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5 Things You Might Not Know About Christmas

5 Things You Might Not Know About Christmas

It’s that time of year again! Christmas songs are blaring out of the radio and everywhere you go tinsel and fairy lights attract your attention. I really love this time of year, it’s so full of magic and the air feels like it’s electrically charged. So many amazing things happen at this time of year, and in this article I’d ...

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5 Of The Best Sci-Fi TV Programmes Ever!

5 Of The Best Sci-Fi TV Programmes Ever!

I’ve always been a bit of a science fiction fan. Ever since I first watched an episode of Star Trek, I was hooked! And it’s not surprising that the phenomena of Sci-fi TV has grown exponentially since Kirk and the boys hit the TV screens back in the 60’s. Sci-fi allows us to escape into our fantasies of alien worlds ...

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5 Of The Best Ever Episodes Of Xena Warrior Princess!

5 Of The Best Ever Episodes Of Xena Warrior Princess!

This post was SO hard! Seriously! I have loved every single episode of Xena Warrior Princess and to try and select just 5 of them to write about here, was really, really difficult. So, in no particular order, largely because that would have been just way too hard, here are the 5 best ever episodes of Xena Warrior Princess as ...

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5 Of The Best Episodes From The New Doctor Who Series

5 Of The Best Episodes From The New Doctor Who Series

We are fast approaching the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary episode and in honour of this prestigious occasion, I have decided to have a look back through the new series of Doctor Who and select what I believe are the 5 best episodes. So, without further ado, please read on to see which episodes I’ve chosen! *Some of the videos may ...

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5 Of The Most Popular Doomsday Scenarios

5 Of The Most Popular Doomsday Scenarios

Many of us, whether we admit it or not, are fascinated with our demise as a species. We often ponder on what we would do if we were faced with our own unavoidable destruction. This very obsession has led to shows such as Doomsday Preppers, Revolution, Falling Skies and The Walking Dead becoming very popular. I discovered that a guy ...

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5 Easy Recipes For The Novice Forager

5 Easy Recipes For The Novice Forager

If you are new to foraging, then you might want some easy recipes to go with those first plants that you’ve picked and let’s be honest, most of us start out with the most easily recognisable species. Therefore I will share with you some recipes that you can make with them.   5. Nettle Soup You need: 1 carrier bag ...

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5 Brilliant Educational Websites For Kids, That Are Also Free!

5 Brilliant Educational Websites For Kids, That Are Also Free!

Some of you might know, from reading my author bio, that I home educate my children. Some of you reading this article might be home educators yourselves, or parents of schooled children looking for something to keep the kids occupied, whilst encouraging learning and being kind to your bank balance. Well, I reckon I can help you there. I am ...

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5 Things Everyone Should Know in a Survival Situation

5 Things Everyone Should Know in a Survival Situation

I know, I know! The end of the world is waaay off yet. Or is it? Cue twilight music. In all seriousness, however, many people will, and do, find themselves in a tricky situation at some point in their lives. Whether their car breaks down on some deserted road in the middle of winter, or there are full scale riots ...

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5 Brilliant Plants/Herbs And Their Uses

5 Brilliant Plants/Herbs And Their Uses

Are you guilty of stocking your medicine cupboard with a range of chemical cocktails, often having no idea of what each one actually does? Yup, me too! However, I’m trying to change that in favour of more natural products. Namely, herbs and plants: Mother Nature’s medicine cabinet. You’d be surprised at the array of ailments that the seemingly humble plant ...

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5 Things You Might Not Know About World War II

5 Things You Might Not Know About World War II

World War II has fascinated enthusiasts for years. Most schoolchildren are taught about it as part of their school curriculum and it is the war that led to the creation of the United Nations. Here I would like to share with you 5 things that you perhaps weren’t taught in school about World War II.   5. Russia and Japan ...

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