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BBC’s Unsafe Sex in the City – you can’t script stuff like this.

Last night’s first episode of BBC’s fly on the wall documentary about Manchester’s irresponsible youth was both compelling viewing and shocking. As they say, you can’t script stuff like this.

Why the Government can’t see the wood for the trees.

It probably seemed a good idea at the time. Like a scene out of Yes Minister.

Sir Humprey: “Mr Prime Minister, they are just useless areas of land with trees on, full of spiders and nasty insects and it’s costing the tax payer 5p a year to maintain. We can sell them to private companies, make a killing (keep the 5p) and no on will care.”

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Excuse me why I just slip into my organic fair trade fashion wear.

This week all eyes are on ethical fashion and organic everything. And despite a credit crunch we could all be getting greener as a consequence according to Alice Thomson of the Times.

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BBC launches Mr Riley’s meaty & sweety pie range

Those watching Mischief on BBC last night (Britain’s Really Disgusting Foods) hopefully weren’t eating their evening meal in front of the TV. Mr Riley’s Pies may well come packaged to look tasty but when you discover what’s in them, even given the marketing spin, they are not so appetizing.

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