Monthly Archives: December 2016

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Manchester’s Magical Christmas Markets — Love Travelling

It wouldn’t be Christmas for our family without a visit to our beloved Manchester, a northern city that certainly knows how to put on the sparkle over the festive period. Christmas markets are to be found all over the city … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name? (Apart From Occassional Confusion)

Have you ever thought about your own name?  I mean really considered what it means and why you were landed with it in the first place??? This thought came to me as I was sitting in a “Carols by Candlelight” … Continue reading

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The Best Way To Learn A Language

We are told that British people are mainly a bunch of Monoglots (they only speak one language) – also language teaching in secondary schools is not compulsory any more. I would question whether school is the best place to learn … Continue reading

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Brilliant – do you have an emergency supply store??

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When Advertising Steals Christmas

Usually tacky advertsements around Christmas don’t bother me (I don’t tend to watch the Commercial channels anyway).  However, thanks to a certain High St fastfood chain specialising in spicy (fried) chicken, I am starting to feel more than a little … Continue reading

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Tax Rebate at Christmas? I Don’t think so!

This post is about a scam pretending to come from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. Don’t fall for it. Don’t give your debit or credit card details and don’t be left feeling foolish and deflated at Christmas: This is what was … Continue reading

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A Crazy Idea For A Christmas Present

I was tidying up yesterday morning when I found a book which I had forgotten about.  I must have bought it several years ago because I thought it was interesting – read it – and put it in a box. … Continue reading

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