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Ten years since Alexander McQueen left us

Posted on: May 7, 2020

Despite his somewhat humble beginnings the designer Alexander McQueen rose to the top of the field winning numerous awards and receiving a record amount of fame and platitudes. His designs were lauded and seen as a breath of fresh air. Considering that he had come from a family of six…

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Men’s fashions in the 1950’s

Posted on: May 6, 2020

With the war completely over and the reactions on fabric being lifted Men in Britain could start to think about wearing something else other than khaki. It’s quite a surprise that they ever wanted to go back to the colour and duly it seems that the suit began to take…

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Building a brand for small businesses

Posted on: May 6, 2020

Branding is incredibly important for any business regardless of its size. It helps to build trust and reputation with current customers and potential customers. By having a consistent, strong brand your business can reach a larger audience and compete with others in the same sector as you. In order to…

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The place of the abandoned ships

Posted on: May 5, 2020

If you were to wander along the banks of the river Severn south of the City Gloucester you will find a strange sight in front of you. In what is already an evocative landscape, you will come upon the Purton Hulks. These are relics and wrecks of a past Gloucester…

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How does a Superhero get their powers?

Posted on: May 4, 2020

Origin stories are always a bit interesting. At least they answer one of the most pertinent questions, namely, “how did you get like this?”. If you look at how these Heroes get their powers it’s generally by accident or absolutely nothing to do with them doing anything to cause it..…

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What’s better to rent, furnished or unfurnished?

Posted on: May 2, 2020

It’s something of a difficult choice for many renters. Should they take the fully furnished property so that they can save themselves a packet in white goods and sofas etc or do they bring their own things. There are many plus and minus points over each choice and both types…

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Signs you need a new garage door

Posted on: April 28, 2020

If your garage door is letting down your overall home design, its operation is troublesome, or just not up to standard, it may be time to replace it. Here are the top signs you need a replacement garage door: Noise levels Occasionally, an increase in noise levels may simply mean…

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The charm and magic of Irish singer Val Doonican

Posted on: April 24, 2020

Born on the third of February 1927, in Waterford Ireland, Michael Valentine Doonican became the name behind the image and easy listening, singing sensation “Val Doonican”. With his warm, cheeky smile, easy charm and famous for wearing a wide variety of Aran Sweaters he took the nation by storm. With…

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What is rubber and where does it come from

Posted on: April 22, 2020

Rubber is a substance that has been around for many years and is used in a variety of different ways. From making wellington boots right through to mechanical parts and construction items. Rubber was initially quite hard to work with but since the invention of processes such as Rubber Injection…

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