Tag Archives: Britain

Fit for purpose. Or not.

Yes it’s official – according to this morning’s Daily Telegraph, the British are a bunch of lazy porkers. It seems almost a quarter of us are so fat we can’t waddle for a bus without risking collapse, and our continued … Continue reading

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It wasn’t like that in my day

I don’t know about anyone else, but recently I seem to have been bombarded with invitations to old pals’ reunion events. I’d put this down to my celebrity status and widespread popularity, but I suspect it has more to do … Continue reading

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Mummy, can I take the bubble wrap off now?

Interseason is holiday time, and once again rather than heading for the exotics we find ourselves back in Blighty, this time driving round Wolverhampton on a Saturday afternoon when the local footy team is playing at home, looking for a … Continue reading

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Breaking news … it can get a bit chilly in winter

Our annual smugfest regarding Britain’s pathetic inability to get to grips with winter seems to have arrived early this year, with a dusting of snow across much of Blighty resulting in the usual hysterics followed by hand-wringing. Pity really, as … Continue reading

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En vacances!

The modern holidaymaker is spoilt for choice when it comes to exciting and exotic destinations. Safaris in Kenya, trekking in Nepal, sailing round the Antilles or just lolling about in some third world beach paradise drinking cocktails on a sunlounger … Continue reading

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