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Cindy Lawson (mistyhorizon2003)

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  • How to Prepare Your Vegetable Plot or Allotment for Next Spring
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    How to Prepare Your Vegetable Plot or Allotment for Next Spring

    11 months ago

    The preparation of your vegetable plot or allotment for the following spring is a vital part of the growing process and ensures a good crop for the coming season. This article will be a valuable tool.

  • Do I Need to Dig My Vegetable Plot or Allotment Every Year?
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    Do I Need to Dig My Vegetable Plot or Allotment Every Year?

    11 months ago

    To dig or not to dig, that is the question? Digging your soil every year can actually do more harm than good, so consider whether the no-dig option might be kinder on your back and on your soil.

  • What to Do With Your Spent and Used Compost
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    What to Do With Your Spent and Used Compost

    11 months ago

    Have you ever wondered how to dispose of your old compost? Maybe you feel it is a waste just to throw it away! Here are some useful ideas that allow you to recycle it and use it again.

  • Vegetarian Guernsey Bean Jar Recipe
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    Vegetarian Guernsey Bean Jar Recipe

    9 months ago

    Guernsey Bean Jar is a traditional dish that originated in the British Channel Island of Guernsey. Whilst normally containing beef and pork, this recipe is a vegetarian version.

  • Gorgeous Beetroot Chutney Recipe
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    Gorgeous Beetroot Chutney Recipe

    6 weeks ago

    This is quite possibly the best beetroot chutney recipe I have made. It is easy to make and results in a delicious, chunky and vibrantly coloured chutney. Ideal for Christmas.

  • The Best Apple Chutney Recipe
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    The Best Apple Chutney Recipe

    2 weeks ago

    If you want to make the best apple chutney ever, this step-by-step recipe is the one for you. Just wait for all the positive comments from your friends and family!

  • Mouthwatering Courgette, Zucchini or Marrow Chutney Recipe
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    Mouthwatering Courgette, Zucchini or Marrow Chutney Recipe

    6 weeks ago

    This easy to follow recipe for courgette, zucchini or marrow chutney will result in positive feedback that will amaze you, truly this chutney is restaurant standard.

  • Unusual Careers / Jobs to Consider
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    Unusual Careers / Jobs to Consider

    5 months ago

    Trying to think of a more interesting career than the usual ones suggested to you buy teachers and family? This is the article you need to read for new and exciting alternatives.

  • How to Control Garden Pests
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    How to Control Garden Pests

    5 months ago

    This article is going to give you a number of tips both organic and inorganic on how to control garden pests effectively, and hopefully keep your garden as close to perfect as is humanly possible.

  • How to Grow Very Long Carrots
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    How to Grow Very Long Carrots

    5 years ago

    This helpful article explains clearly and concisely how to grow very long carrots to impress your friends, family and successfully win competitions.

  • Nourishing Snacks and Drinks for Cancer Patients
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    Nourishing Snacks and Drinks for Cancer Patients

    11 months ago

    Cancer patients often struggle to maintain a healthy weight, and a lack of appetite can also make the problem harder to deal with. This article offers suggestions for various nourishing snacks and drinks that can help to prevent weight loss.

  • How to Build Yourself Up
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    How to Build Yourself Up

    11 months ago

    This article contains some great practical tips on how to build yourself up nutritionally, especially if you are facing medical treatments for conditions such as Cancer.

  • How Can I Stop My Dog Being Scared  and Afraid of Thunder and Fireworks?
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    How Can I Stop My Dog Being Scared and Afraid of Thunder and Fireworks?

    5 months ago

    Many dog owners will know how distressed their dogs get when they hear fireworks or thunder storms. This article will explain some excellent ways to stop your dog being scared of thunder and fireworks.

  • How many times a season do you fertilize / fertilizing tomatoes or peppers?
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    How many times a season do you fertilize / fertilizing tomatoes or peppers?

