Tag Archives: Cumbria

In Memory: Five years on

Today marks five years since unbelievable tragedy hit my home town of Whitehaven. I still recall vividly how the surreal events unfolded little by little. My family and I were living in Bangladesh at the time believing we were the … Continue reading

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It’s with great sadness…

It’s with great sadness that I have to tell you all that our attempts to help Ria in her quest to help women in Bangladesh has failed. Despite wonderful support from you all last year – raising all the fees … Continue reading

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If you were born between the 50s – 80s congratulations – You made it!

“the road to hell is lined not just with good intentions but with health and safety laws too…” Do watch the video I’ve linked below. It’s a little cheesy and (forgive me, my US friends) a little too American in its … Continue reading

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Walking the lonely path – Lonnings exhibition at the Florence Arts Centre

My family and I had a lovely time last night at the opening to the ‘Cumbria Lonnings’ exhibition at the Florence Arts Centre in Egremont, Cumbria. The Florence mine was, until recent times, a working iron ore mine. It was … 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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