aerial view of Dieppe, France

Travelling to Spain with our dog: part 4 (Arrival sur le Continent)

All about how we nearly got away with incarcerating our pet in a ship's hold and travelled by ferry to Dieppe

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the stage and catwalk of the Rolling Stones show surrounded by a massive crowd

The Rolling Stones at Old Trafford, Manchester. June 5th 2018.

I went to see the Rolling Stones in Manchester. It was, really... amazing. No exaggeration. Read about it.

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Borrow Box

If your library closed in the recent council budget cuts you can still borrow ebooks and audiobooks from your library service online or via an app on your phone

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Book review: “Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint’s Trunk”

Read my appreciation of Christina Hardyment's "Captain Flint's Trunk" on GoodReads.com. Go on. You know you want to...

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hand cranked toy music box workings sitting on a small coloured cardboard box

High wire radio …

In September 2018 after a phone chat / interview I had an on-air “trial” with Don. He's a manager at a local community radio station. I joined Fylde Coast Radio as an unpaid music presenter in September 2018. I have to admit it's taken up a lot of my creative energy since then. After the 21 shows I've done so far, I wish I’d started doing it years ago.

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Paris Gare de Lyon

Travelling to Spain with our dog: part 5 (Paris to Barcelona)

The two of us and Piper the chihuahua arrive in Dieppe to travel to Paris via Rouen

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