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The end of “Mademoiselle” ?

According to the BBC magazine article found here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16503341 the term Mademoiselle is falling out of fashion. This is apparently a feminist movement by women who don’t want to have the distinction between being married or unmarried, and it appears … Continue reading

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Diamond Jubilee

There appears to be a lot of debate going on over the most appropriate gift for the Queen upon reaching her Diamond Jubilee. For those who don’t know, this means she has been our reigning monarch for 60 years! To … Continue reading

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Prophets of Doom

“Enjoy it while it lasts” “Keep your feet on the ground” and it’s brother “Be Realistic” or how about “You’ve got to live in the real world” or “Life wasn’t meant to be easy” What’s with the nay-sayers and negative … Continue reading

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New Years Resolutions

…And why I hate them – By Zee. Another “event” is nearly upon us, we actually had a pretty fab Christmas and now have a yardstick by which to measure the success or otherwise of subsequent occasions. We loved staying … Continue reading

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The Green Thing

Not my own material, I don’t know the original author to credit but it’s all true…. In the line at the store, the cashier told an older woman that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren’t … Continue reading

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European Union?

So, the UK left the table, the rest of the Eurozone countries got together and decided on a plan to save their currency and rescue the countries who are struggling with it. That’s exactly the way it should be. The … Continue reading

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Cee Lo What??

I know I’m stingy with my money And it’s hard to get some from me But you still love me anyway Your mother seems to like me But your father wants to fight me But you still love me anyway … Continue reading

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To smoke, or not to smoke…

…that is the question! The British Medical Association are urging the government to place a ban on people smoking in their cars…… even if they are alone! Wow how arrogant can they get? I understand the reasons for people not … Continue reading

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Antibiotics and the Common Cold

The myth that antibiotics can cure coughs and colds appears to be rife again! We seem to go through these phases about once every 5 years or so and common sense drops by the wayside once more. “A quarter of … Continue reading

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Overhaul Required?

Suspended Labour peer Baroness Uddin is set to be allowed back into the House of Lords without paying back the £125,000 she wrongly claimed in expenses!? She claims she can’t afford to pay it back after she was banned from … Continue reading

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