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Man flu and other delights

Merry Christmas 2016 and welcome to 2017 – now here is some man flu. Yes, I know, it is not ebola or zika virus, but the cold/man flu/infection/whatever it is that has kept me housebound for the last week has … Continue reading

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Andrew Marr’s return

Andrew Marr, the BBC journalist, appeared once again for a short time on his programme this morning. It must have been a huge physical and emotional effort, four months after his major stroke. To many people this will seem a … Continue reading

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Horse and King displaced by Pontiff

Heard on BBC Radio Scotland this week: “A horse walks into a pub. ‘Sorry. You’re too late,’ says the barman, ‘We’re making jokes about the Pope now.’ ‘He’s quite right,’ says Richard 111.” Headlines are well named as such because … Continue reading

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Andrew Marr

   Andrew Marr, BBC Journalist, has had a stroke. The headlines are everywhere. He has the dubious pleasure of gaining membership of a club which includes approximately one in six of the UK population. Obviously, I do not know how … Continue reading

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