Monthly Archives: May 2008

Dig for victory!

Is it just me or do your hackles rise when you see Kerry Katona trotting about in those irritating Iceland ads, loading up her trolley with cheap pizzas for the kids and braying about how wonderful it all is? I … Continue reading

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Tales of the flightless partridge

How was your bank holiday? Mine was rather…interesting. Apologies in advance to vegetarians, animal lovers…and those who have a delicate stomach… I went out for the afternoon yesterday while DJ took the car and went fishing. By 8pm I returned … Continue reading

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Travelling light

I met up with an old friend of mine last night I haven’t seen for ages as she’s been travelling all over the world, learning to scuba dive in the Philippines and caring for pandas in China no less! All … Continue reading

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Practically every time I visit a petrol pump now I gasp when I see the prices. The psychological barrier of £1 a litre has been well and truly breached, with some forecourts flogging it for up to 119p a litre. … Continue reading

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