My Favourite Things: January 2019 VS January 2022

My Favourite Things: January 2019 VS January 2022

In January 2019, I published a post titled ‘A Few of my Favourite Things’. It was inspired by a thorough reading of Mark Radcliffe’s Reelin’ in the Years: A Soundtrack to Modern Life, where he included an erratic list of his favourite things.  At the time I thought it was both cool and insanely original. [...]

Manchester Half Marathon Race Recap

Manchester Half Marathon Race Recap

The Manchester Half Marathon was my first ever race and I ran it within 2:14:53. Runners who actively race are just the elite, aren’t they? Somehow, they’ve cracked the non-existent code and got their life together. They’ve schmoozed their way into a potentially cooler club than Bergain. Whether they’re doing ParkRun or the Manchester Half [...]

3 of the Best Natural Wine Bars in Greater Manchester

3 of the Best Natural Wine Bars in Greater Manchester

The world has been seeing a natural wine resurgence for some time.  With the age-old organic beverage becoming something of a recent trend, it is hard not to get sucked into the hype when it is seemingly everywhere at the moment.   However, what makes natural wine different to your supermarket standard?  What actually is [...]