    3 years ago

    When you grow tomatoes, chilli peppers or bell peppers in order to get the best results you need to feed them throughout the growing season.This article answers the question 'How many times a season do you fertilize tomatoes or peppers?'

  • What vegetables can be grown in pots and containers?
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    What vegetables can be grown in pots and containers?

    5 years ago

    There are so many vegetables that can be grown in containers that there are possibilities even for people who only have a very small yard or garden to grow their own food. This article covers some of the vegetables suitable for container growing.

  • What Fowers/Plants Would You Use if You Only Had Room for a Window Box Garden?
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    What Fowers/Plants Would You Use if You Only Had Room for a Window Box Garden?

    5 months ago

    If you only have room for a window box garden you may well be wondering what the best flowers or plants would be to grow in it. This article offers a number of suggestions, some of which may surprise you.

  • What Can Children Learn From Looking After a Pet?
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    What Can Children Learn From Looking After a Pet?

    23 months ago

    I believe that from an early age children can benefit a great deal from having a pet. If you want to know exactly what children can learn from looking after a pet you need to read this article.

  • What Makes a Girl Sexy?
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    What Makes a Girl Sexy?

    5 months ago

    What makes a girl sexy? This is a good question as what constitutes being sexy can vary very much according to the man or boys preferences. Here I concentrate on what most would call 'conventional' things that make a girl sexy.

  • Is it a Good Idea to Self Publish?
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    Is it a Good Idea to Self Publish?

    5 months ago

    Should you or would you ever self publish? There used to be a huge stigma about self publishing as being 'vanity publishing' and therefore a bad thing to do, but is this a fair assumption and have views today changed?

  • Is it Okay to Let Your / My Dogs Sleep on Your Bed?
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    Is it Okay to Let Your / My Dogs Sleep on Your Bed?

    5 months ago

    A question common amongst dog owners is often "Is it okay to let your dogs sleep on the bed with you?" There are various schools of thought on this and this article aims to get an idea of just how many people do feel it is okay to let their dogs sleep on the bed with them.

  • How Do You Choose a Tattoo?
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    How Do You Choose a Tattoo?

    13 months ago

    Deciding to have a tattoo is a huge decision in itself, not only expensive to have done, but more expensive to remove if you change your mind, so if you feel certain that you do want one, just how do you choose a tattoo?

  • Is There Such a Thing as Being 'Too Honest' and Is 'Honesty Always the Best Policy'?
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    Is There Such a Thing as Being 'Too Honest' and Is 'Honesty Always the Best Policy'?

    4 months ago

    Is there such a thing as being 'too honest?' We bring up our children to believe lying is wrong and we should always tell the truth, but in reality sometimes I believe we can be 'too honest. This article explains why sometimes lying is okay.

  • How do you make your Mother and Father in Law feel welcome when they come to stay?
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    How do you make your Mother and Father in Law feel welcome when they come to stay?

    6 years ago

    How do you make the visiting Mother and Father in law feel welcome in your home? You want to impress them, and keep your spouse happy, so here are some ideas for how to keep everyone happy when the in laws come to stay.

  • Which breed of dog won't need much exercise?
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    Which breed of dog won't need much exercise?

    5 years ago

    If you are looking for a dog that won't need much exercise and will be a gentle, loving and loyal companion, then you should seriously consider a Greyhound. This article will probably surprise you when you realise just how lazy Greyhounds actually are.

  • Can I Keep My Guinea Pig (Cavy) Outdoors?
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    Can I Keep My Guinea Pig (Cavy) Outdoors?

    17 months ago

    You can do so as long as you follow a few basic common sense rules. Guinea-pigs are wonderful pets, and if they are to be kept outside, the advice in this article will keep them safe and well cared for.

  • Can Money Buy You Happiness?
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    Can Money Buy You Happiness?

    5 months ago

    Have you ever wondered if money could buy you happiness? The old saying has always been 'money can't buy you happiness', but I would like to argue that in many ways it can buy you happiness, although maybe not in the ways you might imagine.

