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Fobbing Off – Day 74

May 16, 2012

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Today I’ve decided to stay at the B&B. No gallivanting down country roads or hitching a ride with 9 other people in a four-seater car. It rained hard all evening and this morning so I thought it best not to travel. I’ve given the hotel manager some cash and bought some fuel for the generator […]

Roll up, roll up, place your vote to ban wild animal circuses

June 23, 2011

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The idea of a circus leaves me cold for two reasons. The first is a very personal experience and the second, is due to my role as someone who is beginning to appreciate the value and importance of conservation and wildlife. My experience sadly wasn’t a private memory, nope, in true reporter style it was […]

Can herbal remedies help you turn over a new leaf?

April 15, 2011

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The Northerner is ill. Thankfully it’s not man flu, which can be more exhausting than a 10k run, but he does have a terrible throat infection and a runny nose to boot. Despite the river of mucous and the coughing fits, he soldiering on. My 87-year-old Trinidadian grandmother who’s very fond of the Manc – […]