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Sunday News Roundup (21st-27th July 2014)

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Here’s the next installment of “Sunday News Roundups”, this time from the 21st to the 27th of July. Enjoy reading the scoop on the latest news!

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Futuristic Fridays and Sentimental Saturdays (The Future of Albums)

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Music has always been a medium where people communicated ideas, and said what was on their hearts, regardless of whether it was controversial, heartfelt, emotive, encouraging or even confronting. Music has always been a universal language of sorts- whatever emotion you were feeling (or still feeling), there is possibly a song out there that speaks directly to you and your needs. I can remember back when I was a teenager, purchasing albums and listening just for listening sake, enjoying music for what it is- music. Call me old fashioned, but I am not looking forward to the day when CD’s become out of print.

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WOW Hits 2015: What’s Your Prediction?

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The series of WOW Hits, an annual compilation featuring the supposed best of songs in Christian music in a current year, have always been one of the most popular, criticised and publicised releases within Christian music. Always before a list releases of what songs would be on a WOW Hits of any given year, fans of the compilation franchise have always made their fantasy lists of what they would like to appear on a certain WOW disc, and this year is no different.

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TV Thursdays: Do We Know Our Neighbours Inside And Out? (Eureka)

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I know, I know, with a title like that, you probably might expect me to talk about stranger danger and mention that we never truly know someone until they do something horrific, and show their true colours. How I might say that our neighbours or close friends could be living double lives and we won’t know until much later. But that’s the opposite of what I am going to delve into today. Instead, let me ask you a question. When was the last time you had a conversation with your neighbour, and learn more about their story and life’s journey? When was the last time you said hello, had a cup of coffee with them and talked about a common topic? It may surprise you that not everyone has a secret agenda, and some people are genuinely nice because they are.

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Sunday News Roundup (14th-20th July 2014)

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Here’s the next installment of “Sunday News Roundups”, this time from the 14th to the 20th of July. Enjoy reading the scoop on the latest news!

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Sentimental Saturdays (2 Disc DVD’s)

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Can you remember a time when Blu Ray Discs didn’t exist? Anyone? Gee, I may be showing my age on this one, but there was in fact a time where Blu Ray discs weren’t available (yes- 10 years ago I think), and DVD’s were the crème of the crop. During the 2000s, when online viewing of movies wasn’t much of a craze, purchasing DVD’s was the way to go if you wanted to watch your favourite movie that you saw in the cinemas a few months prior. While prices of DVD’s have relatively stayed the same throughout the years; what has drastically changed has been the amount of bonus features on the DVD, and how many discs in the DVD package.

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