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Five surprising origins of fictional mascots

Five surprising origins of fictional mascots

Full disclaimer. I wrote this article while I was hungry. We don’t generally consider mascots as characters in their own right and maybe that’s a shame.  These mascots, particularly if they are humanoid in appearance, often have a detailed backstory that is overlooked by general members of the public. Here are the surprising origins of …

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Happy New Year/2017 goals

Happy New Year/2017 goals

Happy New Year! 2016 is finally over. I think that the general consensus for 2016 was that it was a bad year. There have been¬†lots of celebrity deaths. Gene Wilder, Kenny Baker, Muhammad Ali, Prince, Ronnie Corbett, Paul Daniels, Sir Terry Wogan, Alan Rickman, David Bowie and Carrie Fisher to name a FEW. There was …

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On Uni

On Uni

You hear a lot of horror stories about University and some of those stories are true. I knew a friend of a friend who spent ¬£1994 in Wetherspoons over the period of two nights. Needless to say he dropped out of Uni soon afterwards. The media portrays events like this all the time In films …

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