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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-56956429...
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Have had a thoroughly enjoyable late afternoon and early evening at the rugby club with a number of friends, two of whom I haven’t seen since the world went nuts. I’m pleasantly ‘refreshed’ and now...
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Would the release of the name, address and DOB of an individual to a third party constitute a breach of GDPR warranting a report to the ICO? Long story short, I received an email from a utility which...
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Man tries to earn a living and gets threatened with violence. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9430059/Defiant-owner-beach-bar-vowed-continue-serving-takeaway-pints-receives-death-threats.html...
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I've never raped a woman. I've also never murdered a woman, abused a woman or harassed a woman. None of those things have ever entered my mind, but it turns out I have the "potential" to do all of...
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What a game. Easily the best so far - exciting from beginning to end, and a game which brought it home to me why I love the game so much with a passion bordering on obsession. And some mates of mine...
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Let's take it as a given that women should feel safe on our streets at whatever time, but to do so Baroness Jones has suggested a 6pm curfew for men. "Speaking in the House of Lords last night...
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Let's take it as read that 100k deaths to date is a lot, that The Daily Moan is a bit sensationalist, and that the name Professor Lockdown is a bit silly. But... With the rollout of the vaccine and...
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The University of York has stopped using the three wise monkeys to advertise a conference because; "Upon reflection, we strongly believe that our first poster [the monkeys] is not appropriate as its...
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I was an early adopter of the IPod, and until 5 years ago still had my original iPod classic until it gave up the ghost, so went with a Nano, which is starting to get temperamental and I fear won’t...
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A couple of weeks ago I checked my pressures and all 4 were only a PSI or two from the manufacturers recommendations so, of course, I increased them to the recommended amount. A week ago the tyre...
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The doom-mongering numbers from last Saturday, used to justify this unnecessary second lockdown, have proven to be false. Is this down to an innocent mistake, incompetence or something else? I can't...
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I have an incredibly narrow taste in music - Funk and Soul - and Robbie Vincent had a great show on Radio London in the 80s, and I've managed to find, and listen to, a few of his old shows on the...
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https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8870099/Drag-artist-Le-Gateau-Chocolat-handed-215k-coronavirus-culture-fund.html...
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***I'm watching it on catch-up - so please don't tell me the result*** Perez, who I've had a soft spot for ever since he produced a fantastic performance in the wet in a Sauber a few years ago, has...
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https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/08/29/exclusive-british-librarys-chief-librarian-claims-racism-creation/ According the the head of the British Library it is....
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https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8676875/Thousands-anti-maskers-believe-pandemic-HOAX-march-against-lockdown-London.html I think the measures adopted to combat Covid have been way way over the...
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Anybody been watching this today? I watched most of it, in between watching every Premiership Rugby game - god I've missed rugby. Did anybody see the Kohima Epitaph: "When you go home, tell them of us...
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Reports in some papers of people missing the 4am deadline by a couple of hours. There’s one person in a couple who made the deadline, but for some reason the other didn’t, so one has to quarantine and...
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God I've missed it. I will be watching every game this weekend - started last night with Quins, currently watching Exeter, who are looking awesome, and the main event later this afternoon Saracens...

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