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It’s a PR Fest!


Find in SEO & Web April 30th, 2007 - 6,014 views

A site of mine that lost ranking and PR in Google nearly 3 years ago has finally been granted a PR again! It’s only a PR1 but it’s ever-so slightly better than PR0! This site (UKMoneyPot) has also now been attributed a PR1 and the site has been online for a little over 3 months. […]

APR – Annual Percentage Rate


Find in Loans April 30th, 2007 - 5,529 views

Several definitions of APR can be found online but without digging deep the results can be a little vague. The APR or Annual Percentage Rate is, according to Wikipedia: “Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is an expression of the effective interest rate that will be paid on a loan, taking into account one-time fees and standardizing the way the rate […]

Man Chops Off Bits in London Restaurant.


Find in Amusing April 26th, 2007 - 4,831 views

I remember as a child walking with my brother and mother through the streets of Amsterdam, on a meander from my fathers office, seeing a man erupt from a restaurant door, only to expose himself and wave his tackle about in disgust at the owner. I only imagine this was some form of protest and needless to […]

Rain? What’s That?


Find in Household Bills & Expenses April 23rd, 2007 - 5,394 views

After over 2 weeks without a drop of rain in the south of England it’s finally arrived. Heavy rainfall several weeks ago provided sufficient reserves to allow the plant-life to ‘spring’ into action and spew forth a myriad of colours and scents but after the unprecedented heat-wave of the last two weeks, former quagmires began […]

Mobile Phones in Hospitals


Find in General April 18th, 2007 - 4,865 views

Watching a report this morning a UK hospital has decided to relax the ban of mobile phone use within the hospital. Research now shows that mobile phones don’t actually cause interference with sensitive equipment. This is great news for patients and visitors alike wanting to share news or communicate more freely with friends and relatives. […]

Sitemaps for Google, Yahoo and MSN Live Search


Find in SEO & Web April 17th, 2007 - 8,160 views

Anyone that has owned a website for some time or is involved in promoting their website will probably know all about submitting sitemaps to search engines such as Google, Yahoo and MSN. A sitemap is essentially a list of URL’s or web pages of a particular site laid out in a format that tells search […]

Planning a Shopping Holiday in the US?


Find in General April 17th, 2007 - 4,735 views

Following recent news a big announcement is the current exchange rate between the pound (GBP) and the dollar (USD). The pound rose to its highest against the dollar since 1992 and now stands at 1 GBP = 2.00493 USD (according to www.xe.com the currency converter). This is great news for people planning a holiday to the […]

Summer Spending Starting Early


Find in Household Bills & Expenses April 17th, 2007 - 4,794 views

With the week ahead forecast to be fine and dry for most of the south and the recent record temperatures you might be forgiven for thinking summer has already arrived. With the sun comes a shift in UK spending trends and people generally spend less on their household bills. Heating can be reduced or turned […]

Hindsight


Find in Amusing April 16th, 2007 - 5,480 views

I really hope some of the things that have happened in my life re-occur because hindsight has taught me some very valuable lessons!

The Truth


Find in General April 16th, 2007 - 4,662 views

The Truth A quote I will always remember is one by Carlos Castaneda: “If the truth can be told so as to be understood, it will be believed.” From this I understand that a lie that is told in a way that makes sense can also be believed. As a child my parents were always […]

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