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How To Control Algae In Your Pond

Algae is the number one cause of frustration for pond owners. There is nothing worse than seeing your pond turn from the fish haven you love into a green blanket. Algae presents life-threatening problems for your fish, other wildlife and plants so leaving it is not really an option. Coupled with the fact that you will no longer be able to see your fish and the depleted oxygen levels, there’s no better time than now to solve the problem. The good news is that algae is relatively easy to get rid Read more […]

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5 WAYS TO PREPARE FOR THE PERFECT BAPTISM OR CHRISTENING

FIND THE PERFECT CHRISTENING GOWN A christening gown is an important garment worn by the child during a christening occasion. Some families treasure this gown and pass it from generation to generation, which is a particularly meaningful tradition in linking century’s old ritual tightly into family’s own traditions. Sometimes the heirloom gown may be too worn or is not available and you have to buy one to either use on that specific day or start your own heirloom family gown. There are many Read more […]

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5 OPTIONS FOR AN ALTERNATIVE HONEYMOON

ALASKA While most people would like to spend a honeymoon basking in the sun, there are those seeking a different kind of honeymoon. Alaska is the perfect destination for a different kind of honeymoon. It offers adventurous couples a playground for adrenaline rushing activities such as camping, rafting, canoeing, kayaking and amazing wildlife. It is home to the largest mountains in North America that rewards you with amazing views of mountains, glaciers and fresh air. EGYPT Egypt is an astonishing Read more […]

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Tastes from all over India

Here in the UK, we have a real taste for Indian food – but no matter how much you love your local curry house, few people would deny that you can’t beat eating your favourite dishes in India itself. And firm foodies know that one of the real joys of travelling is tasting local food, meaning that there are far worse reasons to head to India than to experience its amazing culinary creations. What’s particularly exciting about the cuisine in India, whether you’re planning a food-focused holiday or Read more […]

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Keeping your dog’s coat clean and glossy

Dogs are inherently messy creatures. This is something that owners cannot escape from, and as soon as you let your dog outside they will almost certainly find something muddy, dusty or otherwise dirty to jump in, roll around in or rub themselves against. Even kept indoors, your dog will almost certainly find some way to mess up their fur. In addition, canine fur can get brittle and thin if certain needs aren’t being met, particularly as your dog gets older. If you want your pet’s coat to stay healthy, Read more […]

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It Could Have Been so Different: Stars and Their Original Dreams

Growing up you make hundreds of career choices, often determined by what you see on the television or what you hear your friends talking about at school. Sometimes it’s even determined by how much you’re enjoying a particular lesson or what your parents do for a living and developing an interest based on what they talk about when they come home in the evenings. In other cases it’s a lot more clean cut. Some people are almost forced into careers because their family run their own business Read more […]

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How changing weather can harm your vehicle

Keen travellers are preparing for summer trips, but having seen one of the wettest winters on record and with the hottest summer coming up, they ought to take a look over their vehicles and see what damage the changing weather has caused. The flooding that devastated the south is one of the most noteworthy hurdles that drivers would have faced this year, although the north will still have been met by snow and ice in the first part of the year. Summer may here now and the warmer weather has come Read more […]

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Tips for Maintaining the Perfect Home Aquarium

So you’ve installed a new home aquarium. What now? Well, if you’re intent on keeping your aquarium looking fresh and your fish looking happy, now’s the time to immediately embark on a careful maintenance program. Don’t worry – this isn’t as hard as it sounds. Most of these methods can be set up to be self-regulating, and simply require regular monitoring to keep your tank ticking over. Temperature Control Specific types of fish and plants require specific temperatures in order to be Read more […]

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Acquiring Independence as a Disabled Person

Independence is something that most of us take for granted. This is because it’s so ingrained into the lives of able-bodied people, it’s the sort of thing we rarely appreciate until it’s gone. For people living with disability though, independence is everything. For them, being able to access the resources and information required to achieve and maintain independence can often feel like an uphill struggle. Access to Information Perhaps the most important concern for disabled individuals is Read more […]

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Best Holiday Reads for Summer 2014

You’ve packed everything you need and there’s one book-shaped hole in your suitcase…but what to go for? Here a four of this year’s best summer reads: A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride Recently awarded the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, A Girl is a Half-formed Thing is the debut novel by Eimear McBride and one that she’s been fighting to get published for nigh on a decade. Among a host of glowing reviews, the work has drawn comparisons to Joyce and Beckett for its experimentalism, Read more […]

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