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Owner of 1976write.com a blog to inspire all budding writers and bloggers.  A Kindle author, blogger/article writer. When I'm not writing you can find me working out at the gym, cooking some tasty recipe's in the kitchen,  or reading/watching horror or listening to music.  

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  • 6 Good reasons why you should invest in gold
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    6 Good reasons why you should invest in gold

    7 months ago

    Gold One of the first metals to be mined in its native form, and not found in among other elements, its both indestructible and alluring. Ancient civilizations have used it to create exquisite objects which have been...

  • Saving money: 20 Simple money saving tips
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    Saving money: 20 Simple money saving tips

    8 months ago

    saving money It doesn't matter where you are with your financial situation. You can start saving money in so many different ways right now! You may find some of these suggestions easy to implement, and others quite...

  • Age of the selfie: Our grotesque obsession with beauty
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    Age of the selfie: Our grotesque obsession with beauty

    9 months ago

    age of the selfie Never before has there been a time where body image has become such a big part of our every day lives. This high concern for our appearance is quite normal and as shown below, being attractive has...

  • 10 Items of clothing that are quietly destroying your health
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    10 Items of clothing that are quietly destroying your health

    9 months ago

    tight clothing When you wake up every morning and get dressed, you may consider the weather, what your workout is for the day and how much laundry needs to be done. The last thing that will come to mind is your...

  • 6 Truly frightening factual figures in history
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    6 Truly frightening factual figures in history

    9 months ago

    Factual figures in history Sometimes life itself can be scary, often more scary than a horror movie. There are numerous accounts in history of murderers, sorcerers and barbarians that have been used as inspiration for...

  • 13 Essential rules of skin care
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    13 Essential rules of skin care

    9 months ago

    skin care These days having beautiful healthy skin can be a little bit tricky. In the 'age of information' it's difficult to know what is best for and your skin. Follow my simple rules below and discover healthier,...

  • 9 Reasons and causes to why your skin is dry and flakey
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    9 Reasons and causes to why your skin is dry and flakey

    9 months ago

    dry skin In this article I'm going to clarify why your skin is so dry and also help you reduce the possibility of further flaky skin. But before I start, did you know that dry skin may be an indicator to other more...

  • 10 Ways to boost your income from home
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    10 Ways to boost your income from home

    9 months ago

    working from home Is there such a thing as a "job for life"? Things have changed in the working world, not least of all in the global economy. Earning an honest crust can be difficult these days. There...

  • Do you overshare on social network sites?
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    Do you overshare on social network sites?

    9 months ago

    If you have accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram it's a question worth asking. The days of privacy have gone, thanks to technology and the internet. Mobile phones make it possible for people to take pictures...

  • 10 Tips to great oral hygiene
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    10 Tips to great oral hygiene

    9 months ago

    The quest for a whiter brighter smile is easy if you can afford it. Having a natural smile with good oral hygiene is even more important. Not caring for your teeth and gums can lead to tooth loss and other medical...

  • 11 Reasons why you should walk more often
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    11 Reasons why you should walk more often

    9 months ago

    Walking is the low impact exercise that is free and good for all abilities and ages. You're in control of your own speed, even on a treadmill. In the age of technology and spending so much time sitting down, it's...

  • Grammar police, the writer's who know it all
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    Grammar police, the writer's who know it all

    9 months ago

    How often do you write an article/blog post on the internet, edit it, and find comments about the smallest typo's? On the internet it happens frequently, people have an insatiable need to point out other people's...

  • 8 Things you need to know about sun tanning
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    8 Things you need to know about sun tanning

    9 months ago

    Think you know everything about tanning in the sun? Then think again Forget the myths you've read or hear about such as: People that are light skinned are prone to skin cancer.# If you get a tan you want get...

  • 8 Reasons why you should be lifting weights
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    8 Reasons why you should be lifting weights

    9 months ago

    man lifting weight Build muscle, lose fat and more are some of the reasons why you should try it today! You don't need to be a body builder to lift weights. This a common myth leading people to believe that they'll...

  • 11 Things you should know about milk
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    11 Things you should know about milk

    9 months ago

    These days we're told not eat or drink so many things. Milk has had a bad press for a while now, there are myths like milk creates mucous. Unpasteurised or raw milk should not be consumed. There is no scientific basis...

  • 9 Ways to clean your face
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    9 Ways to clean your face

    9 months ago

    Discover 9 simple ways to cleanse your face.

  • Healthy food for a healthier life
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    Healthy food for a healthier life

    9 months ago

    Healthy food Your best defence for a healthier life is a healthy diet. This includes food high in fibre, lean protein and lots of fresh fruits and vegetables. Below are some interesting facts about various foods and...

  • Is online dating poisoning real love?
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    Is online dating poisoning real love?

    9 months ago

    It's the 21st century, there are millions and millions of men and women logging on everyday. Internet dating and social networking are both really popular ways of meeting new people online. So how hard can it be to find...

  • The versatile capsule wardrobe
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    The versatile capsule wardrobe

    9 months ago

    capsule wardrobe Do you ever look at your wardrobe and think I don't wear half the clothes I have in there. I was impulse buyer for a number of years, and discovered with some key items of clothing I could build a...

  • Perfume the history of fragrance
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    Perfume the history of fragrance

    9 months ago

    Perfume bottle Yardley's Royal English Daisy, a fragrance I currently use, soft floral and light. Pick any perfume you like and you'll discover perfume has been around for centuries. Early fragrances were used to...

