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Flooring tiles for your new home

Posted on: June 30, 2020

Buying a house is just the start of it. After you have sorted out the mortgage and gone through the legal process it is time to start thinking about what you want to do with the place. If you aren’t at the stage of getting solicitors  quite yet have a look at some Fixed fee conveyancing so that you can get that out of the way. If you have a new build property then you…

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A flea’s life cycle

Posted on: June 22, 2020

Pet owners are usually familiar with dealing with bothersome fleas. Fleas are not picky eaters, after all, feeding from the blood of dogs and cats, ferrets and rabbits, and, of course, people, when the need arises. While many people have encountered these nasty little parasites, they know little about them. However, despite their discomfort, fleas are actually interesting creatures. Image credit 1.A flea life cycle occurs in 4 different stages: eggs, larvae, pupae, and full-grown.…

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Tips for Successful Event Management

Posted on: June 17, 2020

Are you thinking about taking a qualification to become an event manager or have you been working considerable experience in event management? Either way, it does not hurt to remind yourself of the golden rules to be successful in the industry: Client communication There is no success without the ability to understand what the client wants out of an event and to be able to discuss it. It’s surprisingly easy for two people to misinterpret…

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The man who made us have the MOT.

Posted on: June 4, 2020

Up until 1960 you could happily buy a car and never have it tested for anything such as its lights or brakes as we do today. The public were becoming restless as more and more cars and trucks were starting to use Britains road system. One man was in charge with the job of introducing the new Ministry of Transport test, or the MOT as it came to be known (and is still known as…

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Hercules, Son of Zeus and a Walt Disney Movie!

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Hercules is a Walt Disney animated adventure movie based loosely on the tales of the legendary Son of the Greek God Zeus, known as Heracles!  The Roman version of this name “Hercules” was used for the film and the story tells how after capturing the Titans beneath the Ocean, Hercules’s parents, King Zeus and Queen Hera conceive a Son and name him Hercules.  Hades is the younger brother of Zeus and he becomes jealous of…

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Starting a courier business

Posted on: May 26, 2020

If you are looking to start a courier business there are a number of things that you will want to consider as a part of your planning and set up phase. Image Credit Business Structure – When you first set up a business it is important to think about how you are going to structure this. Will you work as sole trader or are you looking to set up a limited company. You can find…

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The issues that affect British trees

Posted on: May 11, 2020

Sadly, despite our island status and the protection that the sea gives us, our native trees can still come under attack from diseases and pests. For example the 1970’s saw the catastrophic loss of the  UK’s Elms population to Dutch Elm disease. So much so that not even a Tree Surgeon Poole based company could save them. With careful conservation and protection the Elm tree is set to make a comeback. What problems face our…

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What on Earth is Excel?

Posted on: May 11, 2020

To be fair if you don’t know what it is then you must have spent the last 40 years under a rock. Excel is the spreadsheet package that comes as part of Microsoft Office. Along with Word, Powerpoint and Publisher it is the bedrock of most produced work in the country if not the world. It has conquered over all the other versions like Sage in terms of accounting and recording financial information. Even if…

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Interesting facts about the world of television

Posted on: May 11, 2020

Televisions are a staple in any household with many homes having more than one television set. Families often sit down together to watch their favourite programs – as long as their aerial is in full working order that is. A TV Aerial Installation Cardiff such as https://www.onevisionltd.co.uk/tv-aerial-installation-cardiff can have your watching the latest episode in crystal clear clarity in no time at all. Image Credit   Here are some interesting facts about the world of…

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All the best Greeks love a bit of Marble

Posted on: May 11, 2020

As they established themselves the states of ancient Greece decided it might be nice to decorate the place up a bit. As with pretty much all early human civilisations once they’d got the food, water and security element sorted out they suddenly had time to think about things a bit more. For many this gave them the chance to come up with science, philosophy, democracy, medicine and also a bit of art. In fact quite…

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Time to protect your home from intruders

Posted on: May 7, 2020

Security in the home is an essential part of life in the modern era. Not only does it give you the sense of security and well being that your home is protected it also can have a direct effect on your insurance premium with the possibility of lowering it. What steps can you take to see about improving the home? A visit to a Locksmith in Dublin is a really good idea to start. Image…

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The 1970’s were a disaster for Mens fashion

Posted on: May 7, 2020

It might be a rather bold statement but it is certainly true that the decade is not viewed with great fondness in terms of what men could wear. Off the back of the influential 1960’s the 1970’s initially  seemed to be an era of promise for male fashion. Maybe all the excesses had been purged and we could have something like the chic dignity of some Farah Shirts like those available from https://www.ejmenswear.com/men/farah. This was…

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Why are there so many Roman finds in Gloucestershire?

Posted on: May 5, 2020

For a county the wealth of Roman archaeology is quite astounding. One thing is for sure the Britons around this part of the world were more than happy to embrace the Empire and live under its rules, laws  and fashions. It is easy to see why there are so many, just have a look at the map. There are two major Romano-British cities in the County, Gloucester/Glevum and Corinium/Cirencester. Two major Roman Roads run through…

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A beautiful Cotswold Row.

Posted on: May 2, 2020

One of the most photographed and visited sites in the Cotswold is a wonderful set of houses in the Village of Bibury known as Arlington Row. They were privately built in the latter half of the fourteenth century originally as a wool store. Wool has always been a mainstay of the Cotswold economy and this was still true some three hundred years later  when the store was converted into the delightful cottages we see today.…

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The story behind traditional and novelty Christmas jumpers.

Posted on: April 27, 2020

Traced back to the original, heavy, Scandinavian knitwear that was traditionally worn to keep out the freezing cold weather our beloved Christmas jumpers have now become a fashion favourite.  To keep warm and stay safe mens Aran Sweaters alongside practical, sporty leggings, fur-lined boots, padded jackets, goggles and helmets were the skiers choice of clothing. Image credit Even Hollywood legends such as Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman and Clark Gable were photographed wearing the practical yet…

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A Greek man is the Father of Medicine.

Posted on: April 23, 2020

The man that we have to thank as the Father of Medicine is Hippocrates. His influence is so great that before a medical student can become a Doctor they have to sign up to the Hippocratic Oath. Although the modern criteria has moved on somewhat from the original it still stands up as being the first document or oath that an oath taker must swear, namely  to be practicing good medicine and above all to…

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Interesting facts about the man who changed tyres forever

Posted on: April 22, 2020

When you drive into a garage and select your new set of tyres, Goodyear is probably a name that you are well aware of. But you are probably less aware of the years of failures and imprisonment for debts that have led to our ability to purchase tyres for our vehicles that are both strong, adhesive to the road surface and have a great longevity. Image Credit Many processes take time to develop. The use…

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