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Bob Black (BobBlackUK)

Joined 4 years ago from East Midlands, England, UK

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  • Easter Poems
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    Easter Poems

    5 months ago

    A light-hearted review of poetry, particularly Easter poems, including notes on origins of Easter Eggs and Bunnies, limericks and greeting cards verses. Serious poets include Wordsworth and Kingsley.

  • Are Cruise Ships Good for Holidays?
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    Are Cruise Ships Good for Holidays?

    5 months ago

    Cruising is an increasingly popular way of spending a holiday or vacation. There are cruise lines covering all the world's best exotic, romantic and exciting destinations. Cruise ships enable tourists to see and enjoy the most interesting sights in a number of different countries all in one trip.

  • How to Attract Wild Birds to Your Garden.
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    How to Attract Wild Birds to Your Garden.

    5 months ago

    Bring your garden alive! Feed the birds. Attract wild birds to your garden, put out food, not just bread scraps, feed them what they like, get some bird feeders and a bath. Buy seed mix, fat balls, peanuts, etc., and put out other leftover fruit, berries, nuts, fat and cereal. If they eat it, they...

  • Retirement - Planning and Preparing
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    Retirement - Planning and Preparing

    5 months ago

    How to plan for your retirement and find happiness and fulfillment for the rest of your life. List your skills, experience, assets, abilities, hobbies, activities, sports and games, and plan a balanced life after work.

  • Jobs I Have Had Since the 1950s - the Story of My Early Working Life
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    Jobs I Have Had Since the 1950s - the Story of My Early Working Life

    5 months ago

    I think the story of my early employment, starting in the 1950s, illustrates how working practice, the work ethic, attitudes and management have changed since the end of the Second World War.

  • How to Survive Retirement
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    How to Survive Retirement

    5 months ago

    With any luck, most of us will experience a period of retirement when our working lives come to an end. The fact is, to a large extent, unlike the world of employment, retirement is mostly what YOU make of it. Your future health and happiness are almost entirely in YOUR hands.

  • The Pinnacle Dazzle Dvd Recorder
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    The Pinnacle Dazzle Dvd Recorder

    5 months ago

    How to copy your videos from tape, cassette, PC, phone, tablet, camera, etc., onto DVDs using the versatile Pinnacle Dazzle DVD Recorder. Burn DVDs of your favourite home movies, films and videos with this simple and inexpensive device.

  • How to Live a Good Life. Here are a Few Tips From My Personal Experience.
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    How to Live a Good Life. Here are a Few Tips From My Personal Experience.

    6 months ago

    I am proud to be me. I am honest and decent. I respect other people and their property, and try to help my fellow humans where I can. I deplore bad manners, bad behaviour, inefficiency and incompetence, and a general lack of respect and consideration for others, and am not afraid to speak out...

  • Skiffle, the UK Music Craze of the 1950s
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    Skiffle, the UK Music Craze of the 1950s

    12 months ago

    The UK Skiffle music craze lasted from about 1953 to 1960 when Rock and Roll began to take hold. A rousing mixture of folk, gospel and blues, Skiffle was first played in the interval at Traditional Jazz gigs, and it's simplicity caught the imagination of teenage boys. Guitar sales rocketed,...

  • Things I Did as a Kid in the 1940s
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    Things I Did as a Kid in the 1940s

    2 years ago

    A personal reflection of life in the 1940s.

  • Do I Have OCD?
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    Do I Have OCD?

    5 months ago

    I have mild OCD, so they say! Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a serious condition, but many people suffer a slight form, which makes them want to put things in order, check locks and light switches, hoard stuff, protect their territory, wash frequently, make lists, keep everthing clean and tidy....

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