Confessions #2 – Boxing Clever

Some time in 1995, I got a job as a School Librarian in a secondary school close to where I lived on the Wirral. I had been doing some supply teaching in this school when the vacancy came up so it was very much a case of being in the right place at the right …

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Confessions of an idiot #1 – The Hot Dog

It was the summer of 1991 I think. I had graduated from Liverpool Polytechnic the previous August and was still living in Liverpool and signing on there whilst studying part-time towards a Masters Degree in Education. At the time, I was living in Toxteth with my girlfriend who, later, became my wife and who, much, …

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Black Pudding Lobbing Competition goes Green

Aintright has learned that there will be significant changes to this year's World Black Pudding Lobbing Championships after protests from a group of local vegetarians and vegans. As I'm sure you will all know, there has been an intense rivalry between Lancashire and Yorkshire for several hundred years ever since a florist from Chorley, and …

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