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Unlikely Turner Prize Nominees

A portrait painter Lynette Yiadom-Boakye , whose subjects are imaginary and an installation artist who recruits teams of volunteers to tell passers-by anecdotes about their lives are among the nominees for this year’s Turner Prize. Read more..
http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/story/2013/04/25/turner-prize.html

Exercise After a Hearty Meal

If you knew it would take two hours of intensive walking to burn off that dessert tempting you at dinnertime, would you still choose it?

Read more: http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/food-menus-that-list-exercise-costs-could-lead-to-healthier-choices-1.1255229#ixzz2Rn30hM8Q


Free Kindle Ebook- 23, 24 April 2013

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Free Kindle EBook
Two Day Kindle Book Promotion- 23, 24 April 2013 UK Edition http://www.amazon.co.uk/Death-of-a-Cyclist-ebook/dp/B00CGMOF1A/ US Edition http://www.amazon.com/Death-of-a-Cyclist-ebook/dp/B00CGMOF1A/ There have been so many accidents involving cyclists and vehicles in the city of London and in busy cities across the world over the past few years. There have been so many who have lost their lives tragically while travelling to work and school in our cities. This short story and two poems are a tribute to all those cyclists who have lost their lives on these busy city streets. Two Day Kindle Book Promotion- 23, 24 April 2013

Running London 2013

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Today was the day of the London Marathon 2013. It was a powerful day when London ran for the Marathon. The day was filled with runners from all parts of the world, running for so many charities and causes. Elite athletes and marathon runners all took part in today's race on the 21st of April 2013. There was a minutes silence for the Boston marathon tragedy. The London Marathon event is an inspiration to everyone who wants to make a positive difference in the world....

Music Therapy

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It has now been discovered that music therapy may help premature babies to sleep and feed. Read more..
http://www.nhs.uk/news/2013/04April/Pages/Can-music-help-premature-infants-sleep-and-feed.aspx

The Gadget to Prevent Cycle Deaths

Inventor Emily Brooke has invented a bike-light gadget which when attached to a cycle will project the image of a cyclist on the road ahead. Will this be the gadget to prevent cycle deaths in the future? Read more...
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/yourbusiness/9712534/Young-inventor-My-bright-idea-to-cut-cycling-deaths.html

The Secrets to A Healthy Hearty Life

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This is a list of the ten most effective ways to have a healthy heart for a long and happy life. Read more...
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Healthyhearts/Pages/Healthy-heart-tips.aspx

The Appetizing Mind

Scientists feel that they may have discovered a way to rewire the brain to control a person's appetite. Will this put an end to obesity? Read more...
http://www.nhs.uk/news/2013/04April/Pages/Brains-appetite-circuits-could-be-rewired.aspx

Networking for Introverts

Night Owl Work

Companies Hiring Professionals

For the first time in a year, unemployment has increased, with the number of people out of work rising by 7,000 to 2.52 million in the three months to January. These companies are hiring professionals....
http://msn.careerbuilder.co.uk/Article/MSN-412-Job-Search-Whos-hiring-in-April/?lr=int_ukmsn&SiteId=int_ukmsn_a412&sc_extcmp=int_ukmsn_a412

Civil Rights Defenders Bracelets

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Great News! The Civil Rights Defenders have issued their first batch of GPS bracelets that will alert the CRDs’ headquarters, other nearby activists, and the entirety of the CRDs’ social media following if the bracelet’s owner is ever kidnapped.
Read more...
http://www.slashgear.com/gps-bracelet-uses-social-media-to-protect-civil-rights-activists-06276729/

The Zen of the Zentangle

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What is a Zentangle?

The Zentangle is an inspired invention and offspring of Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts.
http://www.zentangle.com/images/Pix/tangling-the-zen-1.pdf




British Taxes this April

An NHS Prescription goes up,
like the temperature in a boiling cup.
The Water Bill shoots up the hill
like a Fountain in the month of April,
Air Passenger Duty Rates shoot up like a Jet-Stream,
and make travelling every tourists' dream.
Read more about UK Taxes at this link
and pour yourself a nice stiff drink...
http://news.uk.msn.com/uk/tax-benefit-nhs-changes-1-april-what-you-need-to-know-981630/