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2013

Classy Hen Weekend Ideas

There are a million different ways to plan a Hen Party and it is the maid of honour’s responsibility to make sure the party suits the bride to be. If your bride doesn’t want something risqué, then planning a classy event with the girls is the way to go. Here is a selection of classy hen weekend ideas that your bride will love. Hen Party Cottage Instead of having a night on the town, maybe your bride prefers to have a blast indoors with her core group of friends. If... Read More

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Union Jack Face Painting Kit

When it comes to face paint, Snazaroo provides one of the best face painting kits on the market. Their Union Jack Face Painting Kit continues to be a hit among the United Kingdom. The non-toxic ingredients are suitable for even the most sensitive of skin. Perfect for parties and celebrations, you’re sure to have fun with the endless possibilities provided by this kit. With step by step instructions, you’ll be well on your way to creating the most sophisticated looks imaginable. Show your pride for Great Britain by wearing Union... Read More

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How to Make Union Jack Trainers

Watch Dani makeover a boring pair of trainer pumps with a Union Jack design. Hey guys, so today I’m going to be doing a really awesome DIY on these Union Jack shoes. Now, I know that I’m not the only one with this obsession I guess we can call it, I guess it really is an obsession, over this whole Union Jack UK British thing, so I thought that I would kind of put this little obsession I guess we can call it to use and come up with these... Read More

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Design your own Union Jack Trainer Pumps

Watch Dani makeover a boring pair of trainer pumps with a Union Jack design. Hey guys, so today I’m going to be doing a really awesome DIY on these Union Jack shoes. Now, I know that I’m not the only one with this obsession I guess we can call it, I guess it really is an obsession, over this whole Union Jack UK British thing, so I thought that I would kind of put this little obsession I guess we can call it to use and come up with these... Read More

How to Make Scotch Pancakes

Inexpensive, and requiring only few ingredients, Scotch pancakes are a great and versatile meal to whip up for any occasion. Also known as drop scones because of the way the batter is dropped into the pan, Scotch pancakes are easy to make and tasty to eat. Well known English chef, Delia Smith brought the Scotch pancake back into vogue with her simple, crepe like recipe. If you’re looking for a slightly heartier pancake, try Jamie Oliver’s version; he adds extra egg, and touch more of plain flour. These American like... Read More

More 1980′s Pop Stars – Where are they now?

Part 2 of our round up of 1980’s Pop Stars – Where are they now? Shakin Stevens Before there was Natasha Bedingfield, Jessie J, Amy Winehouse and Adele, there was Shakin Stevens. Shakin Stevens is a pop music sensation who delivered several Top 40 hits in the early 80s. Like many others from the same time period, fame didn’t last long, and the limelight quickly dimmed for Shakin Stevens. Currently touring Europe and in the studio recording new material. Spandau Ballet and Depeche Mode After taking a break from recording... Read More

Complete Beginner’s Guide to Great Britain

The area known today as Great Britain was first established, formally, by the Treaty of Union drafted in 1707 by England and Scotland. The kingdom of Great Britain spans an area off the coast of mainland Europe which includes the countries known as Wales and Northern Ireland in addition to the original parties, England and Scotland. These countries have their own, individual capitals: Cardiff, Belfast, London, and Edinburgh, respectfully. However, of these British Isles, it is England that is most often associated with the United Kingdom possibly a result of... Read More

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1980′s Pop Stars – Where are they now?

Many bands from the 1980s continue to see success in the music industry. Others are not so lucky. Numerous bands have a handful of hit songs then dropped off the music scene completely, never to be heard from again. The 1980s pop music era left its mark with influential music, which is still being heard today. What happened to all these 80s wonders and where are they today? Kim Wilde is a British born pop star who had several hit songs in Europe. In the mid-1980s, her hot streak fizzled... Read More

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How to Make a Union Jack Pillow Cushion

Hey, its Vanessa, the Crafty Gemini and I post weekly crafting and cooking videos here on my YouTube channel. Today I’m back with week number three of Invade London. I’m a part of a team, We Should Hang Out Sometime that’s headed by Josh Sundquist another YouTuber, and you all can check out all the other members of my team and their Olympic and London and British-related videos. I’ll link to them in the video description box below, and I’ll also include a grid at the end of this video... Read More

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Workout Plans to Lose Weight

In the busy and stressful world of today, many people find themselves gaining weight. With no time to exercise or cook, people end up relying on high-fat and high-salt ready meals and convenience foods. Often, people need a good diet plan that works quickly to burn fat and help them to get that elusive beach body in time for their holiday. Losing weight is never easy, and trying to lose weight fast can be even more difficult. People can sometimes be tempted to try fad holiday diets to help them... Read More