Be nice to each other, go the extra mile for someone you’ve never met before, I know I’m all the better for meeting my new transatlantic friend Lindsay! A small act of kindness costs you nothing, but it makes you feel like a million quid, or should that be dollars?
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How A Small Act Of Kindness Can Forge A Transatlantic Friendship

I absolutely bloody love Americans, always have, a love that only grew stronger after a trip to New York where I got to meet loads of them. Their enthusiasm, hell yeahs and high fives are right up my street and I just find them utterly infectious. I’m sure I was American in a past life, the fact I somehow knew…

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If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get: Why You Should Never Feel Too Cheeky To Ask For A Freebie

Over these last few months I have become King of the freebie, a pretty bold statement you might think, but the amount of goodies I’ve been able to source this year is pretty phenomenal. It started with joining in with the ‘5 Frugal / Thrifty Things I’ve Done This Week’ linky, it focused me to try and skim even more…

The last week has been pretty rubbish and made me consider, no, decide on a complete lifestyle change. I have felt like utter crap, suffering from constant ‘oh my feckin’ god’ stomach ache, heartburn and stomach acid that feels like it’s burning a hole through my windpipe. All in all, I’ve felt pretty wiped out.  
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Stomach Ache, Heartburn And Feeling Lethargic : Why I’m Undergoing A Lifestyle Change

The last week has been pretty rubbish and made me consider, no, decide on a complete lifestyle change. I have felt like utter crap, suffering from constant ‘oh my feckin’ god’ stomach ache, heartburn and stomach acid that feels like it’s burning a hole through my windpipe. All in all, I’ve felt pretty wiped out.   If I’m honest I’ve…

I was getting a bit bored of breakfast and anyone who knows me will know this simply isn't on - I love my breakfast! I have been cutting out bread a lot lately and I'm finding I'm starting to crave it again - thank goodness for Omelette Tartine!
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Super Healthy Omelette Tartine: Slimming World Friendly

I was getting a bit bored of breakfast and anyone who knows me will know this simply isn’t on – I love my breakfast! I have been cutting out bread a lot lately and I’m finding I’m starting to crave it again – thank goodness for Omelette Tartine! There really is something about this moderation thing I should probably get…

How Gordon Ramsay taught me how to run a kitchen
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How Gordon Ramsay Taught Me How To Run A Kitchen

OK so the title of this article may suggest that I was hand trained by the legend that is Gordon Ramsey personally, not quite, but the guy has taught me an incredible amount about how to run a kitchen just from watching his shows. I’m a self confessed cooking show addict. PK has had to endure thirty eight seasons of…

This is a party political broadcast from The Sick To Feckin’ Death Of Hearing It Party. Are you sick of hearing about the General Election? Yeah, me too!
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Facebookland Unfollow Button Collapses Under General Election Strain

This is a party political broadcast from The Sick To Feckin’ Death Of Hearing It Party! Disaster strikes Facebookland as General Election fever reaches bat shit crazy levels! The Facebookland unfollow button failed to show up to work today claiming exhaustion as election fever continues to sweep through Facebookland. Millions of uninformed Brits have took to the latest craze of…

Parking tickets shouldn't cost you your life!
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Parking tickets are expensive – but shouldn’t cost you your life

Jerome Rogers, a 20 year old courier, got a couple of parking tickets last year that he couldn’t afford to pay. After these were sent to the bailiffs, two £65 tickets ballooned to a debt of over £1,000. A bailiff clamped his motorcycle so Jerome couldn’t earn any money at all and he killed himself. But this isn’t just Jerome’s…

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How I Renovated A Cafe For Less Than £500

You may have realised I haven’t been around much recently. Just over six weeks ago I was made redundant and boldly stated I was off to become a full-time blogger and freelance writer. Well, things didn’t exactly go to plan on that one. A while back I started helping a lady I know with her Facebook page to help drive…

I love my Manchester, it’s people, and I’m incredibly proud to call myself a Mancunian, but never so much before in my entire life as today.
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Ee-arr Terrorism, This Is Manchester. We Do Things Differently Here!

Ee-arr Terrorism, Last night you deliberately attacked a children’s concert in our great city, Manchester. You murdered 21 innocent people, injured and traumatised many more. You should know without any doubt that we don’t condone that sort of shit here regardless of our age, race, religion, sex or sexual preference. You see, when a disgraceful excuse of a human-being attacks our…

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