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Angela Landsbury passed away aged 96
Like so many other people across the world I was deeply saddened and shocked at the news of the passing of Angela Landsbury . Angela was an amazing actress who had a long and successful career in both film and television. She will be remembered by many for her role as Jessica Fletcher in the [&helli...
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Should you avoid or face conflict in your business?
Have you ever had something that you were worried about because you have procrastinated on having the crucial conversation or phone call or sending that email that you just know is going to cause conflict with your customers, staff or manager? You delay telling them in the hope you can avoid it, but...
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To save the planet, we need to mine more not less
We need to mine more rare earth metals if we build the electric vehicles and other technologies we need to save the planet from climate change. It's an interesting dichotomy, as people who have traditionally been against mining for environmental reasons are now some of the loudest voices supporting ...
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On this day 23rd Sept 1999 Sherlock Monument Unveiled
On this day 23rd September 1999, a monument to Sherlock Holmes was unveiled on Baker Street in London. This was a special day for fans of the great detective, as it marked the 100th anniversary of the first publication of Arthur Conan Doyle's The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The monument is a 9-fo...
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How to Keep Your House Neat and Tidy: Tips and Tricks
I've always struggled to keep the house clean and tidy. So I've done some research and put together a plan of action and some guidelines to keep front of mind to help keep the house neat and tidy forever more. I thought I might share them with you. Do you have any other good tips […]...
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On This Day - 1994 - 1st Episode of Friends premiered
On this day in 1994, the first episode of the series “Friends” premiered! How many times did you watch this masterpiece? 🙂...
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On This Day - 1955 - Guinness Book of Records.
On this day in 1955, the first copy of the Guinness Book of Records was published in Great Britain....
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On This Day - 1973 - First CT Scan.
On this day in 1973, the first CT scan was taken....
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On This Day - August 24, 2006 - Pluto is no longer a planet.
On August 24, 2006, Pluto was excluded from the list of planets of the solar system and classified as a dwarf planet. Poor little Pluto - don't worry - you might be downgraded, but we won't forget you! In the solar system, there are now only 8 planets - Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, ...
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On This Day - August 21, 1932 - First International Film Festival.
The first international film festival took place in Venice on August 21, 1932...
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