Monthly Archives: December 2011

Merry Xmas to all readers

A 34th turkey has been reprieved from gracing our family annual Christmas dinner table. We are currently in Thailand in Koh Chang for the Christmas holidays so cannot enjoy the limited hours of daylight with you all. But all the … Continue reading

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Christmas Quiz 2011

Last year, I put up link to a Christmas quiz that I put together to entertain some friends at an annual dinner we have each year at the excellent Arden Arms in Stockport. For anyone who is interested , here … Continue reading

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Pat Karney’s Circus

Veteran Manchester politician , Pat Karney, spokesman for city centre Manchester, Director of Smokefree Greater Manchester , Councillor for Harpurhey (Although he doesn’t live there !) , driving force behind Manchester’s Mardi Gras and chastiser of Tesco’s for selling lager … Continue reading

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The week that has passed was marked by:

A Saturday night “do” in Mellor’s Parish Hall to say goodbye to the vicar, Peter Jenner, who is leaving after 15 years service. As a bring your own event, people brought enough food to feed the five thousand. There was … Continue reading

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Oddfellows goes back in time

Around a year ago, I wrote a post here about the pub closest to us in Mellor. We had enjoyed a Sunday lunch with mixed feelings, the food being good but despite a keen and willing proprietor with an original … Continue reading

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