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    Wind, wind and more wind
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    The Tom Bihn Citizen Canine bag — a treat for dog owners
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    Siem Reap: plenty of tasty food at a good price
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    A B-movie for a B-afternoon
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    Purple sun

Real Life

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Siem Reap: plenty of tasty food at a good price

Cambodian food in Dixon Street: the Siem Reap restaurant is worth your time and money.

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Reviews

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Recharging your iPhone is simple with Magicstick

The Magicstick iPhone and Kindle charger by Powerocks is an extremely handy gadget to keep in your bag. It weighs only a few grams, is reasonable inexpensive and can recharge your iPhone twice before it has to be recharged itself.

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Science and Tech

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A better Barbie book

A book published in 2013 reveals terrible attitudes about women in computing. Luckily, the Internet put it right.

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Horses for courses

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On the trail on the beach, with horses.

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Dogs on the run

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In Levin with a dog? visit Kowhai Park.

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There’s always more blackberry

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There’s always more blackberry and gorse to remove from the property. It’s a battle to keep on top of them.

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Purple sun

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With UV levels in the purple for 3 months of the year it’s time to consider wearing sunscreen.

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And it’s showers for Sasha

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How do you make bath time entertaining for a dog?

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Email pollution overload

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I knew I received a lot of spam emails, but this is ridiculous!

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