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    The Space and Astronomy Thread

    Couple of good buys on iTunes. For All Mankind is £3.99 and the awesome HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon is only £9.99.
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    Smart light switches

    I have a Hue lightstrip above my bed. My alarm goes off at 6:30. At 6:00 the lightstrip switches on a over the following 30 minutes it gradually gets brighter so that maximum brightness coincides with my alarm going off. On the landing and in the hall I use motion detectors to activate the...
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    Tracing Your Ancestors

    I downloaded the Ancestry app a few days ago. It’s quite addictive! Managed to trace one line back to the 15th century.
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    Hire car UK to Europe .. Advice ?

    Have a look at what’s on in Arles and Nîmes to see real bullfighting.
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    The Space and Astronomy Thread

    Al Reinert’s classic documentary film For All Mankind is on BBC4 next Sunday night. It really is the definitive film about the Apollo missions. Beautiful viewing, fantastic soundtrack.
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    How do you learn languages?

    The Spanish on it is VERY Latin American. Both in pronunciation and vocabulary.
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    How do you learn languages?

    I’ve just started doing Italian on Duolingo and have downloaded the Coffee Break Italian podcasts. Let’s see how it goes.
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    The Space and Astronomy Thread

    The brilliant HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon has been remastered and is released on Blu-Ray on 15th July. Worth buying because it really is excellent.
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    The Going To The Cinema & General Film Thread

    I saw Apollo 11 tonight. Loved it. I’ll be honest, it’s not as good as For All Mankind, but it’s an excellent watch.
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    The Going To The Cinema & General Film Thread

    I’m going to see it on Sunday.
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    The Going To The Cinema & General Film Thread

    I just watched the remastered Kind Hearts and Coronets. Looked amazing.
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    The U.K., the 51st State

    I saw this on another forum and thought it would make for an interesting discussion: BACKGROUND The year is 2030. The UK eventually left the EU in 2020 under 'no deal.' Scotland hasn't gained independence. The intervening decade has not been kind to the UK. Promised trade agreements with other...
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    The Space and Astronomy Thread

    It’s out now. It’s just been added to my Apple Music.
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    The Going To The Cinema & General Film Thread

    Well I am staggered! Syfy have turned my favourite programme as a child into a horror film! View: https://youtu.be/0R1-ZZTcTBY
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    Chris Froome

    Now Team Ineos have a clear number 1 in Le Tour.
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