Hattie Crisell

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Is Online Dating a Blessing or a Curse?

(0) Comments | Posted 9 February 2012 | (11:16)

This week, researchers at the University of Rochester released findings on the topic of online dating. Among other conclusions (some positive), they found that it encourages a 'shopping mentality', and an unhealthy, unrealistic search for a 'soulmate'.

Now, generally I steer clear of news headlines that begin with...

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Downton Abbey: The Movie? No Thanks

(8) Comments | Posted 19 January 2012 | (23:00)

The Sun reports that Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes was "virtually mobbed" by film executives after the show picked up a major award at the Golden Globes on Sunday. From the tone of the article, it sounds like a movie version of the ITV drama is pretty much...

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Hair Dye Allergies: Why Don't We Bother With Patch Tests?

(7) Comments | Posted 16 January 2012 | (23:00)

Until recently, I thought that patch tests - when a hairdresser tests a dye on a small patch of your skin, at least 48 hours before you dye your hair, in order to check for reactions - were an urban myth. I assumed they were one of those things that...

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