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Angela Clarke

The news has broken that Facebook is now cited in a third of divorce cases.

In the same week the Mirror told us of the woman who discovered her husband was spying on her through an app in her phone: even remotely turning it on so he could listen to her conversations.

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by Angela Clarke

Why do we turn the Christmas lights off in January? Oxford Street was de-twinkled on January 4. Regent Street hung on until the 5th.

This is the month we travel to and from work in the dark. Daylight is the thin sandwich filling we all look at wistfully from our office window.

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by Angela Clarke

People have it wrong when they say the British always talk about the weather. We much prefer talking about being ill.

Swapping snot counts and Paracetamol in the office. Screaming at acquaintances we meet in the street: "Don't come too close, I'm sick!" Posting running commentaries on our temperature, ability to speak due to a sore throat and number of hours spent in pyjamas.

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by Angela Clarke

If the lyrics to the 12 Days of Christmas had been written now the words would have to be different. The world has changed.

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by Angela Clarke

When did Christmas shopping become an extreme sport? I blame Black Friday, the US import of traditionally discounted shopping following Thanksgiving.