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1. Riedel Wine Glasses: Elegence And Style
Riedel Wine Glasses: Elegence And Style
Anyone who has been involved with wine, especially from the wine drinking or tasting point of view will know about Riedel wine glasses. Even the great Robert Parker of The Wine Advocate worships them - they must then be really, really great! You may be iterating that a glass is a glass; well, ye...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:09:23
2. Photography: Oil And Water
Photography: Oil And Water
Anyone new to photography will want to try the technique of shooting oil and water. As every single image will be different, the possibility of a capturing a few beautiful shots is good. One of the earliest photo tutorials I read about encouraged me to set up a photoshoot in my kitchen, using jus...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:32:40
3. Understanding Wine: A Beginners Guide
Understanding Wine: A Beginners Guide
Grape growing and winemaking spread throughout Europe in the Greek and Roman times. Wine became such a valued trade item that the Romans, in 97BC, ordered the known world to pull out all vines in an attempt to protect their wine industry. Wine began to spread throughout the world through the reli...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:28:17
4. Low Alcohol Wine: The Healthy New Trend?
Low Alcohol Wine: The Healthy New Trend?
More and more European winemakers are starting to look into the idea of making "lighter" wines -- with 3% to 6% less alcohol content than traditional varieties. As you can imagine, the wine snobs are turning up their noses at them, but is that fair? Experts say that such low-alcohol wines taste...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:53:36
5. How To Make Your Own Wine
How To Make Your Own Wine
Making your own homemade wine from grapes is not difficult, but getting it through the winemaking process and into the bottle can be fraught with little difficulties. But 'no worries', as they would say in Australia, 'anyone can make wine'! When I mention 'difficulties', what I mean is, that be...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:12:35
6. The Best Wine Bottle Openers
The Best Wine Bottle Openers
Which is the best bottle opener? With many wines now sealed with the screw cap, there are still others that have been corked with either a 'natural' cork or a 'synthetic' one (plastic to you and me). These wines will require a wine bottle opener. There are several different types of wine opener...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:10:15
7. The Kiss - In Various Art Forms
The Kiss - In Various Art Forms
In art, when we hear the words 'The Kiss', maybe we think about Rodin's famous marble sculpture or Romeo and Juliets balcony encounter. And what about the Royal balcony kisses at Buckingham Palace? There are many instances of memorable kisses in films, photography and art, both happy and sad. I ...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:06:47
8. A Childhood in Africa
A Childhood in Africa
I was born and brought up in a small town named Kitale in the foothills of Mount Elgon in north western Kenya. My father owned a property which grew crops such as coffee, maize and sunflowers. There was also a Jersey dairy herd with pig and cattle fattening units, as well as other kinds of livest...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:14:27
9. African Birds Are Beautiful, But...
African Birds Are Beautiful, But...
As a small boy I lived in Kenya, East Africa until I was 10 years old. I have so many fantastic memories, but one of the most endearing had to be that of the gorgeous birdlife. Wherever you went - up in the hills, around the lakes or into the forests - the one thing in common was the sound of en...
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:31:27
10. How Nelson Mandela and Rugby United South Africa
How Nelson Mandela and Rugby United South Africa
Being born and brought up in East Africa in the 1950's and with a love of the African continent, I remember the continual banter on news channels and in the press of the dreadful apartheid problems in South Africa. Not always understanding what apartheid actually meant as a 10 year old, it wasn't...
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:33:03
11. How To Make Cider: A Beginners Guide
How To Make Cider: A Beginners Guide
If you've never tasted a great still cider, you have something to discover. It is a lovely refreshing drink with a depth of appley flavours and a very light kick - the alcohol is usually between 4% to 8% abv.* The term 'still cider' means that no unnecessary carbon dioxide gas has been added to ...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:31:55
12. How To Build A Storage Shed | BEST Plans
How To Build A Storage Shed | BEST Plans
Let's face it, when most of us want to get stuck into a building project, do we research and prepare for it properly? I bet the answer is no! I want to show you the best way to undertake any building works, from the small backyard storage shed right up to those much bigger ones that can contain ...
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:33:56
13. David Shepherd - Artist & Conservationist
David Shepherd - Artist & Conservationist
Richard David Shepherd CBE FRSA (born 25 April 1931) is a British artist and one of the world's most outspoken conservationists. He is most famous for his paintings of wildlife, although he also often paints steam railways, aircraft and landscapes. His work has been extremely popular since the 1...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:26
14. Why Rainbows Are Special
Why Rainbows Are Special
April 3rd is National Find a Rainbow Day.Finding a rainbow is easy, we just need the sun to shine on tiny moisture droplets to create that optical phenomenon. But what we'd all love to do, is find the end of the rainbow itself, especially if we had a spade or shovel with us! As a child, one of m...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:42:29
15. BEST for DIY: DeWalt Table Saw
BEST for DIY: DeWalt Table Saw
Yet another great tool from DeWalt. The common denominator I find when reviewing this brand over others is consistency. Consistency in build quality, consistency in handling and performance. It's no wonder that on millions of construction sites, DeWalt tools can be seen everywhere. Professional ...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:34:34
16. E & J Gallo Winery - Largest in the World
E & J Gallo Winery - Largest in the World
In 1933, Ernest and Julio Gallo founded E & J Gallo Winery following the repeal of Prohibition after many years of growing and selling their own grapes. The brothers honed their winemaking craft by reading old pamphlets, published by the University of California, rescued from a public library, an...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:24
17. Wine Related Gifts For Fun
Wine Related Gifts For Fun
If you love wine or know someone else who does, then here's an array of wine related items and gadgets that could make great gifts. Have some fun and find a gift an unusual gift in the wine department. From a chic, beautifully designed 'flow' wine rack to a gorgeous pink hip flask for the girls,...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:00
18. Saint Patrick's Day: A Day Of Irish Craic!
Saint Patrick's Day: A Day Of Irish Craic!
