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Blu-ray vs VOD

Blu-ray vs VOD

Online movie downloading is on the rise, with just a click sites such as Netflix and Hulu allow users to stream their favourite movies onto a laptop or tablet for a subscription fee. Some commentators warn that internet downloads could do [read more]

They don’t shoot horses, do they?

They don’t shoot horses, do they?

They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? was 1969 American movie by Sydney Pollack, based on a 1935 novel of the same name. The story tells the tale of a group of different people who are desperate to win one of those bizarre Great Depression [read more]

Great British sporting events

Great British sporting events

There are some events in the British sporting calendar that are national institutions and which the UK does better than any other country. There’s a certain flavour around these events which is uniquely British, so if you’re planning [read more]

Setting up your own home cinema

Setting up your own home cinema

It has never been more affordable or easier to set up your own cinema at home. Whether you’re unwinding in front of a favourite movie with the family after a long week, watching the big game or reliving some great memories with a home [read more]

Paris… autumn… the Arc?

Paris… autumn… the Arc?

An early autumnal trip to “gay” Paris for Europe’s most valuable horse race – the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe – is a must for many UK racing fans. If you’ve never given it a try – then maybe this should be the year you do? [read more]

Ford ends over 100 years of manufacturing in the UK

Ford ends over 100 years of manufacturing in the UK

One of the most successful exports from the USA to Britain has been Ford Motor Company. Back in 1903 three beautiful Model A vehicles made their way across the Atlantic to the UK, and few could have predicted that the company would have [read more]

Some sporting earthquakes to rival Brazil

Some sporting earthquakes to rival Brazil

Even if you have absolutely zero interest in the beautiful game, it cannot have escaped your attention that the most momentous event in the history of football happened the other night in Brazil. You don’t need reminding of this, but [read more]

How bookies are the big winners at the World Cup

How bookies are the big winners at the World Cup

Tournaments around the football world are notoriously hard to predict, meaning that usually the bookies are the biggest winners. Looking at the World Cup, there were plenty of markets that were tipped to be pretty much nailed on winners [read more]

Bingo… a different kind of game, and one that’s great for everyone

Bingo… a different kind of game, and one that’s great for everyone

Well, although we wouldn’t recommend gambling as a way to escape either debt or work, there’s a lot of fun to be had with bingo, and you don’t have to move away from a frugal way of living in order to enjoy it. Unlike poker or other [read more]

World Cup betting offers chance to win

World Cup betting offers chance to win

There’s a strong case claim that beating the bookmakers during the World Cup is as tough as winning the famous trophy itself. Not only is the tournament full of the sort of shocks and surprises that make betting on it so tricky, but [read more]

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