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Banks, Bissett and Beer

Image: EdinburghGuide.com I had a fantastic evening at the Edinburgh Book Festival last night, the kind of evening that is as much relaxing and enjoyable as it is motivational and thought provoking. After battling with the rush hour traffic I … Continue reading

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The Quick Fix Doesn’t Work

Image: John Cooper A Scottish quack has called for chocolate to be taxed in the same way as alcohol and cigarettes. Apparently, it’s required so we can tackle increasing levels of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Forward thinking Dr David … Continue reading

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Kebab Wrappers And Irn-Bru Cans

Tonight was the night I got to meet my new niece at last! I’ve been almost frantic leading up to this day since we had to cancel the other night due to my sister and baby recovering from a very … Continue reading

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