On the 17th of March, in cities and towns around the world, the Irish, and Irish at heart, celebrate St. Patrick's Day with parades. Much of the focus is on Irish music and songs, Irish food and drink and of course the Things can get really out of control where communities even dye rivers or str...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:16
19. Wine Is For Fun, Fun, Fun
Wine Is For Fun, Fun, Fun
Wine is one of those extraordinary subjects that can be taken so seriously by a few rare 'so-called' wine snobs, or very lightly indeed by the rest of us. Having been a wine professional for so long I have seen both sides. One thing I always noticed about the snobbish approach - which tends to r...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:44:16
20. Visit a Medieval Castle in Ireland
Visit a Medieval Castle in Ireland
On a recent visit to the medieval Castle at Bunratty, which is only 30 miles from where I live, I've achieved something that has eluded me for over 40 years - to go on a tour of this amazing medieval castle. I know that seems ridiculous when one lives so close to a major tourist attraction, but t...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:31:57
21. Photoshop And Dreamweaver
Photoshop And Dreamweaver
Ever since I got interested in web design and implementation, I have relied on what I consider to be the best two programs for this - Adobe's Photoshop and Dreamweaver to get fantastic results. Of course each works well on its own, but together they are a force to be reckoned with especially with...
Internet - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:44:39
22. The Burren in the West of Ireland
The Burren in the West of Ireland
The Burren is a limestone plateau occupying an area of over one hundred square miles in North Clare in Southern Ireland.It is an area of scenic attractions where the clear light, reflected from the stone-grey hills, seems to radiate an air of timelessness, which is made more realistic by the pres...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:41:20
23. Big Heart on Valentine's Day
Big Heart on Valentine's Day
High days and holidays are becoming more significant these days. It's no wonder as there's such an opportunity commercially to exploit any such occasion for oneself - or one's business. This year, why not open your heart to others, I don't mean just sending a card or some flowers to your friends...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:32:49
24. BEST for DIY: DeWalt Miter Saw
BEST for DIY: DeWalt Miter Saw
Calling all DIY'ers! You may think that this saw is only for professionals, but think again, it's ideal for the carpentry enthusiast or diy'er. If you're still cutting lengths of lumber with a handsaw, think how easy your life would be with a little automation. I've only just bought myself this...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:31:40
25. BEST Nikon Lenses
BEST Nikon Lenses
Having a really good digital SLR camera is one thing, but it's the lens that is going to make all the difference to the quality of the final image. Lenses for Nikon cameras are made by Nikkor. Avoid using the wrong lens for the wrong shoot. You will find plenty of information to enable you to ma...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:40:26
26. A Sinking Feeling at an Art Auction
A Sinking Feeling at an Art Auction
As an enthusiastic admirer of watercolor paintings and especially by a particular well known landscape artist, I couldn't resist the opportunity of heading off to an art auction which was offering several of his works for sale. What I didn't know then was that the location of this auction would ...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:32:40
27. David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation
David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation
In 2009 the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation marked it's 25th anniversary. In 1984 The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF) was set up to focus David's conservation efforts and to increase public awareness and funds for wildlife conservation all over the world especially Africa and Asia. ...
Nonprofits - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:01:45
28. A World of Majestic Trees
A World of Majestic Trees
May 16th is Love a Tree Day.For at least this one day of the year, turn your love and attention towards those majestic, gentle giants of the forest, parkland or backyard that are so vital to our survival. Yes, it's the woody and gnarled old tree. We couldn't do without trees, and we certainly ta...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:09:38
29. Boris Johnson - London Mayor
Boris Johnson - London Mayor
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson (born 19 June 1964) is a British politician and journalist. The current Mayor of London, he previously served as the Conservative Member of Parliament for Henley on Thames and as editor of The Spectator magazine. Much of the world saw Boris Johnson for the firs...
