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The Friday Funny: Mornings

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Stop Chasing It

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Advice from a Centenarian

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Multiply The Good

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Random Facts: Lions

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Although lions are often referred to as King of the Jungle, they generally live in grassland or plains, not jungles. In the last 30 years, the number of lions in Africa has halved.… Continue reading

The Friday Funny: A Universal Truth

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Spotless Ahead

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What To Be?

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Fresh Starts

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Random Facts: Edinburgh Fringe

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The Edinburgh Fringe started on Friday 4th August. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe began in 1947, though John Geddie wrote a book called The Fringes Of Edinburgh as long ago as 1926. During the… Continue reading

The Friday Funny: Changing Station

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Let Go

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Winding Road

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Triumph

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The Worthy Hand

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Random Facts: Bees

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Research in 2008 showed that Asian bees and European bees can understand each other, and research in 2012 showed that bees can recognise human faces. A honey bee’s wings beat about 200 beats… Continue reading

The Friday Funny: Unexpected Obstacles

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The Purry Gates

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Pride Song

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Thought for Today

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Random Facts: Simon Bolivar

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SOUTH American revolutionary and liberator Simon Bolivar was born in Venezuela on 24th July 1783. It’s Simon Bolivar Day in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia, which is named after him. He overthrew Spanish… Continue reading

The Friday Funny: Cues

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Glow

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Find the Beauty

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Look to the Future

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Random Facts: Wimbledon

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This year is the 1,050th anniversary of a charter by King Edgar the Peaceful which referred to the area as Wimbedounyng. The Anglo-Saxons had called it Wynnman’s Hill after a local landowner. The… Continue reading

The Friday Funny: Making Your Bed

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Returning to Greater Power

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Advice from a Centenarian

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Random Facts: Chocolate

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7th July is World Chocolate Day, supposedly celebrating the day in 1550 when chocolate was introduced into Europe. However, although frequently repeated, the date of 7th July 1550 seems to be nonsense. Columbus… Continue reading

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