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Chernobyl and Tourism in the Ukraine

Posted on: July 27, 2020

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster was one of the greatest disasters of the 20th Century. Having an impact not only on the Ukraine, but on the whole of Europe, many believe this disaster was the beginning of the end for the Soviet Union, and since then many lessons have been learned. Image Credit The accident, as portrayed in the 2019 drama Chernobyl, was the result of many things – inexperienced staff, the soviet propaganda machine and…

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Edward Jenner – The Father of the Modern Vaccine

Posted on: July 2, 2020

One of the men that not only changed the world but saved the lives of millions of people all over it, was born to humble beginnings in a small rural village in Gloucestershire. Edward Jenner, the son of a vicar, was born in Berkeley in 1749. He trained from a young age with a surgeon in the local area, before going on to become a doctor himself in the village where he grew up. One…

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Humans and horses a friendship developed centuries ago

Posted on: July 1, 2020

Horses are incredible creatures and many people marvel at how majestic they are. Humans and horses have had a friendship for centuries and horses have carried us on our journeys and helped us to deliver items before we established businesses like Same Day Courier Gloucester company https://allaboutfreight.co.uk/courier-service/same-day-courier-service/same-day-courier-gloucester/ who can help with all your delivery needs. Image Credit There are many things about the way horses look that attract people to these animals including their size…

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What is a Ghost Immobiliser and how does it work?

Posted on: July 1, 2020

The Ghost immobilizer does not come with fobs or have any LED lights to give away its location. The device uses existing buttons in your vehicle, such as those found on the steering wheel or centre console so that you can set up a unique PIN that must be punched in on entering and before you can start the engine. Image credit Stops thieves immediately In recent years, thieves have been able to override the…

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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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3 Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Posted on: June 30, 2020

You may have contracted a sexually transmitted infection and not even realize there was something wrong. Many early symptoms of infection have minimal or no symptoms but untreated can store up problems further down the line. Here are the most common infections and the problems they can cause: Chlamydia It is the most common STI among the population, both young and old, male and female. The bacteria that cause infections transmit between people through vaginal,…

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Flowers to include in your arrangements

Posted on: June 30, 2020

Do you love to have some flowers in your home? They are a wonderful way to add some character and color into any given room and why not give your local Florist Tewkesbury way such as https://flowershedtewkesbury.co.uk/ of your favourite cut flowers and ask them to create a beautiful arrangement for you. Here are some of the flowers that you might want to choose from. Image credit Daisy – these beautiful flowers are perfect in…

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Do you know what cosmetic fillers are?

Posted on: June 30, 2020

The beauty industry is one that seems to grow year on year and as more and more products and services come on the market to help us reduce the signs of aging, increasing numbers of people are turning to Gloucester Fillers specialists to help. There are many different procedures that you can have to help with the appearance and health of your skin and fillers are one that is relatively new, in terms of how…

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The advantages of Up and Over doors

Posted on: June 24, 2020

Many people have a low budget for garage doors. They are advised to purchase Up and Over doors as these are very cheap and good looking. Using these doors is also very convenient. These doors are not heavyweight and have a very stylish look. Although they are cheap and easy to use the installation can be tricky. image credit When you open this door, it moves completely up to the roof and then shows a…

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The history of Medicine

Posted on: June 23, 2020

Human beings have tried to find ways to make them feel better when they get ill since they were living in caves. Early people and civilisations at first thought it was because the person ill was cursed by God or the Gods. They looked to Shaman and Holy People to cure them. The Greeks are the first to look at what is the natural cause of the illness. Most people go to shrines and pray,…

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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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Do you think that’s wise Sir? A few things about John Le Mesurier

Posted on: June 18, 2020

Despite his very French, even Norman sounding, surname John Le Mesurier was usually cast in the role of the quiet, unassuming English man from the Government office. His wonderfully understated and slightly despairing roles stood him in good stead throughout his long career. He is best known for his role of Sergeant Wilson in the sitcom Dad’s Army. Here he played the long suffering second in command, in both the bank where they worked and…

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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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Weird Water facts that might surprise you.

Posted on: June 16, 2020

Next to oxygen, water is one of the most essential elements on the planet earth. Our bodies are made up of seventy percent water. If we don’t drink regularly and keep our fluid levels up then things start to go wrong quickly. We also use water in a practical sense for washing and removing human waste. However it has its limits and if you end up with  Blocked Drains Dartford, Grays or even Tonbridge way…

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Key considerations for live in care

Posted on: June 15, 2020

When a person is choosing a live in carer, they need to be certain that the carer is someone who they will trust implicitly. Having someone come into your home, your most personal and private of spaces to take care of you, means they must be someone quite special. Image credit Live in care is an option preferred by many, as it means remaining in your own home where you feel most at ease. A…

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The Otter Hound – Britain’s Rarest Dog

Posted on: June 15, 2020

There are a huge range of different dog breeds in the world, and sometimes it is hard to believe that they are all the same species of animal when you consider the vast differences in appearance, temperament and size! From the wolf-like huskies that pull sledges for miles across some of the worlds harshest terrains, to the majestic Borzoi that inspire beautiful bronze animal sculpture, to tiny Chihuahuas who became popular with ladies who could…

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Bedroom furniture options to have

Posted on: June 8, 2020

When it comes to kitting your bedroom out with furniture you will want to look at your overall decor and find items that will match with your vision. There are some essential bedroom items that you will want to be looking at and this can include the following: Image credit Bed – no bedroom is complete without somewhere to sleep. There are many different options available from metal framed through to wood and divans with…

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What to think about when buying a new boiler

Posted on: June 8, 2020

If your old boiler is no longer efficient or costing you lots of money in repairs then it may be time to contact a Boiler Installation Cheltenham company such as http://www.hprservicesltd.com/cheltenham-boilers/boiler-installation-cheltenham/ to have a new boiler put in place. The company will consult with you on the best kind of boiler for your home, family set up and financial budget. Here are some important things to think about when buying a new boiler. Image credit…

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Working as a receptionist

Posted on: June 5, 2020

When it comes to working as a receptionist there are a number of common tasks that you will probably be expected to carry out. Given the proper desk space, a Draughtsman Chair for comfort and a computer, here are some of the job tasks for you to look through. Image credit Welcoming visitors – This is the most common task that receptionists undertake. Welcoming visitors into a business building is incredibly important in creating a…

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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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