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Upcoming: Stood Together festival

On 27th October there’s a family-friendly festival taking place at Open Source Arts, Kirkstall Road, raising money for Women’s Aid. It sounds like it’ll be a fun day, all for a very worthy charity, so I thought I’d share the… Continue Reading →

Photography exhibition celebrates 40 faces of St Gemma’s Hospice

I was sent some information last month about an exhibition in Leeds City Museum that celebrates 40 faces of St Gemma’s Hospice in the charity’s 40th anniversary year. My intention was to go and have a look round the exhibition… Continue Reading →

The true spirit of Leeds: How Manjit’s Kitchen turned a nasty experience into something brilliant

There are many wonderful things about Leeds. I’m such a fan of the city that I created this blog to shout about it to friends and strangers across the UK so that they could make the most of their home… Continue Reading →

March for Men

The team at Prostate Cancer UK got in touch with me recently to tell me about their search for walkers in Leeds to take part in their “March for Men”. March for Men brings people together to celebrate the lives… Continue Reading →

10 things you didn’t know about the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

I work near Leeds General Infirmary and so often see the air ambulances flying near by, bringing in those who need urgent medical care. Whenever I see one of the yellow helicopters, it always makes me feel really thankful that my… Continue Reading →

Upcoming: #CookForSyria

On Monday I will be going to a Syrian feast at the Northern Monk Refectory. It’s part of the “#CookForSyria” charity campaign – “A celebration of Syrian cuisine in aid of the largest humanitarian crisis of our time.” This Leeds event has been… Continue Reading →

Second-hand books and first-rate kebabs

My friend Chloe has been mentioning for a while now that one of her favourite local treats is to browse the Oxfam second-hand bookshop in Headingley and then go for a bite to eat somewhere afterwards. This sounded like an ideal… Continue Reading →

The Lighthouse Union Store

I was recently invited to a blogger event at the Lighthouse Union Store in Cookridge. As one of my aims for this blog is to explore more of Leeds and not just keep going to the same places, I was… Continue Reading →

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