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Ralph Thoresby

So this little gem is in the slightly less salubrious part of Kirkgate that is filled with knockdown bacon roll prices and sofas bought on credit.  419 more words


Our Food

Too many think Italian cuisine is Lasagna and Carbonara, Bolognese or pizza and a few more dishes we are used to see when looking at Italian restaurants’ menu abroad, however, this is far from true.   330 more words



I don’t know what it is about York. I assumed I’d love it, but I didn’t. Even though it’s ancient – its bones go back to Rome, it felt somehow fake-old to me, like an American city pretending to be British. 1,073 more words

My first ever competition win!

I was thrilled to discover yesterday that I had won the Cockermouth Crime Writing competition. The winner was announced at the Kirkgate arts centre in Cockermouth during a performance by the judge Mark Billingham and the band My Darling Clementine. 280 more words