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I like time to mull things over and form my own opinions. I work methodically through problems, which might sound really boring, but i get results. I need to understand why, what, when and where. If i have something worthwhile to say then i will s

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Looking at the most topical news stories from around the world and at home. The modern world is a very small place, and all news stories have some effect on us all, whether in the form of an opinion, belief, arguement, emotion, or concern. Everyone has a view, so lets share and explore them on my blog.
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Since : 02/06/2011

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Choosing an Art Deco Brooch

Choosing an Art Deco Brooch

When choosing to buy an Art Deco brooch, you need to decide if you want to buy a Vintage Art Deco jewellery, made in the 1920’s or 30’s, or a modern copy, as this will be reflected in the price, and how much checking you need to do. Choosing vintage art deco brooches It is not always easy to differentiate an original piece from a modern copy. S
What are the causes of drug abuse?

What are the causes of drug abuse?

We constantly hear about the effects illegal drugs have on people, and those family and friends around them. All to often, we hear of tragedies where a young person has died as a result of taking illegal drugs. Why do we still have people abusing drugs, and what are the root causes? What is drug abuse? There is a stereotypical image of someone in a
The effects of addiction

The effects of addiction

People can become addicted to a whole range of substances such as illegal drugs, alcohol, and even prescription drugs. In this article, we will look at the effects that addictions have on individuals and people around them. Who is at risk? If you mention the word addiction, most people’s first thoughts would turn to a drug addict, injecting illeg
The real cost of tuition fees: The facts

The real cost of tuition fees: The facts

Is the government right to hike up tuition fees for higher education students? Should the government be making such savage cuts in funding to universities? What are the implications for students, businesses, the economy, the universities, and access to higher education in general? Improved access to higher education, together with raised expectatio
Is beauty only skin deep?

Is beauty only skin deep?

Does feeling beautiful influence our psychological well-being? If we feel good about ourselves, are we healthier within or is beauty just purely vanity which is literaly skin deep? Read on to learn more. It is true to say that the beauty industry generates millions of pounds of revenue each year from promoting cosmetic products. However, does how w
Create your own designer jewellery

Create your own designer jewellery

Why not try making jewellery as a hobby, it's fun, and the end product is something that's practical, and will give you much pleasure every time you wear it. You don't need to spend a fortune to get started, a few simple tools and some beads,and you will soon find out that making your own jewellery can be a lot less expensive that buying in the hig
How to spot Art Deco Glass vases

How to spot Art Deco Glass vases

Art Deco Glass vases are characterised by bold, angular-shaped vases with geometric patterns and shapes acid-etched onto the glass. Art Deco patterns are very different from the curved flowing lines of Art Nouveau that preceded Art Deco. This article helps you to spot Art Deco Glass vases. Art Deco Glass design The majority of Art Deco glass was pr
Are we doing enough to promote green energy?

Are we doing enough to promote green energy?

There always seems to be a high price tag for developing green energy, and this can often be prohibitive. Whether or not you believe in the Greenhouse gas emissions affecting the planets climate, it is surely a good idea to explore new sources of energy from nature. It does seem to be that with every technological discovery, there is a waste produc
A guide to portable appliance testing

A guide to portable appliance testing

PAT’s or Portable Appliance Testing should be carried out on all portable electrical items in the workplace. It is a requirement of Health and Safety legislation to ensure that appliances are tested either each year or every two years depending on the appliance, and there are guidelines to follow for all appliances. This article provides you with
A guide to presentation boards

A guide to presentation boards

There are many Display board ideas on the market and whether you choose wall-mounted boards, display easel boards or Exhibition display boards will depend on your budget and your specific needs. We look at a range of available presentation boards to suit just about every situation and budget. Fixed presentation boards Traditional wall boards, eithe