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Blaise Tapp

No longer agreeing to disagree

We inhabit an age of division, where the tolerant centre ground seems to be disappearing from under our feet and is being replaced by the increasingly shrill voices on the left and right.

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Party week without the booze

Last week was freshers week at universities up and down the country, a week that used to mean at least five nights of debauched behaviour, powered by cheap booze and very little in the way of nutrition.

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Why I’m proud of boxing clever

Since my school days, I have always had my mother’s words of advice ringing in my ears whenever I get dressed in the morning and always make sure that I have decent underwear on before I skip off on my merry way to the Promised Land of the school run and the office.

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Yellow lawns are the future

It is fair to say that while millions of our compatriots are treating this prolonged dry and warm spell like a supersized Mediterranean break, there are even more of us who say a little prayer each night for a spot of rain.

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Three Lions aren’t real heroes

As a nation, we have gone football mad again over the past four weeks, having witnessed the transformation of the Three Lions from end-of-the-pier joke to well groomed living history.

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