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Lance Armstrong: Cheater.

February 11, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Lance Armstrong: Cheater.

In October 2012 Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and handed a lifelong ban from cycling. Armstrong was, if the not the greatest of all time, without doubt the greatest cyclist of the modern era. He is known to people all over the world whether […]

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Sir Larry the Gear – An Off-License Fixer

September 17, 2012 7:22 pm0 comments
Sir Larry the Gear – An Off-License Fixer

To Hunter Stockton Thompson, born on July 18th 1937. Happy B-day, Doc!   SIR LARRY THE GEAR – THE OFF-LICENSE FIXER An empirical study of the wild variations in meaning of the word “gear”   “Take me down little Susie, take me down I know you think you’re the Queen […]

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Ending Addiction: ‘You Can’t Do it Alone’

July 30, 2012 12:00 pm0 comments
Ending Addiction: ‘You Can’t Do it Alone’

“Fifteen years of madness and mayhem,” my friend Alan used to say when he spoke of his drug-taking days. “I was mad. I was angry with the world. I could be your best friend in the morning and your worst enemy in the afternoon,” he said. I met Alan when […]

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Drink and drugs … what lies beneath?

June 14, 2012 12:58 pm0 comments
Drink and drugs … what lies beneath?

Years of concern over the increasing prevalence of excessive drinking and alcohol abuse have led to the implementation of various methods and initiatives intended to reduce consumption and put an end to our ‘binge drinking culture’. Discussion over minimum pricing – as supported by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence […]

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