Tag - Derek Jameson

Derek Jameson
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Snakes and ladders

They have all but done away with switchboard operators and now inflict upon us the delights of the voicebox, a remote control system guaranteed to drive customers potty. You may have suffered it already. It's like playing snakes and ladders with a...

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Derek Jameson

By constantly stirring up our emotions, editors and programme makers have created a mood of cynicism. These days we tend to jeer instead of cheer. Let's pat each other on the back - with a real hand.

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Love thy neighbour!

You cannot go backwards in life. We should have known, of course, but memory plays tricks on us all. Everything looks better from a distance.

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Men!

Oh dear, where are the young men of today going wrong? Looking at it from a grandfather's point of view, I'm wondering whether they've lost the plot.

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Have you tried ice skating!

Jean and I also heard about a lady of 69 years who has rediscovered ice skating, one of her teenage delights. "You don't have to think about people or issues...

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Laughter and tears

Laughter and tears seem to sum up what the British are all about. We're a grumpy lot, that's for sure, though at the same time we like a giggle.

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The good old bad days

Ah, the good old bad days! We didn't have two ha'pennies for a penny, but we knew how to make the most of life and were never short of a laugh.

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Eat Less

How to eat less and lose weight makes compulsive reading. We gaze in wonder at Then and Now pictures of smiling ladies who have lost seven stones

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