Blaise Tapp

Blaise Tapp

Blaise Tapp: Ed Sheeran show was a memory to last a lifetime

If done properly, life should be all about experiences - it really isn’t rocket science, unless you decide to become a rocket scientist of course.

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COLD HARD CURRENCY: Cash is Blaise's preferred method of payment.

Blaise Tapp: Reasons why cash is king in my world

The great thing about being an honorary Luddite is that you can very occasionally sit back in your faux-leather 1970s’ swivel chair and smugly chirp ‘I told you so’.

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Blaise Tapp: Life is not so easy for modern parents

Blaise Tapp: Life is not so easy for modern parents

Modern parents have it easy, right? It is a fair claim, when you consider that never before have mums and dads had so many tools at their disposal as they do today.

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FOND MEMORIES: Blaise looks back on his Club 18-30 getaway.

Blaise Tapp: Club 18-30 - best week of my young life

We all adapt to growing older in different ways.

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CUT TO THE CHASE: I fought the lawn ... and the lawn won!

Blaise Tapp: Growing with garden out of Kidulthood

I have long taken great pride in the fact that I am a prime example of a kidult, an overgrown man child who refuses to act his age.

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PLEDGE: The PM has pledged to tackle loneliness.

Blaise Tapp: Loneliness is a real concept to millions

Although I am generally happy with my lot in life, there are a number of issues which I really should get a grip of.

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INNOVATION: Sainsbury's is introducing packaging which means consumers will not have to touch rawchicken.

Blaise Tapp: Another blow to Millennials’ reputation

If there is one thing guaranteed to make most people feel inadequate it is watching MasterChef while eating their tea.

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Blaise Tapp: Tackling dog fouling should be a priority

Blaise Tapp: Tackling dog fouling should be a priority

Speak to any aspiring journalist - and I have met and interviewed hundreds over the past 20 years - and they will reveal a very clear set of ambitions.

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CLASSROOM: There are some teachers you never forget.

Blaise Tapp: Today’s teachers need more support

Ask most people to recall the name of the teacher who had the biggest impact on their school days and they will be able do so in a heartbeat.

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BLOOD RUNS COLD: The thought of cheese and wine was appealing, until I learned of French  pool rules.

Blaise Tapp: Holiday plan leads to weighty concerns

There have been colder winters than this one but I would wager that not quite as many have dragged on as long.

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CENTENARY: This week mark's the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the  People Act which gave the vote to women.

Blaise Tapp: Children should have same opportunities

This week much is rightly being made of the 100th anniversary of some women officially being given the vote.

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STORIES WORTH TELLING: War veterans of the Dunkirk generation are walking documentaries.

Blaise Tapp: Lasting legacy of a special generation

Of the countless buzzwords to have been adopted by the masses throughout the 21st century so far, few are used with such over earnest relish as the phrase legacy.

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NEW HAIRCUT: Prince Willliam has had a 'buzz cut.'

Blaise Tapp: Shaved duke is now a hairstyle icon

There was a right royal fuss last week when the modern face of our most famous family – Prince William – got himself a new haircut.

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ROW: Universities Minister Jo Johnson has suggested institutions could be fined for barring speakers who students disagreed with. PIC: PA

Blaise Tapp: The dangers of shutting down debate

Like most people, I make a point of publicly claiming that I don’t have too many regrets in life. But that is the fattest of lies.

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Blaise Tapp: Farewell 2017, you’ve been quite a year!

It is hard to believe that it is exactly 12 months since the world and his live-in lover were penning the obituaries to 2016 - a year unlike any other.

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FESTIVE SPIRIT: Roy Wood of Wizzard. 'PIC: Glenn Ashley

Blaise Tapp: Christmas every day? No, thank you

‘Daddy, why does this man on the radio want it to be Christmas every day? That would be really boring.’

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MOST WASTED: One of the most wasted foods are potatoes.

Blaise Tapp: Are we really a nation of food wasters?

Some of us sniff, some prod, while others will take a leap of faith and disregard all of the obvious warning signs and will merrily tuck into ‘out of date’ food.

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INCIDENT: Armed police were called to Oxford Circus in London following an incident during rush hour. PIC: PA

Blaise Tapp: We don’t deserve to live our lives in fear

Olly Murs and the words terror and scare are ones 
which I am sure have never before found their way into the same sentence. Until last Friday.

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Harvey Weinstein. Picture: Toby Melville/PA Wire

Blaise Tapp: Sitting up and taking notice of victims

Every now and again a seismic event happens which shakes both the Establishment and society in general to it very foundations.

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LOGGING ON: Social media platforms can be a force for good.

Blaise Tapp: We’re officially a society of oversharers

There can be little debate over whether or not today’s society is more open than any that have come before.

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