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Good luck, Lionesses

How brilliant is it that the England Women’s football team (ranked 6th) has reached the semi-final of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada! They play Japan just after midnight (BST). I have to admit I wasn’t hopeful that they’d survive the group stage after their opening match against France but they’ve battled through and […]

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Let’s hear it for the girls

           Congratulations to Marta, (full name Marta Vieira da Silva) the Brazilian footballer also known as ‘Pele in a skirt’ who has won the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year for an amazing fourth time. Marta, a forward, currently plays for an American side, FC Gold Pride. Watch out for her […]

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Predictions for 2009

1. Libraries will be in the news. More and more branch libraries are closing as councils look for easy targets to make their cutbacks.  Reasons given are that books are so cheap now everyone goes to Waterstone’s or Tesco’s so what’s the point of maintaining stock or buying in new books?  Crazy. Libraries serve a […]

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