In my opinion

No deal Brexit + Corbyn = OMG!

When 27 countries can maintain a united front and the one they are pitched against is in disarray, it’s never going to be an easy negotiation. The footage from Salzburg told its own story. Cold-shouldered by those sitting next to her who huddled together conspiratorially, Theresa May was forced to make imaginary notes on her […]

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A Face Like That Could Get You Arrested

‘Your face will be your fortune!’ The words of encouragement to thousands of wannabe actors as they head to Los Angeles seeking fame and fortune. Not if you shop in Westfield, it won’t. In fact it’s far more likely to get you arrested. The latest Deep State invasion of our dwindling privacy comes in the […]

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Picasso – written off as ‘Yesterday’s Man’ in 1932…

We think of Picasso as a modern artist – after all he was alive and kicking on the Cote D’Azur in 1973 while I was sporting shoulder-length hair and a fetching multi-colour tank top ordered from Kay’s catalogue. Being a style icon has always come naturally to me… What I do find amazing is that […]

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Aston Villa fan pays £3.9 billion for coffee…

Is there a magic bullet to success in business? Most entrepreneurs sweat blood for decades to build their empire one customer at a time. In the back of their minds is the hope that, one fine day, someone will come along and offer them a very large cheque to take it over. If you want […]

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The true story of the world’s most famous ear

When was the last time you gave serious thought to your ears? I confess to taking mine for granted. But think where I’d be without them? I’d have nowhere to rest my glasses – I’d be forced to wear Poirot-style pince-nez, but I don’t recall a huge selection last time I was in Specsavers. There’s […]

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Appalachia moves mountains for Old King Coal

Do you ever find yourself reading a novel and saying to yourself ‘no, that can’t be true! This guy’s just exaggerating for the sake of a good story…’ That’s what I found myself thinking a few hundred pages into Gray Mountain by John Grisham. The very name ‘Appalachia’ conjures up the grandeur of massive mountains, […]

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