Author Archives: kindadukish

St Marys Hospital, Manchester……..customer service at reception, somewhat lacking!

Yesterday I went to visit my daughter in the Maternity Unit at St Marys Hospital in Manchester. On arriving at the main entrance to the hospital (vaguely similar to the one above) I entered and saw a large reception desk … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park on a glorious August day……………..

Blue skies, cotton wool clouds and a temperature of 18c (that is warm for the UK) meant that a trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park was on the cards for today. After parking about a mile from the park and … Continue reading

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Huddersfield Food & Drink Festival 2017

Yes, it’s that time of year again when the food festival hits the streets of Huddersfield, or to be more precise the station square and one or two side streets. I visited today and similar to last year we were blessed … Continue reading

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Sounds of the Sixties………get rid of Tony Blackburn PLEASE!

    As a child of the 60s my formative musical education was based around the emerging popular music scene of the time. As a teenager I listened to the Rolling Stones, Yardbirds, John Mayall, the Searchers, Swinging Blue Jeans … Continue reading

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All whites are racist according to black Cambridge student……………….

  Cambridge University is investigating remarks by the head of an equality group who claimed “all white people are racist” and praised protesters who clashed violently with police. Jason Osamede Okundaye, 20, who runs the university students’ Black and Minority … Continue reading

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Turkish women reject Erdogans wish to “islamify” (and control) them

Hundreds of women have taken to the streets of Istanbul to protest against the violence and animosity they face over demands to dress more conservatively. Turkish women participating in the march on Saturday, dubbed “Don’t Mess With My Outfit”, chanted … Continue reading

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The Lake District……..ascent of Hallin Fell

  I ventured up to the Lake District earlier this week for a few days to do a little walking and more importantly to get out with my camera to photograph this area of outstanding beauty. For those of you … Continue reading

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