Daily Archives: Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Get your tweets out for the Greeks

You’d be well within your rights to question the value of a high-tech bra that tweets every time it’s taken off. Fortunately it’s not the latest gadgetry for people suspicious of their partner’s fidelity; it’s a new breast cancer awareness campaign from Nestlé in Greece.

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The kids’ guide to wine tasting*

The world of wine can be a complex and confusing one. Wafts of sweet pipe tobacco. Toasty hints of dried herbs. Subtle undertones of elephant’s toenail. What does it all mean?

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Wrap up warm for Christmas

It’s Christmas Day (not today – we’re just imagining here). Aunty’s asleep in the chair next to a glass of sherry; Dad’s considering tackling the mountain of washing up; the kids have lost interest in their toys and are being brain-washed by Mary Poppins; and (if you’ve got around to it) next to the front door will be two or three bin bags of ripped up wrapping paper.

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