Stick with your football team forever if you’re a proper fan (even if it is run by a **** in a Bentley)

Supporting a football club is a lifelong commitment: you’ve got to stick with your team forever if you’re a proper fan, even if it is run by an overpaid bloke in a Bentley According to a poll held by the Football Association, the average...

Piston Broke Again

“How long will that job take?” my wife asked, as I headed into the garage. I hate this question. Years of classic car ownership have taught me that fixing that annoying but almost certainly harmless rattle from under the dashboard will either take...

Snore and peace: why I chucked my partner into our new snoring room

Faith Eckersall couldn’t sleep for her partner’s lip-flapping, honking-style snoring. So she made like the Americans and kicked him into a makeshift snoratorium, or ‘snore room’ Haemorrhoids and an evening with Donald Trump...

The peculiar portrayal of widows

Desperate, predatory husband-stealers… Sultry seductresses who’ll drain the life out of you… Why does the media present such a warped image of women who’ve lost their husbands? My friend Helen has been at a terrible loss since her husband Bill died...

Top tips for living with tinnitus

It’s a condition that affects many people, particularly in the second half of life, and whilst it’s currently the case that there is really no known cure, there are definitely ways of learning to live more happily with tinnitus. For those who don’t...

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Would you log on to find love?

GSOH ASAP! Online dating newbies Carol, 55, and Jeremy, 62, share glimpses of their dating diaries – the lows, the highs, and the little swipe lies… CAROL Carol Gardener, from Surrey, says: ‘The idea of meeting someone...

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