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Save me from this “woo woo”

A study has found common attributes between people who enjoy certain types of coffee. Clinical psychologist Dr Ramani Durvasula conducted an observational study of 1,000 coffee drinkers, and assessed numerous personality styles and psychological traits including introversion and extraversion; patience; … Continue reading

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Helena Costa strikes a blow for women in the “macho” world of football.

French second division side Clermont Foot have named Helena Costa as their new coach. The 39-year-old will become the first female to manage in the top two divisions of a major European league. Costa is currently in charge of the Iran women’s … Continue reading

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The Conundrum of Islam and Boko Haram……………

There is something that I currently fail to understand about the abduction of over 200 young girls in Nigeria by Islamic militants who go under the name of Boko Haram.    Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau says his group will … Continue reading

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Regions of the UK becoming “poor men” of Europe.

Parts of Britain are now poorer than Poland, Lithuania and Hungary, official figures reveal. People in the Welsh Valleys and Cornwall – Britain’s two poorest areas – scrape by on less than £14,300 a year on average. Because Britain is so expensive, … Continue reading

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And we wonder why there is no Middle East peace process………………….

A professor who took a group of Palestinian students to Auschwitz has been disowned by his university and branded a ‘traitor’ by those in his community. Professor Mohammed S. Dajani took 27 Palestinian students from Al-Quds University to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau … Continue reading

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There is no Smoke Without Fire………………….

There is obviously no correlation between the two events featured in the above cartoon and it would be highly inappropriate of me (or indeed anyone) to suggest that the two things are connected…………………………

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“You looking at me……………?”

  I was wandering around the market in Vilnius the other day (I think it was to celebrate St Kazimirs day) and came across this young man munching away on his biscuit. I did think of asking him for a … Continue reading

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