My grandmother loves her laptop and her mobile phone – she has no problem moving with the times. Penny has been a changed woman since she got the job she…

I’d always had a thirst for adventure and often get itchy feet so I could hardly contain my excitement when I set off for South America for a year. In…

I am appalled that you would stoop to that level! You’re letting his good looks cloud your judgement. George is poisoning the atmosphere at work as it feels less pleasant…

We are here today to celebrate the achievements of Monty Sharpe, a remarkable film director. Monty soon began directing and enjoyed a meteoric rise to fame. Critics have heaped praise…

The Minister may be forced to abandon his policy on constitutional reform. The chairperson made some opening remarks, others then entered into the discussion. I’m not going to enter into…

My view is that if someone is put on trial and is found guilty and given a sentence, then they should have to serve out their sentence. No one should…

It’s a bad idea to borrow heavily to repay your debts. Always seek advice from your bank about how to clear outstanding debts and pay back loans. Never run up…

Someone takes something you say the wrong way. A good relationship breaks down, but don’t worry, a heart-to-heart chat will soon help to heal the rift. Forging good relationships helps…

It was certainly a bold experiment to cast Jenny Adams as a woman twice her age, but Jenny is a very accomplished actor and a consummate professional, and she carried…

In a break with tradition this year’s festival will feature modern dances alongside traditional ones. This year’s special guests will uphold the annual tradition of ... This fun festival falls…

When its members were elected to positions of authority, they promised to cut through the ridiculous amount of red tape that is choking modern society. Yet all they have done…

In particular, we must now build on the success of the climate-change levy we introduced last year. Another of our goals is to win the battle against the black economy.…

Someone may declare outright opposition or outright hostility to a plan. A plan can be rejected out of hand. Those who do not like a plan or piece of work…

Traffic is currently tailing back over ten kilometers, following an accident near junction 14. Police say traffic is building up on all approach roads and is not expected to ease…

When law and order break down, when riots erupt and public disorder threatens the social fabric, politicians tend to take draconian measures which rarely work.

I must say I don’t miss the rustic charm of life in the back of beyond! For some people Little Snoring is a rural idyll, but for me it was…

Scientists and technologists are pushing back the frontiers of knowledge every day. We have become very skilled at harnessing technology in all sorts of creative ways. New cutting-edge design is…

This may sound like hard work at first, but in fact all memory training systems are perfectly simple. Once you have taken the time to learn them, you will be…

The event will go down in history as the nation’s worst tragedy. This office is better than the cramped conditions I used to work in. The piano took up a…

Horace’s adoring parents were convinced he was a child prodigy and pandered to his every whim, so that he soon grew into a spoilt brat. As a young teenager, he…

The Republic claims it was an unprovoked attack and violence erupts along the border. The violence escalates with a spate of attacks on both sides of the border. Both countries…

He bears a striking resemblance to him. Angela has a rather abrasive manner. The woman looked at the official with thinly disguised contempt. Yeah, he had a forthright manner, and…

We can all reduce our carbon footprint by flying less, and reduce our food miles by buying local produce. Some airlines have schemes now for offsetting carbon emissions.

Lennox noticed a trace of a foreign accent in the man’s voice. It was a booming voice, one he had heard before, many years ago. Paolo was met with a…

I can wholeheartedly recommend Mr. Lee for this position as I have every confidence in his ability to perform the tasks indicated in your job description. He has remarkable financial…

Losing the job she loved so much was a severe blow for Anna. She took it very badly. More must be done to tackle the AIDS problem. Most things that…