Essential car maintenance checks for beginners

It has to be about 14 years since I passed my driving test. In that time the test has changed significantly. Now learner drivers find themselves demonstrating and pointing out car maintenance checks at the start of their driving test. I’m afraid it’s not just about the emergency stop, the three point turn or parallel parking anymore. I still struggle with that parallel parking thing! The test runs deeper into car care knowledge to help beginners keep their car safe for the road.

Essential car maintenance checks for beginners

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Things to Bear in Mind When Filming Your Wedding

There has been a long-held tradition with hiring a wedding photographer to take your wedding photographs – it is a great way to help you preserve your memories of your special day. However, in recent years it has become more commonplace to hire the services of a professional  videographer to also capture live footage of your wedding day either working solo to produce a stunning wedding film, or in cooperation with a wedding photographer to get the best of both worlds.

Things to Bear in Mind When Filming Your Wedding

With the advancements of modern technology, just about everyone has a powerful camera built into their smartphone, and hand-held digital video cameras are now so compact, light and powerful that they can be easily carried in a jacket pocket or small carrying case. But this doesn’t mean that the owner of these devices can be relied upon to capture your wedding and have the necessary skills to produce your wedding video and deliver something in the style that you want.

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Wedding Photography – Smartphone or Photographer?

Taking photos and capturing memories on your smartphone is a way of life now. Uploading to Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat is what we all do. In fact with all the editing software and filters available on smartphones we are all inspiring  photographers.

However, while society has increased its smartphone camera usage, wedding photography is one area that remains traditional. On most engaged couples wedding planning list is to hire a professional photographer.

Wedding photography - smartphone or photographer?

Here I will share with you why wedding photography is still very much important today.

Details

Your photos will be precious memories of your special day. By not hiring a professional you may lose all those important details. Is it worth the risk to you?

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Can Mattress Like Simba or Emma Improve Your Sleep?

improve your sleep with the Emma or Simba mattress

Over the years, if there’s one thing research has yielded in the sleep industry is, how to enjoy better quality and more satisfying sleeping experience. With the use of technology and scientific backing, companies have succeeded in producing high quality mattresses. They are designed to complement our various sleep preferences and needs.

Two such brands are Simba and Emma. They are both hybrids from the United Kingdom. Offering a medium-firm comfort feel, they are constructed using layers of foam, and spring, including synthetic latex in Simba. Can these mattresses improve the quality of sleep that you and I receive? Let’s find out.

Pressure Relief

mattress pressure points

Sleep isn’t merely for rest. It’s also essential to our survival. It affects our emotional, physical, and mental health. A while back, I always complained of body aches, mainly the shoulders and back. After years of taking painkillers, I finally found out the culprit – my bed.

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Like Minds: Off-Base Military Apartment Communities Are a Great Choice

On or off base? That’s a question many servicemen and women have to deal with as their job may demand frequent relocations. Your last base may have been clean, modern, and quiet, but there are no assurances where you’re heading next. If you’re thinking about living off base, here are some perks of doing so.

Like Minds: Off-Base Military Apartment Communities Are a Great Choice

The Freedom You Deserve

If your spouse wants to start a home business, your new or current base may not be so supportive. The same goes if the base is too far from your spouse’s new job. For many military families, living off base is the best way to facilitate becoming a two-income household.

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Cyclist Related Accidents: 5 Important Points to Remember in a Bicycle Accident

When riding a bicycle, your safety is of the utmost importance. When you’re on a bicycle, you have very little protection against other vehicles on the road and you are vastly outnumbered. While your defensive driving skills are imperative when riding a bicycle in an urban area, sometimes an accident can happen despite your best intentions.

 If you are involved in an accident as a bicyclist, it’s important to remember the following steps to make sure that your legal rights are protected when a driver hits you while biking.

Cyclist Related Accidents 5 Important Points to Remember in a Bicycle Accident

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