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Talkies

Devon short film is in for an amazing week, in a fortnight.

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March 30th, 2006

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Not gilt-y?

We should celebrate South Devon building firm Midas Homes. Hurrah! It’s won plaudits and awards for its eco homes in South Molton (North Devon, boo). And we at the People’s Republic of South Devon want to know more - we’ve even asked for an interview, only to hear stony-clad silence.

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March 29th, 2006

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Think of a neutron

Johnny Ball is a strong supporter of nuclear energy. And why not? He knows about science him - he did, after all, present a science programme on kids’ tele in the 80s.

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March 28th, 2006

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Take to the air

A380 evacuation! Have they given up on the transport links to South Devon? No. It was some big plane that’s called the A380. Next there’ll be a plane called the Kingskerswell Bypass, but I suppose, like the Spruce Goose it’ll never be built. Either way the carbon count is going up and up and up. Carbon emission targets, anyone? Intergrated transport policy? Sorry, more non-flyers.

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March 27th, 2006

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Cover story

These days, the Muslim hijab headscarf is as common a sight in UK playgrounds as gangs of crazed happy slappers filming themselves giving fat kids dead legs.
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March 26th, 2006

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Hello sailor

According to a story in the Evening Herald last week, the former commanding officer of Devonport warship HMS Ocean has revealed plans to introduce drama-based training in a bid to change attitudes to homosexuality in the services.
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March 25th, 2006

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What’s your number?

We’ve all been there, trying to hold together our split plastic bags and punching in our pin number, while the checkout girl self-consciously hides her eyes with her fat little fingers.
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March 24th, 2006

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The writing’s on the wall

grafitti saying: take care guys syphilis and HIV is being transmitted through oral sex

Just in case Shadrak and Obendigo fancied getting it on after being turned on reading rude grafitti, some kind soul has penned a warning about oral sex.

See Stranger and stranger dangers

March 23rd, 2006

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V for Vanilla

Remember, remember the gift you should send her, shampoos, potions and pots.

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March 22nd, 2006

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Take a bow (tie)

Do you want to go along to the Oscars and wear big bow ties like those Aardman Animations fellas?
Of course you do.
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March 21st, 2006

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