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Become The Wordsmith You’ve Always Wanted To Be By Following These Simple Steps

Contributed Post Writing is rewarding. It’s also very hard. Like with any creative pursuit, you have to go out and seek inspiration. We could all sit around and wait for the muse to pay us a visit, but we’d be waiting a long time. Some people believe writing is a natural talent. For the most part, that’s not true. You may not be able to teach yourself to write well in the general sense, but there are things you can do to ensure you’re the best writer you can be. Here are a few things no writer can do without! Image from Pixabay   READ That’s right. To write, you need to read. You should read everything you can. Remember in Matilda, when she reads…
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A Garden Less Ordinary: Top Tips for a Unique Outdoor Space

Contributed Post Photo Credit Let’s face it, try as they might, many people’s gardens end up looking exactly the same. While simple wooden colours may have a classic feel, they don’t give your garden the stand-out look that makes it totally unique. Similarly, the humble garden gnome can be found in pretty much everyone’s gardens so will never provide a good talking point for your guests. This summer, why not make your garden stand out from the crowd? A Lick of Paint A simple job that can make the world of difference, painting your wooden fence panels can really have a huge effect. Instead of plain old mahogany, opt for a light blue or turquoise that will really provide some contrast to your garden. You…
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Immersive TV – Welcome to the New Age

  Contributed Post The last few years have seen an increase in the number of truly awesome television programs. In fact, in many ways, we have once again entered the Golden Age of Television. These days TV has arguably surpassed film as the ultimate medium. While movies are dumbing down and becoming more formulaic, television is becoming smarter. There are so many wonderful channels and excellent shows out here to watch. Flickr.com It’s pretty clear that TV it’s where it’s at, and this is supported by the fact that many big name actors are gravitating toward television in a bid to rekindle their careers. Since HBO changed the way we watch and experience television, it has opened up a new world for many of us….
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Smartphones: The Future Of Our Web

Contributed Post It is common knowledge that smartphones have pretty much replaced, or are in the process of replacing, the gadgets which we used to rely on. Things like alarm clocks, digital cameras, calculators and calendars now seem like they are on the brink of extinction. Think about it, when was the last time you used one of these without touching or thinking of your smartphone? Okay, alarm clocks still might be pretty useful if your phone loses battery overnight but the majority of people just set an alarm on their smartphones and plug the phone in. As well as being really useful to update our social media, chat through messaging apps, play games, and – obviously – make phone calls, it is now really…
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The Business Balance: How To Keep Employees And Stay Profitable

Contributed Post Image Source: PixaBay It is often said that a happy workplace is a productive workplace. There is a lot of truth to this, of course. It’s always going to be hard to motivate workers who are feeling miserable and uninspired. But walk through a range of offices up and down the land, and it can seem like that saying has been forgotten. We’re spending more time in the workplace and job satisfaction is not trending upwards. A lot of businesses seem to take account of this by expecting a high turnover of staff and getting what they can from employees for as long as they’re there. But can this really be the best way of doing things? It seems unlikely. At the same…
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