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Ask what your charity shop can do for you

Ask what your charity shop can do for you

Charity shops are now a feature of virtually every High Street in Britain and comprise about 5% of all retail outlets.  Some people may see them as a symptom of urban decline and an indication that an ...
Is it too early to mention Christmas yet?

Is it too early to mention Christmas yet?

I have just taken off my poppy following Remembrance Sunday and have enjoyed Fireworks Night, but already I’ve seen numerous adverts  on the television warning me that I need to act now to buy a new s ...
Sounds like sour grapes Simon Cowell?

Sounds like sour grapes Simon Cowell?

Simon Cowell has criticised The Great British Bake Off for being boring, arguing that it is much more exciting watching an X Factor winner than “looking at a chocolate éclair at the end of the show”. ...

Technology issues

Finally the Indian summer seems to be over and autumn is really here with wind, rain and lower temperatures. The heating has come on – in our house anyway – and the darker nights and shorter days ushe ...