All hail Tariff and Dale

Thursdays are my favourite day. You’ve gone through the drudge and tedium of the start of the week.  The creation of calling Wednesday hump day and celebrating its middle of the working week ‘ness’ does nothing for me. It’s still not the end of the week and produces nothing more than an internal struggle toContinue reading “All hail Tariff and Dale”

Hotel Football (bloody hell*)

First job is to clarify I’m not a red. I’m not even a blue. I’m a blue and white halves. Declaring yourself as an honorary manc is one thing. Should this be extended to declaring yourself to be an honorary Manchester United fan is simply just… I was going to say ‘glory hunting’ but IContinue reading “Hotel Football (bloody hell*)”

Lost in Tokyo – don’t send out the search party just yet…

I’ll admit, I’m a sucker for a cellar, basement, anywhere that involves a descent to a drink, bar. This is one of the latest to hit the Northern Quarter and had me at the title.     Three visits in and I’m sold. From the mix of intimate tables and booths (Lord am I a suckerContinue reading “Lost in Tokyo – don’t send out the search party just yet…”

Honorary Manc – Exploring the best Manchester has to offer so you don’t have to. Although you probably should.

I’ve been a lucky resident of the glorious city that is Manchester for nearly 20 years. Since I made my first move here in my first big grown up media job out of uni  in 2000 (remember when Deansgate Locks were good?), I’ve made it my business to gorge myself on this fantastic city. IContinue reading “Honorary Manc – Exploring the best Manchester has to offer so you don’t have to. Although you probably should.”