  • Superfoods to protect your health
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    Superfoods to protect your health

    9 months ago

    Superfoods A single medium sized tomato covers a third of your daily allowance of vitamin C and almost the same again for vitamin A. A great fibre provider and source of iron, potassium and carbohydrate. Tomatoes...

  • The real guide to body language
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    The real guide to body language

    9 months ago

    The dictionary would say non-verbal, usually unconscious, communication through the use of postures, gestures, facial expressions, and the like. The outward expression of a person's emotional condition. The movements...

  • Nuts about vinegar
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    Nuts about vinegar

    9 months ago

    What is it? Where did it come from? Before barley was grown to make beer Before Mesopotamia was engulfed in a terrible flood Before Sumeria had wheeled vehicles Fruit was placed in a jar, a short time later...

  • The business of being a virtual assistant
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    The business of being a virtual assistant

    9 months ago

    A popular industry to be in at the moment, women are the driving force behind it. With low start up costs and the potential for making a profit, a full-time virtual assistant can look at making £27,000 annually. ...

  • Hollywood icons gone too soon
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    Hollywood icons gone too soon

    10 months ago

    Hollywood is littered with actors and actresses whose stars are steadily on the rise, but then tragically taken at what seems to be such a young age. More recently stars such as Heath Ledger and River Phoenix, both...

  • H. H. Holmes and his murder castle
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    H. H. Holmes and his murder castle

    9 months ago

    HH Holmes The date was April 14, 1912, a sinister day in martime history, but of course the man in suite 63-65, shelter deck C, did not know it yet. The chilling opening to "The Devil in the White City" by...

  • The evolution of DC comics
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    The evolution of DC comics

    9 months ago

    One of the most successful companies operating in the comic book industry with some of the most well known super heroes.

  • Paris the perfect city break
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    Paris the perfect city break

    9 months ago

    City breaks can be a bit daunting if you've never done one. Flights to Paris are reasonable along with a basic hotel room. The recent trip I had there was different to my visit twelve years ago. Showing Paris in a whole...

  • Would you survive a plane crash?
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    Would you survive a plane crash?

    9 months ago

    2.5 billion people a year will fly with various airliners not realizing the risk involved with each flight. Whenever I step onto a plane, that's the first thing that comes to mind. I want to bring out some very...

  • Do you have a spider sense?
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    Do you have a spider sense?

    9 months ago

    spider I know I do, my sense turns on and tunes in, if I see anything dark on the carpet, walls and bath. My eyes go directly to the spot of whatever it is. Last night that happened to be a spider. You need to be...

  • Doomed Love: Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton
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    Doomed Love: Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

    9 months ago

    Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton One of Hollywood's legendary couples. That have gone down as having such a fiery relationship that involved two marriages and one divorce. Between their heavy drinking and legendary...

  • Is bread healthy?
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    Is bread healthy?

    9 months ago

    Bread Home made bread is made up of four ingredients, yeast, water, flour and salt. The bread found on the supermarket shelf is a very different story. That consists of up to 15 ingredients. Bread has changed...

  • Safety tips during an earthquake
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    Safety tips during an earthquake

    9 months ago

    earthquake With the recent earthquakes in Japan and New Zealand, I discovered some useful information about staying safe during an earthquake. Preparation Its useful to know that their may be a fore shock before...

  • Prospering in your retirement
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    Prospering in your retirement

    9 months ago

    Unfortunately it has become an essential part of life to save for retirement. Especially when people are living longer. For many people in Britain living off £97.75 a week is a stark reality. Many people to look...

  • Are you perimenopausal?
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    Are you perimenopausal?

    9 months ago

    Perimenopausal This is the term generally used when a woman is nearing menopause. Not only causing anxiety and confusion but fluctuations in hormones. On average a woman will have her last period around 51 years old....

  • Are all men from Mars?
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    Are all men from Mars?

    9 months ago

    mars A weird title, but sometimes it really does seem like men are from another planet. There's no doubt that men and women are wired differently. Synopsis It's interesting to learn that both males and females are...

  • Male health issues
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    Male health issues

    9 months ago

    A guide to men's health.

  • Just a period or endometriosis
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    Just a period or endometriosis

    9 months ago

    Endermetriosis and the symptoms

  • Music, motivation and fitness
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    Music, motivation and fitness

    9 months ago

    music and motivation How motivated are you when you exercise? Staying motivated is hard work, it doesn't matter what kind of exercise you choose to do. Whether you decide to go to the gym or out on the pavement...

  • How to anti age your eyes
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    How to anti age your eyes

    9 months ago

    eyes The area around the eyes, is one of the first places on your face to start ageing. What are the main causes of premature aging eyes? Can we really do anything about puffiness, bags, sagging, dark circles and...

  • How to fight seasonal affective disorder
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    How to fight seasonal affective disorder

    9 months ago

    The animal kingdom responds to the changing seasons, with an alteration in mood, metabolism and behaviour. A lot of mammals go into hibernation during these cold, dark months. Humans also react to the onset of winter in...

  • How to improve poor blood circulation
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    How to improve poor blood circulation

    9 months ago

    Improve poor blood circulation with these simple tips.

  • Weight training for osteoporosis
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    Weight training for osteoporosis

    9 months ago

    osteoporosis As people grow older Osteoporosis can determine your quality of life, this can be said for both men and women. Osteoporosis particularly in women can start because of the decrease in estrogen, which helps...

  • What is HIIT training?
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    What is HIIT training?

    9 months ago

    HIIT training After accumulating the muscle you desired, you still appear to have a layer of extra padding. The excess fat which has resulted from eating too much when you were trying to gain more muscle . You're now...

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