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How to survive your office Christmas party!

Some people look forward to them more than others, but the Christmas Party season is now well and truly here! Whether you like them or loathe them, there are a few 'dos and don'ts' that every worker should bear in mind when attending their office party.A new infographic from Jobstoday.co.uk lists 8 major 'don'ts' to get people through their own...

5 packing tips that will make travelling so much easier

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Packing is one of those things that we all need to do to at least some extent when preparing for a trip – but packing well can be much more difficult than you'd imagine. As much as some of us might wish that all that's needed is to cram a load of stuff into a bag or suitcase and then...

Win Deepwater Horizon on DVD

To celebrate the release of Deepwater Horizon on digital download on January 23rd, and on 4K UHD Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD on January 30th, 2017 courtesy of Lionsgate Home Entertainment we are giving away a copy of the film on DVD.  On April 20th, 2010, the world’s largest man-made disaster occurred on the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico. Based on...

Things to Consider When Setting up an Online Fashion Store

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Harbouring and nurturing a love of fashion isn't always merely an interest or a hobby. A simple fascination with fabrics and good style can develop into something much more, even a career. Although this doesn't necessarily mean you have to attend four years of fashion school, it would help to learn the necessary techniques to create garments and outfits. These...

6 Tips for Modernizing Your Home

Family homes are sources of pride, but they do not always age as well as you'd like. If your family has resided in the same abode for decades, it likely shows signs of wear and tear that can feel outdated at best. In addition to lacking modern style, older homes also tend to lack the functionality and convenience of newer...

10 Basic Must Have’s For Your Wedding

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Your wedding day is one to be remembered, therefore a great deal of planning is needed to ensure that the whole event runs smoothly. There are many things to consider when planning a wedding, depending on the size and style of the occasion, so here is a list of important points to remember.How many guests?It’s important to know the volume...

Dry January week 4

Friday 23rd January.Remember the friend from the previous week who had joined me on my sober challenge? Well sadly this was the week that she would leave me hanging... Perhaps she left herself hanging when she gave in to temptation and enjoyed some well earned drinks.It's been a balance of ease and annoyance whilst I've taken this journey but...

Sponsored Video: Pancreatic Cancer Action – Could you see it coming?

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Sponsored by The 7th Chamber: Friday 13th today, which is usually associated with horror films and bad luck. Just today, Pancreatic Cancer Action has released a video, which aims to raise the awareness of pancreatic cancer in the form of a Friday 13th film-trailer based setting.Whilst horror films these days are shocking yet predictable, ask yourself, could any of us really see pancreatic cancer coming?The...

Fun historical facts

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New facts about history are uncovered all the time, as ever more facts are brought into the public eye. We are all taught about the big figures from world history during our education, but this teaching rarely tells us the odd, fun stories about them that can help to make them a bit easier to relate to. It is these...

How I afford to travel – The Breakdown

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It’s a question almost everyone asks me everyday of my life. Mostly they think I am just constantly going on holidays but they never see the sacrifices that I make to be able to visit different countries. You know that coffee that you have to drink every day? Well, I don’t drink coffee. What about shopping you say? I am...

Win Hell or High Water on DVD

To celebrate the home entertainment release of Hell or High Water starring Chris Pine and Ben Foster we are giving away 3 DVDs. From acclaimed director David MacKenzie (Starred Up) and writer Taylor Sheridan (Sicario), comes this year’s most exciting and powerful thriller, HELL OR HIGH WATER. Starring Chris Pine (Star Trek, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit), Ben Foster (The Programme,...

A guide to making international calls

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Making international calls is easy, right? You just look up the international dialling code for whatever destination you want to call - 1 in the case of the United States, for example, 33 for France or 49 for Germany - and then enter that code into your phone, followed by a version of the phone number that you would like...

The Santa Standard – Christmas with Finnair

One man changed the history of aviation. What did he influence, and how? Watch the video for answers. If Santa was the C.E.O of an airline, everyday would feel like Christmas right? Sure it would. He would make sure the food is great, the plane would have bells and whistles and ornaments to make you feel homely.The seats would be...

Get Your Garden Summer Ready – The Beginners Guide to Gardening

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Gardening can be challenging, and more than a little overwhelming if you have a lot of land to attend to. However, the basic principles are easy to learn and so easy now that summer is here. There’s nothing more rewarding than seeing the results! Whether you’re hoping for a flowerbed to impress the likes of Alan Titchmarsh, to educate the...

Win an Epic BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE Prize Bundle

Witness the greatest gladiator match in history with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, out now on Digital Download and arriving on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD on August 1st. Fans can also experience the Ultimate Edition extended cut, available on all Blu-ray formats and Digital Download, featuring 30 additional minutes of story and action not seen in cinemas! To celebrate its arrival,...

Vote Marshals Cheer & Dance to win an AVIVA community fund

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Please help up to support Marshals Cheer & Dance group by going to https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/Project/View/567 and voting for them to win the AVIVA community fund to help towards the cost of buying a new spring floor. The safest training/performance floor out there, it greatly reduces injury, while enhancing performance. The children at Marshals Cheer & Dance practise 2 - 3 times...

Clever Ways to Eat Better

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Everyone wants to eat better but not everyone wants to make the huge lifestyle changes required. Human beings are creatures of habit, and changes are more likely to stick when they are slowly introduced. If you are someone that wants to get smart in regards to what you are eating on a daily basis, you might need a bit of...

Summer Holiday Packing Advice

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When packing for a summer holiday, it can be difficult to decide exactly what you should take with you. Whether you don’t want to carry a massive bag, or you’re trying to avoid airline charges for those extra kilos of weight, packing light and following some simple steps can help you make the most of your holiday. Below, we’ve rounded...

5 Areas Of Our Homes That House Owners Neglect

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  When it comes to being a home owner, there are lots of jobs that we ignore and put off to a later date that never actually comes because you are busy bringing up a family, going to work and generally living life. This means that it is easy for a property to have parts of it that get neglected and...

UK Private Rental Prices Are On The Rise

Did you know: private rental prices in the UK have grown by 12.3% in the last 7 years? New data, analysed by LandlordBuyers.com, shows the upward trend in rental prices. Rental prices saw uplifts across the entire UK. Over the last 12 months,In England, private rental prices increased by 2% In Scotland, private rental prices increased by 2.6% In...

How Does Lack of Sleep Affect Your Grades in College

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How does lack of sleep affect your grades in college? And can health problems be avoided? Here are the key "sleep" aspects you should know about. Healthy sleep is the dream of any student. The fact is that academic workload is the main trigger of stress, and you will certainly experience discomfort from hundreds of assignments. But what if you...

Tips For Choosing A Photography Studio For Your Photo Shoot

Do you have a photo shoot project but don’t know which studio to go to? Read this blog post to help you know the six most important tips when choosing one. 6 Tips For Choosing A Photography Studio For Your Photo Shoot ProjectYou may be an aspiring photographer or a person who has a photo shoot project you want done....