Because my wife is off in Austria having her colon cleansed, I have been Mr Mum for the week. To my amazement, I realised that this is the first time I have looked after both my kids without Stacey for more than a day. This was quite shocking to me, but it was my kids who pointed it out. They were clearly concerned about the week ahead and how I would fare as sole carer. How hard could it be, I wondered? Wake up, make breakfast, drop them off at school, mess about all day, pick them up from school, make supper, and send them to bed. If only I'd known.
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Wednesday 28 March 2012
A plaque to mark David Bowie's iconic creation, Ziggy Stardust, was unveiled yesterday by Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet in Heddon Street, London.
Friday 02 March 2012
Monday 27 February 2012
Cheering news for fans of elaborate eye makeup who are shaky of hand or just butter-fingered.
Sunday 08 January 2012
David Bowie officially becomes a pensioner today as he turns 65, and one of Britain's leading mosaic artists has created a piece to mark the musician and actor's milestone.
Sunday 01 January 2012
Some of music's biggest rebels eat their words and graduate as OAPs this year
Monday 26 December 2011
Is it possible for men to dress for a night on the town without reaching for a rented tux or a novelty waistcoat? Yes, says the expert Adam Welch
Thursday 08 December 2011
Does all modern music sound the same to you? Do you hanker for the days when rock stars knew how to be rock stars? Does the sight of teenagers with their trousers at half-mast make your spleen explode? Have you – though you swore it would never happen – finally morphed into your parents? If so, perhaps it's time to embrace the inexorable slide towards an old age of liquidised ready-meals and Antiques Roadshow.
Thursday 01 September 2011
David Bowie's 1969 song "Space Oddity", which sees fictional astronaut Major Tom drifting into outer space, has been turned into an unlikely children's book by a Canadian illustrator.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
An estimated £100 million will be up for grabs on Friday - one of the biggest jackpots in EuroMillions history.
Tuesday 30 August 2011
Backstage at Reading festival, Madness frontman shares a tale of an awkward moment with David Bowie.
Friday 22 July 2011
This epically enthralling account of the Seventies will be read with embarrassed recognition by those who lived through it and disbelieving astonishment by those who missed it.
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