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Guilty pleasures and are pets good for us?

dog grooming

Photo by Ricky Brigante

I’ve been indulging in a guilty pleasure recently: binge-watching The Apprentice. I don’t have a telly and tend not to watch loads, but when I do I really get into it. The Handmaid’s Tale, Bake Off, and now Alan Sugar and his job applicants…

There is something I enjoy about watching the naked ambition and downright competitive nastiness of the candidates. Every series someone says “I’m not here to make friends”, which is blatantly obvious in the scenes in the boardroom where they are all fighting for their place in the competition and passing the blame. Continue reading

“Get Britain Up The Duff” Campaign Tries to Scare Over-30s

“YOUR EGGS ARE SHRIVELLING AND DYING INSIDE YOU! GET PREGNANT NOW!”

This essentially seemed to be the message I woke up to on Radio 4’s Today programme this weekend, where TV presenter Kate Garroway was championing the “Get Britain Fertile” campaign funded by First Response, the pregnancy test company. Continue reading