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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Reality season comes to a close

With the line-up of reality TV shows either just finished or about to come to an end, which one was your favourite this year?

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Tim tweets from space

It’s fantastic to feel the excitement of space travel once again as the UK’s Tim Peake begins his stint on the International Space Station.

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The force isn’t with me

Is there anybody else out there who doesn’t care a jot about the new Star Wars film, or any of the previous George Lucas fantasy, sci-fi action adventures from the last 38 years?  I think I see a few hands in the air. But not many.

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Bah humbug: why Christmas drives you crackers

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” Kylie sang on the Royal Variety Performance.  There are many of us who would take issue with Ms Minogue and with all the forced jollity at Christmas.

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A few home truths about buying your first property

For a lot of young people, placing a foot on the housing ladder is incredibly tough, if not near impossible.  Sky-high prices mean most twenty-somethings have little chance of pulling together a deposit on even a modest property – some even need help to rent!

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Black off! Time to turn away from the tills

Shopping really is a national pastime these days. There isn’t a minute of the day when you can’t engage in a little retail therapy, whether that’s online or traipsing around a department store.  And millions of us are happy to splash the cash,…

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