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Quote of the day

If a thing’s worth doing, it’s worth doing late.

Freddie Oliver

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Keep your thoughts to yourself

Keep your thoughts to yourself

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On the Canadian election, from a column by Lawrence Martin in the Globe and Mail:

“The contest – Bully Boy v. Mr. Bean, as one pundit put it – will be missing the vitality that flows from a confrontation over a dominant issue. There isn’t one.”

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If I read one more upbeat, touchy-feely, caring and sharing piece about the joys of getting older, I’ll scream. Fashion is aimed exclusively at the young, hip and skinny; news has turned into infotainment, reading is so four decades ago. All the ageing crone can look forward to is lemon-lipped lectures on lifestyle and nutrition, along with constant media lamentations on how geezers are the fastest-growing demographic, and a massive drag on the economy. My advice is to pop a cork, or unscrew a microbrew and drink to forget you drink.

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I’m guessing the US vice-presidential nominee has never heard of cockney rhyming slang or she might have hesitated before christening her oldest daughter Bristol.

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