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Monthly Archives: January 2017

A day’s break from running after 52 years

I thought I was doing well to manage a couple of short jogs a week until I heard about former Olympian Ron Hill.

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Slippers may improve school grades

Wearing slippers in school promotes better grades according to a university study.

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Too old to say awesome?

I was recently told, by a person the same age as me I might add, that I am too old to use the word ‘awesome’.

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Meet your earliest ancestor

Wow, our oldest ancestor has been discovered and it’s a sea creature measuring just one millimetre.  Fossils of the animal, named Saccorhytus, have been found in China and are evidence of one of the earliest forms of the animal group deuterostomes,…

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Peter Capaldi leaves Doctor Who – but who will replace him?

It is a sad day in the world of entertainment after Peter Capaldi announced that he would be stepping down as The Doctor in Doctor Who.

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Berry packs a punch

Good on you Mary Berry! It’s hard not to be a fan of the nation’s favourite TV baker – especially when you saw her winning a National Television Award.

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Well, life has a funny way of sneaking up on you

I heard a familiar song on the radio this morning and couldn’t believe my ears when the presenter said it was over 20 years since it was first released.

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Is it true?

Unbelievable as it sounds, scientists are looking into ways of ‘vaccinating’ us against fake news stories.

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Museum goes to new depths

A new museum has taken this popular sightseeing activity to another level.

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App helps us offer acts of kindness

Ever been in that awkward position of not knowing whether to offer a woman your seat on a train because you are not sure if she is pregnant or not?  Or have you ever felt really bad because you didn’t notice a pregnant lady was standing while you sat happily in your seat, head in your phone?

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