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Kerby wins every time ...

There cannot be many of us who won’t be going away at some point during August.

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Some arguments we’ll never win

Like all faithful contrarians, I like a row.

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Don’t reveal your life to burglars

John Terry is many things to many people

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Bad times ahead for future OAPs

We all know the one about the only certainties in life being death and taxes but I would now add having to work longer than we first thought as another sure thing.

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Let’s have diversity of accents

I have always maintained that one of the greatest strengths of the UK can be found in the diversity of its town and cities, not to mention its nations and its regions.

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Work on human relationships

There are more people on this planet than at anytime in its history, yet it appears we are determined to reduce the amount of contact we have with one another.

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It’s lights out for lighting up

Do you ever feel that life is passing you by at a rate of knots?

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Harry is no prince of wails

There aren’t many people who can honestly say they are immune from that basic human instinct, jealousy - I am certainly not one of them.

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Hope born from the horrors

In the recent history of Great Britain, these past few months must surely rank alongside the darkest.

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If only we could be dull again

There was a time not so long ago when Britain was regarded as a dull nation.

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Protecting our precious children

It has been a painful last few days, a period which has not only left the North of England numb with grief but has left an entire nation on edge.

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We’re all behind Manchester

When the phone rang at 5am, I feared the worst. What I was told was beyond my comprehension.

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Blame politicians for apathy

One of the key narratives of the first month in the race to Westminster has been the disconnect between the politicians and the electorate.

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Time to Brexit this kitsch fest?

Confession time: for a good 30 years now I have been harbouring a secret, one which threatens to expose me to ridicule.

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Don’t keep it in, it’s good to talk

Christmas has come early for political nerds, after our Prime Minister swapped her hiking boots for running shoes.

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Bullying is still a problem

Nobody likes a bully and the act of bullying is something people don’t ever willingly admit to.

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Is commercialism so bad?

This is the week when the nation winds down early for a four-day weekend which, for many, will involve visiting family and stuffing our faces with Hot Cross Buns and cheap chocolate.

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It’s not such a sweet deal

One of the great fringe benefits of becoming a dad is that I was forced, at the age of 32, to grow up almost overnight.

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Good people at heart of nation

The world needs to change. How often have those words been uttered throughout history?

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More vital issues to worry about

It is fair to say that, right now, there are plenty of things in the world to get hot under the collar about.

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