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What Lurks Inside | Stockport

Yesterday I went out on a lurk with Alex and Sammy around a couple of Stockport’s hidden relics. We didn’t have chance to see all we wanted to see, but we saw enough to leave us wanting more! 297 more words


The People We Meet

It was Valentine’s Day. I’d finally felt brave enough to wear my new red liptstick, it seemed like the right occasion.

We drove our rental car to the local pub, Little Mester. 253 more words


Birmingham canal

It may not be Venice but Birmingham (UK) has some great canals. This shot was taken in the heart of the city centre, where it’s still possible to escape the traffic and crowds and enjoy a drink, something to eat and a stroll in peace in Britain’s second city.


Jimmy Choo’s store in Beverly Hills features the new retail concept

British luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo opened this week its new flagship store in Beverly Hills on Rodeo Drive, which features the new retail concept designed by David Collins Studio. 36 more words


Bond Street commands priciest retail spot in Europe once again

London’s Old Bond Street, home to Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Saint Laurent and Ferragamo, has yet again landed the title of most expensive shopping street in Europe. 179 more words


Wine delights and lunch in the Ribble Valley!

 “We are running low on wine” calls my husband from the kitchen.“Great!” I reply. “Shall we do lunch in Clitheroe?”

Our usual method for replenishing the wine rack  is to complete an on-line order form with whichever company is offering the best deal at that particular time! 851 more words


House of Fraser could open up to 50 stores in China after Sanpower saleMonday, 14th April 2014

House of Fraser could open as many as 50 stores in China following its sale to Chinese conglomerate Sanpower.

Sanpower, which also owns China’s oldest department store, Nanjing Xinjiekou, revealed earlier this month that it was buying an 89 per cent stake in House of Fraser in a deal that gives the company an enterprise value of around £480 million. 62 more words