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What should I do with my life? It’s something we’ve all pondered from time to time, some more than others and the majority of us just carry on going through the motions while at the same time moaning about our mundane lifestyle, rubbish job and overall discontent. Well it’s time for all of this madness to stop! provides suggestions to those looking for career inspiration or at the least it’s a novel way to pass a couple hours, you never know you might find your true calling. Career options vary from joining the circus, to becoming a taste tester, working at a brewery or joining the business of body snatching. By clicking on the okay! or hell no! options you can flick through a number of potential jobs or be shown how to apply for your dream job of becoming a park ranger.


Who doesn’t love the Muppets? From the cameo appearances on television, to their blockbuster movie hits such as ‘Treasure Island’ and ‘A Muppets Christmas Carol’ those fuzzy friends have been in all our lives at one point or another. But, what would it be like if you swapped a Muppets character in a well known and changed the title of the movie? Well, artist Kenny Durkin has created his take on what a lead-role muppet film would look like. Can you think of any better ones?


Going to the chapel and we’re going to get married…with 50 Jedis and Sith Lords and Chewbacca as best man while Darth Vader makes a speech. Each to their own. I mean, I’m not the kind of girl who has always dreamt of her wedding day, what I’m going to wear, flowers etc, but at least these quirky couples have put the effort it. From the Flintstones theme to Indiana Jones flower balls, these people have made their special day one to remember. Number ten on this list has to be my favourite though. Top marks for the face paint. 


I have always dreamed about starting my own business, but I could never decide what I wanted to do, make or provide (oo-er) so unfortunately the idea of my own business seems destined to remain a pipe dream. However, for those of you with a real idea and drive, why not check out this useful article on the conversations that need to happen when anyone starts up a business? These conversations are:  Who’s contributing what? What’s the value of these contributions (who gets paid what)? How will decisions get made? How can you terminate the agreement? On second thoughts, I have always enjoyed making sandwiches…


I’m sure there is no need to remind any of you that Mother’s Day is fast approaching, but have you sorted out your gift yet? High street chemist Boot’s seem to have got the wrong end of the stick when it concerns gifts for your doting mum. The guys at the Huffington Post highlighted Boot’s shocking suggestions of what to get your mum for Mother’s Day. I’m sorry Boots, I’m pretty sure no mums will be interested in slimming pills, condoms or Canesten. OK so I know it’s most likely the case that Boot’s simply wanted to remind customers of the date…but still sort it out lads!–giggles