Gay Mackie

TBS Boomers: Want to enjoy love? Embrace the re-runs

Love is a fine thing, but gets old quick. The only true solution to making it last is doing things you absolutely hate.

   
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Gay Mackie

Gay Mackie is a retired print journalist, who spends her time at yoghurt (yoga), tap dancing and asleep between the hours of 2-4pm. She'd also like to make it clear that the Editor-in-Chief of The Big Smoke is her grandson.

Escaping the claws of the “love” trap

While we all strive for the unconditional love promised to us by the arts, sadly we often settle for reality. We can possess it all, however. All it takes is a slight tweak to our thinking.

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Intelligence: You may not have got it from yo momma

A scientific study which pegs our mothers as the reason for our intelligence is going viral as we approach Mothers Day. Problem is, it’s complete bollocks.

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