  • How Do You Get Over the Death of a Much Loved Pet?
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    How Do You Get Over the Death of a Much Loved Pet?

    5 months ago

    How do you get over the death of a much loved pet? Pets like dogs and cats quickly become family members, and when they die it frequently hurts just as much. How do you deal with this grief and go on to adopt other dogs or cats when you know the pain losing them will cause when it happens?

  • Armpit hair on women. Do you love it or hate it?
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    Armpit hair on women. Do you love it or hate it?

    6 years ago

    Do you think armpit hair on a woman is sexy or a big turn off? This article aims to explore the views of as many people as possible, and offers a poll so that you can vote on your own preference of hairy armpits or not on ladies.

  • How to Find Your Missing Cat
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    How to Find Your Missing Cat

    4 months ago

    If your cat is currently missing, or you are worried your cat or cats may go missing, this is the article you need to read. It tells you how to find your missing cat and gives good advice to ensure your cat does not stay lost for long.

  • My Experience of the Dental Implant Process
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    My Experience of the Dental Implant Process

    6 years ago

    This article describes in detail with photos the actual experience of the dental implant process as experienced by a patient. It also gives some useful advice on things to be aware of before you commit to the first dentist that examines you with a view to a dental implant.

  • Can a relationship work without you being in love?
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    Can a relationship work without you being in love?

    5 years ago

    Can a relationship work without you both being in love with each other? I believe in certain circumstances it can work very well, and both partners can still live happy and fulfilling lives. Before you assume that a relationship must consist of two people totally in love with each other, you should...

  • Ideas for Memorials and Tributes to Our Lost Loved Ones
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    Ideas for Memorials and Tributes to Our Lost Loved Ones

    9 months ago

    If you have lost a loved one it is not surprising you are looking for ideas as to how you can either create a memorial to them or find a unique way to pay tribute to them. This article offers suggestions for some ways you can immortalize your lost loved ones with memorials or tributes.

  • What causes pale coloured stools / poo?
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    What causes pale coloured stools / poo?

    7 years ago

    Are you concerned that your stools or poo have suddenly changed from a healthy brown colour, to a pale, grey or beige colour? If you are and you want to know what could be causing these change in colour, you need to read this article and find out why...

  • What causes orange stools / poo?
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    What causes orange stools / poo?

    7 years ago

    If you have noticed that your stools / poo have suddenly begun to come out orange, and you are wondering what the possible causes of this might be, then this is the article for you. It covers a number of causes for your bowel motions to be orange in colour, and hopefully it will give you the...

  • What causes green stools / poo?
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    What causes green stools / poo?

    7 years ago

    So you want to know why your stools / poo have turned green, but you are not quite ready to face the embarrassment of going to a Doctor to have this investigated further. This article will give you a break down of many of the possible causes of green poo / stools.

  • What causes yellow stools / poo?
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    What causes yellow stools / poo?

    7 years ago

    If you are reading this then it is probably because you want to know what causes your stools / poo to turn yellow. There are a number of reasons this can happen, and this article aims to provide you with a list of possible reasons for your yellow stools / poo.

  • What causes black or red stools / poo?
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    What causes black or red stools / poo?

    7 years ago

    For you to be reading this you are probably concerned about the fact you have started passing black or red stools (poo). Maybe your stools even seem to have blood in them. This article is written with the intention of telling you what might be causing this so you take the relevant action.

  • How Can I Reduce Bad and Severe Period Pains and Cramps?
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    How Can I Reduce Bad and Severe Period Pains and Cramps?

    5 months ago

    If you have suffered from severe period pains or severe period cramps and have no idea how to take away the pain, this is the article you need to read. Help alleviate your pains and make Aunt Flo's visit a little easier!

  • How do you behave around a dying relative or friend?
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    How do you behave around a dying relative or friend?

    7 years ago

    Have you ever wondered what to say or how to behave around a friend or relative who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness? How you should behave and what you can do to help? Well this is an article that should help you avoid the common mistakes and also advise you on things you can say and do...

