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Five Reasons the Game of Thrones Books are More Relevant Today Than Ever

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As big as the Game of Thrones TV series is, the books that it’s based on – George R. R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” series – are pop culture giants in their own right, according to Popmatters television critic Steven Aoun. After the first book was released in 1996, the novel’s characters and elements became visible in ...

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Experts Reveal Scams and How You Can Avoid Them

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By Martina Mercer Only yesterday I had a little rant on Facebook urging my friends to stop falling for the scams that kept showing up in my news feed. It wasn’t until some told me that they were unaware of the new social media low that I realised my initial news didn’t reach as many as I hoped. So here’s an ...

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A Diary of Summer Events with the RHS

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The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is welcoming guests to a huge range of exciting talks and events at its four gardens this summer – RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey, RHS Garden Hyde Hall in Essex, RHS Garden Harlow Carr in North Yorkshire and RHS Garden Rosemoor in Devon. Highlights will include plenty of summer evenings with live entertainment, a striking ...

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The Benefits of Amsterdam Meeting Places for Business

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Amsterdam is quickly emerging as the leader in business facilities as its convenient location and clean, stunning surroundings make it ideal for companies and corporations to hold meetings and conferences. There are many reasons why Amsterdam is becoming so popular for networking events and annual meet ups and just a few include: The Price Hiring a venue in Amsterdam is ...

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Top Tips to Give Up Smoking Naturally

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With the new packet designs, it’s a wonder there are any smokers left at all, as the jarring images constantly remind us of the pitfalls of this nasty habit. I’ll admit it, I’m a serial non smoker, I’ve tried almost everything to give up the vice and I’ve succeeded for years, but generally ended up back on the tobacco spice. ...

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New Online Tools Help You Find Out What You’re Owed

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You could be owed more tax than you think as some new online tools allow you to find out if you could claim tax back on uniforms, PAYE, self employment, moving out of the country and much more. Tax Rebate Services have generously released their online tax calculators to the public to help anyone discover if they could be entitled ...

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Make More From Your Spare Change with Cash4Coins and Wink Bingo

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We’ve been talking to Wink Bingo and Cash4Coins about looking after the pennies. Cash4Coins have given us some great advice while Wink Bingo provided us with this great infographic. Andrew Harley, the Currency Manager at Cash4Coins reminds us that soon some notes and coins will be old currency. He says, “we work with a lot of charities helping them to ...

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The Housing White Paper – What It Means for The Housing Market

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Naomi Heaton, CEO of London Central Portfolio, comments on the Government’s Housing White Paper: In Brief: With only 163,940 housing completions in England in 2015-16, the Government is a long way off the target of providing 1m new homes by 2020, promised by David Cameron. Not only do we have a housing crisis to meet right now, there is projected ...

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Caboo Carrier Review – A Close Parent Equals a Contented Child

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I’ve been blessed with three children now, currently aged 5, 12 and 16 while I have numerous nieces and nephews. All of my children are different, in personality and looks. One thing I have learned, through trail and error, is that attachment parenting works. My first born would not leave my side, and we co slept quite happily, much to ...

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Can You Really Afford Designers at Your Fingertips?

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I’ve been shopping this week and I’ve also been having a clear out. I can’t be the only female that spends wasted minutes every morning trying on different clothes only to find they no longer fit or accenuate areas I’d rather keep hidden. Unless you have designers at your fingertips and stylists on hand like Kim Kardashian, this will always ...

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