Retail therapy with a conscience at Milton Keynes Swap Shop

I discovered Milton Keynes Swap Shop a few weeks ago, and to say I was excited would be an understatement. Having frequented Worth the Weight vintage kilo sale and Willen Hospice Fill a Bag events…

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Why Hustlers is so much more disturbing than the hustle

Reading all the glowing reviews for Hustlers starring Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu, I’m wondering if the critics and I saw two different movies. Despite my qualms about J Lo’s acting chops, swayed by said…

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MKFoodFest brings the foodies, the fun and the sun to Middleton

I’m embarrassed to admit it took me only four years and it turning up at my doorstep to find out about MKFoodFest. A mainstay of the MK social calendar since its debut in 2016. After…

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Why life is like riding a bicycle

Coming from a cycling newbie, this may be a bit rich, but it only recently occurred to me that life is a lot like riding a bike. This epiphany, of course, took place on top…

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Doggie’s day out: Delicious food, great decor and free range dog

I’d had The Anchor in Aspley Guise as a dog-friendly pub on my radar for a while. But it wasn’t till the last May Bank Holiday we managed to visit. And so glad we did.…

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