Things I’ve learned about Nottingham: Part 1

One calendar month ago I relocated from the Home Counties and became a resident of Nottingham. So, in a little over four weeks, what have I learnt about my adopted city. Let’s have a little recap. My house has a birthday. It was born on April 24 1931. I know this because my house contents […]

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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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Have you seen the cockle man?

Dave ‘the Cockle Man’ tells me he has two main things on his wishlist: he’s on the search for wife number three and he’d really like to be given the Freedom of the City of Nottingham. I think he maybe joking about the first wish; he’s not joking about the second. And why not? After […]

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New city, new life

  For the last eight and a half years I have been hacking it up and down the M1 to visit Nottingham, home of my partner Phill for all his life. I lived and worked in the Home Counties with my two adult daughters and their partners and I promised I would keep renting a […]

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