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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Crufts 2016

A white Westie called Geordie Girl has picked up the prestigious Best in Show title at this year’s Crufts.

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What a Sport Relief

The countdown is on, with only two weeks to go until this year’s Sport Relief fundraiser. A spin-off from the hugely successful Comic Relief there are plenty of sport-related (and not so sport-related!) activities going on around the UK to get people involved and raising money for charity. At the centre of the event is The Sport Relief Games, which are taking place at over 1000 locations across the nation between the 18th to the 20th March.

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The Oscars

The 88th Academy Awards will probably be best remembered for the controversial lack of ethnic diversity amongst the award nominees, than for the awards themselves. There were, however, a couple of surprises in an otherwise predictable list of winners.

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Jumbo ride for elephants

What is it about elephants that makes us humans love them so much?  I don’t think I have ever met a person who doesn’t adore these gentle giants.

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Discombobulated by the bobbing heads

I am discombobulated about the rise of the now ubiquitous garden trampoline. When did this springing mania take over in the lives of our young people?

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