Tag Archives: Cumbria

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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A Concert of Thoughts

noun [kón sùrt, kónssərt] (plural con·certs) 1. public musical performance: an event where an individual musician or a group of musicians, e.g. a choir, band, or orchestra, performs in front of an audience 2. agreement: harmony or accord, e.g. in … Continue reading

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What was I doing again?

Over the last thirty-six hours while Wifey has been swanning off down south giving a lecture, I’ve been the epitome of modern masculinity. The house is clean. The dishes are all spotless. The stack of ironing as tall as a Bengali is … Continue reading

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