Monthly Archives: March 2016

A Rainy Afternoon in Hoylake

First time in lovely Hoylake and it’s raining. Typical bank holiday weather, but we’re staying in a pub, yay! Hoylake is on the northern tip of the Wirral Peninsula.    On approach, Hoylake comes across as a small town with … Continue reading

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Whispering Wind

“How do you escape when it’s everywhere, when it’s part of what you are, when it’s in you? How do you escape who you are?” Drip, drip, drip. The interior of the derelict inn was exactly as Ron had remembered … Continue reading

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Is it rude to refuse purse clutter?

Question of the day. Is it rude to refuse purse clutter in shops? I clean out my purse about once a month and it’s often full of little slips, asking me to go online to fill out surveys. We’re always … Continue reading

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Free Chilli Fridays at the Black Tap Redditch.

What a delight for a Friday treat! Not only is their range of on-site brewed beers fabulous, but Fridays from 12pm are now ‘free chilli with your beer Fridays.’ (Cue fanfare). Yes, you just heard right, FREE CHILLI. I’m now … Continue reading

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Trevor T’s Mardi Gras Party Night at Summer Palace – Studley.

Summer Palace is a place I’ve passed many times, by passed, I mean passed by. I have no idea why. I love Chinese food, it’s a beautifully presented restaurant and it’s easy to get to from where I live. Last … Continue reading

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