Monthly Archives: January 2011

23 – Always the bridesmaid never the bride

23/342 The woeful lament mumbled by many a fancily glad singleton over the years is to me a cause for celebration itself. The idea of helping to organise an event that is not your own is like getting to eat … Continue reading

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22 – Lennon versus McCartney – Oh shut up!

22/343 It’s as obvious as saying that snow is cold as it is to say the Beatles were an amazing band. The priceless, combo (sounds more like a burger deal) writing partnership of John Lennon and Paul McCartney is according … Continue reading

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21 – The Daily Mail Tattoo Scandal

21/344 There is something deeply disturbing about the Daily Mail (yes I know the sentence should end there) and its obsessive condemnation of women with… wait for it… Tattoos! The most recent victim was regular journo-fodder Cheryl Cole, who underneath … Continue reading

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20 – Stop Press! Gay couple with baby

20/345 The hot topic on several non-serious news sites this morning was the story of the US supermarket Harps, who placed a ‘Family shield. To protect young Harps shoppers’ in front of a magazine picturing Elton John, David Furnish and … Continue reading

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19 – Missing the action – illness and Prince envy

19/346 I am in a pathetic, sorry state. Having had a sinus infection for well over three weeks now (yes when the glass is half empty it’s well over), I have developed a total hysterical hunger for action. Whilst ill … Continue reading

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18 – The loneliness of the long distance runner

Keep on running 18/347 I, more than most experience the loneliness of the long distance runner. This loneliness is nothing to do with steaming off ahead, in your own world, miles and minutes away from everyone else around you. No, … Continue reading

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17 – The most delicious tomato soup ever!

Why can’t we have more sick days?   17/348 I’m working from home today so have the pleasure of starting the day by preparing a pan of tomato soup which can sit bubbling away lazily whilst I work through the morning. … Continue reading

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