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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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“Catch”………..a seafood restaurant to savour

There are times when I despair about customer service these days in hotels, bars and restaurants, where casual indifference to the customer seems to be “de rigeur.” Put this alongside portions of food that wouldn’t feed a whelk it leaves … Continue reading

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Huddersfield Food & Drink Festival 2016……….under scorching sun!

Today was the third of the four day annual food and drink festival here in Huddersfield and which, has now become an established part of the annual events calendar. From relatively modest size a few years ago it has grown … Continue reading

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Lithuanian porkers………surely not!

  Lithuania has the highest percentage of obese men and women in the post-Soviet world, while Tajikistan has the least. Azeri men ranked 7th compared to women ranked 3rd. I have made around thirty or so visits to Lithuania (primarily … Continue reading

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A reflection on the year 2015……………….

2015 has been a difficult and challenging year because of having to deal with sensitive family issues as well as illness amongst friends. It has seemed that as soon as one problem is resolved another has quickly come galloping over … Continue reading

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Whats a little bit of flooding to true Yorkshiremen

After the outside of their pub flooded in Leeds, there was only one thing to do for John Kelly and Steve Holt… Embrace the rain, get wet and have a pint.   “The water came in pretty quickly and pretty heavily … Continue reading

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I knew there was a reason I keep going back to Vilnius………

OECD data shows Lithuania had the highest alcohol consumption, followed by Austria, Estonia, and the Czech Republic In their latest report, the OECD showed in which countries people consumed the most alcohol for 2013, and compared it to the amount … Continue reading

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