I’d been ‘out’ for about a year or so, my family all knew and had adjusted to a greater or lesser degree. They’d all met my (now ex) girlfriend by then and everyone got on okay. 378 more words
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Operation Wild: Clare Balding spots, er, Jeremy Clarkson's orangutan lookalike in Borneo's rainforest
Clare Balding probably wasn’t expecting to come face-to-face with Jeremy Clarkson when she headed to the rainforest for the Beeb’s amazing new wildlife show Operation Wild – but she did, and we loved it. 225 more words
Fans who missed Clare Balding from their television screens in the brief two day interlude between the end of the Commonwealth Games and the start of her new series ‘Big Beasts’, were celebrating last night at the news that the BBC is to launch a channel featuring the tomboy next door talents of the ubiquitous TV presenter. 181 more words
Having the Commonwealth Games in our home city has afforded unprecedented access to the athletes.
Easy to spot in their team trackies, you’ll find them wandering about the shops on Buchanan Street or else making guest appearances at the Irn-Bru pop-up store in the Merchant City. 173 more words
Despite my reservations over the merits of the Commonwealth Games, (like how relevant is it to continue to refer to it as commonwealth, with all its associations with the blood thirsty British Empire) I have been enjoying elements of the games – I particularly enjoyed the Rugby 7’s, after all it’s not everyday you get to see Papua New Guinea versus Malaysia. 288 more words