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Skype to be deployed for speed online dating

One of the things that has changed the way men and women seek each other out in recent years is online dating, which has continued to grow in leaps and bounds as the internet gets ever more interactive.The online dating scene is abuzz with web resources that seem to increase with rising frequency, as new dedicated webs...11:55 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Sleepless in Seattle

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsSleepless in Seattle is one of the all time great romances. The film is based on a story by Jeff Arch and stars Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. Featured throughout the film and especially the climax are clips and songs from ‘An Affair to Remember’ which is credited as the inspiration for Sleepless in ...11:25 Fri 09th Jul 2010

A Single Man

A Single Man is easily one of the best films of recent years. Based on the novel by Christopher Isherwood, the film follows one day in the life of George Falconer (Colin Firth), a gay British University lecturer living in California. Colin Firth’s performance earned him a BAFTA for best actor.The day is the one that ...13:37 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Gavin And Stacey

Gavin and Stacey is one of the most popular British sit-coms around. It is the winner of two Baftas and four British Comedy awards. Written by James Corden and Ruth Jones, who also star in the show, the story centres around the characters of Gavin (Mathew Horne) and Stacey (Joanna Page) that embark on a long distance r...13:37 Wed 30th Jun 2010

It's Complicated

Amazon.co.uk Widgets It's Complicated is a very funny romantic comedy. It stars Meryl Streep (Jane Adler), Steve Martin (Adam) and Alec Baldwin (Jake Adler). The three are mixed up in a love triangle romp which shows just how complicated life can be after divorce. Written and directed by Nancy Meyers of The Parent Tr...12:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

The Twilight Saga

Amazon.co.uk Widgets The Twilight Saga is a thrilling romantic horror story. The films are based on the series of four vampire-based fantasy romance novels by American author Stephenie Meyer. Since the release of the first novel, Twilight, in 2005, the books have gained immense popularity and commercial success aroun...12:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

The Hangover

Amazon.co.uk Widgets The Hangover is a popular screwball comedy of the slapstick variety. It stars Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Graham, Justin Bartha and Jeffrey Tambor and has a fairly simple plot line. Four guys head to Las Vegas for a stag night for one of their number and the usual antics ...12:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Crazy Heart

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsCrazy Heart is one of the best films of the genre. With such stars as Jeff Bridges (Otis "Bad" Blake), Maggie Gyllenhaal (Jean Craddock), Colin Farrell (Tommy Sweet) and Robert Duvall (Wayne) and music written by T-bone Burnett the film is packed with talent.Jeff Bridges has received much critical...11:37 Wed 30th Jun 2010

The Proposal

Amazon.co.uk Widgets The Proposal is a romantic comedy with a twist. The main character is played by Sandra Bullock and the story is about her struggle not to get deported to Canada. Her able co-star Ryan Reynolds plays her down trodden assistant who she bullies into marrying her so she can stay in the USA.Many peopl...11:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Glee

Amazon.co.uk Widgets Glee is one of the most delightful TV series of recent years. The show is about the ups and downs of a high school glee club, or show choir. The music is superb with hits from top acts like The Beatles, Lady GaGa, Journey and a whole episode devoted to Madonna.The show has been a big hit both in ...11:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Chocolat

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsChocolat is a wonderful feel good film. It is based on the book of the same name by Joanne Harris. The two leading characters played by Juilette Binoche (Vianne Rocher) and Johnny Depp (Roux) plus hugely talented supporting cast including Judi Dench (Armande Voizin) really bring to life the story ...10:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

The L Word

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsThe L Word is a ground breaking show. Over six series the show portrays the lives of a group of lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their friends, family and lovers in the trendy Los Angeles-area city of West Hollywood, California. The show was created by Ilene Chaiken (Barb Wire, The Fre...10:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010

Remember Me

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsRemember Me is a romantic drama. Based on a screenplay written by Will Fetters the film stars Robert Pattinson (Tyler), Emilie de Ravin (Ally) and Pierce Brosnan (Charles).  The story is one of love and loss and family relationship set against the background of New York pre September 11th 200...14:55 Wed 23rd Jun 2010

Thorntons

Thorntons is one of the best known brands of chocolate and confectionery in the UK. It is now the largest, independent chocolate and confectionery company in the United Kingdom. Continental and Special Toffee are often cited as two of the favourites among the Thornton product line. Thorntons chocolates are the ideal so...13:17 Wed 02nd Jun 2010

Love Is Free But Make Sure Your Insurance Is Up To Date

Britons may be willing to splash out on romance for Valentine’s Day, but being British their wooing all too often ends in tears, home insurance companies have claimed. They should know - home insurance firms are the ones left paying for our ham-fisted attempts at the delicate art of seduction. Diamond engagemen...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Romantic Brits Plan Trips Abroad To Propose

Many women find the idea of a proposal at the top of the Eifel tower or on a sunny Barcelona beach the peak of romantic love. And many men agree that they would like to get engaged in a foreign city rather than in the UK. This is all lovely but what if you lose the ring Travel insurance may be more pragmatic than roma...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Financial Etiquette 'Lacking' In Britons

There are some individuals you know who always get in the first round or never do. But what is the correct balance. People in the UK have difficulty when it comes to when to pay and when not too according to recent research. A new survey has revealed that people in Britain are not fully aware of the correct financial ...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Males 'Should Foot First Date Bill'

Equality – a word that has caused many a row. Women want it, men loath it but it is here to stay. It seems however, that many women expect less than equal treatment on a first date. While many women say they are advocates for equality this does not apply to the tradition that men have always been stuck with the ...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Lovers 'Often Surprised By Cost Of Nuptials'

Can there be anything more lovely than a beautiful bride in a gorgeous white dress on a warm sunny day getting married to the guy of her dreams. All their families are there, small cute children run around through the legs of smiling, well dressed adults with glasses of champagne toasting the happy couple. It is the fi...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Money Or Honey On The Internet

Most of us in the UK now use the internet every day. Whether it is at home in the evening, at work during our lunch break or at the weekend we are surfing the web more and more. There are many reasons to use the internet and two of the biggest are online banking and social networking. Apparently using the internet to ...15:36 Mon 24th May 2010

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