nor do I wear make-up often becaus ...

jillmurphy 25.04.2004 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Member Advice on Hand Made Crafts