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Keeping mum, keeping healthy: Dr Carrot and the RAF

Meetings, for the most part, are dull. They go on too long, often dominated by one person making the same point over and over. And often their only saving grace is that it gives you time to decide what to … Continue reading

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Maus by Art Spiegelman

Art Spiegelman’s Maus is one of the most lauded comic book works in history and even won a Pulitzer Prize in a specially created category. The first volume of this graphic tale of Holocaust survival was first published in 1986 … Continue reading

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Cleopatra – Last queen of Egypt

She was intelligent, witty, ambitious, fabulously wealthy and feared and admired by the men who ruled the lands around her. Lover of Julius Caesar and then Mark Anthony she bore children for both and at times looked ready to rule … Continue reading

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Aztec Aphrodisiac – Avocados and easy guacamole

Ladies and gentlemen this week’s key ingredient is the avocado. This single seeded berry is a versatile food. You can stick it in a salad, mash it into guacamole, and slice it in sandwiches with chicken and bacon. You can … Continue reading

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Volunteer with Home-Start Erewash and make a difference to local families

This came through from Home-Start Erewash. It sounds a great way to help others, as well as improving your own skills and making new friends: If you’re a parent or maybe a grandparent, you know just how tough family life … Continue reading

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Story of the week #1: Clown by Seymour Jacklin

Each week we bring you a short story from a talented writer and we were very happy to feature Seymour Jacklin from Stories from the Borders of Sleep in our first show. Stories from the Borders of Sleep is a … Continue reading

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