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Paddington 2

by Dr Andrea Papitsch-Clark - 8th January, 2018
Paddington 2

Paddington 2 A few years ago, when the children were still too small to engage in New Year’s Eve activities, we decided to go and watch a family movie in the cinema. This happened to be the first Paddington movie. We all really loved it, hence were all very excited when the new Paddington movie was released a few weeks ago. Paddington 2 – was it equally lovely to the first one? Yes, I’d say so and would suggest going to see it for the feel-good factor, if you haven’t […]...

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Dry January Is a Bad Idea!

by Dr Emma Gray - 2nd January, 2018
Dry January Is a Bad Idea!

Dry January is a Bad Idea! At a glance it seems that giving up alcohol for a whole month, especially after the excesses of Christmas, is a good idea.  However, on closer inspection is it possible that this recently popular way of dealing with January is just another version of the feast or famine approach to life that we seem so drawn to. As a society our relationship with alcohol is far from ideal.  Its social acceptability has allowed many of us to fall into the trap of ‘using’ it […]...

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Why Is Prince Harry Marrying Meghan Markle?

Why Is Prince Harry Marrying Meghan Markle? Prince Harry is getting married! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement was announced on 27th November from the Clarence House twitter account, suggesting the announcement was made on behalf of Harry’s Dad, Prince Charles. The couple are due to be married in the spring of next year! Congratulations to the happy couple who have been in a relationship for nearly two years now … Prince Harry’s fiancée is Meghan Markle, an American actress, probably most famous for her role as Rachel Zane in […]...

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Is Sober October a Bad Idea?

Is Sober October a Bad Idea? Sober October might roll off the tongue better than Dry January but the principle is just as shaky. When I sat down to blog about it I realised that I didn’t need to reinvent the wheel. Instead I could re-post my Dry January blog, suggest that readers replace the word ‘Christmas’ with ‘Summer’ and remember that a little bit of what you fancy does you good! Click here to read the ‘Why Dry January is a Bad Idea’ article in full If you are […]...

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