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The White Hart at Lydgate

Hotel Review: The White Hart at Lydgate, Oldham

June 8, 2019 Comments Off on Hotel Review: The White Hart at Lydgate, Oldham

The checking-in process at hotels can be laborious.

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Hotel Review: Andaz London Liverpool Street

June 8, 2019 Comments Off on Hotel Review: Andaz London Liverpool Street

Hotels near airports or train stations can conjure up images of pokey rooms with a sad looking ironing board in the corner.

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Naples and Vesuvius

Travel: Vedi Napoli e poi muori (see Naples and then die)

May 19, 2019 Comments Off on Travel: Vedi Napoli e poi muori (see Naples and then die)

Many people flying from the UK to Naples head straight for the Amalfi coast, put off entering the city by stories of the Camorra, handbag snatchers on scooters, crazy traffic and Vesuvius, an active volcano.

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Peter Aitchison, Beaded Man

Photo Gallery: Peter Aitchison at Gateway Gallery, Hale

April 22, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Peter Aitchison at Gateway Gallery, Hale

Ah, the 90s.

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Travel: Flowers, fennel and a mammoth tortoise. Northern Soul visits Madeira

March 23, 2019 Comments Off on Travel: Flowers, fennel and a mammoth tortoise. Northern Soul visits Madeira

I hadn’t realised that Madeira is best known as the birthplace of the footballer Christian Ronaldo, nor that he was named after Ronald Reagan, his father’s favourite actor.

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Travel: 100 Years of the Bauhaus, Berlin

March 15, 2019 Comments Off on Travel: 100 Years of the Bauhaus, Berlin

As if you needed another reason to visit Berlin. Throughout 2019, Germany is celebrating 100 years of the Bauhaus, and Berlin is putting itself centre stage.

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Travel: Northern Soul spends a month in Extremadura, Spain

February 22, 2019 Comments Off on Travel: Northern Soul spends a month in Extremadura, Spain

At the end of 2018, I swapped cold, damp Manchester for the cold but dry climes of Hoyos in the Sierra de Gata, Extremadura in the middle of Spain and just 15 minutes from Portugal.

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Christmas Markets: Manchester, Berlin, Naples

December 14, 2018 Comments Off on Christmas Markets: Manchester, Berlin, Naples

With the big day just around the corner, mulled wine on special offer and more Christmas crackers than you can shake a string of tinsel at, December is one of Northern Soul’s favourite months.

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Travel: Inspirational South Africa

December 4, 2018 Comments Off on Travel: Inspirational South Africa

I’ll be honest. I was a little nervous setting off for South Africa.

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Assembly

Travel – Hotel Review: Assembly London

November 23, 2018 Comments Off on Travel – Hotel Review: Assembly London

Finding a hotel in the capital that strikes the right balance between comfort, location and price isn’t always easy.

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