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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Green Oak Bistro

Review: Green Oak Bistro, Swinton

November 16, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Green Oak Bistro, Swinton

I learnt a new expression for ‘pouring with rain’ this week.

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Rosehips in a bowl

Fleetneedles Forage: The Herbs and Hedgerows of Wartime Britain

November 16, 2015 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: The Herbs and Hedgerows of Wartime Britain

Like many kids in the early 80s I was given Delrosa Rosehip Syrup whenever a cold threatened me.

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Fenwick's Christmas Window Display

Fenwick’s Christmas Window

November 15, 2015 1 Comment

“The boards are up,” my grandma tells me earnestly over the phone. “They’ve started building the Fenwick’s window.”

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Steve Coogan

Review: Easily Distracted by Steve Coogan

November 14, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Easily Distracted by Steve Coogan

Back in 2002, when 24 Hour Party People was released, New Order’s Peter Hook described Steve Coogan’s casting as Tony Wilson as ‘the biggest twat in Manchester being played by the second biggest twat in Manchester’. That’s pretty harsh.

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Sweet potato fries

JuggleMum: Oven-Baked Sweet Potato Fries

November 13, 2015 Comments Off on JuggleMum: Oven-Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Don’t these look delicious? These are oven-baked sweet potato fries and they work well with my Slimming World plan. They make a great accompaniment to a main meal.

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Bamburgh Castle

Photo Gallery: Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland

November 13, 2015 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland

Once home to the kings of ancient Northumbria, Bamburgh Castle is one of Northumberland’s most iconic buildings. Northern Soul‘s Ian Cook has taken some splendid photos of this amazing site. 

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British POWs captured in Singapore

The Forgotten Camp at St George’s Hall, Liverpool

November 10, 2015 Comments Off on The Forgotten Camp at St George’s Hall, Liverpool

As a wise philosopher once said, ‘I am not a number, I am a free man!’ 

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Northern Soul

Job Opportunity: Sales & Marketing Manager for Northern Soul

November 9, 2015 Comments Off on Job Opportunity: Sales & Marketing Manager for Northern Soul

Northern Soul is recruiting!

JOB  OPPORTUNITY AT NORTHERN SOUL 

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Mandy Payne - Regeneration

Brutal Beauty: the Park Hill Paintings of Mandy Payne

November 7, 2015 Comments Off on Brutal Beauty: the Park Hill Paintings of Mandy Payne

In 1981, Roy Hattersley, then Shadow Home Secretary, made a short film for Yorkshire Television about the Sheffield in which he grew up.

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winter isles

Where does the historical end and the fictional begin?

November 7, 2015 Comments Off on Where does the historical end and the fictional begin?

Bad historical fiction is rarely hard to spot. Bosoms will heave, troths will be pledged and feisty heroines will deplore the lot of women centuries before the invention of feminism.

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