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Grace North Run

In September I will be running – stop laughing – I will be running the Great North Run (aka Grace North Run), which is a half-marathon, which is 13.1 miles. If you remember me from PE – or have, indeed, ever seen

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Grace North Run

In September I will be running – stop laughing – I will be running the Great North Run (aka Grace North Run), which is a half-marathon, which is 13.1 miles. If you remember me from PE – or have, indeed, ever seen

friends group

Fallowfield Library update – Friends of Fallowfield

After yet another weekend of meeting, emailing and thinking about Fallowfield library I wanted to post an update. During the campaign to save the library from closure a group of residents and local business owners  formed a ‘Friends of Fallowfield

friends group

Fallowfield Library update – Friends of Fallowfield

After yet another weekend of meeting, emailing and thinking about Fallowfield library I wanted to post an update. During the campaign to save the library from closure a group of residents and local business owners  formed a ‘Friends of Fallowfield

My speech to council on International Women’s Day 2013

Friday 8th March was a day for the world to celebrate women. I’ve written on this blog before – pretty comprehensively, I like to think – about what International Women’s Day is for and why it’s important, so I won’t

My speech to council on International Women’s Day 2013

Friday 8th March was a day for the world to celebrate women. I’ve written on this blog before – pretty comprehensively, I like to think – about what International Women’s Day is for and why it’s important, so I won’t

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Michael’s Manchester

Regular conference-goers of a certain age will be familiar with Peter Wheeler’s annual guides to the best local pubs – now there’s a new generation. My friend Michael Wheeler has produced an exhaustively researched (I can attest) guide to some

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Michael’s Manchester

Regular conference-goers of a certain age will be familiar with Peter Wheeler’s annual guides to the best local pubs – now there’s a new generation. My friend Michael Wheeler has produced an exhaustively researched (I can attest) guide to some

Rape 101

Ooookay. Thanks, the internet. I’d got most of my column written at about half seven last night – wasn’t about much, had a few jokes. And then Twitter informed me that some Missouri Republican Congressman I’d never heard of had

Rape 101

Ooookay. Thanks, the internet. I’d got most of my column written at about half seven last night – wasn’t about much, had a few jokes. And then Twitter informed me that some Missouri Republican Congressman I’d never heard of had

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Leaflets, licensing and the Lass O’Gowrie: what I’m up this week

Got a bit of a busy one for the rest of the week! Today’s mostly a #labourdoorstep day – I’ve just come back from delivering thank-you leaflets (yes, I know the election was a while ago) and I’ve got several

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Leaflets, licensing and the Lass O’Gowrie: what I’m up this week

Got a bit of a busy one for the rest of the week! Today’s mostly a #labourdoorstep day – I’ve just come back from delivering thank-you leaflets (yes, I know the election was a while ago) and I’ve got several

The Sunday Summary, 6-12th August

Hope you’ve all had a good weekend. I’ve been quite a good little blogger this week, so I thought I’d show off with this quick round-up of the week’s posts, in case you might be interested in any you missed!

The Sunday Summary, 6-12th August

Hope you’ve all had a good weekend. I’ve been quite a good little blogger this week, so I thought I’d show off with this quick round-up of the week’s posts, in case you might be interested in any you missed!