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:06:56
30. Wine Quiz #1: Test Your General Wine Knowledge
Wine Quiz #1: Test Your General Wine Knowledge
Test your liquid knowledge, actually not all liquid, and see what you know about the world of wine. Q. What are Viticulture and Oenology? A. The science of grape growing and winemaking - one question I won't ask! See if you can shine on the vine, then whiff, sniff and spit your way through my q...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:42:57
31. Easter Eggs Galore And More
Easter Eggs Galore And More
We all love chocolate - or at least, most of us do - but getting inside the whole Easter Egg ethos, and looking for other connections proves to be as much fun as eating the chocolate egg itself! Where is the biggest Easter Egg? What is a virtual Easter Egg? Here are some odd, some funny, some r...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:06:59
32. BEST for DIY: DeWalt Cordless Drill
BEST for DIY: DeWalt Cordless Drill
The name DeWalt in DIY is synonymous with the highest quality of workshop tools. I bought my first DeWalt product, a circular saw about 5 years ago and have never looked back. I also have this super cordless drill. When I saw that many of the construction contractors used this brand that said it...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:30:35
33. Macro Photography: Insects And Spiders
Macro Photography: Insects And Spiders
There is something very different about coming face to face with insects through a macro lens. They no longer look small and innocent, but suddenly take on a different looking persona. Seeing these features at such close quarters is truly amazing - kind of prehistoric in one way, yet so very beau...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:27:04
34. BEST Coffee Cake Recipes
BEST Coffee Cake Recipes
There are so many recipes for making gorgeous coffee cakes, some flavored with nuts, some cinnamon and others with fruits. The one thing they all have in common is the wonderful flavor of coffee. But there is another ingredient that can successfully bring out the tang of coffee in a different wa...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:33:18
35. Captain Corelli's Myrtos Beach in Kefalonia
Captain Corelli's Myrtos Beach in Kefalonia
The secret of Myrtos is nothing to do with Captain Corelli or his mandolin, but the vicious undercurrents at the waters edge. Anyone unfamiliar with the beach would be well advised to watch the locals as they prepare to enter or leave the water to see exactly how they do it. If you've never hear...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:15:28
36. Louis Armstrong: What a Wonderful World Lyrics
Louis Armstrong: What a Wonderful World Lyrics
Song by: Bob Thiele and George David Weiss. Released: as a single in early fall 1967. Inducted: in the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999. I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom for me and you And I think to myself, what a wonderful world I see skies of blue and clouds of white The brigh...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:40:54
37. Steve Redgrave - Rowing Legend
Steve Redgrave - Rowing Legend
Sir Stephen Geoffrey Redgrave CBE, a British rower, was born on 23 March 1962 in Marlow in England. He won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games from 1984 to 2000. He also won a bronze medal in 1988. As the only Briton ever to achieve this feat, Redgrave is considered by some to be Brita...
Sports & Recreation - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:43:37
38. The Jungle Book With Mowgli, Baloo and Shere Khan
The Jungle Book With Mowgli, Baloo and Shere Khan
Memories I can remember the day I first went to see The Jungle Book when my parents took me on a weekend outing from my school. Going to see a movie was such a treat, but there was something special about seeing this one! Only a few years earlier our family had returned to Ireland from living i...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:30:41
39. How To Capture Waterfall Pictures
How To Capture Waterfall Pictures
You may have noticed when looking at images of waterfalls that many show the cascading water in a smooth, silky way rather than in its sharper, more natural watery state. I often wondered why this technique was frequently being used by photographers, so on a recent trip to The Appalachian Mounta...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:32:35
40. Hugh Johnson - Wine Writer
Hugh Johnson - Wine Writer
Hugh Johnson OBE (born 10 March 1939) is a British author and expert on wine. He is considered the world's best-selling wine writer in his own right. Writer of the best selling "Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book" series, he has also collaborated with fellow wine expert Jancis Robinson MW, to produ...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:45:26
41. BEST External Drives For Data Storage
BEST External Drives For Data Storage
How many times have you been working on a document, spreadsheet or photo program only to find the computer decides to have a wobbly? Loads, I bet. Computers are liable to have 'off days', just like all of us, but one thing they don't do without plenty of encouragement is to ALWAYS KEEP OUR DATA ...
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:32:37
42. Chocolate And Wine: Perfect Partners
Chocolate And Wine: Perfect Partners
Some say that pairing wine with chocolate cannot be done, but if you have the right wine to complement the right chocolate it can be a match made in heaven! But the wrong wine opposite a too-sweet chocolate creates nothing but horror. A bad pairing can turn an otherwise fabulous dessert to tree ...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:13
43. Coffee, Coffee, The Beauty of Coffee
Coffee, Coffee, The Beauty of Coffee
Coffee and chocolate are like the terrible twins - they are full of controversy, but we wouldn't ever be without them. It's not quite a love - hate relationship, yet the spell they cast is powerful indeed. Their flavours are wicked, sensous and teasing, and it is no wonder that so many of us fin...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:42:38
44. The Birds and The Bees, The Flowers and The Trees
The Birds and The Bees, The Flowers and The Trees
Since I got hooked on photography, my camera and I are rarely separated, especially when on any visits, excursions or holidays. I'm at that stage of sheer photo devotion and quite likely to make the odd rash decision about whether to buy this gadget or that lens, whether I need it or not. But wh...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:31:55
45. Waterford Crystal - The Perfect Gift
Waterford Crystal - The Perfect Gift
The name Waterford Crystal must evoke a sense of charm and beauty to most people, and when it comes to the production of exquisite items of crystal, the House of Waterford Crystal is one of the best in the world. I remember as we made our wedding list many years ago, several of the prized items ...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:30:51
46. David Lean - British Film Director
David Lean - British Film Director
Sir David Lean KBE (25 March 1908 - 16 April 1991) was an English film director and producer, best remembered for big-screen epics such as Brief Encounter, Lawrence of Arabia, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Doctor Zhivago and A Passage to India among many others. Widely acclaimed and winning the ...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:25
47. Gifts With A Difference
Gifts With A Difference
At some stage I'm sure we have found it difficult to find that unusual present for friends and loved ones. Here are a bundle of presents, some will make you laugh and wonder at them - some are, to say the least, outrageous but really funny while the rest are just good fun and useful. The sports...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:22
48. How To Make The Best Irish Coffee
How To Make The Best Irish Coffee
I've got a treat in store for you here! If you've ever been to the Emerald Isle - or not perhaps, you may already have tasted a real Irish coffee made with genuine Irish whiskey. If not, then you're in for a treat! Here is my recipe on How-To make the gorgeous stuff (I live in Ireland, so have ...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:01
49. Best Laptop: The 13-Inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display
Best Laptop: The 13-Inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display
I've Seen the Apple Light Through a Retina, Have You? After years of owning PC's, I've at last seen the light and see it every day through the lid of my new Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch with retina computer. I don't know why it took me so long to jump ship, but I did and now I'm the proud owner of ...
