Monthly Archives: December 2012

Wigan retains pie-eating title with a new world record

Originally posted on It's Interesting:
The World Pie-eating Championship has now been won and the new king of the gravy, meat and crusty pastry is Martin Clare. He is 34 and a furniture-maker from Wigan, home of the annual…

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A pause in St Pancras

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Originally posted on archaeologyuos:
There is a terrific history series on BBC Radio 4 called the ‘Long View’. The premise is to take a contemporary issue in society and politics and to look at it from the point of view…

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Originally posted on Framework:
[Photos updated December  2015] Last year I picked up some great tips from photographer Derrick Story’s podcast, The Digital Story. Unfortunately, I listened to it after the holiday and couldn’t take advantage of his suggestions, until…

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Originally posted on PCOS advice and blog:
South Manchester’s Unicorn Grocery in unlike any supermarket I have found in the UK.   It seems completely foreign. It is perhaps telling that it is situated in Chorlton, one of the most…

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A Touch of Frost

Originally posted on Oblique Exposure:
Manchester, just the other day. Cold, slippery mornings. Still no snow this year.

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The First Cut

Originally posted on Steffan Jones-Hughes:
If you’re looking for something to do over the Christmas Holidays can I recommend a visit to Manchester City Art Galleries. The current exhibition is astonishingly good and will prove popular with all ages. The…

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Originally posted on Save Alexandra Parks Trees:
Today we met with Manchester City Council to express our concerns about the Alexandra Park restoration plan. Present at this meeting (which was invitation only at request of Manchester City Council) were: Rionne Avis,…

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