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Monthly Archives: February 2015

The best of the Brit awards

Even if you didn’t dedicate your evening to watching the Brit Awards this year on TV, you can’t have missed the ‘Fallen Madonna’ stories dominating the media the next day.

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Sunglasses won’t do for the solar eclipse

There is currently a high level of excitement in our house at the news of the forthcoming solar eclipse on March 20.

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Sorry rats

Poor rats, they do get a bad press.

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Who didn’t think Wonder Woman was great?

This discussion of how a girl should look and behave has been in the news for a number of reasons recently.

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Roll out a red carpet for the Oscar speeches

Once again the Oscars have arrived to entertain us, with the acceptance speeches becoming as compelling as the films themselves.

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Wedding trends 2015

On Valentine’s Day Lady Gaga became the latest loved-up celeb to get engaged, so we can… 

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And the Academy Award goes to…

The 2015 Oscar’s may not go down as a classic but it was certainly a good night for the Brits, and in particular one Eddie Redmayne.

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30 years of EastEnders

After months of build-up, a week of semi-live shows, and countless bets being placed at the bookies, we finally know the answer to the question…

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Sweet school lunch memories

When you look back on school dinner what do you remember? For me, it was delicious cornflake tart, sticky with syrup and sweet with jam, ladled with lashings of yellow custard (with skin and lumps if you were lucky!). I also recall spam fritters, which were dished up with scraps (of batter) on the side. The fritters were disgusting, the scraps were good.

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Selfie control

They’ve been variously described as vapid and vacuous, self-indulgent and self-obsessional, but if you spend any time on social media, you’ll know that a significant proportion of your news feed is taken up by self-portrait photographs, aka the ubiquitous selfie. Chances are you might post the odd selfie yourself. But is there a backlash brewing?

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