We’re living in a germ factory.

We’re living in a germ factory.

‘Do you think you’re in news overload?’ Chris asks me on Thursday night as we sit down to watch the 7pm evening news. ‘We have to be informed,’ I tell him. ‘It’s important.’ ‘But you’ve…

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Christmas chaos

Christmas chaos

It’s August when I walk into a local pub only to come face-to-face with a life-sized Santa Claus. ‘Never!’ I say to Chris. ‘That’s just wrong.’ Being forced to confront Christmas so early in the…

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Off the Shelf, Festival of words

Off the Shelf, Festival of words

The Off the Shelf Festival of Words takes place every October in Sheffield. It’s a fantastic event with some big names in literature, media and the arts. With 130 events across the city, this year’s…

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Scheduling some ‘Me Time’

Scheduling some ‘Me Time’

AT work I go on a health and wellbeing course where the instructor keeps stressing the importance of taking time for yourself. Me time, he writes on the white board. “It recharges the batteries,” he…

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My technology is failing me

My technology is failing me

Friday is a momentous day. I make a movie at work and it looks great, even if I do say so myself. I drive home feeling rather chuffed. When I’m stuck in traffic on the…

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We’re dog sitting but it all goes a bit wrong

We’re dog sitting but it all …

My sister is at a wedding, so I’ve offered to have her dog for the day, but when the dog turns up he’s got a large bag and enough food to last the month. “He’s…

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