  • How Can I Gain Weight?
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    How Can I Gain Weight?

    11 months ago

    Are you frustrated by everyone complaining they are fat or overweight, whilst you are struggling with being too skinny or thin and want to put on weight? This article is my true story of being underweight, and how I gained weight to healthy levels after years of being teased for being so skinny.

  • Why Monkeys Do Not Make Good Pets
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    Why Monkeys Do Not Make Good Pets

    5 months ago

    Buying a monkey as a pet would be the worst choice of pet you could ever make. Save yourself a lot of heartache and expense, and save the monkey from a miserable life.

  • A Guest's Review of the Sensatori Tenerife Hotel Complex
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    A Guest's Review of the Sensatori Tenerife Hotel Complex

    5 months ago

    I spent two weeks at the Sensatori Tenerife Hotel in Alcala, Spain. I provide a review of the hotel itself, the services, staff attitudes, and other general observations both good and bad.

  • How to make an authentic tasting 'McDonalds' Quarter Pounder with Cheese at home
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    How to make an authentic tasting 'McDonalds' Quarter Pounder with Cheese at home

    7 years ago

    If you love a McDonald's Quarter Pounder with Cheese as much as I do, but haven't got a McDonald's nearby, then this recipe is what you need to make a very close replica of the real thing....

  • How to avoid the Jehovah's Witnesses on your doorstep.
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    How to avoid the Jehovah's Witnesses on your doorstep.

    6 years ago

    Getting rid of the Jehovah's Witnesses on our doorsteps has become increasingly a challenge as the years go on. No-one wants religion force fed to them on their own doorstep. This article has great ideas as to how to avoid the Jehovah's Witnesses on your doorstep.

  • Common Mistakes Made by New Hubbers
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    Common Mistakes Made by New Hubbers

    5 months ago

    When people first join Hubpages I have noticed they often make a lot of very common mistakes. I decided to compile a list of these in order to guide newbie hubbers so that they can avoid making the same mistakes when they are starting out. In the process I would like to clear up some misconceptions...

  • Why do some people not believe depression is a real illness?
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    Why do some people not believe depression is a real illness?

    5 years ago

    As someone who has battled on and off with depression for about twenty years now, I am increasingly frustrated by the amount of people who seem to doubt depression is a real illness.

  • Do You Have Podophobia, the Fear of Bare Feet?
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    Do You Have Podophobia, the Fear of Bare Feet?

    2 months ago

    Podophobia, or the fear of bare feet, affects many people. Learn about the symptoms of and treatment for this phobia.

  • Grow vegetables in villages, towns, cities, parks and public places instead of flowers, free food for all!
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    Grow vegetables in villages, towns, cities, parks and public places instead of flowers, free food for all!

    6 years ago

    What if you were to replace a large amount of the flowers grown in public places with vegetables and then encourage the local residents to simply help themselves to any they needed whenever they wanted to? This Hub tells of two towns that do exactly this....

  • Why Do I sleep Too Much?
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    Why Do I sleep Too Much?

    5 months ago

    Do you need more sleep than the average person? This article questions why some of us need so much more sleep than other people. I am one of those people who has frequently questioned 'Why do I Sleep too Much?'....

  • Top Tips for Becoming a Better Pool Player
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    Top Tips for Becoming a Better Pool Player

    23 months ago

    For the purposes of this article I am referring to the English 8 Ball Pool 'old' rules, which although are no longer used at professional levels are still in frequent use within pool leagues and in pubs and bars. However these top tips for becoming a better pool player will benefit novices playing...

  • The Cutest Teddy Bears to Buy
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    The Cutest Teddy Bears to Buy

    4 years ago

    Anyone with a passion for Teddy Bears will simply love these teddy bears which I believe are the cutest Teddy Bears to buy or to collect......

  • How to Annoy Your Neighbours / Neighbors
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    How to Annoy Your Neighbours / Neighbors

    5 years ago

    Everyone knows a neighbour or neighbors can be a real nuisance, and some of them completely unbearable. This article offers some great ideas for how to annoy your neighbours / neighbors....

