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Wimbledon Celebrities: Will and Kate

Posted by Matt Knight

All focus and attention for the next two weeks will be poured into the action at the Wimbledon Championships. The excitement was initiated Monday with the first match wins and celebrities in attendance: singer Niall Horan, television star Millie Mackintosh, rapper Drake, and fashion star Jameela Jamil. As expected, the media isn’t focusing on the tennis matches themselves, they are focusing on the celebrities that are present. So, this brings up the biggest question: Which match are Will and Kate going to attend?

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Getting To Grips With Contacts | Expert Advice for iPhone

Posted by Matt Knight

iPhones are amazing. They can do so many things, but when it really comes down to it they are still phones. That means that one of the most essential things you should be able to do is make calls, right? Making calls and sorting contacts isn't rocket science, but on a phone packed with so many other features it might not be immediately clear to the new user. Read on for a quick slice of expert advice and master your contacts in no time. 

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Topics: technology, Apple IOS, iPhone, computing and apps

Connect To The Internet, Then Use It | Expert Advice for iPhone

Posted by Matt Knight


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Topics: technology, Apple IOS, iPhone, computing and apps

Get To Grips With Windows Media Player | Expert Advice Made Easy

Posted by Matt Knight

Windows Media Player is a powerful manager of offline music, and lets you listen to your MP3s, organize them, make playlists and much more besides. 

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Topics: technology, expert advice made easy, Microsoft Windows

Drawing Heads and Faces | Manga Made Easy

Posted by Matt Knight

Our amazing new title How To Draw Manga: Made Easy features loads of informative guides to help improve your drawing skills. Today's blog takes a look at some the helpful advice you can expect, written by our insightful art experts.

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Topics: expert advice made easy, Manga

Stunning Weekend Destinations Around England

Posted by Matt Knight

Want to get out in the sunshine but don't want to break the bank? There's no need to take a holiday abroad when you already live in an absolutely stunning country. In today's blog we'll take a whistle-stop tour across England, giving you some tips for places to visit in the nice weather. However, the destinations listed below are only the tip of the iceberg. There's a tonne of other suggestions in our new book England Undiscovered. The perfect solution for anyone looking to explore the country and find some beauty spots off the beaten path. 

Anyway, today we're going from top to bottom; so up first is The North!

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Topics: Travel

Grow Your Own Vegetables and Make A Healthy Salad

Posted by Matt Knight

Now's the time to get out in your garden! Even if you haven't quite drummed up the energy yet to prepare for a summer harvest, there's still plenty of time to start planning your plot so that you can grow some tasty vegetables.

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Topics: expert advice made easy, Gardening, Digging and Planting

Running Made Easy | Routes to Run in London

Posted by Matt Knight

With the weather becoming increasingly pleasant, it's time to break out those trainers, put on a good playlist, and go for a run! Whether you've been promising yourself all year you would finally start running, or you are a seasoned pro, finding a route to run in London can be a challenge. Here at Flame Tree with our expert advice made easy, we found some of the best London running routes out there!

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Topics: expert advice made easy, running

10 Reasons You Should Start Cycling | Expert Advice Made Easy

Posted by Matt Knight

Cycling is one of the best ways to develop and maintain excellent health and fitness. Plus, as the weather improves, excuses to put it off are running out. It's worth considering – could you cycle to work? Could you get somewhere nearby without relying on public transport? Regardless of your motives, there are tonnes of reasons to start cycling. One of the main benefits is staying fit. Just 30 minutes of easy cycling is enough to help maintain a basic state of good health, whilst higher levels of fitness and stamina can be achieved through cycling as part of a training programme or sport.

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Topics: cycling, expert advice made easy

What is Manga? | Made Easy

Posted by Matt Knight

Our new book How to Draw Manga: Made Easy is landing later this month, so before the release we wanted to make sur everyone actually knows what Manga is. Whilst the book is mainly focussed on helping readers develop or improve their manga art skills, there is also some insightful information on the art form for relative newcomers to the genre.

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Topics: expert advice made easy, Manga

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