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Henry Normal playing football in 1990s by Richard Davis

The Rules of Premier League Football by Henry Normal

September 13, 2022 Comments Off on The Rules of Premier League Football by Henry Normal

Football is a game played by two teams consisting of 22 millionaires. 

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Gardening: A rose by any other name

September 12, 2022 Comments Off on Gardening: A rose by any other name

There’s a rose in my garden which looks like a raspberry ripple ice cream. The Rosa Ferdinand Pichard is a thing of beauty and makes me smile every time I walk past it.

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RHS Bridgewater Mike Osborn

Photo Gallery: RHS Garden Bridgewater, Salford

September 12, 2022 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: RHS Garden Bridgewater, Salford

With all the sunshine lately, there’s been no better time to take a stroll around the stunning RHS Garden Bridgewater in Salford.

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Football: Haaland and Man City look a little scary most of the time

September 7, 2022 Comments Off on Football: Haaland and Man City look a little scary most of the time

With the Premier League season now fermenting nicely and the first European fixtures underway, it seems like an apt moment to make the sort of judgments which will come back to haunt me come Halloween, never mind May.

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Three decades later: Ukrainian Independence Day in Manchester

September 7, 2022 Comments Off on Three decades later: Ukrainian Independence Day in Manchester

Even the afternoon sky unfurling gloriously across a summer-sticky Cheetham Hill has risen to the occasion, choosing to mark the day by mirroring the yellow and blue of the Ukrainian flag.

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Manchester Pride 2022 by Jack Stocker

Photo Gallery: Manchester Pride 2022

September 6, 2022 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Manchester Pride 2022

Manchester Pride 2022 was an incredible showstopper. Thousands lined the streets in the August Bank Holiday sunshine to join in the weekend of celebration in Manchester City centre.

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Theatre Review: Life Before The Line, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

September 6, 2022 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Life Before The Line, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

I’m in a city 215 miles away from Manchester but, during the duration of an hour and 10 minutes, I feel the familiarity of home.

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