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The politics of love, Eagle Eye

The politics of love

This politics of love can be new terrain, beyond the usual agendas of both the political left and right.

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 27 November 2013 at 1:19 pm

An invitation too good to refuse in the Block9 field at Glastonbury, Arts

An invitation too good to refuse in the Block9 field at Glastonbury

Everyone’s first time at Glastonbury is memorable, but for Emma Gritt, it is a trip that will forever be remembered as the one where a chance of a new life slipped through her muddy fingers.

By | Arts, Music | Friday, 12 July 2013 at 11:00 am

Sex must always be great, otherwise don’t bother, Notebook

Sex must always be great, otherwise don’t bother

Sexology comedian Wolfgang Weinberger talks about a new competitive sport known as ’sex’

By | Notebook, Opinion | Thursday, 21 February 2013 at 2:48 pm

How much would you spend on your loved one this Valentine’s Day?, Notebook

How much would you spend on your loved one this Valentine’s Day?

Would a box of chocolates and flowers suffice? Or would you buy something for expensive to mark the special day? Normally it can become a mad last-minute scramble to the nearest shops.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 14 February 2013 at 6:00 am

Secondary breast cancer: I can’t die having never been in love, Notebook

Secondary breast cancer: I can’t die having never been in love

I hate Valentine’s Day. It’s the one day of the year when I am forever reminded that I am single. I have only once had a boyfriend on Valentine’s day and that was at school, and only because I was away skiing as we broke up as soon as I got home. Overall my dating stats aren’t that great…

By | Notebook | Thursday, 14 February 2013 at 4:00 am

The top 10 most embarrassing first date moments, Notebook

The top 10 most embarrassing first date moments

The course of true love never runs smoothly. This certainly rings true if the recent survey by Date With A Mate is anything to go by. Members of the site were asked to share some of their dating disasters and the stats that suggest that first date nerves are common place and can lead to some embarrassing situations.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Friday, 26 October 2012 at 6:00 am

Having trouble with your sex life? There’s an app for that, Notebook

Having trouble with your sex life? There’s an app for that

If your idea of using your mobile phone for help in the bedroom is switching it on to vibrate, think again. It turns out that many of us are now turning to our phones to improve our sex lives. According to a survey by myvouchercodes.co.uk, 34 percent of Britons have downloaded one or more apps to help improve their sex life. It seems Avenue Q was right, the internet really is for porn.

By | Notebook | Friday, 3 August 2012 at 4:00 am

The Undateables: Not so much unwatchable, but still slightly unedifying, Notebook

The Undateables: Not so much unwatchable, but still slightly unedifying

It sounds like a modern day adaptation of a love story between ‘the untouchables’ of the Indian caste system. But, as you have probably heard, it’s the latest in line of Channel 4 documentaries that are trying to challenge social prejudices. This one follows nine people with disabilities and disfigurements on their search for love. The hope is that the public watch the programme with empathy rather than with tantalising gasps on their faces, and that they gain a better understanding of what it’s like being disabled and trying to find love.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Wednesday, 4 April 2012 at 12:06 pm

Valentine’s Day: Some stats, Notebook

Valentine’s Day: Some stats

Love or loathe him, Saint Valentine has come to remind us of that special loved one (or lack thereof) in our lives. As 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are received worldwide today, various surveys have been commissioned with this very thought in mind. Here are a selection of their findings… it might just cheer you up.

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 14 February 2012 at 4:08 pm

Why the perfect man isn’t always enough, Notebook

Why the perfect man isn’t always enough

A new app promises women the Perfect Man, but is perfection all it’s cracked up to be?

By | Notebook, Opinion | Wednesday, 8 February 2012 at 11:50 am

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