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:54:43
50. Link Cloakers | STOP Your Affiliate Commissions Being Stolen
Link Cloakers | STOP Your Affiliate Commissions Being Stolen
Would you know if the commission from your affiliate links were being stolen from right under your nose? My guess is that you wouldn't have a clue, apart from wondering why your commission checks are so small (or even zero)? Phantom Link Cloaker is a great piece of software developed to protect ...
Internet - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:43
51. Wine in Art - Drink With Your Eyes
Wine in Art - Drink With Your Eyes
You can't invoke styles of wine on someone against their will, and it's just the same over an item of art but... ...put the expression of wine onto a canvasand hopefully the art will express itself.Styles of Wine Art come in all forms:from the the old Masters cubist oils of drunkeness and debauch...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:44:42
52. Wine Quiz #2: Test Your French Wine Skills
Wine Quiz #2: Test Your French Wine Skills
Most of us love French wines and the romanticism connected with them, but when it comes to the quiz crunch - are you able to differentiate between Bordeaux and Burgundy or tell the difference between sweet wines and dessert wines? It doesn't matter how much or how little you know about wine, jus...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:42:38
53. U2: With or Without You Lyrics
U2: With or Without You Lyrics
Single by U2 from the album: The Joshua Tree produced by: Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois See the stone set in your eyes See the thorn twist in your side I wait for you Sleight of hand and twist of fate On a bed of nails she makes me wait And I wait without you With or without you With or without...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:31:09
54. Jancis Robinson MW
Jancis Robinson MW
Jancis Mary Robinson OBE, MW (born in Cumbria on April 22, 1950) is a British wine critic, journalist and editor of wine literature. She currently writes a weekly column for the Financial Times, and writes for her website jancisrobinson.com. She also provides advice for Queen Elizabeth II's wine ...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:55:52
55. David Attenborough | Naturalist and Broadcaster
David Attenborough | Naturalist and Broadcaster
Sir David Frederick Attenborough was born on 8th May 1926 and is best known the world over as an English writer, broadcaster and naturalist. Many of us are used to hearing his gentle, authoritative voice which accompanies the numerous successful BBC wildlife documentaries that he's presented ove...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:54
56. Ireland's Forty Shades of Green
Ireland's Forty Shades of Green
Ireland gained its poetic name, 'The Emerald Isle' due to its lush countryside. All that rain combined with the influence of the gulf stream makes for well-balanced conditions helping to produce so many greens. Whether there are forty shades or not doesn't matter - the main thing is it's mighty G...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:13
57. Irish Round Towers and Stone Circles
Irish Round Towers and Stone Circles
Whenever you see one of these majestic round towers or stone circles, whether in Ireland or elsewhere in the British Isles, ones first thoughts are, "what were they built for, and how did they do it?" There were about a hundred and twenty round towers in Ireland, and the number in existence toda...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:42:38
58. Obamas Roots - Moneygall In Ireland
Obamas Roots - Moneygall In Ireland
The President has been to town - or village... ...and had his pint of Guinness... ...and it's just down the road from me! Living in rural Ireland, and especially only 8 miles from Moneygall in County Offaly, a new sense of importance has come to this once sleepy, one-horse village that is on a...
Relationships & Family - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:35:55
59. Mascots, Medals & Emblems of the Olympic Games
Mascots, Medals & Emblems of the Olympic Games
The first official mascot in the history of the Summer Olympics made its appearance at the 1972 Munich Games, and they have remained a main element ever since. A mascot was actually introduced during the 1968 Winter Games in Grenoble after Schuss, a cartoon-like character on skis, was the unoffi...
Sports & Recreation - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:24
60. A Garden Patio With a View
A Garden Patio With a View
Having just built a small extension onto our house with the prospect of wonderful views of the rolling Irish countryside, the time has come to think about developing the garden patio. With an interest for gardening and another for watching the flowers and weeds grow from the comfort of a reclini...
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:43:16
61. Stonehenge: Tour of A World Heritage Site
Stonehenge: Tour of A World Heritage Site
Having made regular trips to southern England in the last number of years, 2013 was a milestone for the family as the last of our three children graduated from university. Another different sort of milestone for me was soon to be uncovered - to see Stonehenge up close. Whilst driving towards Lon...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:33
62. BEST Photo Printer | Canon Pixma Pro9500 Mark II
BEST Photo Printer | Canon Pixma Pro9500 Mark II
I have finally found what I think to be one of the very best professional photo printers around which offers fantastic quality print for a really competitive price - the Canon PIXMA Pro9500 Mark II professional printer. There are so many wonderful features, which will be covered later on, but on...
