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Champions League: 36 Goals in one night!

Yes last night the English clubs did us proud.  A total of 36 goals were scored in the Champions League equaling the record for most scored in one evening.  My personal favourite was Del Piero’s blinding first time shot from just outside the area.   It was a slightly controversial night with Dimitar Berbatov scoring […]

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The George Foreman Grill has revolutionized our lunches long gone are the days of boring old ham and cheeses sarnies and hello fish, pork and grilled broccoli. one of the benefits of the grill as Kate will testify is the Black gold that is left after any pork produce has been cooked, you should see […]

Katie’s Friends take on the Grim Challenge

Lots of respect to Emma Taylor, Tom Morgan and Alistair Richardson for signing up to the Grim Challenge. They will run 8 miles through bushes, lakes and mud in deepest darkest December, all to help raise funds for Katie’s Campaign. See details of the race here To sponsor them for their stirling efforts, click on […]

Botswana’s Good Governance Pays Off

Botswana’s former president has won a $5 million prize to encourage good governance in Africa.  Botswana is one of Africa’s most stable countries – it has never had a coup and has regular multi-party elections since independence in 1966. Botswana is the world’s biggest diamond producer but unlike other resource rich countries in Africa, this […]

Villa Maria 2006

Don’t want you to think that i haven’t been thinking about you all! I know that seldom a day goes past when I am not in your thoughts. So for all of you starting your final year of uni or their first, (you know who you are) here is a reminder as to the work […]

Everyone loves coffee!

Many people cannot start the day without a hit of caffeine, with approximately 70 million cups of coffee drank in Britain on a daily basis!  The industry is approximated to be worth 1 billion pounds a year.  But it looks like a niche in the market has been overlooked? That’s right, when this bear came […]

Medal Heros parade through London

For those of you who live in London you might get a chance to spot all our glorious Medal winners from this summers Olympic and Paralympic Games. It is lead by the ‘real McHoy’ Chris Hoy who won 3 golds and dominated the mens cycling at the velodrome. If you can’t make it to London […]

Cherry Flavoured Malaria Pills

A cherry-flavoured pill which is easy to swallow could help save the lives of children in malaria-affected areas, say researchers in Tanzania. Malaria is one of mankind’s oldest known killers, with descriptions of the disease dating back almost 5000 years. Each year, malaria causes 300-500 million infections, and up to 3 million deaths–about 5000 Africans […]

Nutty News: Hope for the red squirrel

Scientists have found that some red squirrels have developed immunity to a disease that has ravaged their numbers. The pox is transmitted by grey squirrels; but while greys suffer no ill effects from it, if a red catches the virus it will be dead within weeks. As the grey squirrels increased their range, red squirrels […]