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Lucy Robinson writes hilarious love stories for thinking women (and the occasional man.) She blogs daily and dabbles with the media from time to time. For more info on Lucy and her work please see www.lucy-robinson.co.uk, find her on facebook or follow her on Twitter.

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A Rant About Facebook Ranting

(10) Comments | Posted February 20, 2014 | 6:00 PM

When a friend writes a Facebook rant it is as if they are vomiting, quite deliberately, all over your day. It starts like this:

I'm sorry but . . .

And it ends like this:

..Right. Rant over!!!

The 'Rant over' is, in many ways, more offensive even than...

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New York Pre-Sandy: A Tale of Two Cities

(2) Comments | Posted October 29, 2012 | 7:20 PM

"I shop here all the time," shouted a woman in a fur coat. "I shouldn't have to stand in line!"

She glared at the other people standing in the queue for the Westside Market in Chelsea, New York, as if they were something her well-groomed dog had just crapped out....

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No Thanks to the Groping

(0) Comments | Posted October 22, 2012 | 7:00 PM

It's a challenging time for British women.

We've learned that hundreds - maybe thousands - of people stood by and allowed Jimmy Savile to abuse vulnerable women with impunity. With that rather bitter taste in our mouths, we now wait for men like Jeremy Hunt and David Cameron decide what...

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Ten things That English People Do During a Football Championship

(22) Comments | Posted June 14, 2012 | 7:00 PM

The following is designed for use as a guide for any non-English people who are in England at the current time.
1. During an international football championship, English people (regardless of their place of birth) speak in a Thames estuary accent. They use this accent to sing songs, abuse the...
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From Shady Stalker to Published Author

(1) Comments | Posted April 11, 2012 | 7:00 PM

My first novel goes on sale today. After a fortnight's feverish publicity work I am now gearing up for the final (embarrassing) assault; a morning of radio interviews in which I will unleash my ill-formed opinions and nasal, vaguely West Country voice on the unsuspecting radio-listeners of the United Kingdom....

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Save the Pasty, Tax the Gourmands

(1) Comments | Posted March 29, 2012 | 7:00 AM

Dear George Osbourne,

Congratulations - your pasty VAT is hotter than a Greggs Steak Bake right now. Everyone's got beef witchu, George! Thousands have absconded from their work duties and have dedicated their time - with admirable public-spiritedness, I might add - to coming up with natty little...

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January's Broken Hearts Club

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2012 | 6:00 PM

Something alarming started happening on Facebook around Christmas time when I was in my mid-20s. A rash of red hearts broke out, accompanied by cyber shrieks and multiple exclamation marks. "SARAH SMITH IS NOW LISTED AS ENGAGED," Facebook announced. Lest anyone miss this, Sarah would normally post a helpful accompanying...

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