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:40:40
63. Macro Photography: Flowers
Macro Photography: Flowers
When I first became interested in photography, and began to learn about different photographic modes and techniques, it was close-up or macro work that instantly gripped me. The fine, close detail of nature is wonderful - and I wanted to explore this intimate method of photography more. That sai...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:36:45
64. Using Speedlight Flash In Photography
Using Speedlight Flash In Photography
Photography is all about light and how to capture or create it, in order to produce high quality images. I've only recently discovered how vital it is to have a dedicated and flexible flash unit to enable subtle lighting when taking portrait or closeup shots - in fact, now I have two units! Rath...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:34:33
65. GoPro Hero3: Film the Action
GoPro Hero3: Film the Action
Thrill-Seekers! This has to be one of the most desirable presents to give or receive for any occasion. Our lives are always on the go, so why not film the action in style. Rather than just snapping an image with your camera, iPhone or tablet, let loose and attach this little marvel onto your pe...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:41:27
66. Rob3 | My Passions and Lensography
Rob3 | My Passions and Lensography
I stumbled upon Squidoo in early 2008, and what I saw was a terrific opportunity to join a forward thinking community which allowed anyone to write about whatever they desired. This was free speech at its best, so wasting no time and wanting to document my wine experiences I signed up. There's s...
Squidoo Community - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:53:53
67. Tootsie and Dustin Hoffman: His Realization of High Expectations
Tootsie and Dustin Hoffman: His Realization of High Expectations
Who Can Forget Tootsie? Every time I watch this comedy with the family we all crack up with laughter. It's one of those movies that you can watch over and over again and never tire of it. It has to be because of the terrific script writing by Larry Gelbart (of M*A*S*H fame) combined with a host ...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:13
68. How to Photograph Birds in Flight
How to Photograph Birds in Flight
It's a great sign when the swallows and house martins arrive from their winter in South Africa. With longer days ahead and a bit of warmth, it's not only the birds who are coming out of hibernation, we've also been shedding off layers of clothing and enjoying the onset of summer. The birds are c...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:32:30
69. The Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone
The Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone
Having just returned from the trip of a lifetime which included a six day visit to both the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks in Wyoming, I came across a wealth of nature's wondrous beauty. This was the perfect place for anyone keen on wildlife, nature, photography, riding and fishing. ...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:24
70. Winemaking Quiz
Winemaking Quiz
Making wine is challenging as there's a lot going on once the grapes - or other fruit for that matter - have been crushed. Science comes in to play to a certain degree which is fun. Even if you've never made or aren't interesting in making your own wine, have a go at this little quiz. I'm sure y...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:33:43
71. Coffee Art | Painting With Beans
Coffee Art | Painting With Beans
I must be addicted to coffee as I find that, not only am I drinking it regularly, I'm eating it at any chance I get, and now I want to start painting with it! Well, not me I'm no artist, but pour yourself a cup and see what I've found lurking in the coffee art world. And this art has nothing to d...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:32:38
72. Connemara | A Jewel in Ireland's Crown
Connemara | A Jewel in Ireland's Crown
Connemara is an area of outstanding natural beauty in the West of Ireland. The actual boundaries are not specifically defined; however, they encompass all of County Galway west of the popular fishing lake of Lough Corrib, taking in much of the Gaeltacht (Irish speaking areas) of the western part...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:25
73. Champagne Quiz
Champagne Quiz
Tasting a wonderful bubbly at a wedding reception or other special occasion, certainly has the ability to lift ones spirits. Is it the fizz in the wine that can make us light-headed after a few glasses or the alcohol, or both? Find out below. It's the drink of the rich and famous, and is wasted...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:40:54
74. Jaaxy Keyword Research Tool is Awesome
Jaaxy Keyword Research Tool is Awesome
Having spent years writing on blogs, websites and here on Squidoo, I've never been sure that the keywords I've chosen were really the right ones, or those with loads of competition, or even totally useless and irrelevant! In the past I've relied on the Google Keyword Tool and also a tool on the ...
Internet - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:42:19
75. BEST Entry Level Digital SLR Camera - Nikon D90
BEST Entry Level Digital SLR Camera - Nikon D90
The D90 is often described as a photographer's camera, and on a purely specification level, it's a highly competitive piece of kit. Stunning image quality, broad control and the world's first digital SLR movie function But it's the way the features have been chosen and put together that make it...
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:34:37
76. Coldplay: Viva la Vida Lyrics
Coldplay: Viva la Vida Lyrics
Single by Coldplay from the album: Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends produced by: Coldplay, Brian Eno, Markus Dravs, Rik Simpson I used to rule the world Seas would rise when I gave the word Now in the morning I sleep alone Sweep the streets I used to own I used to roll the dice Feel ...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:13
77. Coldplay: Fix You Lyrics
Coldplay: Fix You Lyrics
Single by Coldplay from the album: X & Y year: 2005 When you try your best but you don't succeed When you get what you want but not what you need When you feel so tired but you can't sleep Stuck in reverse And the tears come streaming down your face When you lose something you can't r...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:05
78. Coldplay: Glass of Water Lyrics
Coldplay: Glass of Water Lyrics
from the Album: Prospekt's March EP Scared of losing all the time He wrote it in a letter He was a friend of mine He heard you could see your future Inside a glass of water The ripples and the rhymes And he asked "Will I see heaven in mine?" That is just the way it was Nothing could be better A...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:54
79. Growing Grapes And Making Wine
Growing Grapes And Making Wine
My days as a grape grower and winemaker were the happiest days of my life. I suppose that is not only because of the wonderful lifestyle it offered, but also because I raised three wonderful children who were also brought up knowing much about vineyards, grapes and importantly, wine. I was fortu...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:34:47
80. Internet Marketing For Newbies | Where To Start?
Internet Marketing For Newbies | Where To Start?
