Overheard during the last month...
‘If you want to chat up a chap, say, “Gosh, you’re gorgeous!” or just, “Do you want to come upstairs?”’
Jilly Cooper gives us her top tips for approaching the opposite sex at parties… be bold, ladies – The Guardian
‘My mum took up the reins as a single parent, hugely; she would go to rugby training with us and then cook Sunday lunch for all the rugby team that would turn up back at the house. She was an amazing woman who worked two jobs and wanted the best for me and my brother. We never lacked in love.”
Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge remembers his days as a Gloucester schoolboy on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs.
‘Do you live in one of the happiest places in Britain?’
According to Rightmove’s annual research, Leamington Spa – which was crowned number one last year – maintained its place in the top 10 after finishing fifth overall.
‘I wanted to come here as Richard [Graham] told me about the work that the volunteers at Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust do…’
Michael Gove is taken to the Trust’s Robinswood Hill base by Gloucester’s MP before having a photo opp with Eastgate Market’s fishmonger… he even dares to say that ‘Gloucester is better than Cheltenham’. Controversial – Punchline