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Breaking Brilliant: Why Breaking Bad is a must watch before you die

Warning: This article contains some serious spoilers! It is with a heavy heart that I finally get to write a look back review of Breaking Bad. I felt it would only be right to do so when the AMC show ended for good so as not to speculate the ending and engage in some sort […]

Mood boosting foods for the Winter

It’s that time of year again; as I write this article I have goose bumps as I reach to switch on the central heating. The rain is beating off the windows, it’s only tea time and yet outside is bleak, black and dark – yes, the seasons have finally turned. As the clocks prepare to […]

Back to school healthy start challenge!

Setting your kids up for a successful new school year involves military planning from as early as June. New uniforms, proper school bags where the weight is evenly distributed over the back and shoulders to carry heavy books, shoes made for support, new ribbons, hair gel and the latest One Direction lunchbox..phew! In this article […]

The Great Kate take over

After Kate Middleton stepped out in a polka dot Jenny Packham dress following the birth of Prince George of Cambridge last week, there were surges in sales of similar polka dot dresses in retailers all over the world. What is it about the ‘Kate Factor’ that sends women nutty here in theUKand overseas? Her flawless […]

Top Festival Packing Tips

It’s coming up to that time of year again- festival time! From big festivals like Oxegen to little festivals such as Narrow Water’s very own Tanglewood. With our previous article conveying the best of the best with festival fashion now it’s time for packing tips. Packing for festivals can be a tricky, and let’s face […]

A dairy free diet?

So you’ve decided that with the glorious weather, a diet and lifestyle overhaul is required! A lot of people’s top 3 resolutions go a little like this: 1. No more takeaways 2. No more alcohol 3. No more bread Bravo and well done, making any dietary and lifestyle change for the better no matter how […]

Top Festival Packing Tips

It’s coming up to that time of year again- festival time! With our previous article conveying the best of the best with festival fashion now it’s time for packing tips. Packing for festivals can be tricky, and let’s face it not a very enjoyable task, but hopefully these top tips can save you a lot […]

Royal dogs, blaming relatives and irregular usage: Top TV Licence dodger excuses in Northern Ireland

“Apparently my dog, which is a corgi, is related to the Queen’s dog so I didn’t think I needed a TV Licence,” is one of the many outrageous real-life excuses given to TV Licensing by people caught watching TV in Northern Ireland without a TV Licence over the past year. With more than 15,300 people […]

Fad diets are just that, bikini body emergency or not!

At this time of year I often come across a lot of people embarking on the annual ‘summer holiday’ crash diet. Most go for the famous ‘low carb’ approach to weight loss, picking it up in the health pull out section from The Sun newspaper. I’m personally not a fan of fad diets, and never […]

Making the best of a telephone interview

Johnny Nolan, Careers Manager for Newry in the Department for Employment and Learning’s Careers Service offers the following advice for anyone preparing for a telephone interview. “For the employer a telephone interview can be more convenient and can save time and is cost effective. It gives them the chance to test your verbal communication skills […]

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