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Downton Abbey Season 5

Downton Abbey Season 5 DVD Region 4 By Universal Pictures Set in 1924 the fifth series sees the return of our much loved characters in the sumptuous setting of Downton Abbey. As they face new challenges the Crawley family and the servants who work for them remain inseparably interlinked. A new Labour government heralds changes …

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Guy Fawkes Night – Bonfire Night. 5th November

Guy Fawkes Night – Bonfire Night 5th November On the night of 5th November, throughout Britain, we commemorate the capture of Guy Fawkes with bonfires and fireworks, and by burning an effigy of Guy. In 1605, a group of Catholics, under the leadership of Robert Catesby, and involving Guy Fawkes, planned to blow up the …

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How Long Does Pancake Mix Keep In The Fridge

How Long Does Pancake Mix Keep In The Fridge It seems pretty safe to keep pancake batter (with eggs and butter) in the fridge for 3-4 days, although some recipes do say it is OK for one week. Using an airtight plastic container is often recommended, and I would expect that one week may be …

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Monthly Disposable Contact Lenses

Monthly Disposable Contact Lenses I was looking into the use of monthly disposable contact lenses, and checked a few brands out. Going by the list of options on a few Contact lens websites, I saw some irregularities, when looking only at their list of Monthly Disposable Contact Lenses.  I may need to check carefully to see …

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Photography and High Waves

This photo shows a VERY high wave… This Photo from a different angle shows a different perspective These photos are taken from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2270128/Garrett-McNamara-The-breathtaking-moment-thrill-seeking-surfer-catches-worlds-biggest-wave-coast-Portugal.html showing the surfer Garrett McNamara in Portugal. For those interested in the heights of the waves…  from: http://www.worldsbiggests.com/2013/10/the-biggest-waves-ever-surfed.html The highest recorded open sea wave was measured in February 2000, when the RRS Discovery, …

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Is All Purpose Flour Self Raising Flour or Plain Flour

Is All Purpose Flour Self Raising Flour or Plain Flour? All Purpose Flour is the American version of the British Plain Flour Self Raising Flour has an added ingredient, baking powder, to enable it to rise while cooking. Sometimes bicarbonate of soda is added. Self-raising flour does not last as long as plain flour, as …

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Facebook Tracking

Facebook: Who Has Viewed My Facebook Profile?

Who Has Viewed My Facebook Profile? There are quite a few applications etc., being mentioned on Facebook, that say they can show you who  has viewed your Facebook profile. But do they work? Facebook say they don’t:  www.facebook.com/help/www/117257561692875 Can I know who’s looking at my Timeline or how often it’s being viewed? No. Facebook doesn’t let …

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Pancake Mix – Crepes

Pancake Mix – for the British style of pancakes. Ingredients for Pancake Mix (Crepes) 110g sifted plain flour 2 eggs pinch of salt 200 ml milk 75ml water 50g butter Mix the Pancake Ingredients: Add the milk and water together Using a sieve, sift the flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Mix the eggs …

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Megabytes, Gigabytes, Terabytes all the way to Geopbytes…

Megabytes, Gigabytes, Terabytes all the way to Geopbytes… Based on the 1,000 system for Disk Storage (IBM Dictionary of computing) 1000 Bytes = 1 Kilobyte 1000 Kilobytes = 1 Megabyte 1000 Megabytes = 1 Gigabyte 1000 Gigabytes = 1 Terabyte 1000 Terabytes = 1 Petabyte 1000 Petabytes = 1 Exabyte 1000 Exabytes = 1 Zettabyte …

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How to remove the MySearchDial.com Virus – Malware

How to remove the MySearchDial.com Virus – Malware I have no idea how I ended up with the MySearchDial.com search engine on my chrome browser, but I dislike these other search engines taking over my system without permission. I checked a few site to see how to remove this, but they were not totally suitable …

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Firework Display Competition at SM Clark Pampanga, Philippines

Firework Display Competition at SM Clark Pampanga, Philippines A Pyrofest competition was held in Pampanga, Philippines with teams competing from all over the Philippines, with firework displays from Australia’s Team Explosive Art, Canada’s Boom Boom Pow and China’s Hengda Fireworks Ltd. This was held on the 11th, 18th and 25th October 2014 at SM City …

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The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies – Release dates This final film, The Battle of Five Armies (2014), brings to a conclusion the Hobbit adventures of Bilbo Baggins, following the previous films titled: An Unexpected Journey (2012) and The Desolation of Smaug (2013)   Release Dates (By Date)10 December 2014 Austria Belgium Germany Denmark …

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Biliran Volcano, Biliran, Visayas, Philippines

Biliran Volcano, Biliran Island, Visayas, Philippines. Mt. Surio (also called Mt Biliran) is an active volcano in the Philippines, with a height of 1,301 metres (4,268 ft). The last Eruption was in 1939 and has had 1 recorded eruptions. Biliran Island is an solfataric active volcano and a volcanic island making up the entire Biliran Province of the …

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Jamie’s Comfort Food

Jamie’s Comfort Food By (author) Jamie Oliver Price at Oct 2014: Hardback: £27.68 Save £2.32 (7%) RRP £30.00 Free delivery worldwide from Bookdepository Jamie’s new cookbook brings together 100 ultimate comfort food recipes. It’s all about the dishes that are close to your heart, that put a smile on your face and make you feel happy, loved, safe …

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Memory Card Speed Ratings

Memory Card Speed Ratings: Class 2 to Class 10 Memory Cards come in different speed ratings and this needs to be considered especially when using them for HD Video recordings. Standard Speed Classes: Class 2 cards are designed for a minimum sustained transfer rate of 2 megabytes per second (MB/s) Class 10 cards are designed …

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The Best Restaurants in Australia

The Best Restaurants in Australia according to Tripadvisor Top Restaurants in Australia 1: Vue de monde, Melbourne, Australia (Ranked #13 of 4,005 Restaurants in Melbourne) 2: Allure on Currumbin, Currumbin, Australia (Ranked #1 of 19 Restaurants in Currumbin) 3: Muse Restaurant, Pokolbin, Australia (Ranked #2 of 51 Restaurants in Pokolbin) 4: Tetsuya’s, Sydney, Australia (Ranked …

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