A week before leaving home for California, I decided to snap up a film camera. My last one, a Minolta XG-M, did not fair too well at Oktoberfest. In fact, it hasn’t worked since. Prost, Oktoberfest! Naturally, I turned to eBay. If you’re relaxed on quality and are willing to take a bit of a risk, there are some film camera bargains to be had. Beware though, if a film…

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Some of you may have noted a lack of blog posts coming from www.christopher-george.co.uk. That’s because it’s dissertation season. Thankfully I made it through and here are my stress-reducing tips to writing a dissertation. Get Ahead Upon finishing your penultimate year at uni, you will have an opportunity to brainstorm dissertation topics over the summer. USE THIS TIME WISELY. Don’t go crazy, just do enough to get ahead. You will thank yourself…

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In times gone by I remember desperately waiting for my phone contract to come to an end so I could upgrade to the latest phone, with the better camera and bigger screen. The last few weeks of waiting were always the worst. Like, can’t I pay extra and upgrade NOW?! This time is different. I can upgrade in March, but I’m not going to. Why? I’ve thought long and hard…

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Compulsive consumption, uncontrollable lusting and a perceived lack of money. Many would argue that is an accurate description of todays world. Luckily for me, I’ve recently discovered an antidote, a source of contentment, which I HAVE to share. The Minimalists, a pairing of Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus, have shared their journey from corporate warriors to minimalists, via their blog, books, podcast and recently released documentary. A focus on personal…

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With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, a PERFECT opportunity is approaching to be deliberate and intentional with your affections. In a world where anger and hate is grabbing all the headlines, we can restore the balance by putting love at the forefront, even if just for one day. Now, would you like any bread to dip in all that gooey and warm CHEESE? Seriously though, Valentine’s Day is often brushed aside, labelled as…

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