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You & Yours Reveals Dubious Surcharge For Not Using Contactless

Radio 4 consumer magazine You and Yours revealed in yesterday’s programme that food outlet Subway is charging an extra 10p to customers who choose to use chip & pin in preference to contactless. 213 more words


An interview with Radio 4

Last week I got an exciting text from Katie who is the president of my WI group, asking me if I wanted to be interviewed by radio 4 for a feature on baking, how could I say no?! 137 more words


Shoes, Summer and Riviera Style

We DJed at the opening of Shoes: Pleasure and Pain at the V&A. These 1920s men’s shoes are currently on display at the exhibition

When the weather hits scorchio degrees, why not cool off with an evening all about the power of SHOES? 745 more words

Fashion History

Police identify 12-year-old boy killed in firework accident in south Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Police have identified the 12-year-old boy who died after being injured in a firework accident in south Nashville Sunday night.

The 12-year-old, identified as Antonio Braden, lived on Carroll Street near where the accident occurred. 278 more words

U.S. & World News



What a savour the BBC iPlayer is. Hyperbolic, perhaps. But when living away from home and the sweet morning dulcets of John Humphries, the iPlayer really provides welcoming and comforting sounds. 1,119 more words

Jon Ronson

What's the point of art?

What’s the point of art, eh?

Does society owe artists a living?

Such were the topics for debate on Radio 4’s ‘You and Yours’ today. I listened while hanging out the washing on the multitude of radiators and clotheshorses jam-packed into the tiny flat I share with one daughter, two large pets (having had to say goodbye to our very lovely house-bunny earlier this month), and several hundred books, DVDs, and CDs. 824 more words

UK Arts Council

[Merry Christmas Everyone!]

Have a Tigger-ific Christmas from me and mine to you and yours!

Creative Writing