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Wendy Cope

Some odes from Wendy Cope to brighten your day. Another Christmas Poem Bloody Christmas, here again. Let us raise a loving cup: Peace on earth, goodwill to men, And make them do the washing-up.” HE TELLS HER He tells her

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At the Fringe

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is huge and as usual navigating your way through the thousands of shows, the hundreds of leaflets vendors, and the inevitable downpour is a trial in itself. If this is your first time, then good luck.

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You’ve just got to love this! From the Oxford English Dictionary. Definition of trumpery in English: noun (plural trumperies) [mass noun] 1 Attractive articles of little value or use: None of your woollen drapery, nor linen drapery, nor any of

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Harry Baker + BBH

This is just so good!

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Just for a Giggle

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Quote – Unquote

Newspapers love a good quote; some to justify their position and others just to show how smart the journalist is. So I thought why not; here’s a few from the past couple of weeks that tickled my funny bone. While

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Two Shakespeare Comedies

When I lived near London a visit to Shakespeare’s Globe was an annual event. However since moving north I have missed out. This year I went to see Measure for Measure; a bawdy romp with a serious side.  Sex and

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