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Unlikely Origins of Sleep

Sleep – The animal kingdom’s regeneration process. A bodily function aimed at refreshing the mind, soothing the inner being and enhancing concentration levels in preparations for the next day’s existential challenges. In contemporary times, sleep longevity is only a fleeting suitor for many. The stresses and strains of modern life inducing regular bouts of insomnia. The alarm clock, also complicit in diminishing one’s snooze length with it’s seemingly ever earlier […]

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Shylock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels

Throwback Thursday – Two years ago today I penned this yarn of food temperature, Shakespeare parody and litigation……   They say that revenge is a dish best served cold. Well if that’s the case, it’s a shame I didn’t have revenge for tea, as being cold didn’t do anything for the lasagne I’ve just consumed. My spouses home made lasagne is normally fantastic, but for some reason this evening it had […]

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Shylock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels

They say that revenge is a dish best served cold. Well if that’s the case I wish I’d have had revenge for dinner, as the lukewarm lasagne I’ve just eaten was chuffing awful! Karen’s home made lasagne is normally fantastic, but for some reason this evening it had the warmth of her mum. When she asked if I’d like parmesan cheese on the meal, I wanted to respond “No, but […]

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