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Glasgow taxi drivers and a caring society…………………

  For the best part of last week I was in Glasgow staying with friends and making the most of my time in the city. I had stopped off at Lake Ulleswater in Cumbria on my way up to Scotland … Continue reading

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What makes us English……..Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling

I have been asked on several occasions by friends and colleagues from abroad “what makes you English?” and I always struggle with the response. I could of course say that we are a proud nation, arrogant, insular, bloody minded but … Continue reading

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Record Store Day, 2016……….get out there and support your local shop

  Before countless downloads and streaming services, record stores were the centre of the world for music fans. Countless teens poured into music shops every weekend, eager to pick up the next release from their favourite artists, and musicians made their … Continue reading

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Marsden Jazz Festival 2014

Today was the start of the annual Jazz Festival held in the sleepy pennine village of Marsden in West Yorkshire (don’t whisper bit too loud but they are only about three miles from the border with Lancashire!). Good news also … Continue reading

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