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A Japanese study
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A Japanese study published last month in the journal Physiologic Behavior has indicated that kissing might reduce skin allergies in certain patients with rhinitis and dermatitis. It makes you wonder whether labcoat-clad scientists were watching the […]

The heroic era of my Pringle consumption
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The heroic era of my Pringle consumption is behind me, of course. Those were the days when it was discovered that Sour Cream and Chive pringles must contain heroin as a secret ingredient, so addictive were they – and also that eating a whole ba[…]

Just in case
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Just in case you’re interested in the result of the hearing I was standing near this morning, the result is a postponement until early in the New Year. First we have to go through the legal case about our being forced to repay ‘football c[…]

I should swiftly make clear…
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I should swiftly make clear though that I am under no circumstances going to start watching Sylvester McCoy stories.[…]

Today I went on a demonstration
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Today I went on a demonstration.
There are many bad things in this world fit to be demonstrated against, so which did I choose this morning? Why, the proposed deduction of 12 points from Exeter City by the Nationwide Conference, of course.
I have t[…]

The Pumpkin Publog Advent Calendar of Alcohol: 15-16% – Creme De Cassis
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When I was a kid ‘ continuing our accidental theme of children and booze ‘ there were certain drinks I thought would be sophisticated and adult. Usually I thought this because my parents drank them. In many ways my parents were sophistica[…]

Few of my televisual opinions have been as set in stone as this one
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Few of my televisual opinions have been as set in stone as this one: Colin Baker was rubbish on Doctor Who. I remember being horrified by him when I was 13 and have remained so ever since – a supercilious, unpleasant, shock-headed bumbler in la[…]

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Romana says: not liking silly xmas hats
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Romana says: not liking silly xmas hats? I believe that there Tom EwingSpizzaz chap hates fun!
I saw Gurls Aloud sing their songs Live From Wembley the other day. WHY OH WHY, in some misgiven search for “live music appeal” did somebody t[…]

The shame of the (not-so) secret RI:SE fan
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The shame of the (not-so) secret RI:SE fan 3 days left… Kate Lawler
RI:SE spent much of it’s final incarnation absolutely obsessed with reality TV ‘ which is terrifically ‘meta’ of it, because it was a reality TV show in[…]

Music that sounded best when I took a short cut through Burger King at the railway station this morning
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Music that sounded best when I took a short cut through Burger King at the railway station this morning, and it was cold and wet and I was very tired: Heaven is a Place on Earth by Belinda Carlisle. I heard about 5 seconds of it in all, as I was in a[…]

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