Monthly Archives: July 2017

A Good Read

Shtum by Jem Lester “I love you, Jonah, but sometimes I wish you had never been born.” For most parents this would be an unthinkable phrase to utter. But Ben is desperate. He doesn’t mean it, of course, but the thought is there, uttered only when his 10 year old son is asleep. Even if […]

A Watery Workout

It is one of those rare Summer days, clear blue sky devoid of a single cloud.  The temperature is up to 24 degrees and it would be even more perfect if I was sat on the edge of a pool, dipping my toes into the cool inviting water. This time of year, is a great […]


Goosnargh and Whittingham Whitsuntide Festival 2019

Matilda Cowgill-Smith was crowned as this year’s festival queen at the Goosnargh and Whittingham Whitsuntide Festival (GWWF) last Saturday 1st June 2019. The procession started off...

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Are your feet ready for the beach?

Summer is here! It’s time for sandals but are your feet fit to be seen in public? It might be time for some professional assistance… A traditional Chiropody / Podiatry treatment...

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Garden View – This Month – Black-Eyed Susan

You might not know its name, but you are probably familiar with the Rudbeckia. A late summer perennial daisy. It's sometimes called Coneflower or Black-eyed Susan. It flowers from early...

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