Blog Roll

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Farage Flirts With the Far-Right

Nigel Farage has vowed UKIP will not “get into bed” with the French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, rejecting an alliance because of the “prejudice and anti-Semitism” in the Front National. Though when Le Pen brushed past in the European […]

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Sunday links: shortfall risk

MarketsLong US dollar is the world's most crowded trade. ( Euro is wicked oversold. ( 5000 looks very different today than it did in 1999. ( to organize your trading business

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How To Grow Muscles Without Lifting Weights

Has your dream come true: a six-pack without moving a muscle? Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and author of PsyBlog. His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick" Related articles: Mental Practice Makes Pe

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Little Red Christmas, Little Red Ambulance (self-issued)

This South Wales band is another one that's made a tradition of holiday releases, and we've had previous entries by the group on this site before. For 2014, they've issued "This Christmas Dream" and simultaneously gone online with an

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Bra wearing termite hills?

8 months in and I find myself sitting on the the plane destined for Australia. My third continent.

It’s funny how the emotions hit you all of a sudden as if you have just woken up and realised what is happening.

I have a big smile and a giggle as It dawns on me that I have covered 20,000 miles over 2 contents on my little CRF250L. It’s hard to believe that we have made it to the other side of the world together.

My first few days in Darwin were easy thanks to some fellow bikers. Tim and his family put me up for the first two nights and then I moved over to stay with Elizabeth and Sam in their rural home about 40k out of town. What a great place. A lovely 1930s wooden house surrounded my 6 acres of woodland and full of wildlife. 

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Bad Weather, Pests, Diease Lead To Drop In Olive Oil Production

Global olive oil production is down this year and Italian oil has been especially hard hit. To explain what it might mean for consumers, Audie Cornish speaks with Curtis Cord, publisher of the Olive Oil Times

The Price is Right?

As a former aide to Norman Lamont, the Prime Minister knows more than most about...

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If Your Life Is a Movie and You’re the Director, Why Did You Add this Scene to It?

Imagine your life as an epic, three-hour movie. In this saga there are numerous high points and low points, and both drama and comedy. There are coming-of-age moments and passages of growing older. There will likely be some real challenges, and maybe even a few moments when you think you won’t make it. The movie&hellip

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