Andy Parsons

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David Cameron Wants to Make You Happy

(11) Comments | Posted 14 April 2014 | (00:00)

David Cameron said when he came to power he wanted to improve people's happiness - that government policy was to be more focused on those things that make life worthwhile. To this end, the Cabinet Office has recently revealed which jobs in the UK give us the most satisfaction. Top...

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No Man Is a Party

(5) Comments | Posted 18 March 2014 | (23:00)

David Cameron famously once described Ukip as 'fruitcakes, loonies and closet racists' - and then loads of people went out to vote for them. Cameron had obviously described a large swathe of the British population. "What? There is a party for me? Brilliant!"

So David Cameron toned down his rhetoric,...

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Don't Like Where You Live? It Could Be Much Worse

(1) Comments | Posted 12 March 2014 | (23:00)

There have been many recent examples of 'Neighbours from Hell'. (Here, here and here)

Of course, you can pick your accommodation - you can't pick your neighbours. Sometimes after you've found a place you like, it would be quite nice if you could interview...

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Ten Great Places To Sit and Do Nothing

(6) Comments | Posted 21 November 2013 | (23:00)

There's all these guides now such as 1001 places you must visit before you die, 1001 books you must read before you die, 1001 movies you must see before you die. Stuff 'em. If you're feeling more Slacker than Activist, see if you can't amble slowly towards one of these...

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