Desiderata

Desiderata

Desiderata is a prose poem penned by American writer Max Ehrmann in 1927 that has a simple truth that's always worth recalling when times are hard, ...
Travellers ToDo List

Travellers ToDo List

The less you travel the harder it is to remember those essential items. Here is a ToDo list of some of the things you may need and could forget ...
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Saturated Fats, Trans Fats and Unsaturated Fats Explained

Ingesting trans-fat and saturated fat increases blood cholesterol, but the level of cholesterol you have depends upon a combination of factors ...
Short Film: We Happy Few with Julian Casey

Short Film: We Happy Few with Julian Casey

The promo film for We Happy Few is a successful sketch in its own right. The film is brilliantly carried by Julian Casey of 'X-Men' and 'Arrival' ...
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Basic Orchid Care for Noobs

If you have an orchid but don't know the first thing about how to look after it, this article will help you to get to the first level of basic care ...
A PC Build for X-Plane and Microsoft Flight Simulator

A PC Build for X-Plane and Microsoft Flight Simulator

Here are some of the things I discovered when trying to pick parts from an online PC builder. Be aware of the pitfalls you can encounter ...
13.79 Billion Years in a Nutshell

13.79 Billion Years in a Nutshell

The age of the universe is estimated to be 13.7965 billion years. Here is a high level breakdown of the stages that led from there to here ...
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Choosing the Best Guitar Tuition

I had a guitar and no idea how to play it. I tried books, videos, articles and sifted guitar tuition courses. Eventually, I decided that I needed to look at the bigger picture instead ...
A FlyingIron Spitfire Settings Utility

A FlyingIron Spitfire Settings Utility

The LFD settings utility will store your preferred settings for the FlyingIron Spitfire and load them automatically when you next use it ...
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Spanish Volcanoes & Potentially Pointless Pumice Properties

I didn’t know there were volcanoes in Europe or that I’d be stood in the middle of them… Someone has been keeping quiet about this! ...
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The Climactic Effects of Earth’s Orbital Cycles

There are three orbital features that combine to shape the Earth's natural climate cycles, known as the Milankovitch cycles ...
Levada Walking in Madeira

Levada Walking in Madeira

Madeira has stunning views, friendly people, taste-free salads and enchanting levadas. If you're a fan of walking uphill, look no further ...