Ah the Olympics

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The very word conjures fabled images of sporting brilliance, burned into our psyche from years gone by, and the adrenalin of the underdog upsetting the odds to grab glory. When the Olympics were announced to be held in London we couldn’t have been happier if the Queen had popped around with a bottle of Absinthe. It must be said that even More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Thursday, July 12th, 2012
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Tennis the Menace – Watching home-grown sporting talent

And so this sumptuous summer of athleticism continues and once again we have had the opportunity of enjoying the heady, patriotic delights of watching a home-grown sporting talent. Tennis the Menace In tennis terms More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
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Extra Ale & Scratchings

Football is a funny old game as they say. And as the rather watchable Euro 2012 rumbles on with Roy’s England attempts at restoring pride to dear old Blighty, and the Germans (surely the Manchester United of the More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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EXTRA ALE & SCRATCHINGS on Father’s Day

Two dapper gents. One chesterfield sofa. And a shared penchant for ruby red English ales, the odd packet of pork scratchings and the finest slice of Neapolitan pizza. So pull up a chair, pour yourself a tall drink More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Thursday, May 31st, 2012
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Jubilee Telly Addict …Royalty Reality

As we celebrate the Queen’s reign with a nostalgic street party (cucumber sandwiches, washed down with a Pimms or cool drink of dandelion and burdock), the television may lay dormant in the lounge. But has More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
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Objects of Desire . . .

‘Pimp your phone’ As the iPhone becomes ever more ubiquitous (and people stand on trains with white headphones looking like carbon copies of Apple’s famous silhouette marketing campaign), it’s time to stand More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
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Five fantasy apps for the summer It’s official

Two dapper gents. One chesterfield sofa. And a shared penchant for ruby red English ales, the odd packet of pork scratching and the finest slice of Neapolitan pizza. So pull up a chair, pour yourself a tall drink More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
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Marathon Man

It’s all about the training… A marathon isn’t just a race, its an endurance test of the body and mind and making sure both of these components are as ready as possible will stand you in good stead.   Running More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
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2 Best Marathon Outfits Ever

These are the greatest marathon outfits ever: Tiger Outfit – Craig David #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: More...

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By Extra Newspapers Online On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
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Festivals and Camping for Smoothies and Softies

AS THE RAIN comes down and the weather warms up, for the music lovers and camping enthusiasts it can only mean one thing – festivals. Yes it’s that time of year again and my attention is now turning More...