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Going Out, Journalism, Lifestyle, London, Marketing


Shopping early for Christmas? How about July

By Philip Hunt “Christmas in July!”, said the editor. “Christmas in July?” I repeated back to him. I knew about climate change, but really! “No,” said the editor. “Christmas in July. It’s an event, especially […]

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Berkshire, Hampshire, Julia Gasper, Theatre

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

A play by Oscar Wilde. Performed by New Era Players. Reviewed by Julia Gasper   New Era Players were very fortunate that their outdoor production of The Importance of Being Earnest, at Shaw House, Newbury, […]

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Europe, Julia Gasper, Travel

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Nîmes, a Roman City in the Heart of France

A look at Nimes in France by Julia Gasper. The town of Nîmes in Southern France is applying to UNESCO for the status of a World Heritage Site. It well merits this recognition, as it […]

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Africa, Business, Travel

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New hope in Africa’s railways

By Nicholas Newman A new revolution in African railways is starting to take place, we are seeing major railway equipment manufacturers and leasing companies begin to focus on the continent. For many some as a […]

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Education, Oxfordshire, Shopping

An Amazing Toy The Marbel Elephants Jigsaw Puzzle

An Amazing Toy The Marbel Elephants Jigsaw Puzzle

By Jolanta Ryba What an amazing toy my son has received from his nanny! Just around his birthday, we were all excited about the possible presents for my 5 yrs. old son Michael, who is […]

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Software, Technology

Needing hard drive encryption

Needing hard drive encryption

A review by Nicholas Newman   Protecting your data against unauthorised access is for some an important requirement, especially amongst businesses, universities, and government agencies. All too often, we have heard about laptops left on […]

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A new funding solution is needed for  oil decommissioning

By Nicholas Newman At the time of writing, we are seeing an increasing number of media reports detailing the huge numbers of abandoned oil wells in Alberta and Texas.  In addition, governments and the industry […]

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Rail, Travel

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Should Britain’s Railways be Re-Nationalized?

By Nicholas Newman I think people are asking the wrong question when they ask for the renationalisation of the railways in Britain. When you look at traffic figures it is a victim of its success. Britain’s […]

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Business, Gadgets, Travel

Things to do on a long business trip?

Things to do on a long business trip?

By Nicholas Newman It can be very tiring sitting in a car, coach, plane or train journey. Luckily, there are a number of entertaining and productive ways to spend your time on such journeys. Here are […]

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Electricity, Energy

What if nuclear power becomes as cheap as gas generation by 2050?

What if nuclear power becomes as cheap as gas generation by 2050?

By Nicholas Newman Power Station Over the past few decades, we have heard the promise that nuclear power will become so cheap, it will be not worth metering. The trouble is, although the operational costs […]

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