  • How to correctly feed wild birds during the British winter
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    How to correctly feed wild birds during the British winter

    6 years ago

    This is an easy guide for how to correctly feed your wild garden birds during a British winter. Well worth reading and a great way to ensure your wild birds are still alive when spring arrives.

  • Simple ham wrapped leeks in cheese sauce recipe
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    Simple ham wrapped leeks in cheese sauce recipe

    7 years ago

    This is a very easy to make recipe 'leeks wrapped in ham in a cheese sauce' recipe that I learned from my Mother some years ago now. It is quick to prepare and inexpensive on ingredients. The end result works equally well when eaten as a light main meal, a supper dish or a side dish, depending on...

  • Excess / Excessive Packaging of Products is Shameful
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    Excess / Excessive Packaging of Products is Shameful

    4 years ago

    Why is it that companies get away with packing tiny amounts of products into huge containers? This article shows examples of appalling cases of over-packaging of goods by companies who should be fined for their abuse to the environment.

  • How to Grow Your Own Ginger Beer Plant
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    How to Grow Your Own Ginger Beer Plant

    2 years ago

    Growing your own Ginger Beer Plant and then making your own alcoholic Ginger Beer is easier than you might think. This article explains in detail how to go about it and what results you can expect to achieve....

  • The Top 10 Passion Killers for Men
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    The Top 10 Passion Killers for Men

    5 months ago

    Following on from my hub The Top 10 Passion Killers for Women I felt it only right to redress the balance by writing a hub on The Top 10 Passion Killers for Men. After consulting my Husband and some male friends they shared with me their opinions on what would constitute a passion killer for them....

  • How to Stop Nail Biting Easily
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    How to Stop Nail Biting Easily

    23 months ago

    I was one of the worst nail biters you could ever have met, and after years of trying to stop I finally managed it in my forties. This article explains how....

  • The Top 10 Passion Killers for Women
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    The Top 10 Passion Killers for Women

    5 months ago

    Just for a bit of fun I thought I would compile a list of the top ten passion killers for women, in other words the things Husbands, boyfriends, lovers or men in general do, that really turn us women off and leave us wanting to run for the hills or find ourselves a more exciting lover.

  • Psycho Puss!
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    Psycho Puss!

    3 years ago

    This is a humorous anecdote of the time my Husband and I looked after my Sister's Psycho-cat whilst she went on holiday. This psycho puss is a real head case, but still manages to cause plenty of laughs....

  • When Facebook Becomes a Nuisance!
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    When Facebook Becomes a Nuisance!

    5 years ago

    What do you do when Facebook becomes a nuisance? There are good and bad things about Facebook, but don't you find these aspects of Facebook frustrating and annoying?.....

  • Traditional Guernsey Gâche Melée Recipe
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    Traditional Guernsey Gâche Melée Recipe

    7 years ago

    Gâche Melée (pronounced "Gosh Malar") is a traditional Guernsey dessert recipe that is hundreds of years old. An incredibly easy to make apple based pudding / cake that can be eaten hot or cold with cream or ice-cream and one that is sure to be an instant hit with your family and friends. I...

  • Survival tips for tourists visiting Egypt, Cairo, Giza and the Pyramids
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    Survival tips for tourists visiting Egypt, Cairo, Giza and the Pyramids

    7 years ago

    This is an essential read for any tourists thinking of holidaying or taking a vacation in Egypt, and visiting Cairo, Giza and the pyramids, especially if you want to survive the experience unscathed...

  • Linda Martel: The Little Girl With the Gift of Healing
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    Linda Martel: The Little Girl With the Gift of Healing

    2 months ago

    Linda Martel was a young girl gifted with the extraordinary power to heal people. Born in Guernsey's Amherst Maternity Home in St Peter Port at 03.30 am on Tuesday, August 21st, 1956, she sadly only lived...

