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Indoor Activities for Lockdown that will make your House Smile

Posted on: June 2, 2020

If you, like many, have been furloughed during the UK lockdown, you may have spent the time doing up your garden. There has been a huge demand for garden products over the last couple of months – the nice weather and the fact there is little else to do has seen high demand for things from compost and plant pots, to garden furniture and hot tubs! But now your garden is looking lovely, you may…

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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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The Importance of a Healthy Home

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Ensuring your home is warmer and more comfortable is more important than you might think. We all benefit from living conditions with a consistent warm temperature, effective ventilation and plenty of natural light, all of which are essential for maintaining good health. It is well known that a mouldy, damp environment can cause health problems such as; nasal congestion, sore throat, wheezing or coughing, sore eyes and skin irritation. More seriously, people with immune system…

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The great debate

Posted on: June 1, 2020

When it comes to warehouse design one of the hardest questions that the designers need to address, and discuss, is whether to feature pallet racking or Longspan racking. Whichever one you decide on, rest assured you can get  a full and comprehensive selection and service from https://www.rackzone.ie/shelving. You can be sure that they will be able to help and advise you in all of these matters. What are the advantages of Longspan racking? Image credit…

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Why is Cheltenham the Perfect Place to Live

Posted on: May 28, 2020

If all of this global pandemic stuff has made you think about moving to a new house, you could do a lot worse than move to Cheltenham. This is a town that offers something for everyone, whether it is stunning countryside, great shopping or a buzzing nightlife, Cheltenham has it all. Image Credit If lockdown in the UK has shown us, those living with access to green open spaces have a better quality of life,…

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Why we use a spray gun for Plasma Spray

Posted on: May 28, 2020

There are a large number of very good reasons why companies like https://www.poeton.co.uk/standard-treatments/plasma-coatings will use a themal spray gun for the application of nickel sulfate or plastic polymers Plasma Spray. In the past the traditional way to apply super heated materials was via an arc welder as this was the only way the high temperature could be achieved. However, this was fine for non flammable material but flammable substances could not be addressed in this…

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Dealing with a Dementia Diagnosis

Posted on: May 27, 2020

Dealing with a dementia diagnosis should be done as soon as possible, no matter how hard it might be telling your family. Take all the help and advice on offer from medical professionals to help in getting the information you need to help yourself and your loved ones. Image credit A dementia diagnosis can be extremely frightening and even painful at the same time, and many of the possible symptoms will make you feel confused…

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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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An explanation of the different phases in a clinical trial

Posted on: May 26, 2020

Paid Clinical Trials take place across the country and the world each day and companies like https://www.trials4us.co.uk/ are at the forefront of some medical breakthroughs . Their aim is to find out what effects a new drug or treatment has on people with existing illnesses and the ways in which this could ease the symptoms. There are a number of ways in which these trials can be carried but all of them usually consist of…

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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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Advantages of Using Accounting Software

Posted on: May 11, 2020

The software can work faster and minimizes any mistakes once it is built up with the right commands. It saves you money and provides many other benefits. It brings more efficiency with less efforts. It can produce reports and receipts very quickly after sales and purchases. It can also update all linked accounts automatically. Manual bookkeeping takes much effort and more time. The chances of error are also there. Businesses can face much loss due…

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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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 Animals that adapt and change colour to suit their environment

Posted on: May 6, 2020

If asked to name at least one animal that can change colour and adapt to their habitat and environment most people would be able to say a Chameleon.  How about a Mimic or Cyanea Octopus, a Pacific Tree Frog or Crab Spiders?  These animals have evolved and adapted in order to hunt for their prey, hide from predators looking to eat them, woo a potential mate or as a general survival technique. Image credit Unlike…

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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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Website Management Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on: May 4, 2020

Having an online presence is more than just sticking a site up on the web. If it isn’t managed correctly, your site may not achieve your goals or may even do more harm than good. If it is not linked to your company’s overall branding and company message this too can cause further issues. Here are five top mistakes to avoid when managing your website. Image Credit 1. Not Establishing Goals All too often, a…

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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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