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Violence: is there a North-South divide?

January 29, 2016 Comments Off on Violence: is there a North-South divide?

It seems rough, tough Northern lads and lasses can still really show those Southern namby-pambies a thing or two when it comes to settling a dispute with a bit of a scrap.

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Chips ‘n’ Gravy: Christmas in the Capital

December 22, 2015 Comments Off on Chips ‘n’ Gravy: Christmas in the Capital

Despite the temptation to hole up in bed and hibernate throughout the winter months, there are several milestones too fun to sleep through in the run-up to Christmas. But how does the Northern approach compare to London’s efforts?

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Mine’s a Margarita: the stigma of alcohol in the US

December 14, 2015 Comments Off on Mine’s a Margarita: the stigma of alcohol in the US

When Starbucks announced it would sell wine and craft beers during the evening at some US branches, you would have thought it was opening brothels, not bottles.

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The Zombies talk to Northern Soul

December 8, 2015 Comments Off on The Zombies talk to Northern Soul

They may not be the most familiar of famous 60s bands but you can be pretty sure that you’ve heard The Zombies. Think of era-defining classics such as She’s Not There and Time of the Season.

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A Brine Romance: Inside the Lion Salt Works

November 30, 2015 Comments Off on A Brine Romance: Inside the Lion Salt Works

For many years, I thought I could take it or leave it. It wasn’t something I needed to discuss.

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Chips ‘n’ Gravy: braving the Big Smoke

November 27, 2015 1 Comment

As a Manchester lass, I faced a bit of a struggle when it came to choosing my university.

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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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Review: Café at Tate Liverpool

September 21, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Café at Tate Liverpool

There is a scene in the classic comedy film Carry On Up the Khyber in which a party of dignitaries from the British Raj sits down to dinner in a grand colonial residence.

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Coming out – and the ‘mini-out’ phenomenon

September 8, 2015 Comments Off on Coming out – and the ‘mini-out’ phenomenon

When you’re finally ready to make the massive leap to come out, it’s thought that once you step out of the closet, that’s it, you’re out…Yo world! I’m a big gay lezza!

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Back to School

Are you Get Back to School Ready?

September 8, 2015 Comments Off on Are you Get Back to School Ready?

Are you a busy mum whose children have just gone back to school? Then JuggleMum’s Nadine Hill has an essential checklist so you can ensure you have everything under control, as well as a few of her favourite items that she can’t manage without.

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