Nicola Oakley

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Have you ever told off your partner for forgetting to give you a card on Valentine’s Day? Well, they might have done you a favour. Just be thankful they didn’t choose to celebrate their love for you with one of these rather sinister vintage cards. Apparently our ancestors declared their feelings with cutesy animals and
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Have you ever told off your partner for forgetting to give you a card on Valentine’s Day? Well, they might have done you a favour. Just be thankful they didn’t choose to celebrate their love for you with one of these rather sinister vintage cards. Apparently our ancestors declared their feelings with cutesy animals and
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Nutella recently caused a riot in a supermarket in France after shoppers tried to get their hands on discounted jars. People just can’t get enough of the gooey chocolatey goodness. The hashtag #WorldNutellaDay is also trending on Twitter today as spread lovers celebrate their favourite toast topping. But a photograph which has been doing the
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Have you ever told off your partner for forgetting to give you a card on Valentine’s Day? Well, they might have done you a favour. Just be thankful they didn’t choose to celebrate their love for you with one of these rather sinister vintage cards. Apparently our ancestors declared their feelings with cutesy animals and
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If you’re bored of the regular chocolate eggs on sale in supermarkets, Easter is a great time to get experimenting in the kitchen. Mirror Online have already showed you how to make Scotch Creme Eggs (that’s a Cadbury Creme Egg surrounded by cake, chocolate and more chocolate). But not everyone likes Creme Eggs, so we’re
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You know we’re getting close to Easter now because Cadbury’s Creme Eggs have been on our supermarket shelves for weeks. If you’ve been looking longingly at them but haven’t had an excuse to buy (really? Who needs an excuse?) then we have the PERFECT reason. Someone has invented the Scotch Creme Egg. It’s just like
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Toy Story was released 22 years ago this year – breaking boundaries and paving the way for a new style of animated movies. The film, loved by young and old alike, went on to have two sequels and its protagonists Buzz and Woody are recognisable all over the globe. But despite the fact most fans
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Shoppers who have been hitting the supermarkets for last-minute Christmas nibbles have been confronted with someone very perplexing. The selection boxes, tubs of Quality Street and Toblerones have started to vanish from shelves already. The supermarkets are well aware we’re all chocoholics – so they’re already stocking up for Easter. That’s right. We haven’t even
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Who’s the man in the big red suit who comes to visit you at Christmas and leaves you loads of presents? Father Christmas , of course – unless you have a well-dressed, generous relative. Most people call him Santa, but how do you spell his last name? It seems more people have trouble with this
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As the song goes, it’s the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ – but Christmas isn’t for everyone. For every group of merry carol singers, there’s a person who will happily slam a door in their face instead of enduring their performance. We all know Ebenezer Scrooge and the Grinch weren’t fans of the festive
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