When I first began looking for information on where to start and what to do in the world of IM, I hadn't a clue what to do first. Inevitably, I spent money on worthless stuff and hours on poor research leading to complete frustration. I want to dispel any pre-conceived myths you may have about t...
Internet - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:31:02
81. Melting Polar Ice: Global Warming or What?
Melting Polar Ice: Global Warming or What?
Our wonderful planet is over heating and the ice caps are melting, is this natural or not? Opinions on global warming are as diverse as ever, but we should listen more to the scientists than the politicians over this debate. Where do the politicians ever get us? They're knowledge and expertise i...
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:13
82. The Rock of Cashel in Ireland
The Rock of Cashel in Ireland
The Rock of Cashel is an historical monastic structure located on a rocky plateau rising 300 feet above the Golden Vale in County Tipperary. This strong fort is one of Ireland's most popular tourist attractions, with over a quarter of a million visitors a year, the Queen visited it on her state t...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:48
83. Nightfall on the African Plains
Nightfall on the African Plains
As a young lad in Kenya, at nightfall I can remember listening to a cacophony of sounds coming out of the wild, from roars and grunts, to squeals and cries. At that age, I never thought about what was actually happening out in the bush or forest, to me they were just the noises of the night I had...
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:24
84. Animals of Wyoming: From the Tetons to Yellowstone
Animals of Wyoming: From the Tetons to Yellowstone
I've just returned from a wonderful holiday seeing the animals of Wyoming by visiting two of the most fabulous national parks in the world, the Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. The trip was brilliant for many reasons; we had good weather and saw beautiful nature, but importantly for me the ...
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:42:38
85. The Photoshop Book for Photographers
The Photoshop Book for Photographers
Scott Kelby, the author of this really useful book is renowned for his Adobe Photoshop tutorial books, and if you've ever come across any of them before you'll know what a wiz he is. But be warned, he has a wicked sense of humor! He produces training books like none other in the world of photogr...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:03
86. John And Elvis: Imagine The Suspicious Minds
John And Elvis: Imagine The Suspicious Minds
John Lennon and Elvis Presley, two greats of our time, but imagine if they had performed together. Would it have worked? Maybe not, but as a couple of music powerhouses of the sixties, they were both extraordinary performers. I know Paul McCartney and others were up there too, and many have follo...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:25
87. Building a Steel Workshop
Building a Steel Workshop
All men, and probably most women too, need their sheds, or at least that extra bit of space to carry out and enjoy their hobbies and crafts. Most of us never have enough room to spread out in the house or office as we'd like to, so there's a good reason for building a shed or workshop. The beaut...
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:30:51
88. Blue Flowers | A Calming Beauty
Blue Flowers | A Calming Beauty
All flowers are beautiful, but there is an elegance and calmness about blue flowers. I've been photographing all forms of nature for some time, but I keep coming back to close-up or macro photography of flowers, and invariably taking pictures of those vivid, light or bright blue blooms. What is ...
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:30:35
89. Pocket Wizard | Remote Camera And Flash Triggering Device
Pocket Wizard | Remote Camera And Flash Triggering Device
As a passionate photographer with an eye for the birds and animals, I spend a lot of wonderful moments looking through the lens of my Nikon D90 DSLR camera. But, could I catch these lovely creatures in amazing poses on digital film, and under low light conditions? The answer has to be, not too of...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:30:35
90. 10 Tips for Taking Great Photographs
10 Tips for Taking Great Photographs
Everyone is taking photos these days with an array of cameras, mobile phones and even iPads. We are blessed with well-designed and diverse gadgets capable of taking extraordinary digital images. How many of us know the ins and outs of being able to take really good photos? I'm not saying that ma...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:31:40
91. Bose QuietComfort 15 Headphones
Bose QuietComfort 15 Headphones
These headphones consistently get amazing reviews for their sound quality, and I'm not at all surprised as I eventually bought myself a pair of them a few years ago at a Bose outlet. Ultra Popular Every time my family and I travel on any long flight, I know what's in store for me when we board ...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:34:34
92. Best Value Wine Bottle Opener
Best Value Wine Bottle Opener
I've had so many friends ask me which I think is the best value wine opener, my answer is always the same, the Le Creuset Classic Table Model knocks spots off the competition. It used to be marketed as Screwpull before Le Creuset acquired the brand. I say this with the utmost confidence as I've ...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:03
93. SEO | Improve Your Website Search Engine Rankings
SEO | Improve Your Website Search Engine Rankings
When I started blogging and building small websites, I had no idea how important SEO (Search Engine Optimization) was to the success of getting my site ranked in Google, Yahoo, Bing or any other of the search engines. I built my sites and expected them to run free as it were, and get ranked on t...
