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Flatclub :for young people needing short term accommodation. Read on..

FlatClub is the marketplace for medium term accommodation – stays from a few weeks to a few months. Finding accommodation for more than a few nights and less than 6 months is difficult and expensive through conventional options like hotels or letting agencies. The modern...
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On tour at Borough Market with Celia Brooks

Fancy a tour of Borough Market? It is a lot to get round on your own, but the market has an official guide - Celia Brooks. Celia is passionate about food, very enthusiastic and knowledgable about the market and its history, and most importantly organises so many delicious...
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Presents for men

Men are often difficult to buy for, whether husbands, sons, fathers, or brothers. Here is a selection of ideas to suit all types, especially useful when you are desperate for inspiration, and all available via the internet. If you are still short of ideas and live near London how...
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Want to learn to dance?

Hugely popular as a result of “Strictly”, dance classes are good fun, and great exercise (an hour of salsa will seem like a full aerobic workout) and they are having a huge resurgence in popularity. If you fancy limbering up with your legwarmers or gliding elegantly round the...
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‘Green’ household cleaning products that actually work

I find that Ecover are effective for dishwashing and laundry, and Ecover, make a good floor cleaner too. Try Maison Bell for dishwashing (eco-age.com).  Smells nice too. For loo stains I use borax – ¼ cup in the loo overnight usually does the trick. Good for student houses...
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How to use Facebook

On the main Facebook page, there is an option to “Sign Up” to Facebook. Fill in your name, e-mail address and a password – you will also need to fill in your birthday and gender. The next stage involves optional steps, which allow you to ask friends who have Facebook and...
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Where to eat in the UK

These restaurants are collected through personal experience rather than advertising hype, so some counties may be a bit thin on recommendations – but if you have one to recommend then please let us know.  Some of the restaurants also offer excellent accommodation. Berkshire The...
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Songs with a great work out rhythm

Songs that have a great beat to exercise to Just Dance Lady GaGa Valerie Mark Ronson Amy Winehouse (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher Jackie Wilson Waiting For A Star To Fall Boy Meets Girl Move Your Feet Junior Senior Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me) Steve Harley...
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Loading tunes onto your iPod

All music added to an iPod must be done through iTunes. Use the USB cable that would have been in the package your iPod came in originally. Plug in the iPod to the USB slot that will be on the right or left side of a laptop or on the computer if you have a desktop. By plugging in...
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