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SOONER or later it had to happen. I’m referring to new ‘appiness’ technology developed to monitor our daily sense of wellbeing. There are apps for everything else, it seems, so why not one for measuring a person’s happiness?
5:16pm Thursday 2nd May 2013
ARDENT fans of our esteemed monarch could be a tad nervous this week. For a start, they may well be concerned that Helen Mirren’s continuing popularity as a Queen impersonator is detracting from the public adulation traditionally enjoyed by the real-life royal.
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I’VE developed an interest in Tunningley family history, sparked by the discovery that my recorded family line dates back to 1687, the birth year of my great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather Francis Tunningley. He was a coalminer in Yorkshire.
5:10pm Thursday 4th April 2013
Having read the report ‘Alarm over rise in fells death toll’ (Gazette, March 21), my initial reaction was that there are so many risk assessment issues around us in our daily lives at home, work, on the way to and from work and even in our health service that it’s no wonder more people are out on the fells taking ‘high adrenaline’ risks.
5:09pm Thursday 4th April 2013
MY PIECE last week about headline ‘silliness’ spotted in USA newspapers has prompted two reader responses much closer to home - indeed the journalistic gems my correspondents are keen to share were encountered in this very publication.
4:19pm Thursday 28th March 2013
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IT IS ironic that the Campaign for Wool coralled a small flock of Cotswold sheep in a central London courtyard on Wednesday just as a row began brewing over the future of the two large Woolsack seats that have occupied the House of Lords for centuries.
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IT’S well known that as we age our ability to remember diminishes – although I like to think memory loss is Nature’s way of allowing elderly people to filter out annoying clutter. A sort of biological spam defence.
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As pipesmoker, I was fascinated to see the BBC yesterday accused of being ‘Stalinist’ because it allegedly cut out images of the former Prime Minister Harold Wilson’s pipesmoking in a documentary to be screened tonight (Thursday).
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I’VE just finished reading a thought-provoking book by that late great adventurer and anthropologist Thor Heyerdahl. Green was the Earth on the Seventh Day recalls the author’s time living like a native on a Polynesian island with his new young wife Liv.
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In response to consultant surgeon Mr Tomlinson’s letter about vascular services on the Morecambe Bay area (Letters, September 20, ‘Service loss is major threat’), health care should not be based on postal codes.
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I’M NOT normally interested in the marital experiences of celebrities, but have to confess to being intrigued by Sir Roger Moore’s revelations about his former wives during his TV interview with Piers Morgan last week.
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ALTHOUGH living and working in Cumbria, I remain a Yorkshireman at heart. And the said ticker has swelled with pride after a colleague - also a proud Yorkshireman - pointed out fascinating Olympic info.
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