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Denis Kilcommons

Denis Kilcommons: Can standing up really lead to a longer life

Posture expert Dr Steven Weiniger says the human body was not made to sit at a desk for long periods of time

Denis Kilcommons: Why brothers at a Franciscan monastery in Las Vegas are known as 'chip monks'

Some churches in Las Vegas accept gambling chips

Denis Kilcommons: What are the best regional accents

Britons prefer the Geordie dialect to all others. Yorkshire is second, followed by West Country, Welsh English and Mancunian

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Denis Kilcommons

Denis Kilcommons: Can standing up really lead to a longer life

Posture expert Dr Steven Weiniger says the human body was not made to sit at a desk for long periods of time

Denis Kilcommons: Why brothers at a Franciscan monastery in Las Vegas are known as 'chip monks'

Some churches in Las Vegas accept gambling chips

Denis Kilcommons: What are the best regional accents

Britons prefer the Geordie dialect to all others. Yorkshire is second, followed by West Country, Welsh English and Mancunian

Denis Kilcommons: Getting on a bit

I remember when an old person was my grandma. Now most of my contemporaries are grandparents

Denis Kilcommons: Hello!

This is the 42nd World Hello Day which is an attempt to promote peace around the world

Denis Kilcommons: Driving test

I've just passed my driving test. Again. Well, the theory part, at least.

Denis Kilcommons takes a walk in the rain and considers reviving the Hopathon when he find he has a leaky left boot

There was good news and bad news on my walk the other morning

Denis Kilcommons: UFO conspiracy theorists and the Rosetta satellite

Amazing news that a landing craft made touchdown on a passing asteroid

Denis Kilcommons: Bullying

There is a saying that schooldays are the happiest of your life. Well, they weren't for me

Denis Kilcommons: Letters to Santa

There several ways of communicating with the great man: websites offer a free email reply and others will send a card or letter for a fee.

Denis Kilcommons: In search of celebrity

The I'm A Celebrity line up has been revealed and I'm still looking for a celebrity.

Denis Kilcommons: Christmas TV adverts

Manufacturers and retailers are gearing up for the big push

Denis Kilcommons: In remembrance

Wearing a poppy is not a glorification or justification of war; it is an acknowledgement of the ultimate sacrifice of ordinary men and women.

Denis Kilcommons: Manly chin hair

I considered shaving off my beard and growing a moustache for Movember but decided against it

Denis Kilcommons: Minor medical notes mix up

Slight mistakes in correspondence, supposedly made by medical secretaries

Denis Kilcommons: Jimmi Hendrix, The Kinks, Beatles and the Swinging Sixties

47 years ago, Alf Ramsey got a knighthood and colour television was broadcast for the first time

Denis Kilcommons: Remember building your own bonfire ... and chumping

Children would collect wood for their own bonfire and stack it on spare land, make a den inside and post a guard

Denis Kilcommons: Blackpool attempts to shed its seedy image

A hasty escape prevented my stag night from having a detrimental effect on the quality of local life

Denis Kilcommons: Spice route now kicks off in Britain

More than 600 tons of chillies were exported in the first six months of this year

Denis Kilcommons: Mike Madden of Honley finds 'meteorite' in garden

Does Mike Madden finally have his piece of moon rock

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