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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Sainsbury’s app makes supermarket shopping easier

For many people who use online grocery delivery trawling round the supermarket is a thing of the past. No more squeaky trollies! No more leaving all of your bags for life in the boot and only remembering when you’re at the till!

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A story to warm the heart

It’s lovely to read today’s news articles on the successful separation of conjoined twins at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital.  The identical twins, Rosie and Ruby Formosa, had an emergency operation to separate them.  

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Sign of the times

I was at a meeting a couple of nights ago and we were discussing relationships and marriage.  Separation and divorce were talked about and one lady presented an interesting tale that perhaps indicates the times we live in.

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Things need to change

Like me you may have been listening to all the news surrounding the Jimmy Savile scandal and the many horrific tales of abuse and have been wondering just how nothing happened while he was alive.  It seems people were aware of, or suspected, what was going on, but nothing was done to stop it.

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The power of social media

Social media has become a part of life and is a powerful tool for sharing information and news.  You only have to look at an event such as Felix Baumgartner’s skydive from the stratosphere on Sunday to see just how true this is.  Millions of people…

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More sporting success for Britain

It has been a golden year for British sport and our success continued when tennis player Heather Watson broke into the WTA top 50 with her Japan Open title on Sunday.

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John takes Great British Bake Off 2012 title

It came down to the wire in the Great British Bake Off final last night, with a magnificent chocolate chiffon cake from John Whaite taking him to victory.

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My Way Top Choice For Funerals

A survey carried out by Co-operative funeral care has found that pop songs are replacing hymns at the majority of British funerals.

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Emmerdale at 40

Emmerdale has been on our screens for four decades – can you believe it? The Yorkshire set soap is celebrating its landmark anniversary this week with a series of special episodes…

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Felix Baumgartner – what a man!

Millions of people around the world watched as daredevil skydiver Felix Baumgartner completed the highest and fastest space jump ever on Sunday.  We were all tuned in last week when he was scheduled to do his skydive from 24 miles above the Earth’s surface and were disappointed when it was postponed due to the weather conditions.

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