My Peep At Life…

December 23, 2008

Get your learning sorted

Filed under: Career and Jobs,Reviews,Shopping — @ 9:46 AM

Whether you’re studying for an exam or just interested, textbooks can be very useful. They also make great presents for students or as reference material for anyone. With this sort of item though don’t forget to keep an eye open for buy back deals when you change subjects or possibly borrow a few books from the local library to make sure you buy the best book.

December 22, 2008

Vampires now Cool & Trendy

Filed under: Entertainment,News — @ 10:33 AM
Twilight film poster

There has been a shift in attitude towards a number of things, especially noticable when you look at attitudes towards ‘fringe’ society. Vampires are one part of this, now generally portrayed as misunderstood outsiders rather than objects of horror. (more…)

December 21, 2008

Find performance parts for your car

Filed under: Planes, Trains & Automobiles,Reviews — @ 9:00 PM
Hawk 'Club Racing' Brake Pads

For automotive enthusiasts finding the right parts to complete that perfect car can be very difficult. Most standard car shops are poorly stocked, particularly with the performance parts required by most. Thankfully National Speed has started filling this gap, with a store in Wilmington and an online presence, you can now access the full range of top parts for your passion.

December 17, 2008

Complete your outfit

Filed under: Fashion,Reviews — @ 2:04 PM
Manolo Blahnik Slide shoes

Make sure your wardrobe is complete before the end of the year with a pair of designer shoes! Manolo Blahnik shoes are available online, so you can find the perfect pair to complete your collection easily. Personally, my choice would be the Manolo Blahnik Slide shoes, as pictured above, they would go lovely with my Christmas outfit and currently on sale too!

Still back in the dark ages

Filed under: News,People and Communities — @ 10:36 AM
Humayra Abedin

I like to think, for the most part anyway, that society has started to grow up and adopt a live and let live attitude to most things. However, this story of abduction and forced marriage once again proves me wrong. (more…)

December 15, 2008

Girls still ahead

Filed under: Career and Jobs,News,People and Communities — @ 10:55 AM

While the gender gap in the workplace is often commented on, the gap at school goes the other way, with the girls performing better. A recent study also points out that not only the gender gap but the wealth gap also takes it’s toll, with poorer students being outperformed by wealthier students. (more…)

December 12, 2008

Bring the cinema home

Filed under: Gadgets and Tech,Home Sweet Home,Reviews — @ 4:33 PM
Cannes Home Theater Seating

You can have an authentic cinema experience in the comfort of your own home with the right setup. Obviously you need the equipment to display the films, and a good audio system but don’t forget the rest of the experience. Home theater seating can add that authentic feel while still being far more comfortable than actually going to the cinema, and providing your own chocolate and popcorn means you get more, for less!

Supplement your diet

Filed under: Health and Fitness,Reviews — @ 4:32 PM
diet supplements

Weight loss is an important issue to many people, particularly at this time of year when overindulgence is expected. With so many choices of aids available it can be difficult to pick the right one. However, don’t just go for cheap diet pills, take the time to understand what the supplement does and the ingredients used so you can find the best one for you. It may be worth spending slightly more to make sure you get the effects you desire.

December 10, 2008

Entering the real world

Filed under: Career and Jobs,People and Communities — @ 5:34 PM
school leavers

It’s getting harder every year to get started on the career ladder. This latest report from Scotland showed the number of people going straight into work from school has fallen. (more…)

Don’t cut back on insurance

Filed under: Finance,Reviews — @ 5:03 PM

When times are tight it can be tempting to make cut backs everywhere. One thing that can seem a useless expense is home insurance, however the cost involved in replacing everything soon mounts up, and terrible accidents such as fire can happen to anyone. You don’t need to pay over the odds for insurance though, shop around and make sure you get the best deal.

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