Jayne Dawson

Jayne Dawson

Jayne Dawson: Right, are you ready for your naked gym session?

Exercise is very much trend led. We know that, don’t we?

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Jayne Dawson: Older and wiser? You’re ready for a school reunion

What’s your view on school reunions then?

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A scene from the 2016 John Lewis Christmas ad.

Jayne Dawson: The ads are back – and it’s time to enjoy the daftness

And we’re off! The adverts are back, therefore the season has begun.

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HARD AT WORK: Women have their own agenda in November and it has noting to do with growing fancy stubble.

Jayne Dawson: Now revealed – the secret life of manly November

I expect you blokes think November is all about you.

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Jayne Dawson: Only a chump would want old-style bonfire night back

Well then. It’s about now that we people with a few more miles on the clock start speaking in tongues. Or we might as well be.

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Jayne Dawson: Let them all eat dirt – a mucky kid is a healthy kid

I’m not expecting sympathy, but it’s tough on the front line of grandparenting.

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Jayne Dawson: Oldies, do me a big favour and start acting your age

Oh my, it’s exhausting getting older these days.

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RICH GIRL: Tamara Ecclestone has a multi-million pound fortune.

Jayne Dawson: All the money in the world but not enough for a friend

Well what would you do? I mean, it’s not a problem most of us will ever have to grapple with, but just supposing.

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BEST YEARS: But a good school doesnt have to be based on selective entry.

Jayne Dawson: My grammar wasn’t a patch on schools today

So here’s a little story. One summer’s day, many lifetimes ago, I climbed up the bankings and made my way home, dragging the toes of my sandals along the path as I went since I was conducting a campaign to be allowed some white plastic ones with heels.

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Jayne Dawson: Enough of this tosh – it’s time to admit we’re all wired

You know how the ancient Egyptians didn’t really look like that at all?

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HAPPY DAYS: Autumn is officially on the horizon and summer is finally over.

Jayne Dawson: Praise be – it’s safe to put your tights back on now

It’s okay, you’re safe. Step away from the factor 50, chuck those sandals to the back of the wardrobe and sling the fake tan in the drawer.

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BLAST OFF: Supermarkets leave us cold.

Jayne Dawson: I hate the big chill and I’m not talking about winter

I have no idea what the temperature will be outside as you read this.

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Jayne Dawson: Somewhere, we have taken a turn for the wholesome

When, exactly, did it happen? Truthfully, we’ll never know, it’s pointless to try to pin it down to any one time.

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Colombia's Oscar Albeiro Figueroa Mosquera celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 62kg weightlifting competition.

Jayne Dawson: Sorry, but the Olympics are leaving me flat this time

I think the moment I started to feel a bit weepy was when I switched over to BBC 4. It’s always such a safe haven, isn’t it?

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Jayne Dawson: Time to enjoy the absence of everything while it lasts

I’m a late convert to summer. For the longest of times I believed one month was much like another, because what was happening outside the window didn’t really matter.

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HE'S GOT THE LOOK: Even Churchill knew the importance of props.

Jayne Dawson: Image is all – but it’s not just Theresa under scrutiny

There have been some fun moments since Theresa May became prime minister. Not exactly comedy central but, you know, in and amongst.

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Jayne Dawson: Why vicars in jeans and T-shirts is a step too far

What’s your view on uniforms? Where do you stand in relation to a smart bit of cloth, and maybe a braid trim?

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Jayne Dawson: All the ways in which we can quietly soldier on

Praise the Lord, it hasn’t been a long hot summer.

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Nigel Farage.

Jayne Dawson: Six things we have learned in this past weird week

I know, boring isn’t it? There have been times in the past week when whole hours have passed without a prime minister resigning, or the opposition staging a coup.

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Jayne Dawson: A vote for simple kindness could take us a long way

As it happens, I know a lot about politics.

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