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Iyengar Yoga Studio Opening

By Deborah Cadby:   The Appledown Iyengar Yoga Studio has classes starting from the 18th of May 2017. My name is Deborah Cadby I’ve been teaching Iyengar Yoga since 2001 […]

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Ransomware alert from the Police

From Devon & Cornwall Police cyber security alert system: Following the ransomware cyber attack on Friday 12 May which affected the NHS and is believed to have affected other organisations […]

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Why beaches lose their sand – and then suddenly reappear

Dooagh beach, Ireland. Handout Simon Boxall, University of Southampton In spring 1984 a whole beach disappeared. Over just two days, the golden sands of Dooagh on the island of Achill, […]

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Why parents should resist the temptation of term-time holidays

Esther Dermott, University of Bristol The Easter holidays are over – and the long wait for the more generous summer break begins. In just a couple of months, schools will […]

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How dogs could make children better readers

Once upon a time… Shutterstock Gill Johnson, University of Nottingham Issues around children learning to read are rarely out of the news. Which is hardly surprising – becoming a successful […]

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Warning! Spammers are adding their own website to your business on Google Maps!

Thanks to Katie Goode for this warning: A warning to local Bude businesses. I was looking for a hairdresser today via Google Maps, as I do. Pretty much every business […]

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Complain about your delay

I’m fortunate to have ‘only’ had to complain for 12 months before I got decent broadband when we moved house to Stratton, a few years ago. Yes, really. I complained […]

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Violin, viola, and piano lessons in Bude

I have just moved to Bude from Kent, where I’ve been teaching violin, viola, and piano for 15 years and I am now offering lessons in the local area at […]

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Why both teens and teachers could benefit from later school start times

Maybe a good idea, but the impact on kids like me (who liked to get up early) would be more negative.   Why both teens and teachers could benefit from […]

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Your dog has a better memory than a chimpanzee

Claudia Uller, Kingston University Any dog owner will tell you how smart they think their dog is. What we usually think of as smartness in dogs is measured or observed […]

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Why you are constantly searching for your keys

Anna Maria Nowakowska, University of Aberdeen; Alasdair Clarke, University of Essex, and Amelia Hunt, University of Aberdeen Imagine that you are searching for your house keys, and you know they […]

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Personality Training

By Dominik Cornwall. All of us have a subconscious mind but unfortunately we cannot see our subconscious mind. You have only one mind, but that one mind posses two distinct […]

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Warming Winter Recipes

By Rob Wilcox I do a lot of the cooking at home, and during the winter months I reintroduce some favourites. I thought I’d share them here.   Bread The […]

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Philosophy of Success Seminar #Bude

Last week I spent a fascinating morning meeting a (very hospitable) living and breathing philosopher. Having enjoyed studying political philosophy at university (more Aristotle and Plato than contemporary) it was […]

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Selling Student Debts?

Student debt sale gives new generation a first taste of economic slavery Richard Murphy, City, University of London The UK government is about to make its largest ever sale of […]

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