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Nickel Content in Jewellery

a post inserted into a pierce part of the body must have a nickel release rate of less than 0.2ug/cm2/week jewellery in direct and prolonged contact with the skin must have a nickel release rate of less than 0.5ug/cm2/week

Competition Frenzy

What a busy week, and it's only Wednesday! The end of the month seems to be a big deadline day for writing competitions.  Whilst normally I am of the overly organised submit as early as possible mind set, recent event (ie lots of journeying back and forth to visit a relative in hospital) has meant that the last few months my ability to be organised was little more than a good intention. Nevertheless I will prevail!  Through sheer determination and an obstinate refusal to quit, I have managed to journey from the old west with heroic cowboys, to psychologically unhinged stalkers in modern day England, and now to a fantasy world where wishes come true.  All that in three days!  Phew, I should sleep well tonight! Fortunately most of the work on the manuscripts was already done, so it was just a case of writing synopses of the right length and making a few final edits before submitting. Now all that's left to do is sit back and nervously nibble my finger nails while I await