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‘Cowardice in its most heinous form - but we mustn’t let the fear win’

As a parent, witnessing your children’s ‘firsts’ and seeing the unequivocal joy on their faces as they do something new and different is absolutely priceless.

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The Internet is a perfect platform for the bitter and twisted

Don’t bitter people leave a bad taste in your mouth?

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Retro crisps are simply the best

Retro crisps are simply the best

Cravings are a curious phenomenon aren’t they?

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Ageing - do you embrace it or lie through your teeth?

Apparently my life is just beginning... or it’s all downhill from here depending on who you speak to.

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Brenda from Bristol

Is it time we all stopped gagging ourselves?

It’s only the young and the old who can get away with being brutally honest and saying exactly what they’re thinking, often to a hilarious reaction.

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Are you turning into your parents?

It’s the moment we’ve all been dreading and a horrifying prospect but an inevitable and inescapable reality.

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The height of irrationality - facing your fears

What goes up must come down... unless you’re scared of heights that is.

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Stereotypes ... there must be more to life

It’s been over a week, but it still has me in stitches every time I watch it.

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The many perils of living your life in autopilot mode

Have you ever pulled into your work car park and suddenly been hit by the realisation: “I don’t remember my drive here at all”?

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Haggling without losing face

“Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.”

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You can throw the book at men ... but they won’t read it!

“Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”

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Going back to Victorian times

“We are at risk of returning to Victorian times with more women dying in childbirth.”

That’s the view of Jessica Ormerod, maternity spokesman for the National Health Action Party, which is fighting to save the NHS from being turned into a US-style health service,
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Vicks on feet: Old Wives’ tale or a miracle cure?

Old wives’ tales are a curious concept.

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Moths are feasting on my fashions

My life is being plagued by a problem from the Victorian era.

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“Don’t use that ... it’s just for show!”

“Too many people buy things they don’t need with money they don’t have trying to impress people they don’t even like.”

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Don’t forget your manners - even with technology

I have been replaced in my husband’s affections by another woman. He spends all his time chatting to her, listens to endless music in her company and she’s even happy to talk to him about the latest football scores.

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Shoe row mum teaching daughter the wrong values

IF ever you wanted proof that a new pair of shoes can dramatically change your life, just read the fairytale Cinderella.

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Debbie Johnson and her children holding Johne Hohnson's hand just before his organs were donated for transplant after he suffered a brain haemorrhage

Photo a symbol of hope for family of late dad

Lovingly holding Johne Johnson’s hand for the last time, wife Debbie and her family remember the moment as a symbol of hope despite their overwhelming sadness at losing him.
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Don’t say “Go” to Monopoly - jail may be the better option

So here it is, merry Christmas,

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Secret Santa is a form of workplace torture

It’s deadlier than Halloween and more frightening than Friday the 13th.

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