Monthly Archives: October 2012

We’re caught in a Mousetrap, we can’t walk out…

..because we’ve paid too much baby. I wrote a few days ago about my predilection for watching too much television. Together with various printed media of books, newspapers and magazines TV forms the major part of my cultural life. Note … Continue reading

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Why do Bloggers fall in love at Southern Eleven?

We had booked with three other couples to go and see the legendary, longest running-ever Agatha Christie play, The Mousetrap, at the Opera House and we were looking for somewhere to eat a “pre-theatre” meal.  More of both Pre-theatre menu  … Continue reading

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Sole to Soul at Solita

Back in life, back in reality, the OH ran one the first real American burger and pizza places in Manchester, the Posh Potato, which was frequented by, amongst many others,  Piccadilly Radio DJs, Rag Trade moguls, vagrant people who had … Continue reading

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Chewing gum for the eyes…

The slang for TV in Spanish is “Caja Tonta” or the idiot box. I confess, I watch too much of it. But what can you do?  The Belle Dame, Sony Bravia, with her high definition, Sky Plus, two hundred or … Continue reading

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Cathedral Keys or Council Cuts?

I was in Spain when Alicia Keys played Manchester Cathedral in a one-off free concert for MTV a few days ago. What I didn’t realise was that Manchester City Council underwrote the event to the tune of £450,000. I would … Continue reading

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The Innocence of Malala

A week that began with the long overdue final expulsion from our country of Abu Hamza, despite the protests of his  equally deluded cronies (or brothers and sisters as they would prefer to be known) at his final court attempt … Continue reading

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