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Guest Post: 7 Reasons The Wedding Day Can Go Wrong

Guest Post: 7 Reasons The Wedding Day Can Go Wrong

Today’s guest post is written by esteemed American Architect Nicholas Kennedy, who, as well as being instrumental in the building of the Burj Khalifa, is also a newly married man. Inspired by his experiences on the day, here are 7 Reasons why the Wedding Day can go wrong. You can follow him on twitter here. 1.  The Date. Choosing New Years Eve as the day of your wedding may seem like a good idea at the time, but in hindsight it’s a...

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7 Reasons to Hate the Thaw

7 Reasons to Hate the Thaw

1. Brown.  The thaw is brown.  Everything is muddy, slushy and brown.  The grit that was scattered onto the snowy roads and pavements and is now visible, is brown.  The river is brown.  The bare trees are brown, the uncovered grass is brown, Gordon is Brown.  Nothing good is brown (except beverages and beverage based desserts, obviously). 2.  Slush.  When the snow is on the ground it’s a pure, blank canvas which will be affected...

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7 Reasons To Use A Phone Box

7 Reasons To Use A Phone Box

1.  You’re A Superhero. This only applies to people called Clark, Peter or Jonathan, but even so. It is fully acceptable to pull red pants over your blue lycra body suit in a phone box, providing you have one of these names and are in some way associated with a newspaper. You could be a journalist, a photographer or pick up a copy of the Evening Standard on the way home each day. 2.  You Need Shelter. Rain. Snow. Hail. Nuclear Bomb. Get...

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7 Reasons That The Mark McGwire Steroid Admission Is Shameful

7 Reasons That The Mark McGwire Steroid Admission Is Shameful

1.  Timing. Five years ago, when he told a Congressional committee that he “hadn’t come to talk about the past”, before refusing to discuss his own drug use, Mark McGwire had nothing to gain by discussing it.  Now though, with accusations and witness testimonies about his drug use mounting – his own brother’s even – Mark McGwire does have something to gain from admitting his drug use.  The Cardinals couldn’t employ a batting...

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7 Reasons To Love A Cardigan

7 Reasons To Love A Cardigan

1.  The Shirt. It’s a bit annoying when you put on a nice shirt, just to cover it up with a sweater. The Cardigan, whether buttoned up or not, shows off that shirt. It sounds simple, but if you are wearing a sweater you may as well wear a string vest with ‘I Love Freddie Mercury’ emblazoned across it. 2.  The Band. They were pretty decent. But they’d have been pretty average without one Cardigan in particular. That...

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