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Being top dog may drive you barking mad

July 17, 2011

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Last night I went out for a drink with a colleague (Karate Kid) ¬†who has quite a senior position within the newsroom. He has to out-put edit the programme on a regular basis, which is no mean feat at national level. And he openly confessed that it can be a stressful job. Working to deadlines […]

Good food always gets a mention, so pay attention!

April 27, 2011

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On Easter Monday I dropped in to see my parents and dragged the Northerner with me (he wasn’t kicking and screaming, I should add). My mother who is an ace cook and has the love-handles to prove it, made us a wonderful meal: masala chicken; daal; rice and parathas. Unlike me, the Northerner likes to […]

Premature births could be associated with the evolution of the species

April 16, 2011

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My two younger cousins are both having a baby – by some strange coincidence their wives have become pregnant around the same time. That’s one way to avoid sibling rivalry. As wonderful as the news is, it puts me yet again in the “why is she not married and with child?” spotlight. The recession it […]

Is racism part of an evolutionary process?

April 12, 2011

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Last night I was invited to the premiere of a British film, Everywhere and Nowhere in central London. My friend Frankie came with me and being Polish I was interested to hear what her point of view was after the screening. (She was less than impressed, if you’re wondering). The story is about a voyage […]