  • Female Urinary Incontinence in Women
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    Female Urinary Incontinence in Women

    5 months ago

    Female urinary incontinence can affect women of any age and needless to say it is an embarrassing problem for most women to talk openly about. It could be that for this reason a little known fact is that approximately a staggering 24% of women under 44 suffer from urinary incontinence, and...

  • Do Guernsey or Jersey Cows Produce the Better Milk?
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    Do Guernsey or Jersey Cows Produce the Better Milk?

    22 months ago

    Channel Island cow's milk is universally accepted as being the best milk in the world, hence why so many countries now have large herds of both Guernsey and Jersey cows. The question that comes up gain and again though, is which milk is better, Guernsey milk or Jersey milk?

  • Prisoners and Inmates Who Claim to have Found Jesus or God!
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    Prisoners and Inmates Who Claim to have Found Jesus or God!

    5 years ago

    Am I the only one who finds it a little bit of a coincidence that a huge amount of prisoners facing long sentences behind bars seem to suddenly "find Jesus or find God?" This has started to increasingly "grate" with me as I watch many crime programmes on Sky, and I do find it very unlikely that...

  • Hand Tinted Vintage Postcard Gallery
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    Hand Tinted Vintage Postcard Gallery

    7 years ago

    Our Grandmother on our Mother's side was a warm and wonderful lady called Agnes Hasmall. Sadly she died back in the late 1980's when aged 92, but some of the wonderful memorabila she left for us to remember her by included a large selection of hand tinted vintage postcards she had kept over the...

  • How to Lower Your Cholesterol Level Fast / Quickly
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    How to Lower Your Cholesterol Level Fast / Quickly

    4 years ago

    If your doctor has told you your cholesterol level is too high and you need to get it down, then this is an article you need to read that will ensure you get your cholesterol level down fast....

  • Buy a Tempur or Memory Foam Mattress for the Perfect Night's Sleep.
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    Buy a Tempur or Memory Foam Mattress for the Perfect Night's Sleep.

    5 months ago

    Buying a memory foam mattress proved to be one of the best purchases we have ever made, and this hub is to tell you why if you want the best night's sleep every night, you should definitely be looking at buying either a Tempur or a memory foam mattress of your own.

  • Why Buy an Electric Vegetable Steamer for your Food?
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    Why Buy an Electric Vegetable Steamer for your Food?

    8 months ago

    There are many advantages to buying yourself an electric vegetable steamer, and as the very satisfied owner of one myself, I wanted to share some of those advantages with you. I am certain that once you realise what a huge difference steaming can make to the quality of your food you will be dashing...

  • Why Everyone Should Take Folic Acid.
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    Why Everyone Should Take Folic Acid.

    5 years ago

    Many people don't realise Folic Acid, also known as (Folate, Pteroylglutamic Acid, or Folacin,) is actually very beneficial to both men and women in their normal day to day dietary intake. I want to explain in this article why Folic Acid is such an important supplement to your diet, as well as...

  • Human Poo / Feces in my Garden!
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    Human Poo / Feces in my Garden!

    6 years ago

    Finding any kind of poo in your garden is never good, especially if you tread in it, but imagine if you found a human poo in your garden!! Well we did, and here is what happened and how events unfolded...

  • Romantic Ways for How to Propose to your Girlfriend
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    Romantic Ways for How to Propose to your Girlfriend

    4 years ago

    Finding a romantic way to propose to your girlfriend is a unique challenge, and one you will no doubt want to get right, as hopefully this will be the one and only time you ever need to propose to anybody. This article offer a selection of romantic ways to propose to your girlfriend....

  • Buy MBT Shoes and Experience the Difference for Yourselves
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    Buy MBT Shoes and Experience the Difference for Yourselves

    6 years ago

    MBT stands for "Masai Barefoot Technology" and these are a type of shoe I genuinely believe everyone should have a pair of in order to enhance their quality of life, reduce joint aches and pains, improve posture, tone the body and lose weight. This might well sound like a sales pitch to anyone...

