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All together now people, ‘Mistletoe and whine...’

By now it should be a simple business of relatively plain sailing. It should be but...

Last updated 20 December 2011
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The lesson is spacecraft

Strange things have been happening at Bowness-on-Solway primary school.

Last updated 19 December 2011
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Zimmer dancing anyone?

The news that topless male waiters will serve drinks at a new bar in Carlisle has been given a mixed reception.

Last updated 19 December 2011
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Befuddled about the affordability of recitalling and recycling

She was a hairdresser confidently claiming to be a cut above the rest... she being an accomplished pianist and all.

Last updated 16 December 2011
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I’m a traditionalist when it comes to tea towels...

So it is now officially Christmas! At least in the Green household. A proper tea towel-wearing, tree-collapsing, carol-singing, family row-type Christmas...

Last updated 15 December 2011
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Gods among men, or just in Cumbria?

It used to be a Pernod and black, a brandy and Babycham or a vodka and lemonade that were demanded when I went out for the night with a girlfriend.

Last updated 15 December 2011
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Margaret Thatcher may not deserve a state funeral, but I can’t imagine her having anything else

I raised an eyebrow on reading that Baroness Thatcher was to have a state funeral – the first British prime minister to be honoured in such a way since Sir Winston Churchill. (43 comments)

Last updated 13 December 2011
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Wee shall not be moved

Many of us know the agony of sitting cross-legged at a show, dying for the loo but dreading drawing attention to ourselves.

Last updated 12 December 2011
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A rock and rolls star

Rumer photo The streets of London may be paved with gold. But before the gold there’s usually graft.

Last updated 12 December 2011
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Dress to impress, guys

The little black dress, often referred to as the LBD, has been a staple of women’s wardrobes for nearly a century.

Last updated 12 December 2011
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Supermarket pricing can send you off your trolley

Here's a couple of shockers, just to be going on with. (10 comments)

Last updated 10 December 2011
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This is my idea of interactive fun

It's panto season! Oh yes it is!

Last updated 8 December 2011
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Christmas is coming, the mouse is getting fat...

MOUSE UPDATE: Apologies for not informing you last week, but Jerry, the mouse that has adopted (and is now adapting) our house is still alive and well and, er, growing.

Last updated 8 December 2011
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Dear Mum, can I get the festive season out the way first?

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote of my annoyance that a PR company was promoting some stationery as the perfect Valentine’s gift.

Last updated 8 December 2011
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Breath-test pedestrians

The annual Christmas drink-drive campaign is under way and already motorists are testing positive, getting banged up in cells, fined hundreds of pounds and banned from driving.

Last updated 8 December 2011
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The nuclear family is no more – who cares?

Back to the basics of good old family values – that’s what this country needs. And that means... erm, what does that mean? (10 comments)

Last updated 6 December 2011
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We know Heidi’s got sole

So what attracted former Cumbrian teacher Heidi Brown to Masterchef presenter Greg Wallace?

Last updated 5 December 2011
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Mistakes happen to the very best of us

revjnmw The Bishop of Carlisle, The Rt Rev James Newcome, last featured in this column following his unexpected appearance on an ITV3 documentary entitled Help I Caught It Abroad.

Last updated 5 December 2011
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Some prime beefcake, whatever the species

Roger Federer has received many accolades during his decade at the top of men’s tennis.

Last updated 5 December 2011
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Exercise makes you a big boy

I used to love PE because it came after a double lesson of physics but mainly because I just liked to run around chasing after a ball like a daft dog.

Last updated 1 December 2011
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