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  • The effects of addiction

    01 July 2011 ( #Addictions )

    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...

  • What are the causes of drug abuse?

    08 August 2011 ( #Addictions )

    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,...

  • How to spot Art Deco Glass vases

    28 July 2011 ( #Antiques & collectables )

    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...

  • A guide to presentation boards

    11 July 2011 ( #Arts & Crafts )

    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...

  • Create your own designer jewellery

    17 June 2011 ( #Arts & Crafts )

    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...

  • The real cost of tuition fees: The facts

    16 June 2011 ( #Colleges & Universities )

    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...

  • Are we doing enough to promote green energy?

    12 July 2011 ( #Eco 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...

  • Is beauty only skin deep?

    07 July 2011 ( #Health & wellbeing )

    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...

  • A guide to portable appliance testing

    22 July 2011 ( #Home appliances )

    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...

  • Choosing an Art Deco Brooch

    15 July 2011 ( #Jewellery & watches )

    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...

  • Art Deco jewellery

    12 July 2011 ( #Jewellery & watches )

    The Art Deco era of the 1920s and 30s produced stunning and glittering desings in jewellery. Today, such pieces are very sought after by collectors and admirers of the period. We look at what made Art Deco jewellery stand out from other periods. Nothing...

  • A guide to medical ID jewelry

    03 August 2011 ( #Jewellery & watches )

    If you have a medical condition or an allergy that you need to let other people know about if you become ill or get involved in an accident, then you should consider wearing medical ID Jewelry. In this article, we look at the concept of medical ID Jewelry...

  • How to acquire jobs in education

    30 June 2011 ( #Job hunting )

    There are always opportunities to access jobs in education, whether in teaching, in administration, or training roles. Choosing which job to apply for, will depend on your career aspirations and qualifications. This is a brief overview of the different...

  • All about: Ronnie Scott's jazz clubs

    28 June 2011 ( #Nightclubs )

    Ronnie Scott is a name synonymous with jazz. His jazz club is in London is legendary in the world of jazz, and has been hosting the greatest names in Jazz music for over 50 years. This article takes a look at what has made and kept the reputation of what...

  • How to remain safe and sound at home

    21 July 2011 ( #Security & alarms )

    Keeping your home and personal belongings safe from intruders is something we don't always think about. We expect to feel safe and secure in our homes. However, there are people out there who given the opportunity will think nothing of stealing your hard-earned...

  • Social sciences explained

    14 July 2011 ( #Social sciences )

    The study of social science is essential to well being of the human race, and for the continuation of civilisation as we know it. Since human relationships by their very nature are very complex, the study of human behaviour is very subjective, and based...

  • What is crisis intervention in social work?

    25 July 2011 ( #Social sciences )

    The crisis intervention service of your local social services department provides emergency support to people within the community who are experiencing acute emotional distress, and are at a crisis point. Crisis definition A crisis definition is a person’s...

  • A guide to Ideal World TV

    23 June 2011 ( #Television )

    Consumers are increasingly enjoying the experience of home shopping channels, whether it's for jewellery shopping, or the latest fashion buy, and TV shopping direct allows consumers to benefit from fantastic prices. Ideal World TV is owned by Ideal Shopping...

  • TV Shopping Channels: Changing the way we shop

    16 June 2011 ( #Television )

    Digital TV and FREEVIEW have increased the accessibility of TV shopping channels to practically everyone owning a TV. You can shop for almost anything for the home and garden ,and have it delivered directly to your door. I look at the pro's and con's...

  • How to access continuing education online

    14 July 2011 ( #Tutoring )

    Online education or Distance Learning, has become very popular in recent years, with many institutions choosing to offer courses online. Accessing continuing education online means that you study in your own home, at a time convenient to you. You can...

  • What is life coaching?

    10 August 2011 ( #Tutoring )

    With the hustle and bustle of modern life, we sometimes lose sight of our goals, and what we want to achieve in life. Sometimes, we lack the confidence to grab an opportunity and then regret not having doing so. A life coach is a fairly modern term that...

  • SCROOGE, or HUMBUG?

    23 November 2011

    It''s 4 weeks till Christmas, and I have never felt so 'Un-Christmassy' in my life. All you here about in the news is Government cuts, the looming strikes, Bankers inflated bonuses, the deepening financial crisis in the Euro-zone. Really depressing stuff,...

  • STRIKE FOR PENSIONS!

    26 November 2011

    Are you affected by the proposed changes to public sector pensions? It's not often you have people threatening strike action for something other than a pay rise, but the issue of pensions is such a sensitive and emotive issue for many, that they are prepared...