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Wednesday, 17 December 2014

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Jane Austen would have turned a blind eye, just like Twitter

Disappointed? I have to say I was – intensely. We could have done so much better than Jane Austen.

Last updated 1 August 2013
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Don’t take on us northern monkeys, Mr ‘Wiley’ Cowie

It’s true what they say. You do remember what you were up to during momentously important events in your life. When John F Kennedy was killed, I was sitting cross-legged on the carpet with my little brother, watching an assassination unfold on our grainy black and white TV. (7 comments)

Last updated 26 July 2013
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With wily marketing festival can cash in on Wiley row

Pagans. Pagans? Pagans!

Last updated 25 July 2013
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Inventive animation shows up summer’s big-budget blockbuster flops

It has become a summer holiday tradition now to go and see the latest big blockbuster movie.

Last updated 25 July 2013
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Royal baby frenzy the envy of the rest of the world

Royal births aren’t what they used to be. They’re lower in importance and higher on hype these days. Now, ain’t that a funny thing? (14 comments)

Last updated 23 July 2013
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Evil killers won’t be free to roam streets

af prison 107 1 It’s the end of life as we know it! The streets will be flooded with mass murderers, multiple rapists and crazed criminals.

Last updated 12 July 2013
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You’re not a snob Katie. Just thick

What's in a name? Would not a Chardonnay by any other name smell as tempting as a Chablis? (9 comments)

Last updated 9 July 2013
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Use lottery win for greener jobs

Hydro electricity photo Imagine you won the lottery and had a cool £78 million to blow. What would be first on your shopping list? Yacht? Car? New home? Swish holiday?

Last updated 5 July 2013
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It should be up to us to decide if MPs get a pay rise

David Cameron photo Pay heed to those MPs who have stuck their heads above the paywall and you might assume that they, at least, are all in this together. (22 comments)

Last updated 2 July 2013
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Cumbrian cricket club in non-naked fundraising shocker

Threlkeld calendar photo Congratulations to Threlkeld Cricket Club for their new fundraising calendar.

Last updated 2 July 2013
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A vote for Bucky, fags and tats!

Cumbrians will not be eligible to vote in next year’s Scottish independence election, even though the result will have implications south of the border.

Last updated 1 July 2013
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I offer domestic goddess no advice

IF IT’S true that three’s a crowd, poor Nigella Lawson must be suffering chronic, claustrophobia-induced panic attacks by now.

Last updated 25 June 2013
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Make the spooks pay their way and maybe Laserquest will be saved

Cumbria appears to be turning into the set of a Scooby Doo episode.

Last updated 24 June 2013
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And we can all make fools of ourselves at the courts too

Our own strawberries have hit the shops, we’ve had a bit of sun, another bonkers act has won Britain’s Got Talent ... so it must be time for Wimbledon.

Last updated 21 June 2013
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We don’t owe Ian Brady an ounce of compassion

Ian Brady photo It feels like a long time since we’ve had seriously to ask that soul-searching question – mad or bad? (13 comments)

Last updated 18 June 2013
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Why aren’t we doing all we can to protect children?

Geoffrey Bettley was a teacher who downloaded child sex abuse porn, was found out and lost his job. (6 comments)

Last updated 11 June 2013
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Get your kicks at age 66 (plus)

We did Carlisle Music City. By accident. In the rain. And that was when the penny dropped with a decisive clatter.

Last updated 31 May 2013
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Marriage was simple back in my day. But now...

I was never very good at it, as my ex-husband – wherever he is these days – would no doubt confirm. And loudly.

Last updated 28 May 2013
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I’m smelling a stinking rat

Perhaps it takes too long for the penny to drop – literally, on this occasion. But I’m smelling a rat. (6 comments)

Last updated 22 May 2013
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Newspapers step forward and question, on behalf of those who can find no answers on their own

Leveson inquiry photo A good press gets a bad press when it’s doing its job well... and that isn’t all the time, by any stretch. (6 comments)

Last updated 16 May 2013
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