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The Return of the Thin White DukeBowie’s birthday ballad has brightened our January days no end

We’ve got the powerEU presidency brings the biggest gun slingers to town

Les MisEspecially if you need a good cry

Sausage savioursMallon’s takeover keeps Kearns and Olhausen bangers in the shops

January jovialityForget the blues. This month is the kickstart for your 2013 hopes and dreams. Get on it!

Dating websitesNot for losers, ladies. It’s where the cute, sober men hang out

Culinary entertainmentStanding outside Fade Street Social watching the chefs in action

Posh student fareGourmet Burger’s 2-for-1 special is a steal

Giving up your seatTo someone older, pregnant, or just looks like they might need it more than you

Pocket squaresThe easiest way to add polish to your blazer, fellas


Mr Tayto ChocolateThe 1980s just called. They’re looking for their chocolate/crisp connection back. Yuck

Resolution relinquishersStill not a good time to give up the ciggies? Oh, please

Vacation vandalsColleagues booking all the bank holiday weekends aeons ago

Yolo (You Only Live Once)The mantra and alibi for a generation’s mistakes.But it’s an acronym, so it’s got to be cool. Right?

Ankle grazing trousers without socksDude, aren’t you cold?

CookiesNo, not those ones, the privacy warnings currently bombarding websites

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