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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Lady Annabella

Lady Annabella Marczewska of Jesmond talks to Northern Soul

August 14, 2016 Comments Off on Lady Annabella Marczewska of Jesmond talks to Northern Soul

Lady Annabella Marczewska of Jesmond is a polymath.

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What’s on in Chester: an insider’s guide

August 14, 2016 Comments Off on What’s on in Chester: an insider’s guide

For a city famous across the globe for its rich past, Chester is very much focused on the present and the future when it comes to its diverse cultural offering.

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Review: Hawksmoor, Manchester

August 14, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Hawksmoor, Manchester

I love meat. I really, really love it. My vegetarian wife will attest to that, most probably with a resigned sigh. 

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Victoria Beckham Kisses Daughter on the Lips, Social Media Loses its Mind

August 14, 2016 Comments Off on Victoria Beckham Kisses Daughter on the Lips, Social Media Loses its Mind

“I won’t give you a kiss,” I say to my Mum and point at my swollen pout. “For obvious reasons.” She laughs and gives me a big hug instead.

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Book review: Tim Book Two by Tim Burgess

August 12, 2016 Comments Off on Book review: Tim Book Two by Tim Burgess

When Tim Burgess’s autobiography Telling Stories was published in 2012, no-one seemed to have any great expectations.

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Fleetneedles Forage: sugar and spice, all things nice…and ketchup

August 12, 2016 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: sugar and spice, all things nice…and ketchup

After my fibromyalgia diagnosis five years ago, I began to make significant changes to my lifestyle.

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Review: London Road Fire Station Tour, Manchester

August 12, 2016 Comments Off on Review: London Road Fire Station Tour, Manchester

Let me take you back a couple of years. I was a nervous new writer and had just received my first assignment for Northern Soul.

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Review: The Taming of the Shrew, Lancaster Castle

August 12, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Taming of the Shrew, Lancaster Castle

Cometh the summer, cometh the outdoor Shakespeare.

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Brew North: Silver Street Brewing Co, Bury

August 12, 2016 Comments Off on Brew North: Silver Street Brewing Co, Bury

Bury is baking. On this Wednesday morning in late July, the sun has nudged aside the ever-present threat of showers and is doing its best to bring the red roses into bloom and give the town’s famous black pudding an even deeper tan.

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Julie Goodyear

The day I met Bet Lynch in a bathroom showroom

August 12, 2016 Comments Off on The day I met Bet Lynch in a bathroom showroom

I’ve learnt many things in this life, one of them being this: if you get an email from your editor asking if you’d like to join Julie Goodyear for some Corrie-related gardening, you say yes.

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