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5 of my favourite debut albums

Buckingham Nicks by Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks joined Fleetwood Mac in 1974 to make its ninth, and most well-known, line up. But just the year before, the two had recorded an album together called "Buckingham Nicks". As a guitar player I was hugely inspired by Lindsey Buckingham, so when…

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Tove Lo’s short film Fairy Dust

In support of her new album, "Lady Wood", Tove Lo also released a half-hour long film called "Fairy Dust". "Fairy Dust" is raw, emotional, often raunchy and probably not safe for work. It's really cinematic, has big production value, and has a surprising performance by Tove Lo herself. There isn't much that this woman isn't…

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Starting to make money online

Although it's only a small amount at the moment, I have been starting to look into legitimate ways of making extra money online. My initial attempt was a few months ago with a go at matched betting which actually made me just under £50 profit. The other week I had a couple of hours reviewing…

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Laravel Blade push and stack

Laravel’s blade view compiler is second to none. I’ve used a couple of different templating engines and blade is by far my favourite. Including Partials The way in which we include partials of views within our main views is as follows: @include(‘partials.my-first-partial’) It will inject that partial’s content in the specified place. Defining Sections Within…

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What Is The IndieWeb And Why We Need It

Facebook, twitter, Google plus, all places that help you to publish easily - and for free - on the web. But guess what, the web is already free - or at least it should be - and many people's only notion of publishing on the web is through one of these, or other, third party…

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Throwing mud up a wall

In my experience, learning is like throwing mud up a wall. On the first throw some will stick and some will fall off. Then on the second throw more will stick and so on and so on. Whatever it is you want to learn or create, there really is no substitute for lots of hard…

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