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Monthly Archives: June 2012

  1. Staycations in good old Blighty

    The UK weather has been at its worst over the last couple of months, with many parts of the UK seeing exceptional rainfall levels. This might be good for the country’s depleted reservoirs, but not so good for anyone who is planning on holidaying in the UK. With household budgets tight, more and more people are holidaying in the UK and actually enjoying staycations – which is where they spend their week off at home and plan activities with or without the family. Staycations can actually work extremely well, especially if you find yourself rushing about at work all week and only just getting on top of the household jobs at the weekend. Because of this, most of us don’t actually get to appreciate any quality time at home. You can make a staycation anything you want it to be. But it’s important to plan your week in advance and don’t just laze around. • Monday might incorporate a trip into town, with lunch out at a chic boutique restaurant. • Tuesday might be a visit to a r

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  2. Does looking in the mirror make you a better footballer?

    Wayne Rooney’s goal celebration after his winner against Ukraine on Monday left many onlookers wondering what he was doing – until he revealed in the post-match interview that he was actually styling his hair. After he'd scored his headed winner, England’s star striker pretended to add gel spray to his hair, in a gesture aimed at the England bench. It turned out that Rooney had borrowed some gel from the follically-endowed Andy Carroll and joked after the game that he’d “hopefully end up with hair like him.” After the match Liverpool footballer Martin Kelly joked on Twitter that Andy Carroll had used team mate Jordan Henderson’s hair gel for the last two games of the Premiership season, games in which he’d scored two headed goals and returned to form after a less than impressive start to the season. Carroll was also wearing the apparently super-charged hair gel when he headed the winner for England against Sweden earlier in the competition. If England are to progress agains

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  3. A Big Move For the Mirror Business

    The interior design and furnishing industry is extremely large and complex and as we move into a more price conscious Britain, with a somewhat disposable attitude towards furniture, times are tough for the industry. Reflecting on the financial needs of the country, one design niche bucking the recession trends comes from Exclusive Mirrors. Priding themselves on sourcing unique products from around the world, Exclusive Mirrors are confident that they are offering the best selection of mirrors on the web at the most competitive prices, without forfeiting quality. Despite the economic climate, the online retailers have continued to grow and as one of the UK’s largest suppliers of mirrors, have recently moved premises into a much larger warehouse with increased office space. Managing Director Stuart Morgan said “The big move happened over the Easter bank holiday weekend. We had simply outgrown our old warehouse and as our team of employees was also expanding we needed a solution t

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  4. Three mirrors and what they can do for your home

    It’s now common to find a mirror in just about any room in your home, from small mirrors which might be used for decorative purposes to large mirrors which can add to the opulence of the decor, there’s something for everyone. Octagon Art Deco mirrors For anyone who wants to show off an opulent style there is a huge array of Art Deco mirrors which do just this. An Art Deco octagon mirror isn’t just about the reflection; it’s also about the shape of the mirror and what it brings to a room. Octagon mirrors might feature different types of glass surrounding the centre piece or might feature different coloured glass. Whatever option you choose, if you pick an Art Deco mirror you’ll be adding that je ne sais quoi to your home. Large mirrors Large mirrors are great at reflecting light around the room and making it feel bigger than it actually is. A large mirror can be either wall mounted or if you have a space large enough, the trendy way to show

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