Where’s the fire, what’s the hurry about?

This was written on Tuesday the 19th of August. I'm currently (and luckily) on a bus from Zagreb in Croatia to Vienna and all I keep thinking is: I miss British queuing skills. The UK is the best place if ever you want to queue. It's polite, well-organised, and we always form a neat line …

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The perils of student house hunting

For university students, the second and third year of university generally indicates that you will be living in a house with other fellow students.   While this can be one of the most beneficial years in your early life, learning to live with new people and how to deal outside your familial home can, at …

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Come Dine with Everyone: Updating the Traditional Dinner Party

With programmes such as Come Dine with Me and Dinner Date still all over our channels every day, you would think there would have been a resurgence of Dinner Parties across the country, introducing a new generation of hosts and hostesses across the nation.    I know, for one, that I am part of that …

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PDA: is it OK?

Now, I don't know about you, but I've never really been fond of public displays of affection.  A hug to say hello, a kiss to say goodbye, the occasional hand holding... these, in my opinion, are fine.  But since I've been in France the people here take it to another level. In France I have been …

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