Tag: anecdote

Thought of the Day: Random Act Of Kindness

“Mind the closing doors” is a phrase that commuters are sick to death of hearing. Its also a phrase that most people adhere to, save a few that we immediately roll our eyes and tut at. But that’s because they barge on for themselves, getting their arms or bags caught, just to save an extra

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Thought of the Day: Flu Jabs – Are They Necessary?

Now before the vaccination-brigade rain down upon me, I want to make it clear that I am very pro-vaccine. I’ve had all my jabs, I take them when I go abroad and when I have kids, they will also be vaccinated. Herd immunity is the best defence we have against deadly diseases and I fully

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Thought of the Day: Resolutions

It’s mid-January and most people will have broken their New Years Resolutions by now. Not because they want to. Not because they’re weak. But because they made unrealistic promises. So many people decide to eat healthy, go to the gym, or otherwise better themselves, but it’s always on such a huge scale that they’re practically

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5 Spanish Stereotypes

Stereotypes Which I’ve Found To Be Totally True 1. Siestas. For about three hours every day, most shops are closed to enjoy lunch and an afternoon chit-chat session. The exceptions are the bigger, international brands like Primark and Zara, which tend to remain open, but are usually pretty quiet. In terms of banks and public

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