Internet - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:13
94. Anno's Journey: Stunning Story Book
Anno's Journey: Stunning Story Book
When I saw that this wonderful children's story book was still available, I had to review it. It's one of those books that 20 years ago left an indelible mark on me, as the story reader and my three children, who consumed its contents on a nightly basis. We sometimes talk about it to this day! W...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:03
95. Awesome Apricots and Chicken
Awesome Apricots and Chicken
There is nothing better than having friends to dinner who are good company and full of laughs. We're blessed with many of these fun-loving and thirsty friends! I'm having a dinner party tomorrow evening and already starting to panic...what to cook? Have we got the ingredients? Is there enough dri...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:44:41
96. How to Make the Tastiest Fish Pie
How to Make the Tastiest Fish Pie
If you've never tasted a good fish pie before, I have the best recipe in the world for you. Using good, fresh ingredients are the key to any recipe, none more so than this one. So, potter off down to your local fish monger, fish merchant or fish supplier and get the ingredients for this fabulous...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:42:38
97. Kefalonia: Magical Greek Island
Kefalonia: Magical Greek Island
Kefalonia is the largest of the seven Ionian Islands, situated to the west of mainland Greece. Lying only 2 miles off its north eastern coast is the much smaller, but highly significant island of mythology, Ithaca. Having spent a special week near the northern fishing port of Fiskardo, it was tr...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:24
98. Articulate: An Ice-Breaking Board Game
Articulate: An Ice-Breaking Board Game
If you haven't discovered the board game Articulate, you have a treat in store. I absolutely love it! This game was developed in 1992 by Andrew Bryceson and is published by Drumond Park Ltd. There are now also two other variations of the game, Articulate Your Life and Articulate for Kids. The nu...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:32:30
99. North Carolina in the Fall
North Carolina in the Fall
I've long felt that this time of the year is the most beautiful for anything to do with nature. In my early farming days, the agricultural year of course revolved around harvest time, gathering in the hay, corn and other crops or vegetables. Then when I became a winegrower (growing grapes specif...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:31:40
100. Smiling Is Infectious
Smiling Is Infectious
June 16th is Power Of A Smile Day.We've all heard that it takes more than twice as many muscles to frown than to smile - so why don't we choose the easy option, and always smile? Well, on this one day of the year at least, iron out the furrows in your brow, and SMILE. The power of a smile is wel...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:34:36
101. A Quiz Of Passion
A Quiz Of Passion
Show some loving and have a bit of fun testing your trivial knowledge on The Kiss. Having spent some time working on a lens entitled The Kiss in Various Art Forms, apart from discovering some beautiful art I came across a certain amount of trivia, some of which I bring to you now. Throw caution...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:43:16
102. Louis Armstrong: We Have All The Time In The World Lyrics
Louis Armstrong: We Have All The Time In The World Lyrics
We have all, the time in the world Time enough for life To unfold All the prescious things Love has in store We have all the love in the world If that's all we have You will find We need nothing more Every step of the way Will find us With the cares of the world Far behind us We have all the t...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:24
103. Journey Through Natures Yellow And Golds
Journey Through Natures Yellow And Golds
I expect ones first thoughts about yellow in nature is with the sun or ripe corn, or maybe with flowers and bees. However, the color yellow is not always looked upon in a positive light, but in the pleasures of the natural world throughout my life, this bright, cheery and optimistic color will ho...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:03
104. Ewen Chia's 24 Hour Internet Business - Awesome!
Ewen Chia's 24 Hour Internet Business - Awesome!
Ewen Chia is rated as one of the leading Internet Marketing affiliates in the world. He must be good, and know his stuff so let's get with him and find out more! He is currently offering his brilliant new program 24 Hour Internet Business at an amazingly low price. Here is my review... Who is E...
Business & Work - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:25
105. A Stylish Netbook: Asus EeePC 1008HA
A Stylish Netbook: Asus EeePC 1008HA
The Asus Eee PC 1008HA isn't a MacBook - but it certainly feels like one. It's thin, sleek, light, well designed and very versatile.The new Asus Eee PC 1008HA has:» a 92%-scaled keyboard» multi-touch touchpad» instant key (for quick Wi-Fi access and the touchpad lock)» Extended battery life» Dig...
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:41:42
106. The Adsense Recipe
The Adsense Recipe
Cary Bergeron has developed a way to earn large volumes of money. By developing a system called Adsense Recipe, he offers you the chance of earning some serious passive income streams through Google's Adsense and Pay Per Click programs. The system comes with a unique 60 day money back guarantee...
Internet - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:25
107. Coldplay: Life in Technicolor ii Lyrics
Coldplay: Life in Technicolor ii Lyrics
From the Album: Viva La Vida - Prospekt's March Edition Song Title: Life In Technicolor ii Songwriters: Guy Berryman, Jon Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin, John Hopkins There's a wild wind blowing, Down the corner of my street Every night there the headlights are glowing There's a cold war...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:25
108. Streamlight Stylus Pro Pen Flashlight
Streamlight Stylus Pro Pen Flashlight
I don't know about you, but whenever I look for my large rechargeable torch, I can never remember where I left it last. It gets used and borrowed and never put back in its place. I've come up with a solution - and so have thousands of other Amazon shoppers of this product - and that is to get a S...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:11:31
109. Nikon Macro Lens: Great Close-Ups
Nikon Macro Lens: Great Close-Ups
Ever since getting hooked on photography a couple of years ago, I've been fascinated seeing subjects up close. That hasn't meant coming up to people and taking their photos from 3 feet away. No, my subjects are living in another little world normally right out of sight. With one of my very favor...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:05:49
110. Paid Online Surveys: Find The Best
Paid Online Surveys: Find The Best
IT'S THE PERFECT JOB! Work from home as much or as little as you want. You're in control or are you? Paid Online Survey sites are now appearing everywhere as thousands of people are trying to find a way to make some extra money online everyday. With so many offers out there, how do you know whic...
