Pride in our city

Shiny happy people laughing Meet me in the crowd, people, people Throw your love around, love me, love me Take it into town, happy, happy Put it in the ground where the flowers grow Gold and silver shine Shiny Happy People, REM Nottingham Pride 2018, an afternoon full of smiles and rainbows. I really wanted […]

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How I almost got to go to a music hall

I am very disappointed. A couple of weeks ago I discovered there was a hidden Victorian Music Hall behind St James’s Street in Nottingham city centre. I had absolutely no idea it was there. Not only that, there were caves underneath the building that hosted wonderful-sounding events like gin tastings (yes please) and open mic […]

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Friday 13th: lucky for some

I’ve got a bit of a problem. Living in a small town like Yateley for many years (and I’m not dissing Yateley, it was my home for more than two decades and I loved living there) I sort of got used to there being very little to do. I mean there is the May Fair, […]

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It’s coming home (apparently)

So I wasn’t planning on blogging again so quickly; I’m thinking twice, maybe three times a week is sufficient and sustainable. But I went into town yesterday as Phill was working and it was the first day of Hoodwinked 2018 (more on that another time now) and got caught up in the celebrations of football […]

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