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Del’s culinary tips for a healthy heart

Do you ever use vegetable bouillon? A popular make sold by Tesco is Marigold at £2.00 for 150 gms. The ingredients make interesting reading with salt at the top of the list, it forms almost half (44.6%) of the total … Continue reading

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Animal rights activists are thrilled

At a convention of biological scientists, a researcher remarked, “Did you know that in our lab we’ve switched from rats to accountants for our experiments?” “Really? Why the switch?” “Well, for three reasons. First we found that accountants are more … Continue reading

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Book Review: Laurent Binet ~ The 7th Function of Language (translated Sam Taylor) (2018)

Binet wrote the brilliant historical novel HHhH (2013) about the assassination of Heydrich in Prague in 1942. Naturally I bought this new book, without reading a review, and found myself engaging with a French intellectual. It was very bracing. The … Continue reading

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Note to our Grandchildren

You might remember us, as old Have heard of stories, once long in time Were told -But no, just like you We were just young, that’s where your – Long story, strangely what, began for you. Tell your children, of … Continue reading

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It’s hard work loving a lawyer

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Photographing fires in Yellowstone Park

A photographer was sent to cover disastrous fires at Yellowstone National Park. Arriving he realized it was impossible to photograph anything from ground level. He asked his editor if he could rent a plane and take photos from the air. … Continue reading

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Ten Golden Oldie books for Christmas, 2019

Christmas is the book buying season with shelves full of celebrity cookbooks, autobiographies, star novelists and so on. They’re all sold at premium prices. Meanwhile there are millions of books which are superb and can be bought for a fraction … Continue reading

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