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Are you curious about what your DNA will tell you?

By Helen Shingler:   If you start to dig deep into your ancestry, it kind of follows that you will begin to wonder about your origins!  You may think you […]

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Who do you think you are? Try genealogy…

By Helen Shingler: Last week saw the return of the very popular BBC television series ‘Who do you think you are’ (Weds, 9pm).  It kicked off with Michelle Keegan (no pun […]

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Can you inspire others? Volunteer writers/reporters wanted.

I’d love to get a team of people together to write for Bude & Beyond. To that end, I’d like to organise some free training if anyone is interested. Please […]

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Insurance loyalty penalty changes

We’ve all felt pretty fed up when we see new customers getting deals, while loyal customers are invariably asked to pay more for a service like insurance. It then requires […]

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Be inspired to give up Facebook…for a few days

Read this great article which reckons that giving up Facebook for 5 days increases your physiological wellbeing.  In a nutshell, we are asked whether a Facebook break fills us with […]

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50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King

This section of our website is called Be Inspired. Today is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr Martin Luther King, Black civil rights activist. If he doesn’t inspire, […]

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Be inspired to declutter…

Like many people, I live in a house full of cr*p. Clutter is everywhere. It needs to stop. To this end, rather than tidy up, I wasted some time doing […]

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Be inspired to look while you walk…

Anyone can do this…this is easy! It just requires paying attention to the moment. The weather has not been conducive to walking of late. Certainly, where I live, the fields and […]

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Be Inspired to read a good book…

Article originally from Dawn’s blog. My middle daughter recommended this prize-winning debut novel, as did a member of my writing group. I managed to get through it within days (it […]

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Be inspired to take a course…

It’s that time of year when sometimes you just want to curl up at home, or you want to be out but feel a need to learn something, DO something. […]

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