Jayne Dawson

Jayne Dawson

Jayne Dawson: First they took Bake Off... now it’s the Sewing Bee

For the love of God, what’s going on?

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APRIL 1973: 

Models modelling French suits from the Fabrics from France Exhibition at the Metropole Hotel.

Jayne Dawson: Nylon sheets, Crimplene suits – it must be the 1970s

Remember catalogue shopping?

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PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Jayne Dawson: Stop moaning, the worst is over and fab Feb is here

Stop moaning, the worst is over and fab Feb is here.

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Here are some great tips to keep your greens fresher for longer

Jayne Dawson: Back to basics then – what do you eat for breakfast?

A life can be mapped and measured in many ways - so let’s do it via the medium of breakfast.

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Jayne Dawson: Hold on to your hats – the Trump show is starting

Today (Jan 20), Donald Trump will take over as the 45th president of the United States in a grand ceremony in Washington DC.

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Gary Barlow.

Jayne Dawson: Your talent show is total pants – so take that, Gary

Ouch! My poor old ears. What’s that awful noise? Is it screeching…?

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Jane Fonda.

Jayne Dawson: The trends for 2017 – and which ones to embrace

Well then, let’s not talk resolutions. Silly things. If resolutions worked we would all have run out of ways to improve ourselves by the age of 30.

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Jayne Dawson: It’s a festive tradition – who else is ill for Christmas?

I gave a little snigger when I saw the internet joke about Chris Rea.

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Mick Jagger.

Jayne Dawson: Mick, it’s okay, you can stop fathering children now

Well now, how to say it without being really very personal?

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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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