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The power of cold showers

I use the Scottish technique, as per James Bond – finishing with a literally breathtaking cold rinse

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The infantilism of Advent calendars for adults

Is a daily treat — be it booze or food or socks — really worthy of the label Advent?

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Why I’ve given up on handbags

The less you carry, the less you want to carry

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Drink

Do the vegans want blood?

Meat is murder, they say

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My husband’s Skype funeral

There were no hymns, no eulogy. Time enough for that when the plague has passed

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Why are so many of my elderly friends in denial about death?

Sooner or later something gets us, and after a billion beats is it any wonder the heart comes to a full stop?

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Young recycling zealots are talking trash

I’m tired of being guilted by people who only recently learned to tie their shoelaces

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