  • Original Old Guernsey Farming Pictures and Photos.
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    Original Old Guernsey Farming Pictures and Photos.

    5 years ago

    Guernsey has always been famous for both its agricultural and its horticultural farming industry, and as this has been going on for many many decades I thought it would be nice to share with you a selection of old Guernsey farming photos that a friend who grew up on the island has agreed to loan to...

  • I Want to Buy an Antique Rocking Horse.
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    I Want to Buy an Antique Rocking Horse.

    6 years ago

    I just love those beautiful antique style rocking horses with the real horsehair manes and tales. This article includes many examples of some of the most beautiful rocking horses I found...

  • Why Buy a Sonic Electric Toothbrush?
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    Why Buy a Sonic Electric Toothbrush?

    7 years ago

    So why buy a Sonic electric toothbrush you might well ask? Like many people I started off my life cleaning my teeth in the good old fashioned way with a manual toothbrush and thought it was doing a perfectly good job as my mouth always felt clean and fresh afterwards. What I hadn't realised was...

  • Why Guernsey's Smoking
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    Why Guernsey's Smoking "Quitline" Expelled Us!

    23 months ago

    I guess it is funny now, (especially as I found another way to stop smoking), but this is the story of why Guernsey's Smoking "Quitline" Expelled my Husband and Me!

  • Is Getting Drunk Worth the Hangover?
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    Is Getting Drunk Worth the Hangover?

    6 years ago

    Why do we put ourselves through hangovers? There is no pleasure in waking up with a splitting headache, or spending the morning after with our face down the toilet bowl, so why do we do it? Read on to find out more....

  • Why I stopped taking Fluoxetine (Prozac).
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    Why I stopped taking Fluoxetine (Prozac).

    4 years ago

    About a year ago I was prescribed Fluoxetine (Prozac) to help with my anxiety and depression problems. It was shortly after a dosage increase I began to notice various side effects that had been less obvious beforehand and so I had simply tolerated them, now they were starting to become a...

  • One year after I successfully quit smoking and how I did it.
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    One year after I successfully quit smoking and how I did it.

    23 months ago

    On the 22nd December 2009 it is the one year anniversary of my quitting smoking having successfully completed Lela Bryan's Nicotine Solutions course. Over the time since I started the course to now I kept my followers updated on how I was doing and how the course worked. I wanted to show people how...

  • Funny Examples of Google's Predictive Search Suggestions
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    Funny Examples of Google's Predictive Search Suggestions

    7 years ago

    Anyone who uses Google Search routinely will know they have a clever feature that predicts your question as you type, apparently in order to save you having to type the full question if yours appears in the drop down list that appears as the words are added. What you may not have noticed is that...

  • The Benefits of Liquid Seaweed Fertilizer
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    The Benefits of Liquid Seaweed Fertilizer

    4 months ago

    Organic and sustainable, liquid seaweed fertilizer can be harvested without damaging the environment and is one of the best fertilizers you can use on your plants. This guide will cover how it's made and provide a variety of tips on how best to use the miracle algae.

  • A-Z List of Houseplants That Are Poisonous to Your Cats
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    A-Z List of Houseplants That Are Poisonous to Your Cats

    5 months ago

    In this article I hope to list most of the more common houseplants that are dangerous to cats so that you can either ensure you don't bring them into your home or at least you can keep them out of the reach of your pets. I am guessing that many of the plants on this list will come as quite a...

  • How Grapes and Raisins can kill your dog!
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    How Grapes and Raisins can kill your dog!

    4 years ago

    As a dog owner you may not realise that both grapes and raisins can kill your much loved pet by bringing on rapid kidney failure (within 24 hours of consuming the fruit). Be aware that both grapes and raisins should never be used as treats for your dogs as anything over 2 ounces can be fatal.

  • Lilies or a Lily can kill your cat within hours!
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    Lilies or a Lily can kill your cat within hours!

    6 years ago

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