Two Tips for People Who Need to Shop for Presents for Their Long-Distance Partner

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If you are currently in a long-distance relationship and want to shop for some presents for your partner, here are a few tips that should help you to pick the perfect items. Be careful about your choice of flowers Buying the person you love a bunch of sweet-scented, pretty flowers is a great way to convey your love for them. However, if your loved one is living or working hundreds (or perhaps even thousands) of miles away and you're not due to meet them in person for a long time, then it might be best to buy them a box of preserved roses rather than a fresh bouquet.

1 April 2019

How To Cure Cowhide 'Cigarring'

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Cowhide rugs are not only beautiful, they're hardwearing too.  However, your cowhide rug may develop 'cigarring', especially following storage.  So, what can you do to cure the problem?  Read on for more information. What causes cigarring? Cigarring is the term commonly used to describe the phenomenon of edge curling on cowhide rugs.  This can be caused by poor tanning processes that cause the thinnest areas of the hide to dry out more quickly than the thicker ones.

13 July 2016

Single-lens Reflex Camera: 4 Reasons Your Rechargeable Battery Keeps Running Out


Is your camera's battery running out faster than it should? Well, that does not necessarily mean that the camera's rechargeable battery is not a good one. Instead, it may be something that you are or aren't doing that is costing your battery's life. Often, the battery's packaging can tell you how long you should expect to use the camera when it is running or in standby mode. If the battery drastically falls short of these expectations, it may be because of the following things that you need to take note of:

18 May 2016

4 beautiful pieces of diamond jewellery you can gift for diamond anniversaries


If you have a big anniversary coming up, you might be looking around for a way to show your spouse how much you love them. Here are a few options to consider.  Engagement ring upgrades If you got married when you were young and broke, you may have purchased a very small engagement ring. While the ring might have some sentimental value, it can also be nice to surprise your wife with the blinding rock you'd give to her if you got married now.

28 April 2016

Ensuring Point Of Sale System Security

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A few years back, point of sale systems were a feature only found in big, multi-lateral businesses. Today, these systems are integral for every type and scale of business. This rise in need of these systems has seen a parallel rise in electronic crime. Every business purchasing point of sale software, hardware and point of sale systems in general, must consider security. Security, in this case, does not simply imply the business' need for securing their product and money.

26 October 2015