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Two left feet for a good cause – Cumbria charity funraiser for children with disabilities

If you live in Cumbria and fancy a valentines night out this Friday, why not boogie the night away with your nearest and dearest and raise money for a very worthwhile cause at the same time? As an added extra … Continue reading

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Personal reflections on ‘The Good Muslim’ by Tahmima Anam

‘The Good Muslim’ by Tahmima Anam is one of only a handful of books in my life which has left me in real pain. I felt something akin to grief when the book came to an end as wave after … Continue reading

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Fundraising for Ria and an Asian night out!

On Monday night Wifey, Thing I and I headed down to a local Chinese restaurant – The Orchid Manor – in Whitehaven. This was not an ordinary night out however. This was a fundraising event for Ria and her campaign. The wonderful … Continue reading

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A new writing gig!

I was delighted when the team who write local free newspaper Egremont 2Day asked me recently to join them as a regular contributor. The paper reaches a physical circulation of around 13,000 people I believe and has an online site expanding the … Continue reading

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Going all the way? A Review of “The Full Monty” opening night in Egremont

I’ve just spent an evening watching attractive women sexily gyrate their bodies, a pretty girl remove her knickers, a young man bear his backside and six men of various ages and…ahem…sizes strip off their clothes leaving nothing to the imagination. … Continue reading

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