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End clustering of betting shops on our high streets, Notebook

End clustering of betting shops on our high streets

It has become all too common in the UK to find clusters of similar shops in certain areas. All too often there is a string of bookmakers, kebab houses, tanning salons, with little diversity in between. Very few would argue that streets segmented by what shops are on them are desirable.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Tuesday, 28 February 2012 at 12:35 pm

Can we save water, pennies and time during the drought?, Notebook

Can we save water, pennies and time during the drought?

I have to admit that I am a self-indulgent when it comes to showers. There is nothing I like more than to stand under hot water, washing the sticky sleep out of my eyes, preparing for the day ahead. It is also the easiest cure for a hangover, although if you actually want to recover completely I would recommend going into work or doing some exercise.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Sunday, 26 February 2012 at 12:00 am

Vivienne Westwood’s comments beggar belief, Fashion

Vivienne Westwood’s comments beggar belief

It seems rather unfair of Vivienne Westwood to hit out at the UK populace, saying that we have never dressed as badly as we do today. While, admittedly, I am no fashion guru, and agree that there is a certain similarity between the discordant fashions of the day, it seems fair to argue that we’ve actually never had it so good.

By | Fashion, Notebook, Opinion | Tuesday, 21 February 2012 at 11:09 am

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