Business & Work - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:33:30
111. Valentine's Day: Roses, Wine, Choc And...
Valentine's Day: Roses, Wine, Choc And...
On Valentines Day, wine and roses have long gone hand-in-hand, and there is no better time to treat your loved one with either or both of these. What's missing from the duo of wine and roses? It has to be the devilish chocolate, of course. With all three - WINE, ROSES and CHOCOLATE, you can now ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:34:59
112. The Moody Blues: Question Lyrics
The Moody Blues: Question Lyrics
"Question" is a 1970 single by the English progressive rock band The Moody Blues. It was written by guitarist Justin Hayward, who provides lead vocals. "Question" was first released as a single in April 1970, and was later featured as the lead track on the 1970 album 'A Question of Balance'. Ori...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:32:49
113. Christine Ohuruogu
As a former under 17 and under 19 England netball player, Christine Ohuruogu participated in athletics from the age of 16 because of her love for running. She began to specialise in the 400m as no other athlete from Newham & Essex Beagles wanted to compete over such a distance. From then on, Chr...
sports-and-recreation - Sat, 04 Aug 2012 23:11:13
114. Rebecca Adlington | Olympic Swimming Sensation
Rebecca Adlington (born 17 February 1989 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England) is a British freestyle swimmer and a double Olympic gold medallist. She attended the Brunts School in Mansfield. Adlington represented Great Britain at the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics in the 400m and 800m freestyle...
sports-and-recreation - Sat, 04 Aug 2012 11:50:33
115. Michael Johnson | Double Olympic Champion
Michael Duane Johnson (born September 13, 1967 in Dallas, Texas) is a retired American sprinter who holds the current world records in the 200 metres, 400 metres, and 4 x 400 m relay. He also has run the fastest 300 metres of all time, an event not recognized by the IAAF as an official "world rec...
sports-and-recreation - Thu, 02 Aug 2012 21:49:59
116. David Walliams - Comedian & Fundraiser
David Walliams (born David Williams, August 20, 1971) is an English comedian and actor, best known for his partnership with Matt Lucas in the sketch show Little Britain and the spoof interview series Rock Profile. He was a member of the National Youth Theatre, which is where he met Lucas. Wallia...
Entertainment - Sat, 21 Apr 2012 17:04:15
117. Phil Coulter: Irish Songwriter
Phil Coulter (born 19 February 1942) is an Irish artist who has earned an international reputation as a successful songwriter, pianist, music producer, arranger and director. As one of the biggest record sellers in Ireland, his success has spanned four decades in the music industry. His internat...
Music - Sat, 21 Apr 2012 16:55:43
118. Amy Williams - Olympic Skeleton Gold in 2010
On February 19th 2010, Amy Williams won Britain's first solo Winter Olympic gold medal for 30 years by sliding to glory in the skeleton bob event. Described as the ice cool speed queen, she dominated the event on the tough Whistler track at the Vancouver Winter Olympics. However, the 27-year-old...
sports-and-recreation - Sat, 21 Apr 2012 16:33:49
119. Ronnie Barker, Actor & Comedian
Ronald William George Barker, OBE (25 September 1929 - 3 October 2005), was an English actor and comedian, best known for his roles as Norman Stanley Fletcher in the British comedy television series Porridge, as various characters in the British comedy television series The Two Ronnies and as Alb...
Entertainment - Sat, 21 Apr 2012 16:29:37
120. Matt Lucas - Little Britain's Funny Man
Matthew Richard Lucas (born 5 March 1974) is an English comedian and actor. He currently lives in St. John's Wood, London. He is perhaps best known for his acclaimed work with David Walliams in the television sketch show Little Britain and spoof interview series Rock Profile, as well as for his ...
Entertainment - Sat, 21 Apr 2012 15:42:03
121. David Schwimmer - Actor
David Lawrence Schwimmer (born November 2, 1966) is an American actor and director for television and film. Rarely does an actor have the ability to successfully cross over from an Emmy Award-winning dramatic series, NYPD Blue, to a hot comedy show, Friends, and continue to work on the stage and...
Entertainment - Sat, 21 Apr 2012 12:52:09
122. Chris Hoy
Chris Hoy MBE (born 23 March 1976 in Edinburgh) is a track cyclist representing Great Britain and Scotland. He is a multiple world champion and Olympic Games gold and silver medal winner. With his three gold medals in Beijing 2008, Hoy became Scotland's most successful Olympian, and the first B...
sports-and-recreation - Sat, 21 Apr 2012 09:58:58
123. BEST for DIY: DeWalt Angle Grinder
An angle grinder is an essential tool for general home improvement projects and should be used with caution. Why? Because they can cause severe destruction and safety comes first. Always wear eye protection and it's a good idea to get into the habit of wearing good work gloves. When to use an An...
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