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    Why Photography is Good for your Mental Health

    April 3, 2017 admin

    I believe photography can be good for your mental health.  My journey to using it was last year, after buying a camera, my hubby and I decided to embark on an experiment – it was to take 1,000 photos over a one month period to see what we would take and what caught our eye.  It was an exciting and eye-opening task and one which I am going to repeat once I get my new camera!   What lessons did…

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    1984 by George Orwell – A Review

    March 19, 2017 admin

    Why on earth has it taken me so long to read 1984?  I really don’t have an answer to that question but whatever made me buy it recently I am thankful. 1984 is about a dystopian world that is so plausible it sent shivers through my body as I read parts of it, I could sense a world that could so easily be close to our own. Published in 1949, Orwell set the novel in the totalitarian state Oceania with…

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  • music

    Trend-Setting Music Artists in 2017

    March 14, 2017 admin

      Pushing the boundaries is one thing, doing it effectively, poignantly and with panache so that others will follow you, is something else entirely. Today’s music scene isn’t short on artists trying to be different, but every so often we see someone carrying it off with a certain style, either providing something totally unique or combining a blend of influences and references in a quite brilliant way, and we sit up and take notice. GetToTheFront.com, an independent music news site,…

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    March 14, 2017 admin

      I hate cleaning windows, I hate cleaning windows, I hate, I hate, I hate cleaning windows!   I think you all now know what rarely gets done in our house.  Living in a bungalow there is no excuse for hiring a window cleaner so to actually see out the windows I decided to look up what options there might be for making this job quick and easy!   What has come back time and again is cleaning windows the…

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  • A Review of Vintage Style Cornish Art Posters

    March 12, 2017 admin

    The internet has opened up so much to us, from new music, new film, new ways of publishing and of course ways for artists to reach new audiences. While many of us may not have time to visit an art gallery – a virtual gallery is different.  I was lucky enough to be asked to review the virtual John Dyer Art Gallery set up by John Dyer and his wife Joanne  Short. While predominantly online, you can also visit the work…

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