Monthly Archives: September 2010

Dunham Massey

Wow, it’s almost the end of September! I’ve had a sick day today, due to a sore throat & sniffles which signal the start of some sinus action. Hopefully the amount of vitamin C & twisties* I’ve consumed have helped … Continue reading

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Let Me Take You Down

Imagine a market that nestles next to a centuries old place of worship. It is a market that was first recorded in 1276, but has probably been around since the Romans brought their gastric requirements to Britain. It is just … Continue reading

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A Land Far Away

A couple of months ago, when I had just got back from Italy and was thinking that work would soon be taking over my free-time, I hopped a bus and went to visit family in Warrington (near Manchester in the … Continue reading

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Notting Hill and All The People!

Summer is dwindling here in London, though technically it doesn’t click over into Autumn until about the 21st of September. It’s still mild (mostly) but leaves are starting to turn and the nights are chilly. It’s sad to see summer … Continue reading

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Henry IV Part 2. Please Permit Me to Ramble

Sunday evening saw us venture out into the cold summer air for the second part of Henry IV. ‘Cold summer air’? It was really cold. It had bucketed down for about 5 minutes in the middle of the afternoon, but … Continue reading

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