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Entertainment

The surprisingly human future of robotics

We may soon learn to love the machine

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15th Jun 2011
Alexander Hay
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Health & Wellbeing

News round up - NHS reforms

Much of a muchness, and a dash of fudge

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14th Jun 2011
Alexander Hay
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Health & Wellbeing

Diary of An Old Gym Bunny 3

The action is hotting up. I am introduced to the cardio machines! Hello! What do all these numbers mean?

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14th Jun 2011
Diane Priestley
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Health & Wellbeing

Diary of An Old Gym Bunny 2

My second session at the gym and I am taking it easy in the jacuzzi! No point pushing myself too hard!

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14th Jun 2011
Diane Priestley
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Health & Wellbeing

Diary of an Old Gym Bunny 1

I have joined the gym and I'm jumping out of my skin. Share in my amusing experiences as an enthusiastic novice!

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14th Jun 2011
Diane Priestley
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Work & Career

Commuting around the blindspots

Overheard musings of a modern-day commute

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10th Jun 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

Childhood's End

The panic over 'sexualised children' is misplaced

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7th Jun 2011
Alexander Hay
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Travel

Drivers too fat for the environment?

The latest front in the eco/body fascist wars

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2nd Jun 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

Winterbourne View – more of the same

We shouldn't be so shocked

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1st Jun 2011
Alexander Hay
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Entertainment

The FIFA & the fury

As accusations mount, FIFA's position grows untenable

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31st May 2011
Alexander Hay
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Money & Finance

Aussie Business Coach Scoops British Award

Acclaimed business coach, Andrew Priestley has won a Sales Professional of the Year gold star award at a glittering ceremony at the Lancaster London.

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27th May 2011
Andrew Priestley
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Travel

Scotland, the land of the free and the brave

An August sojourn in bonny Scotland leaves us gob smacked by the gorgeous scenery, the true story of Nessy and hearty encounters with the locals

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26th May 2011
Diane Priestley
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Travel

Craggy Cliffs and Seaside Villages Evoke Mystical Dreams

A weekend road trip down the coast of Cornwall was an enriching experience in more ways that one!

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26th May 2011
Diane Priestley
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Travel

Roma and the Saga of the Sore Feet

It was the summer of 2008 when our stunning daughter Justine joined us for a few days sightseeing in Rome. In contrast to her youth and beauty, it was then I realised, with a crash, I was indeed middle-aged!

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26th May 2011
Diane Priestley
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Travel

My Delightful Foray into Yorkshire

It was 2008 when husband Andrew and I moved from the Sunshine Coast, Australia to stay for five months in a tiny loft in Acton to try out life in London and trip around the English countryside. It was May when I made a happy train trip up to Yorkshire. Here I recount my adventure.

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26th May 2011
Diane Priestley
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News

Train of thought(lessness)

The government is to make a train-wreck of the railways

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19th May 2011
Alexander Hay
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Entertainment

Nick Clegg, defender of the NHS? What the press say

The Deputy PM once again fails to impress

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18th May 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

Wheelie Suitcases – a pox on humanity

Slow in both body and mind, they make commuting unbearable

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16th May 2011
Alexander Hay
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Entertainment

Inflation in the nation

We grow poorer by the day

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13th May 2011
Alexander Hay
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News

The Liberal Democrats aren't working anymore

The so-called 'third force' in British politics now flounders

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12th May 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

Local elections 2011: news round-up

Scotland splits, AV flops, Labour goes Welsh, Clegg goes west

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6th May 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

Alternative vote is not enough

Voting reform cannot paper over the cracks in the British political system.

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4th May 2011
Ian Dunt
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Entertainment

What I did during the holidays

Patchwork men, royal nonsense, Tardis trouble, Thunder-Gods & dead terrorists

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3rd May 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

Royal Wedding Knees Up in Hyde Park

The wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on Friday, April 29, 2011 was one of good will and community spirit with just about everyone joining in the celebration.

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3rd May 2011
Diane Priestley
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Entertainment

Our depressing norm

At the heart of our society lurks a violent, ugly conformity

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28th Apr 2011
Alexander Hay
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Entertainment

Last Night's TV: What's the point of Channel 5

Pondering the purpose of the UK's most superfluous terrestial channel

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27th Apr 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

Benefit Cuts: Blame the weak

The government's latest benefits crackdown is yet another exercise in hypocrisy

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26th Apr 2011
Alexander Hay
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Entertainment

Last Night's TV - Doctor Who

Overwhelming hype; underwhelming episode

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24th Apr 2011
Alexander Hay
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News

Women Priests - a hard choice

The issue of female clergy remains contentious

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22nd Apr 2011
Agatha Cheng
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Entertainment

Last night's TV - The Big Rotten Apple

Some proper filth with Dan Snow

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20th Apr 2011
Alexander Hay

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