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Author: Sunniva Anne

Christmas, it’s not all about what you spend…

As the saying goes, look after the pennies and the pounds look after themselves. This year, with the economy as it is, many are feeling the pinch but still want to have a fun festive period. In my opinion, it is not worth going into debt for the sake of a few days, and it truly is the thought that counts. So this week we have been trying to come up with a few tips and tricks on how to be indulgent but not go bankrupt this festive season.     Rachel talks about taxation… should companies choose to pay more...

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Chocolate Truffles

I was at a very dear friends house the other day and she was in a state of excitement; the delivery man had just been dropping off a huge parcel from Hotel Chocolat. I was lucky enough to get a sneaky peak, and one thing she had bought was the Petite Desserts box described on the site as “stunning chocolate recreations of silky soft Chocolate Mousse, Tiramisu, Crème Brûlée and fruity Strawberry Trifle”. Now don’t get me wrong; because I have been lucky to get some truly delicious parcels from Hotel Chocolat; but I did thing £6.50 for 4 chocolate...

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Are you a Motographer?

Nowadays more and more people are becoming Motographers. What is one of those, I hear you ask? Well the dictionary defines a Motographer as a person who uses their mobile phone as their main camera. With new cameras increasing the specifications of their in-built cameras, the Sony Ericsson Satio which boasts a 12.1 megapixle camera (I thought my HTC DesireX was good at 5 megapixles); Lots of free apps and photo sharing apps; it’s something even non photographers are having a go at… Though it’s not all about Motography this week;     Icarus gets the chance to interview Flickadotcircus.        ...

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#FoodPorn

Anyone who knows me, knows that before you are allowed to eat the food I create, you must have it photographed. (I know it’s daft) I like taking macro pictures of food; for one thing food doesn’t move; for another I like pictures of food. I like to know what people are eating and I like to see images of what they are eating. This is a good thing as many people do the same. They take beautiful images of delicious looking food and share them on line. Having a camera on your smart phone makes this REALLY easy....

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Challenge

I like the challenge of trying different things and wondering whether it’s going to work or whether I’m going to fall flat on my face.  – Johnny Depp This week is all about challenge, some big, some small…. though none that quite made us fall flat on our faces…     Bex shows us how to go from a day outfit to a night one, with a few quick changes         Alexandra shares where she challenges herself at the climbing gym           Yuri has the onerous task of sampling a variety of champagnes and has a challenge for...

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