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The DIRECTORY provides information about Arts, Entertainment, Leisure Activities and Hospitality in the UK. In conjunction with the website there is a printed magazine, available free of charge through selected Hotels, Music, Theatre and Entertainment Venues, Libraries, Tourist Centres and Attractions in the UK.

Count the pennies and save pounds: How to...
Do you check the change you are given when you are using cash to pay for your shopping? If not, perhaps you should. Social media forums such as Money Saving Expert.com (MSE) regularly feature complaints by people who say they have been cheated out of sometimes substantial amounts by the person who served...
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How To Protect Your Chocolate Biscuits...
More Important Than Brexit? How To Protect Your Chocolate Biscuits When You’re At Work
Imagine this scenario: You’ve just bought a couple of your favourite almond croissants or some cookies at Pret-A-Manger for your morning tea-break at your place of employment. You leave them on your desk while you go to...
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Dinosaurs Originated in Britain
Major new research has completely changed our understanding of both where dinosaurs originally evolved and how they can be grouped together. Matthew Baron of Cambridge University and lead author in this radical new theory suggests the first dinosaurs may now have orginated in the northern hemisphere,...
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Changing the Clocks To British Summer Time
Changing the Clocks To British Summer Time: Good For “Larks”, Bad For “Night Owls”.
Do you know who invented the proverb “Early to bed and early to rise makes a person healthy, wealthy and wise”? It was Benjamin Franklin, one of the “Founding Fathers” of the USA. Do you agree with him? John Ciardi, a 20th...
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Smartphone Addiction & The New...
Compulsive smartphone use still allowed – but not if you are driving
Are you “nomophobic”? If you’re not sure what that is, it’s a condition from which Harry Wallop, a Daily Telegraph journalist, suffers. He has a fear of having no mobile phone. He admits that the very first thing he does when he wakes up in...
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Illusions Of Grandeur: How The Global...
Are you a fan of the Irish Rock Band, U2? If yes, is that because you like their music or because you approve of the anti-poverty campaigns associated with their lead singer, Bono and his condemnation of oil companies that don’t pay taxes in countries where they operate? In which case, you might not be aware...
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Say NO to another runway at Heathrow
Gatwick is a better option.
British Airways and Heathrow Airport are once again banging the drum for the imbecilic notion to construct a third runway at Heathrow. One proposed site is to the north of the M4 effectively creating a separate adjacent airport with the possibility of doubling flights within a...
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Music and The Modern Shopping Experience
“Have you noticed: You can never get silence anywhere these days?” If Bryan Ferry, the English songwriter & vocalist, was complaining about the incessant recorded music to which customers are submitted in many shops & supermarkets across the UK, perhaps he’s partly responsible: He’s made at least 15...
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