Author Archives: Moorendman

About Moorendman

A traveller through life who reads a great many of peoples works whilst self teaching himself.

Tattoo-shops, consulates, grim head-scarfed wives..

What do I know of Hull? Is it Kingston on Hull or just Hull, ‘Ull? I remember it was voted Britain’s most crap town in 2003. Does it not reek of fish or has the smell evaporated with the decline … Continue reading

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Christmas Quiz 2016

How soon it all comes round again! For the fourteenth year in a row we are joining a group of increasingly decrepit friends for our annual Christmas Lunch at the Arden Arms in Stockport. I wonder how many of us … Continue reading

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North Manchester Grammar School for boys

is the school I attended between 1964 and 1971. This week I received an email out of the blue from an old classmate, with a subject line “Doc Holliday” which initially confused me until I remembered that he was our … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Brexit aftermath

The Times was only just catching up today with it’s print edition to Friday morning’s momentous news. Two things in particular struck a chord with me. Firstly in an article about an upmarket corner of Clapham in Lambeth, the south … Continue reading

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Should I stay or Should I go?

The EU referendum vote is perhaps one of the most important votes we will ever take part in. We have been exposed to the arguments for and against all day in every form of media constantly now for weeks. Everyone … Continue reading

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Christmas Quiz 2015

Apologies to all for lack of content since the May election, perhaps I can remedy this with a New Year’s resolution to post more. As is now traditional , here are links to this year’s Christmas quiz enjoyed, as ever … Continue reading

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The Election aftermath

What a night and a long day. I put some TV hours in from 4.45am to well after 1pm. But it is obviously as nothing compared to the people actually involved in the real thing. They may not enjoy my … Continue reading

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