Mike Kimmings-Field

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I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

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Could this planting scheme transform urban gardens?

As the editor of Gardens Illustrated, Lucy Bellamy is no stranger to providing gardeners with aspirational planting advice. But as someone with a small garden behind a terraced house in a Lincolnshire town, she is all too aware of the limits of a more humble plot. Her book, Brilliant and Wild: A …


These 15 Photos From Smithsonian Magazine's Photo Contest Will Take Your Breath Away, Guaranteed

<b>Smithsonian</b> magazine recently released the finalists of its 15th Annual Photo Contest, and each and every one is absolutely stunning. Among the 48,000 submissions from photographers across 155 countries and locations around the world, 60 stand-out images made it to the last round of selections. …

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Big Cat Expert Turns His Back on Leopards and Cheetahs to See How They Differ in Ambush Styles

In a follow up to his first video about turning his back to big cats, Dolph C. Volker, a big cat expert and author of <i>Dire Encounters:Man Meets Wolf</i> …


How Christian Slaveholders Used the Bible to Justify Slavery

<i>During the period of American slavery, how did slaveholders manage to balance their religious beliefs with the cruel facts of the “peculiar</i> …

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Clare Brownlow Pheasant Feather Art

Clare Brownlow, is a sporting artist with a difference using pheasant feathers and ink to create paintings of wildlife with life.


Honest Trailers - Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (Feat. Michael Bolton)


Guy Fawkes Night

"Fifth of November" redirects here. For the date, see November 5.<p><b>Guy Fawkes Night</b>, also known as <b>Guy Fawkes Day</b>, <b>Bonfire Night</b> and <b>Firework Night</b>, is an …

The World's First Preserved Railway

The Talyllyn Railway is a historic narrow-gauge steam railway, set in the beautiful Mid-Wales countryside. Running from Tywyn to Abergynolwyn and …

World Octopus Day! 8 facts about what 8 legs can do

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'Star Wars: Episode 8' theory: Kylo Ren twists to expect

“Star Wars: Episode 8” is expected to reveal a big twist in the tale, just as “Empire Strikes Back” did in 1980. Theories about Kylo Ren in the next …

Powerful quake off north-east New Zealand coast

<b>Residents of a small community on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island have been told they can return to their homes, after a severe earthquake at sea sparked a tsunami warning.</b><p>The 7.1 quake struck 169km (105 miles) north-east of Gisborne on Friday morning local time.<p>Authorities asked …

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Seehofer: "Schwerer Schicksalsschlag für alle in ganz Bayern"

Nach der Bluttat von München hat der bayerische Ministerpräsident Horst <b>Seehofer</b> (CSU) einen Trauerakt im bayerischen Landtag angekündigt. Die …

Turkey coup attempt: Erdoğan demands US arrest exiled cleric Gülen amid crackdown on army – as it happened

Officials say 265 killed, 2,839 military arrested Who is Fethullah Gülen? Coup attempt ‘may destabilise region’ Latest summary: what we know so far Have you been affected?

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Lawsuits say fraternity fostered culture of 'misogyny'

Two lawsuits say the national chapter of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity allowed a culture of "violent misogyny" after an internal email from the Georgia Tech chapter leaked last year instructing fraternity members on how to lure "rapebait."<p>The lawsuits were filed Thursday in an Atlanta court on …